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Summer arts workshops: Paint, shoot, create

Photographers Louisa Gould, Peter Simon, and Alison Shaw, along with a host of other well known artists and writers, will share their expertise this summer and fall in a series of creative arts workshops on the Island.

Great fishing is often a matter of the right attitude

Been fishin' yet? It is a common question on the Vineyard, if people suspect you are a member of the Island's large fishing fraternity.

Entertainment: Dance, music, theater

It's summer, and the Vineyard is bustling with all forms of entertainment, offering big-town entertainers in an up-close and personal small-town setting.

Time for the beach

Don't be one of those ill-prepared beach goers who turn lobster red and are bored to tears because they don't bring anything but their pale skin.

Edibles: Good eats up-Island

You have an advantage if you are lucky enough to live up-Island where you're steps away from the many take-out spots in Aquinnah and Chilmark.

Harley Riders hold fundraiser for Will Lewis

The Martha's Vineyard Harley Riders, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts known for their charitible efforts, will hold a fundraiser to help one of their members, Will Lewis, who is suffering from a serous medical condition.

Moving in – new hospital opens June 22

Early Tuesday morning, the first ambulances will begin to arrive at the doors of the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital emergency room.

Archer’s arrow fails to fell wild turkey

A female wild turkey with an arrow through her back prompted calls last week from concerned residents who spotted her with a flock in the vicinity of Greenwood Avenue and Franklin Terrace in Vineyard Haven.

Purple and white predominate among grads

Most of the members of Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's Class of 2010 graduates decided to stick with traditional colors at ceremonies Sunday.

Chilmark selectmen approve creek leases

Chilmark selectmen, meeting Tuesday, agreed to a request by police Chief Brian Cioffi to create a handicap parking spot by Dutcher Dock.

Benefits of used cell phone drive come full circle

A used cell phone collection drive organized and run by Oak Bluffs Police Department clerk Jeannie Pierson proved a resounding, yet quiet, success.

A great father

The family of Stan Hart would like to thank everyone who joined us in the celebration of his life on Saturday at the Ag Hall.

Happy to live among them all

We were not there, but hope the MVRHS graduation on Sunday went beautifully, including the Brazilian scarves, Wampanoag insignia, and whatever garb would bring happiness to the graduating class.

Benefit auction a success for Windemere

A willing crowd gathered at the Ag Hall in West Tisbury on Friday, June 11, to honor and support the Recreation Department at the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

West Tisbury makes short work of special town meeting

After failing on the first try June 8, to turnout in sufficient numbers to make a quorum, West Tisbury voters responded Tuesday and completed their special town meeting.

Bruce Eliot

Bruce Eliot of Edgartown died on Tuesday, June 15, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Tisbury selectmen approve beer/wine applications

The Tisbury selectmen held public hearings and approved beer and wine license applications for year-round permits for the Black Dog Tavern, Black Dog Bakery/Café, Rocco's Pizzeria, and Nicky's Italian Café at a meeting Tuesday night.

Thanks for the support

Many thanks to all the families, teachers, school food service staff, farmers, chefs, and community members who came out to support Island Grown Initiative's Island Grown Schools program, at our fundraising dinner last week.

The final piece of life’s puzzle

Words cannot express the emotional feeling that I felt, when my name was read by the principal of the High School.

A community behind the fight

It seems that every year the Relay for Life is plagued with rain, wind, thunder and lightening, and Mother Nature certainly delivered again this year.