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Fantastic hair in Edgartown

Edgartown has always been a great place to be for receiving great beauty and grooming services.

Sylvia Earle & “Mission Blue” at Chilmark Community Center

Oceanographer Sylvia Earle will join MVFF for scenes from "Mission Blue," Menemsha summer resident Bob Nixon's documentary-in-progress.

At work: Oak Bluffs mom juggles two kids, two jobs

Andrea DelloRusso is a single parent to two young children, a waitress at State Road Restaurant and a mechanic for McIntosh Motors.

Martha’s Vineyard fishermen feed Tisbury Great Pond with shells

To boost the fishery for wild oysters in Tisbury Great Pond, watermen chipped in to replenish shell reefs in the pond.

MV Florist adds new employee

MV Florist & Gifts of 222 Daggett Ave, Vineyard Haven, has added Sharon Capen to their team.

Morrice Florist adds fourth generation bloom

Gillian O'Callaghan has joined the flower crew at Morrice Florist on State Road in Vineyard Haven.

SylvieBags return after three-year hiatus

Sylvie Farrington has returned with her line of SylvieBags after a three-year sabbatical.

Documentary film explores the needs of hungry children

Elmo, the Sesame Street character, was to have added star power at First Baptist Church in Vineyard Haven Tuesday, but he got stuck in makeup or something.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital wins Gold LEED

Martha's Vineyard Hospital was awarded GOLD certification by the US Green Building Council's LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program for meeting the highest standards in environmentally sound building practices.

USCG Auxiliary will provide free safety exams

The Vineyard chapter of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary will provide free recreational vessel exams meant to insure that boaters are safe on the water and meet all safety requirements.

Oak Bluffs man arrested after Barnes Road accident

Police arrested Daniel BenDavid, 48, of Oak Bluffs on a drunk driving charge Tuesday evening, after he crashed his van on Barnes Road, near Featherstone Center for the Arts.

Dr. Peter Laursen is on temporary leave from hospital

The Martha's Vineyard Hospital administration confirmed that Dr.

Thieves steal electronics from home as Oak Bluffs family sleeps

Oak Bluffs police are investigating a break-in at a house on Monhegan Avenue, that occurred as the homeowners slept upstairs.

Edgartown Memorial Wharf construction behind schedule

The restoration of Memorial Wharf in Edgartown is taking longer than expected.

How to celebrate the Fourth

Martha Vineyard's Fourth of July festivities include a parade and fireworks.

Lake Tashmoo Beach partially reopened to beachgoers

Tisbury town officials reopened the pond side of Lake Tashmoo Beach and half of the beach parking lot Wednesday following a five-week closure to protect a pair of nesting piping plovers.

Some tips to help you avoid independence

Because what you read about is how the divorce rate has climbed, and because another of those annual marriage milestones has come round once more for me, I've undertaken yet another informal and occasional survey of the institution.

Join up for a fabulous Fourth

The glorious national birthday we celebrate on Monday invites us to drop our guard against the off-Island world and to consider the marvelous connections...

Tons of farm-grown produce

Island Grown Gleaning (MV Gleaners) would like to extend our sincere appreciation to Morning Glory Farm.

A simple plan

Thinking about the recent beach rescue on Chappy it reminded me of a simple system I put forth to a couple of emergency response people a year or so ago.