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Below zero freezes up Martha’s Vineyard

Monday, January 24, dawned clear and cold, very cold.


Madilyn R.

Cable advisory board issues request for proposals

The Island wide Cable Advisory Board (CAB), voted on Monday, January 24, to release a cable television license renewal request in the form of a request for proposals (RFP).

Where to eat Vineyard meat

"Eat local" is the reigning rule for foodies today. Maybe even more so than the previous title-holder, "eat organic." Read where to find local meat on the Island.

Family. Film. Feast. Saturday in Chilmark

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) is offering a better option than hibernation for Island families this weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard trivia nights

Trivia is the Island's winter sport of choice: Tuesday at The Newes and Wednesday at The Wharf in Edgartown, and Thursday at the Portuguese-American Club.

Towns adopt regional approach for fire investigations

Tisbury fire inspector Jim Rogers was careful not to use the word "regional," but the Dukes County Fire Investigation Team is an Island-wide approach to a state-mandated job not easily done by individual towns.


It was a challenge to find a parking spot along North Water Street in Edgartown two Fridays back, thanks to the annual benefit auction for the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys hockey team held at the Harbor View Hotel.

Senior Center serves broad Tisbury constituency

Martha's Vineyard's four Council on Aging senior centers offer elderly Islanders, and the not-so-elderly, a rich variety of activities.


I've had radio silence from my usual reporters lately, which leads me to believe everyone is off having fun in places afar and no one is telling me about it! Soon I will have to write fictionalized accounts of all your goings-on, and believe me — no one wants that.