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Lane restrictions scheduled for Sagamore Bridge

Steel repairs on the Sagamore Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne are scheduled to start, weather permitting, on or about March 20, according to U.

Reverse mortgage seminar comes with a free lunch

Paul Savery of iReverse Home Loans, a subsidiary of Hopkins Federal Savings Bank, will speak about reverse mortgages at a free seminar and lunch on March 22 and March 27 at The Wharf Pub in Edgartown.

Zephrus in Tisbury reopens for the season with a tasting menu

Following a winter break, Zephrus Restaurant reopens for dinner Thursday, March 8, Chef Benjamin deForest at the helm.

Former MTV executives purchase Plum TV

LXTV co-founders Joseph Varet and Morgan Hertzan announced an agreement to purchase Plum TV, a lifestyle network that targeted viewers in upscale resort communities that included Martha's Vineyard.

Island’s Center for Living sponsors a culinary trip to Brazil

The three course meal included the Brazilian national dish - feijioada, a pork and beans stew generally eaten at lunchtime for special occasions.

Edgartown Library will sponsor a forum on building plans

The staff of the Edgartown Public Library will present a free, informational program on building plans for the town's new library at 7 pm on Wednesday, downstairs in the children's room.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School sailors get new boats

Six new Zim 420 sailing dinghies arrive on Island for The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School sailing team, a gift from Sail MV.

Bark is often overlooked as a mark of beauty and individuality

The pattern, texture, and color of a its bark makes a tree more interesting and easier to identify.

How to diagnose irritated or discolored noses on dogs

Vets need to channel their inner detective when it comes to topical afflictions on dogs' noses.

Martha’s Vineyard high school actors shine in state competition

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's BravEncore theater group successfully made it through the opening round of state-wide competition Saturday.

Poets Corner: Last Call

sliding into the last fret with reckless precision.

Martha’s Vineyard bridge competition livens up in winter

Cecily Greenaway and Bea Phear took first place at the Thursday, March 1, Island Bridge Club (IBC) competition.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Ms. Whitcraft's visit marks the launch of JAWSFEST's "Summer for the Sharks" initiative to help raise awareness and funds for shark conservation.

Academic Honors

Cassandra Liberty Nordstrom of Edgartown at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.

Cleaning up your clutter

If clutter is a problem for you, don't feel alone. Two organizers located on Martha's Vineyard can help.

Island cabinetmakers, a skilled group

Cabinets, like other custom home furnishings, can turn a plain room into a place of interest.

Home offices: Balancing work and life

The electronic age trend toward working from home, at least part of the time, is particularly noticeable on the Vineyard where summer visitors often bring work with them and former urban dwellers have found it feasible to relocate to the Island.

Step-by-step guide to starting your own seeds

Tomatoes, and much more, can be yours at modest cost when you sow and grow your own.

Clutter busting tips from Martha’s Vineyard pros

Noreen Baker and Gladys Toscano share their most useful tips.