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No texting while driving under new law in effect today

A new state safe driving law that took effect today prohibits all drivers from texting while driving and prohibits anyone under 18 from all cell phone use while driving.

Another budget gap looms for Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs selectmen convened a joint meeting with the town finance and advisory committee (FinCom) Tuesday, to begin discussions on the fiscal 2012 budget.

Robert Carl Palmer Jr.

Loving husband, father of four, and grandfather of eight, Robert Carl Palmer Jr.

At the Y: swim team

The YMCA of Martha's Vineyard invites swimmers ages 6 to 18 to try out for the swim team.

Golf: Blue Devils exorcised

The MVRHS golf team won its seventh match of the season at Sandwich Hollows by defeating Chatham, 28.

State Police seek charges against alcohol supplier in fatal auto accident

State Police Monday asked an Edgartown District Court magistrate to find cause to charge the man who they believe supplied alcohol to a group of underage girls last summer, prior to a fatal automobile accident.


Intro Test A Adult: 1st Mary Ann Brock 64.

Sailing’s Superbowl

Sailing Sonars, 23-foot one-design keelboats, Paul Wilson of Vineyard Haven, representing the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club (VHYC), won the U.

Over the hill soccer: Hog hospitality

The Vineyard FC Masters over-40 soccer team suffered its first loss of the season to the Foxboro Warthogs, Sunday, at Foxboro, 3-1.

Tisbury, Oak Bluffs move forward on police consolidation study

At a joint meeting Tuesday, Oak Bluffs and Tisbury selectmen agreed to get information and help from the state Department of Revenue on how the two towns might join police departments.

Jessie Little Doe Baird, Wampanoag linguist, wins MacArthur “genius grant”

Jessie Little Doe Baird of Aquinnah and Mashpee has been named a MacArthur Fellow by the John D.

Girls soccer “” Bishops visit

Teams of female bishops proved too much for the ladies of the Vineyard, Saturday.

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Noteworthy events

Dave Russell and Friends return to Island Co-Housing in West Tisbury on Friday, Oct.

Timely and effective response

My family and I would like to wholeheartedly thank police Chief Bettencourt, fire Chief Peter Shemeth, the Edgartown Police Department and the Edgartown Fire Department for their timely and effective response to the fire at our house early Monday morning, caused by an act of arson.

Business leaders to discuss branding

Martha's Vineyard business leaders who credit successful branding with helping them develop their companies will be the focus of a panel discussion on Tuesday, October 5 at the Harbor View Hotel presented by the Martha's Vineyard Women's Network.

Reel Picks

Animated tale of two anthropomorphic wolves, the bossy Kate (Alpha) and good-time Humphrey (Omega), who are trying to get home where rival packs threaten war.

West Tisbury water tests clean, flows once more

John Powers, West Tisbury health agent, got the all-clear Tuesday from the state Department of Environmental Protection.

quote haynes

"Oh, the excitement when a school of bonito or blues would go splashing by.

Oak Bluffs Association map leads to threat of legal action

The Oak Bluffs Association (OBA) recently received a strongly worded warning from an attorney who threatened legal action if the group continues to produce and distribute a Martha's Vineyard tourist map similar to one published by Resort Maps franchisee Jill Keating.