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Derby awards ceremony was the answer to a prayer

The 65th Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby concluded with a dramatic awards ceremony.

Habitat explains Bailey Park process to would-be applicants

Eight possible applicants, all would-be homeowners, attended a seminar Saturday hosted by Habitat for Humanity of Martha's Vineyard.

West Tisbury police chief search takes a new twist

West Tisbury selectman Jeffrey ("Skipper") Manter, who is also a police sergeant, announced last night that he was withdrawing his name from consideration for the job of West Tisbury police chief.

West Tisbury ZBA approves special permits for Habitat project

West Tisbury's zoning board of appeals (ZBA) has unanimously approved requests from Habitat for Humanity of Martha's Vineyard for special permits to build affordable houses on lots considered nonconforming.

What drives State Road Restaurant

When Mary Kenworth met her husband Jackson - a chef - more than 20 years ago, she had no intention of getting involved in the restaurant business.

Island Theatre Workshop’s Pick of the Crop

This weekend, we will again be reminded of the range and depth of talent that flourishes on the Island.

MVC fishing pier hearing reels in avid supporters

A Martha's Vineyard Commission public hearing for a proposed state-built fishing pier in Oak Bluffs netted a big haul of enthusiastic Island fishermen.

Island photographer in Hopper tribute

"Seaward," one of West Tisbury photographer Michael Stimola's images, has been selected to be included in a tribute show at the Edward Hopper House Art Center.

ACE MV Cultural Festival

ACE MV is hosting its first fundraiser, a celebration of diversity that will incorporate a number of educational elements, and just plain fun.

The Island Food Pantry – helping our neighbors

The Island Food Pantry will open for the season on Monday, October 18 at 2 pm at the Stone Church on William Street in Vineyard Haven.

Restaurant bargains with Our Island Club Card

When Geoff Rose and Jonathan Bernstein launched Our Island Club, they sought to uphold a sense of community and economic autonomy threatened by financial trends.

Martha’s Vineyard footballers lose the Big One to Somerset Raiders

Friday's Homeocming Weekend football game between Martha's Vineyard and Somerset promised to be a tight contest between two equally talented and undefeated teams.