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The good works squeeze – As the needs grow, will the support grow too?

The Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) is a good example.

“Circle of Faith” tells history of Oak Bluffs Campgrounds

"Circle of Faith," by Sally Dagnall, Vineyard Stories, 2010, 160 pp.

How They Survive: Doing Double Duty

Traegar DiPietro, Scott Terry, John Holladay and Ben Cabot are among those Vineyard artists who maintain two careers.

A business that will be missed

I'm so sad to learn that Vineyard Photo is closing.

Lightning damage at com center, airport

Lightning strikes last Friday evening near Martha's Vineyard Airport knocked out the Dukes County Communications Center's (DCCC) emergency response dispatching system and damaged one of the airport's critical computer systems.

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.

Zamboni unveiled

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Sightseeing tour proposal sparks strong opposition in Edgartown

Residents opposed to sightseeing tours operating in Edgartown packed a public hearing, convened during the selectmen's regular meeting Monday, to voice their objections.

Farm Neck championship

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Lola’s back, alcohol license disputed

A judge is set to rule today on a dispute over a liquor license for Lola's Southern Seafood, the Oak Bluffs restaurant that reopened Friday following several weeks of swirling rumors and court action against the owners of the Mediterranean restaurant.


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

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.

Bridge deck

Seven tables were in play at the Saturday morning meeting of the Bridge Club of Martha's Vineyard in the Tisbury senior center.

Gallery hopping: Two towns host arts strolls

It began rather quietly five years ago in downtown Edgartown, and four years ago in the Arts District in Oak Bluffs.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital outlines plans for use of old building

Yellow tape blocks the door that until one month ago was the entrance to the Martha's Vineyard Hospital emergency room.

Teachers, schools reach contract agreement

After a yearlong, arduous process, teachers in the Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) and the All-Island School Committee (AISC) reached an agreement on a new union contract that will cost taxpayers about $1.

A good deed repaid during a harrowing offshore trip

For Dave Kadison and Gary Mirando of Vineyard Haven, a pleasant day fishing well south of Martha's Vineyard for tuna and mahi-mahi turned into a frightening overnight return trip home, at the end of a Good Samaritan's tow rope amid crackling lightning bolts and heaving seas.

New Conroy Apothecary opens in Oak Bluffs

A second Conroy Apothecary recently opened in Oak Bluffs in the newly restored Noyes building at 82 Penacook Avenue at the corner of Circuit Avenue.