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Edgartown selectmen send special ways back to MVC

Edgartown selectmen went back to square one Monday in the effort to get five special ways declared a district of critical planning concern by the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC).

Oak Bluffs plans water main flushing

Oak Bluffs residents connected to the town water system may see discolored water when the town begins flushing water mains on October 17 to remove sediment in the water mains.

Ruth Guilford wins scholarship, reunites with teacher

Inspiration from a Charter School teacher led to a scholarship for former Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School student and assistant teacher Ruth Guilford.

Member of White House travel team accused of assault in bars

An Air Force sergeant is due in court to answer questions about a brutal fight that left him seriously injured.

A fishing rod and a piece of a woman’s heart went missing

Sometimes the value of a fishing rod is not measured by its cost. Sunday morning Maryanne Angelone lost something very valuable.

Happy with interim administrator, Oak Bluffs would speed search

Bob Whritenour has quickly won over influential supporters in his first three weeks on the job.

Tisbury harbormaster takes delivery of new $250,000 patrol vessel

The federal Department of Homeland Security funded the vessel through a $265,306 grant. It was designed with firefighting capabilities.

Wounded warriors enjoyed a Martha’s Vineyard Derby respite

"It's a daily grind for sure. There's no such thing as a weekend, no such thing as a holiday ... Tough fighting and you've got great people doing it."

66th Derby results

Almost at the halfway point several fishermen remain at the top of the leader board.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

David Lee Millen, Vineyard Haven; DOB 11/6/93, use of motor vehicle without authority: continued without finding for six months, must pay $50 VW and $50 PSF; unlicensed operation of motor vehicle: continued without finding for six months; motor vehicle lights violation: not responsible.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission concludes roundabout public hearing

The MVC concluded a public hearing last week on the regional impact of a roundabout proposed for the Oak Bluffs blinker intersection.

Dorothy Katherine Rohrer

Dorothy Katherine (Lagan) Rohrer of Simsbury, Connecticut and Oak Bluffs died on September 18, a dozen days before her 100th birthday.

Worldly talent at Martha’s Vineyard writers’ residencies

Thanks to the existence of 2 residency programs operating on the Vineyard, you have the chance to hear some of the country's up-and-coming writers.

Martha’s Vineyard’s Living Local Harvest Festival

Vineyarders love a down-home outdoor celebration and the annual Harvest Festival Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, is one of the best.

Football and food

Football season is upon us and if your man cave is non-existent, here are a few establishments where you can eat, drink, and cheer for your team.

Noteworthy events

Registration for the October 15, all-day Psychic Symposium at the Chilmark Community Center closes on Saturday, Oct.

Gameday recipes from Vineyard chefs

Chefs Josh Aronie and Max Eagan share their recipes.

Mood-changing music on Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs

Circuit Avenue was having a grumpy day last Saturday, but that changed in a heartbeat as harmonic singing exploded from the deck of Ben and Bill's

Reel Picks

A chilling medical thriller about a global pandemic that starts innocently enough with Beth (Gwyneth Paltrow), feeling ill after returning from a business meeting in Hong Kong.