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What’s Up MV: Martha’s Vineyard weekend music

Deejays and weekly acts headline this weekend's music.

Dragonfly Gallery shows Martha’s Vineyard in pastels

Ed Chesnovitch and Marilyn Ruseckas are two featured artists at Dragonfly Gallery this week.

Photographer discusses Martha’s Vineyard connections

Shaw Cramer Gallery talks began last weekend with photographer R. Michael Beatty.

Tisbury selectmen approve police officer appointments

Police Chief Dan Hanavan recommended the appointment of two local candidates, Ryan Natichioni and Jeremie Rogers, as permanent police officers.

Tisbury zoning inspector says no to coffee and burrito crowd ban

Fed up with trash they leave behind, Vineyard Haven business owner Chris Sze attemped to ban non-customers from his property's public seating area.

Tisbury students marched to the sea in remembrance

Last Friday, friends and family joined in the Tisbury School's annual Memorial Day March to the Sea to honor the nation's war dead.

Short list of county manager candidates is down to five

The candidates for a job that has proved problematic in the past include four Island residents and a New Hampshire native.

In about face, FARM Institute agrees to antenna in Katama silo

FARM officials told Edgartown selectmen Tuesday the project could go forward. That decision prompted one resignation.

Charter School eighth graders traveled ten days in Italy

Along with the opportunity to view art and architecture, students spent time with Italian families and attended a school in San Giovanni Valdarno.

Tisbury aims to open emergency services facility by July

Town officials said construction issues remain to be resolved with the contractor before emergency responders can move in to the $5 million facility.

Aquinnah, Chilmark throw the switch on improved wireless service

The distributed antenna system will provide AT&T wireless signals to areas that include Moshup Trail and Menemsha.

Maine woman tapped to be Martha’s Vineyard special ed director

Lynn Silva is expected to replace long-time student support services director Dan Seklecki, who retires in June after 29 years.

Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools superintendent sets goals

Improved math scores for students Island-wide in grades 6-8 is a target for the 2012-13 school year.

The fruits of a fisherman’s labor are mighty tasty

Steve Morris, owner of Dick's, said his holiday weekend tournament attracted more fishermen than in the past three or four years.

Christopher Wells resigns from Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank

Christopher Wells, Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank (MVSB) president and chief executive officer, resigned May 30, for reasons he described as personal.

Freetown votes no on Wampanoag Tribe casino proposal

Wampanoag hunt for a mainland site for a full-service casino moves now to nearby Lakeville.

Sharks baseball team season tickets benefit Hospice

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard is a baseball fan.

Permanent Endowment seeks Creative Living Award nominations

The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha's Vineyard is accepting nominations for the 2012 Creative Living Award.

SSA officials discuss cost of service

Analysis of the Steamship Authority (SSA) rate structure, prepared by boatline management, shows that the cost of service on the Martha's Vineyard routes decreased by $62,244, or 0.