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Thomas P. Vogl

Tom Vogl, 80, died peacefully, surrounded by family and friends, at his home in West Tisbury on Monday, May 31.

Sandra M. Lucas

Captain Sandra Marie Lucas, retired, age 61, died peacefully in the arms of her husband on the evening of March 29, 2010, at her home in Edgartown.

MVRHS principal stands by graduation attire policy

A controversy blossomed at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) after principal Stephen Nixon refused a request by a group of students that they be allowed to wear decorative scarves in the colors of Brazil's flag, at high school graduation exercises June 13.


"The streets are now festooned with more glow-in-the-dark paint than the Haunted Mansion in Asbury Park, and not even William Shakespeare himself was as reflective as the surface of Lake Avenue is now.


Meghan Rae Gosselin of Vineyard Haven and Brian James Keegan of Plymouth announce their engagement.

FWS will discuss plans for Nomans Land

Once sheep pasture, then bombing range, the next chapter in the history of Nomans Land, the small island southwest of the Vineyard, is about to be written.

Local firm wins affordable housing bid

The Island Affordable Housing Trust has selected MacNelly Cohen Architects of West Tisbury and LDa Architecture & Interiors of Cambridge to complete design plans for six multi-family affordable houses in Tisbury.

They’re home

Writing the other day to a daughter, I recalled for her an occasion when my practices — long ago as a new, young parent — came into conflict with the seasoned practices of my own parents.


I'm having trouble believing it is already June.

West Tisbury

"Come and sit by Katherine C.

Go native, get wet

We cut, clear, tidy, and attempt to create new idylls.

Che’s Lounge closes

Che's Lounge, the beloved coffeehouse that was tucked away in the alleyway on Main Street in Vineyard Haven, closed on Monday due to financial difficulties.

Wind Spin: Farmstand draws buzz with wind turbine

One hundred fifty feet from the base of its gleaming steel tower to the tip of a turbine blade at its highest point, Morning Glory Farm's newly erected wind turbine made its mark in Edgartown this week.

Family Planning Art Show

This past weekend, the annual Family Planning Art Show was held at the Ag Hall in West Tisbury, and as always, drew a large and appreciative crowd.

Humpback whale washes up on South Beach

A backhoe pulled a dead humpback whale out of the surf Sunday so that New England Aquarium staff could perform a necropsy.

To an incubating osprey mom

it's hard to forget her intense glare.

Telling Mary Fisher’s story

Thank you so much for the wonderful article on retired Edgartown teacher Mary Fisher (May 27, "Mary Fisher turns the clock on 103").

Try public transport

The unfortunate 81-year-old woman who triggered the three-car crash at State and Old County roads should consider relinquishing her driver's license.