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Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament chums up a monster crowd

The Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament set two new state records and attracted throngs of spectators.

Wells Fargo names Jonathan Laird premium financial advisor

Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network has designated Jonathan R Laird, CFP® — senior financial advisor and principal of Lightship Capital Management, LLC — as a member of the firm's premier advisors program, a distinction that reflects his achievement of professional success through a consistent commitment to client service, according to a press release.


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Youth Task Force receives Healthy Communities Principle Award

The Dukes County Health Council Youth Task Force recently received a 2011 Healthy Communities Principle Award at the 5th Healthy Communities Conference.

Chilmark police chief scales heights for good cause

Chilmark police Chief Brian Cioffi put his rappelling skills to good use Saturday.

Tisbury selectmen approve ESF contract extension

The Tisbury selectmen approved a contract extension Tuesday for NETCO, the project management company that provides the project manager to oversee the town's emergency services facility (ESF) construction.

Oak Bluffs police track down stolen moped

Oak Bluffs police arrested seven people, took four people into protective custody and responded to 115 calls over the weekend of July 22, according to an account of the police log.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission seeks wind energy plan comments

The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) released a draft Wind Energy Plan for Dukes County this week with a goal to gather public comment over the next few months.

Edgartown moves toward decisions on Warren House, new library

Edgartown selectmen told the town's library building committee to consider options for the historic Captain Warren House and the Carnegie Library building, including refurbishing the Carnegie Library into a new, larger home for the council on aging.

Contractor promises Memorial Wharf deck will open tomorrow

The general contractor responsible for the restoration of Memorial Wharf in Edgartown told The Times Wednesday that the upper level viewing deck, popular with visitors and residents for the view it provides of the picturesque harbor, would be ready to open to the public by Thursday afternoon.


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Academic Honors

Maxwell Nunes of West Tisbury at George Washington University in Washington, D.

For Chilmark kids, the Center is where it’s at in summer

In July and August organized chaos, and lots of laughter, rules at the day camp in the heart of Chilmark.

Reach for the stars at Possible Dreams auction August 1

One of the Island's most beloved summer traditions, the Possible Dreams Auction, is set for 5 pm Monday, August 1 at iconic Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs.

Vineyard Playhouse dedicates new stage to the late Patricia Neal

Deserving actress, an Island icon, gets her just dessert "” a theater stage named for her.

Reel Picks

Cameron Diaz is mean, rotten Elizabeth, a teacher only until she can marry the egotistical and wealthy Scott (Justin Timberlake) — never mind poor schlub Russell (Jason Segel), her unrelenting suitor.

Noteworthy events

A funny "fractured fable" version of "Cinderella" in operetta form will be performed July 28 and 29 at the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs.

Photos: Chan Luu visits Midnight Farm

Jewelry and fashion designer Chan Luu, known for her iconic bracelets, paid a visit to the Vineyard Haven store last weekend.