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Big Chili Contest gets even bigger

This year's annual Big Chili Contest held Saturday attracted a record crowd and raised approximately $35,000 for the Red Stocking Fund.

Bus for Haiti

The Martha's Vineyard Fish Farm for Haiti Project continues its mission.

Vineyard mites, squirts faced tough off-Island teams in Ryan Mone tourney

The Vineyard mite and squirt B teams from the Cape and Islands League took to the ice last weekend for the annual Ryan Mone Memorial Tournament at the Martha's Vineyard Arena.


Have no fear — burn season is here.

Vineyarders shine in Island’s first swim meet

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School swimming club hosted Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical School in the Island's first swimming meet at the new YMCA pool Monday.

Why can they spoil the views with eyesore wind turbines?

I do not understand why homeowners or small businesses think it is okay to erect wind turbines that can be seen for miles and are considered eyesores by so many people.

A link of healing kindness forged across the continent

It did not take long for Bruce Bailey of San Diego to learn the identity of the mother and two children from Martha's Vineyard that he met in a departure terminal at Logan Airport in Boston the Sunday following Christmas.

Tennis players raise funds for Haiti

The Vineyard Tennis Center, Workout, and Spa hosted the Winter Classic Tennis Tournament on Saturday and Sunday.


February starts next week.

Boathouse Foundation donates $25,000 to YMCA

The Boathouse Foundation, a philanthropic unit of The Boathouse Club of Edgartown, presented a check for $25,000 to the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard on January 13th.

John L. Henley

John Lowell Henley, 81, of Edgartown died unexpectedly on Monday, January 17, 2011 at Mass General Hospital in Boston.

In Edgartown library struggle, dynamic tension is important

In any civic endeavor, dynamic tension is an important component of a successful project.

District Court judge orders Richard Morris held without bail

Updated 12:10 pm, Monday, Jan.

A source for home design

Julie Robinson Interiors in Vineyard Haven hosted a reception on January 20, for Martha's Vineyard artists and craftspeople featured in the Sourcebook of Architectural and Design Elements Handcrafted on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket.

Varsity boys hockey team falls to Franklin, then Coyle

The Vineyard boys varsity hockey team played two games last week against two of the better teams in Division Two.

Endowment Fund anounces spring grant cycle

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard is accepting applications for its spring grant cycle.

Course helps Martha’s Vineyard families with mental illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Massachusetts is sponsoring a free Family-to-Family educational course for family members of individuals with a serious mental illness.

Curves offers free Zumba class

Curves of Martha's Vineyard, the fitness center exclusively for women, announced the addition of Zumba to its fitness lineup and a free one-week tryout.

Town moderators meet at Mansion House

A group of visiting town moderators opened the floor to discussion among themselves at a meeting at the Mansion House in Tisbury on January 15.

Vineyarders rock Feehan in EAC showdown

The Vineyard boys varsity basketball team entertained Bishop Feehan Saturday afternoon in a matchup of last year's Eastern Athletic Conference co-champions.