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Julie Coleman shares that she is raring to go for her first organized women's walking group expedition at Great Rock Bight on Friday at 9:30.


Well, July is passing quickly, and at times it has felt more like August between the heat and the crowds.


I was assured that turkeys don't like pinwheels.

Oak Bluffs

Almost half over, by the time you read this.

West Tisbury

There is no West Tisbury column this week.


Well, that was just a weekend of perfect beach weather.

Emergency services facility impasse frustrates Tisbury selectmen

It was not just the heat that had several people hot under the collar at the Tisbury selectmen's meeting Tuesday night.

Helen Sigelman

Helen Sigelman died Wednesday, July 25, at Windemere, her home for the last several years of her life on Martha's Vineyard.

Sports highlights

The NCAA Division One national champion Boston College Eagles will be back on the Vineyard, August 6–9, at the Martha's Vineyard Arena for a Mites and Bantams hockey clinic.

‘Round the Island race ready to set sail this weekend

Each year since 1938, except during World War II, the Edgartown Yacht Club has organized the 'Round The Island Race.

Gary BenDavid wins Farm Neck golf title

Farm Neck crowned men's champions in four flights on a picture-perfect Saturday in Oak Bluffs.

Martha’s Vineyard Mariners skate well in East Coast Classic

Hockey is alive and well in mid-summer on the Vineyard as the Martha's Vineyard Mariners skated to the East Coast Classic championship game, Sunday.

Vineyarder Tad Gold joins six Sharks mates on all star team

The surging Martha's Vineyard Sharks, winners in five of their last six games, placed seven players on the FCBL all star roster for tonight's game.


On behalf of the Animal Shelter of MV, thank you to all those animal lovers who attended our recent garden party.


I would like to give a great big thank-you to Steven Cabana and Cronig's market.

Be safe, don’t overload the boat

A tragedy over the Independence Day holiday involving a 34-foot Silverton cabin cruiser in Oyster Bay, N.

Are small business owners heroes?

Given the present economic climate, I rarely give those taking all the risk the credit they deserve for making sure hot coffee is ready at the crack of dawn, or operating a local theater in the day and age of Netflix, or creating an awesome micro-brew so I can enjoy it after a long hot day.

Protester badly treated

I am writing to share some observations with regard to my protest activities against the Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament last Saturday afternoon.

Bad for business

I've been waiting a few days to write this letter, not only to compose my thoughts, but to talk with other studio and business owners near Five Corners in Vineyard Haven.