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Vineyard Power partners with OffshoreMW

Vineyard Power (VP), a community-owned energy cooperative based here, signed an agreement and entered into a partnership with OffshoreMW, an offshore wind developer owned by the Blackstone Group.

Martha’s Vineyard Schools reach new agreements with union employees

The All-Island School Committee (AISC) ratified tentative three-year collective bargaining agreements for paraprofessionals, custodians, and food service workers at a meeting April 27.

Congressman William Keating visits Martha’s Vineyard constituents

10th District Congressman William Keating visited his Martha's Vineyard constituents Friday, for the first time since his election in November.

Oak Bluffs bridge and restroom project schedules are tight

Oak Bluffs town officials have expressed concern about the tight schedules surrounding two construction projects and the impacts of any delays during the busy summer tourist season.

No quick end in sight to Sengekontacket pond summer shellfishing ban

Edgartown shellfish constable Paul Bagnall said he is extremely frustrated with a state decision to keep Sengekontacket Pond closed to shellfishing again this

Sports Highlights

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School baseball team lost 6-0 to a strong Bishop Feehan squad on Monday at the Martha's Vineyard Baseball Park.

Gladys Goud

Gladys Goud, 94, died on April 15 in Dunedin, Florida.

Martha’s Vineyard men’s travel soccer team beats Foxboro

The Vineyard Football Club of the Over The Hill Soccer League played the Foxboro Warthogs to a tightly contested 2-2 tie on Easter Sunday, at Foxboro.

Patricia Anne B. de Koven

Patricia Anne Breed deKoven died at her home in Tisbury on April 5.

Olive L. Dolby

A graveside service for the burial of cremains of Olive L.

Marshall Cohan

Island artist Marshall Nelson Cohan died Thursday, April 21, 2011.

West Tisbury School welcomes home citizen soldier

Fresh back from Afghanistan, principal Michael Halt arrived to a tumultuous, joyous welcome from students, faculty, and staff.

Allan Michael Dorfman

Allan Michael Dorfman died on April 1, 2011 in Cave Creek, Arizona, at age 61.

Return of Whaling Church bell will block Edgartown’s Main Street Friday

Greg Blaine, of Blaine's Welding, told Edgartown selectmen Monday he plans to raise the restored church bell to the Old Whaling Church tower on Friday, April 28.

New Oak Bluffs board of selectmen tackles old issues

The revamped Oak Bluffs board of selectmen got down to business Tuesday night.

Reel Picks

This time Greg (Zachary Gordon) and Rowley (Robert Capron) are hopeful but tormented seventh graders.

Roundabout plan leaves questions unanswered

Criticism of the plan for a roundabout at what was the "Blinker intersection" on the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road has not diminished since the idea surfaced five or six years ago.

Goodale’s sand pit goes to Martha’s Vineyard Commission

The Oak Bluffs selectmen Tuesday referred the Goodale Construction Company's decades old and unique gravel mining operation to the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC), for review as a development of regional impact (DRI).

Martha’s Vineyard softballers sink Falmouth Clippers 16-1

The MVRHS softball team threatened to wear out the basepaths Tuesday.

Vineyarders down Cape Cod Academy in girls’ tennis

The MVRHS girls tennis team won all three of its singles matches in straight sets, Tuesday, on their home courts, earning a 4-1 victory over visiting Cape Cod Academy.