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Martha’s Vineyard Commission sets wind energy plan hearing

The final draft wind energy plan for Dukes County will undergo a public hearing October 4 before the Martha's Vineyard Commission adopts it.

New VA healthcare contract is subject of Wednesday public meeting

A new and long-awaited health care contract between Martha's Vineyard Hospital (MVH) and the Providence VA Medical Center (VAMC) is the subject of a public information meeting for local veterans Wednesday.

Island Housing Trust looks to build staff

The Island Housing Trust advertised a job opening for a program manager this week.

State will check gas pricing practices as prices hover at $4 mark

State officials announced September 17 they plan to conduct price checks at gas stations around Massachusetts, saying they hope to prevent gouging as prices hover around the $4 per gallon mark.


A photograph caption in a story published in the September 20 Galleries section print edition "A Gallery winds down with another successful show" spelled Alejandro Carreñ;o's last name incorrectly.

Liz Stiving-Nichols receives New England Home’s excellence award

Liz Stiving-Nichols was awarded New England Home's 5 Under 40 award for excellence in design at an awards ceremony on September 13th in Boston.

Mass unemployment rate climbs

The Massachusetts economy shed 4,800 jobs in August, driving the unemployment up to 6.

Edgartown’s Harbor View Hotel has a new general manager

The Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown announced the appointment of Zachary P.

Reel Picks

A middle-aged couple married for 31 years face sexual reality in an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship.

6th annual Shuckoff in Oak Bluffs benefits Island charities

Two local restaurants battle for shellfish shucking bragging rights.

Shop Talk – Wedding inspirations

When making a wedding gift, remember to have fun, choose with your heart, and keep in mind the wonderful recipients.

At Offshore Ale, brewmaster Neil Atkins has something for everyone

Try Octoberfest, the Abel's Hill India Dark Ale, the Menemsha Creek Pale Ale, or one of the brewer's other specialties.

Featured favorites – Top 5 books for your culinary delight

Choice selections of cookbooks from Martha's Vineyard bookstores for your culinary delight!

Join the worldwide voting for best short film

The Vineyard is one of 300 locations on six continents where audiences will watch the shorts, then pick their favorite.

Led Zeppelin tribute at Dreamland

Dreamland, in Oak Bluffs, turns up the rock and roll this Saturday.

family fun day

Family Fun Day at Middletown Nursery in North Tisbury brought out children and their parents for pony rides, face painting, vegetable stamping, refreshments, and just general all out fun on Sunday, September 23.

Dancing the night away at the P-A Club ballroom

Skilled and unskilled dancers are welcome at ballroom dancing sessions at the P-A Club Sunday evenings.

Re-cycling party at Menemsha

Old TVs and computers were among the donations destined for Costa Rica collected on the beach at Menemsha Sunday.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

September 17, 2012Seth B. Charter, Vineyard Haven; DOB 3/23/85, OUI-liquor or .08%: continued without finding for one year, must attend driver alcohol education program...

Crickets and katydids make a racket on Martha’s Vineyard now

With sufficient stealth, patience, and a flashlight if it's night, you may be able to zero in on the sound of a calling Orthopteran in order to watch it sing.