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West Tisbury

What a beautiful weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital board adds two new members

The Martha's Vineyard Hospital board met March 26 and elected John H.

Oak Bluffs officials asked to do some homework

This is the letter from Little Pond Road Association to the Oak Bluffs selectmen, asking them to address the expansion of the Goodale Construction Company sand and gravel pit and the environmental and safety issues concerning the surrounding community.


Come and get it! Chilmark Coffee Company, the brainchild of Todd Christy, is producing locally roasted, organic, fair trade whole bean coffee, available at the Fischer family's Beetlebung Farm stand on Middle Road.

Make your town meeting vote count

I am of the firm belief that by virtue of the fact that you know about the existence of a situation, you become responsible for its continuation.

Library design struggle in Edgartown ends with an opportunity

Have you noticed how much less stressful it is to have the viewfinder of a camera facing you than the lens? It's the same way with newspaper writing: My side of the keyboard is usually the safer place to be.

Martha’s Vineyard athletic events schedule

Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard: Saturday, April 30, 9 am (60-mile); 10 am (30-mile); 11:30 am (15-mile), Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, Oak Bluffs.

Lead paint rule may be skipped by some Martha’s Vineyard builders

Island contractors must take extra precautions when renovating older houses, to minimize the risk of potentially harmful dust from lead paint.

Oak Bluffs voters will decide spirited electoral contests

Oak Bluffs voters will go to the polls on Thursday, April 14, to make decisions after a lively election season.

Homegrown Martha’s Vineyard music at Chilmark Potluck Jam

Music buffs jammed into the Chilmark Community Center on Saturday night for the latest of the occasional, casual conventions of local musicians that have caught on in the last couple of years thanks to the inspiration and efforts of Alex Karalekas.

Persephone feted to greet spring on Martha’s Vineyard

In Oak Bluffs on Saturday, dozens of winter-weary Islanders gathered to create puppets, parade them up Circuit Avenue to the Shephard Fine ArtSpace where they would be serenaded by bells and drums, entertained by poetry and a marionette production of Persephone's tale.

To the Guinea Fowl

as shown by this pair of guinea fowl.

Catherine Coogan named Martha’s Vineyard Family Planning director

Martha's Vineyard Family Planning last month announced that Catherine Coogan of Vineyard Haven is the new director.

Oak Bluffs candidates for selectmen square off

Oak Bluffs voters will be asked, when they go to the polls on April 14, to choose among five candidates to fill two three-year terms on the five-member board of selectmen.

Couldn’t have done it without your help

The junior class of MVRHS thanks Phil and Colleen McAndrews and the entire staff of the OffShore Ale Company for helping us with our "Class of 2012 Goes Hollywood" fundraiser.


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Martha’s Vineyard selectmen deliver Meals on Wheels

On March 23, Martha's Vineyard's Elder Services held its annual Mayors for Meals campaign.

From paint to patios, Martha’s Vineyard stores help

Spring has sprung, which means summer is closer than we think.

Lambert’s Cove Inn does tapas, Chesca’s opens

Momentum is building and something new is happening weelly on the Vineyard. Next up is the Thursday, April 7 "soft opening" of the Lambert's Cove Restaurant.