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Martha’s Vineyard shopping at a discount with Our Island Club

The Island Club Card offers discounts ranging from 10 to 20 percent on certain products or services.

Down on the Oak Bluffs harbor

Think "chow down and bottoms up" when you consider refreshing or refueling along the bulkhead in Oak Bluffs.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society presents “The Deep Blue Sea”

Rachel Weisz, who won an Oscar for her performance as Tessa in "The Constant Gardener," plays Hester, who is in a loveless marriage.

Coast Guard Station Menemsha adds second motor lifeboat

The 47-foot motor lifeboat will provide additional training opportunities and response capabilities in emergency situations.

Martha’s Vineyard District court report

May 18, 2012Jessica Elsasser, Vineyard Haven; DOB 5/14/84, negligent operation of motor vehicle: guilty, probation for one year, must pay $250 HIF, $50 VW,...

Recently rare on Martha’s Vineyard, house wrens are moving back in

Changing habitat and restrictions on pesticides have helped the population of house wrens rebound on the Island.

Nutritionist offers colorful tips for cooking with the kids

Vineyard dietitian Josh Levy whipped up three dishes and offered tips for cooking with kids at a workshop at the YMCA.

BOEM redefines wind energy area south of Vineyard

Ten companies have expressed interest in developing wind farms in a newly redefined swath of ocean bottom in federal waters south of the Vineyard.

Mansion House renovations include a facelift and new rooms

The Mansion House on Main Street in Vineyard Haven is in the midst of renovations that include the addition of eight new rooms, and interior and exterior improvements.

Vineyarders share stories from life in Israel

On Sunday, Elizabeth Langer and Richard Chused spoke at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center about living in Israel.

Buster gives his paw of approval to Tisbury student readers

Edgartown K-9 officer Jeff Trudel and his partner Buster, a black Lab, visited the Tisbury School last Thursday for a visit with 12 of the school's top readers.

Rain did not dampen school solar car competition

Student solar car racers turned to battery power to test their mettle Saturday. The race also tested the student's solar knowledge and design skills.

Welcome to Edgartown sign ignites heated online comment

A custom made wood sign placed on the Triangle in Edgartown and surrounded by new plantings has generated heated online comment.


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Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

Gail Farrish and Patsy McCornack took first place among the north-south players at the Thursday, May 31, Island Bridge Club (IBC) duplicate competition.

Dr. James Prichard is honored for medical contributions

The West Tisbury resident received the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Silver Medal for outstanding contributions.

Academic Honors

Brianna Buchanan of Tisbury at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona.


Laura Anne Douthitt and Bradley Alan Hawk announced their engagement May 22 at the West Tisbury home of her grandparents Richard and Martha Doane.

Martha’s Vineyard real estate agents offer insight for 2012

"The pressure is on to keep the mortgage rates low, to stimulate the economy, and show improvement in the many factors that impact housing....."