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Wally Bullock’s absence left a big hole in Oak Bluffs this summer

A fixture in the Oak Bluffs summer scene was kept away by a failing heart this year, and he was missed by many.

The fight to protect Martha’s Vineyard from invasive plants

Plants from away keep trying to get a foothold on the Island, and they're not always welcome.

C.B. Stark Jewelers celebrates 45 years on Martha’s Vineyard

It started as a tiny one-woman shop on Water Street in Vineyard Haven 45 years ago. Now it's a fixture on Main Street with a worldwide reputation.


The big news this week, as we all know, was Irene's visit.

West Tisbury

The wind howled.


Welcome, September.

Oak Bluffs

Just enough to make a bit of a mess but not enough for serious complications.


We were lucky with the storm.


Lo and behold, it's Labor Day Weekend.

It’s Hurricane season, for sure

With Irene plowing up the coast and headed our way, the Hurricanes claimed the game, the series, and the title, 22-13.

The 12th Richie Madeiras memorial softball tourney

The 12th annual Richie Madeiras memorial Softball Tournament, planned as a two-day tourney, was abbreviated to a one-day, one-pitch affair, Saturday, at Tisbury's War Veterans Memorial Park.

High school athletes prepare for fall season

At the first light of day for the past week, students have returned to the athletic fields at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School to prepare for the upcoming fall season.

Sports highlights

Despite predictions and warnings of extreme weather to come, 140 intrepid runners and walkers showed up to meet the challenge of the 24th annual Sullivan 5K Road Race to benefit the Martha's Vineyard Hospital, Saturday.

Vineyard tennis players are NE women’s senior champs

Four Island tennis players are heading to the women's Nationals after winning the New England Championships in Springfield last weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard Jazz and Blues Summerfest

It's been a summer of jazz on the Vineyard, between the first annual MV Jazz Festival and jazz musicians playing a part in various Island programs.

A thrilling find in “Jane Was Here” by Vineyard summer resident

It's not too late to get started on a summer read if you pick up the supernatural thriller "Jane Was Here" right away.

Vineyard bands to party on the SeaStreak

Say goodbye to the summer with a bang this weekend with a new-music extravaganza aboard the Seastreak FastFerry on Saturday, Sept.

Back to school shopping in Edgartown & a bit on Menagerie

With summer ending, here's a shopping map of Edgartown.

“Of light like intervals” show sparkled at Featherstone

14 sculptures and 10 giclee prints were the kinetic installation composed of LEDs, dichroic media, sensors, and robotics at Featherstone.