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Day of shark fishing was off the mark for wayward vessel

The second day of the Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament was done before it got started for the crew of a 35-foot Cabo Yachts sports fishing boat.


"What we realized is that part of the problem is perception.

Mildred H. Bland

Mildred Holland Bland died in Boston on July 23.

Zamboni unveiled

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East Coast Classic Hockey

Seven hockey teams competed in the third East Coast Classic at the Arena last weekend.

George S. Pease

George Sydney Pease died unexpectedly in his Plymouth home on July 21.

Men’s softball: A ‘Canes blowout

Fans expecting a close, well-played softball game early Monday evening at Tisbury's Veterans Memorial Park, as the Hurricanes and Brewhas faced off in the final game of their scheduled summer season, were disappointed as the high-scoring Brewhas managed only one run and that in the bottom of the first inning.

Josephine Spahr

A memorial service for Josephine Spahr, who died on June 23, will be held on Saturday, Aug.

Don’t let careless dog owners ruin the fun

A couple of weeks ago, while visiting Lambert's Cove Beach for the first time with her two friendly golden retrievers, one of my friend's dogs was badly bitten by a dog that has been known to be unreliable.

So many came to help

The Vineyard Nursing Association hosted its 11th annual Clambake on Wednesday, July 27, at the Field Gallery in West Tisbury.

Please help reduce airplane noise

We have been longtime residents of West Tisbury, and the air traffic in the summer of 2010 seems quite a bit more than in past years.

The other side of the story

I have sent this letter to the Oak Bluffs selectmen and town administrator.

Fuel company and manager indicted for failing to report an oil spill

A Dukes County grand jury returned indictments today against a Falmouth-based fuel company and its manager, charging that they failed to report an oil spill in Oak Bluffs, on June 19, 2009.


On August 7, FAST Defense is coming to the Island on August 7.

Housing for those whose options are few

The West Tisbury selectmen have agreed to award three lots in Bailey Park to Habitat for Humanity of Martha's Vineyard (HFHMV).

West Tisbury Library After Hours

This Sunday evening, local chefs, musicians, and authors will gather at the West Tisbury Public Library to kickoff the West Tisbury Library Foundation (WTLF)'s capital campaign to raise $1.

Noteworthy events

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will host an exciting and very special event at the Chilmark Community Center this Thursday evening from 7 to 9 pm.