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Tisbury Police arrest Cambridge teen for rape

Tisbury Police arrested Eliot Blume-Pickle, 18, of Cambridge Tuesday morning on a charge that he raped a 17-year-old girl at a party last week.

Island residents find many ways to spend the Fourth

While Memorial Day weekend is the nominal start of our summer season, the Fourth of July weekend is when the season really explodes.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

Matthew Gerard Duggan, Falmouth; DOB 6/8/71, use of motor vehicle without authority, OUI-liquor or .

For a new American, the nation’s birthday is now hers to celebrate

On this July Fourth, Mary Anny Oggioni Deyette, a native of Brazil and resident of Vineyard Haven, will have a great deal to celebrate.

I choose not to hire businesses that employ illegal aliens

When I go shopping at the grocery and liquor stores and at donut and sandwich shops, or when I hire businesses for services, such as home repair or lawn care, I do expect to pay a bit more because of our location.

First time Edgartown author pens “Hundred Day Haul”

"Hundred Day Haul" is a bittersweet drive through a different America, one that is worth remembering —especially in the hopes of that optimism being restored.

It’s our birthday. Look up with a smile.

As a nation, we grouse too much.

West Tisbury

Hazy skies seem to hold in the heat and obscure the landscape as though a theatrical scrim was dropped over the island.

Code Red would provide Island-wide emergency notification

Oak Bluffs emergency management director Peter Martell remembered recently that his town found itself in an embarrassing situation last fall.

No turn for tern

"No Turn For Tern! A Martha's Vineyard Moonlight Mystery," Rebecca J.

Open days, open gardens

Six lovely private gardens in Edgartown were opened to the public on Monday, thanks to the Open Days Program of the Garden Conservancy, a national organization dedicated to preserving garden spaces of remarkable beauty and historical import.

Mansion House offers summer fitness lineup

The Mansion House Health Club has an innovative fitness class schedule for the summer, Brenda Wallis, fitness director, said in a press release.

Made on Martha’s Vineyard: Favorite Brand Ice Cream

You'd never guess Karen Colombo's first batch of ice cream was a disaster after tasting her Favorite Brand Ice Cream, made in Vineyard Haven and sold only on the Island.

A red letter day

In the rush of our day to day lives with all its routines and rigors, we often fail to take note or are caught unaware of those special moments that end up being among the most important of our lives.

Red Cross will assist animal shelter in emergency

The American Red Cross, Cape Cod and Islands Chapter and the Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard announced that they have formed a collaboration to help provide emergency shelter and support pets and their owners on the Island.

Reel Picks

It's the 80s television show back to haunt us – all the quirky characters, schtick, slam-bam action, and absolutely no suspense as the Special Forces group proves they were framed in Iraq.

Josephine W. Spahr

Josephine Winner Spahr died on Wednesday June 23, 2010 just two months short of 103 years of age.

Putting daylight where we want it

To the Editor:The summer is just a few days old and already the days are getting shorter.