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David O’Docherty

David O'Docherty, 75, of Lynn and formerly of Martha's Vineyard, died on June 19 while swimming in Katama Bay in Edgartown.

Special Agent Canha awarded Bronze Star

Special Agent Jason F.

Danny N. Meader

Danny Noel Meader born December 25, 1952, died June 8 at the age of 57.


The Martha's Vineyard Fish Farm for Haiti Project is now among the varied booths of original art at the Artisans Festival.

Creative accidents in handblown glass

At Martha's Vineyard Glassworks, glassblowers work in full view of visitors.


Peace Quilt Exhibit 4 to 6 pm at Bank of Martha's Vineyard, Chilmark.

At last…free!

Despite being the most well-known, the Fourth of July is not the only celebration of independence in the United States.

Standing Room Only at Davis House Gallery

It was a cloudless summer day and like all good farmers Allen Whiting was conscious of the old idiom and out making hay while the sun shines.

How can people judge how the art will look in their homes?

Michael Hunter, owner, PIKNIK Art and Apparel: I offer two different environments: the rather austere studio annex, and the inside gallery where the art is displayed among clothing, accessories, and art-to-wear-jewelry.

Oak Bluffs

Summer is definitely here.

Deadline to purchase Tisbury landfill stickers is due

A sign at the Tisbury landfill reminds residents that as of Thursday, July 1, the start of the 2011 fiscal year, a new vehicle landfill sticker is required to dispose of trash.

County budget rises little, but towns pay more

Dukes County commissioners voted to recommend to the county advisory board a $1.

“Blessed Is the Match”

Most Americans knows who Anne Frank is, but hardly anyone outside Israel has heard of Hannah Senesh (Szenes), the Hungarian Jewish patriot who died in the effort to rescue her native country from Nazism.


Welcome to summer, warm sunshine, and summer visitors.

The truth must be told

On behalf of the MV/NAACP, we would like to thank all those that came out and contributed to the Juneteenth celebration.

Fisherman ties an elegant knot at Vineyard wedding

There are people who like to fish, and there are fishermen.


I was in New York City over the weekend on baby watch 2010, just waiting for my stubborn nephew to make his debut in the world.

Blowin’ in the wind turbine: farms assess wind power

Wind power is about to get bigger on Martha's Vineyard, both in the number of operating turbines, and the size of structures themselves.

Noteworthy events

The Oak Bluffs Trinity Episcopal Church began another summer season last Sunday, June 20, with the Reverend William Heuss, who also serves as priest-in-charge.