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Vineyard Special Olympians excel in Mashpee

Four athletes from Martha's Vineyard Regional High School competed in the fifth annual Special Olympics of Massachusetts South Sectional (SOMA) Cape Cod School Day Games, held at Mashpee High School last Friday.

Fishermen navigate new licensing regulations

This fishing season, with some exceptions, anyone who wets a line must hold a Massachusetts saltwater fishing permit.

Il Tesoro takes a bite out of the Big Apple

Chef AJ Black, owner and restaurateur of IL Tesoro at the Terrace in Edgartown and IL Tesoro Ristorante Sanibel Island, announced that he will be opening on the upper east side of Manhattan in September, according to a press release.

West Tisbury beats Edgartown for interschool softball title

The West Tisbury softball team claimed the Vineyard's interscholastic championship by defeating Oak Bluffs, 8-6, to qualify for the finals versus Edgartown, then claimed the spoils by downing the Eagles, 10-6.


Memorial Day weekend has passed, the summer has officially begun.

New Yorker wins annual Martha’s Vineyard Memorial Day 5K

Four hundred-thirty-two runners completed the annual Oak Bluffs Memorial Day 5K road race Sunday on Martha's Vineyard.


Was it not just yesterday that I was looking forward to the snow? And now here we are in June.


Know anyone interested in training on-Island to become a practical nurse? Meet at Windemere, first floor, tonight at 6:30 pm.


How does that Gershwin song go? "It's suppertime and the living is easy.

Reading the sounds of breathing

"In 1816, I was consulted by a young woman presenting with general symptoms of disease of the heart.

Honor, don’t exploit, the Greenlands

Greenlands is a 360-acre environmental gem located in the heart of our Island.

A fabulous project

The board, staff, actors, and audiencesof the Vineyard Playhouse are very grateful to our donors, and particularly to the people of Tisburyand the Community Preservation Committee, for their generosity in helping us refurbish the exterior of our classic, 1833, traditional New England meeting-house, in the heart of Tisbury's William Street Historic District.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Sixty and the City”

When veteran Israeli documentary-maker Nili Tal turned 60, she decided it was time to partner up again after years as a single woman.

Very successful

This is a copy of a letter sent to Jonathan Blau at Sharky's Cantina.

Outdoor music, with reasonable rules

On a steamy mid-August, Sunday afternoon, Oak Bluffs Harbor was buzzing with people enjoying the harbor's festive atmosphere.

Time to be especially safe

I am writing this letter as a reminder on the eve of our busy season here on Martha's Vineyard.

Why the Patriot Act?

However unpopular, however much we don't want to believe that rogue elements working within our government conspired to make 9/11 happen, turning our heads and walking away from certain indisputable, agreed-upon facts and evidence cannot make that happen.

Growing our own

Fewer than 1,000 of this Island's 60,000 acres are farmland producing food for human consumption — and yet, agriculture is cited again and again as essential to the character of Martha's Vineyard.