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Task force drug arrest in Edgartown nets pills

Members of the Martha's Vineyard Drug Task Force (MVDTF), led by Oak Bluffs Police Detective Nick Curelli, arrested Gabrielle Hope Joubert at her home in Edgartown on October 25, on charges of possessing narcotics, with intent to distribute.

Oak Bluffs police nab suspected house intruder

When a well-known Island criminal returned to the scene of an earlier crime, a vigilant neighbor alerted police who arrested two men and a woman.

Election 2012: Dukes County slate has room for two write-ins

There are five candidates and seven open seats on the Dukes County Commission ballot.

Election 2012: Recommendations to Voters

This page endorsed President Obama in 2008.

Looks like a duck: The Art of the Hunt at Martha’s Vineyard Museum

The Martha's Vineyard Museum's latest exhibit includes carvings, paintings, photos, a few shotguns, and a number of oral histories.

Designer John Murphy will participate in show

John Murphy of Tracker Home Decor in Edgartown will participate in the 2012 Southport, Conn.

Posture clinic was a standup success.

Vineyard Complementary Medicine and Vineyard Tennis Center and Workout hosted a Posture Screening and Injury Prevention program on Saturday, October 27, at the Workout to promote National Physical Therapy month.

Lisa Brown Langley to exhibit at Fine Furnishings Show

Lisa Brown Langley of Oak Bluffs has been selected to exhibit in the 17th Annual Fine Furnishings Show to be held November 2-4 at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center.

Business news from the State House News Service

A state law approved over the summer that went into effect October 30 allows people who present a doctor's note to use employee-only restrooms at retail businesses with three or more employees on duty.

Meet your friends and neighbors, the Zombies

On October 29, a group of friends dressed as zombies and made their way through Oak Bluffs.

Architects offer six design options for Tisbury School building

A workshop to consider possible renovations and additions to Tisbury School sparked some debate about the costs and necessity last week.

Tisbury Business Association may fold, resigning president warns

November 30 may be the Tisbury Business Association's end date, if no one steps forward to assume leadership.

Fall back one hour on Sunday

Time changes overnight Saturday, when daylight savings time ends and standard time begins.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

October 26, 2012Jackson W. Bicknell, Andover, NH; DOB 2/24/93, malicious destruction of property over $250: continued without finding for three years, must pay $12,806.80...

Cash and Carry sells restaurant quality to the public

The family owned business has found a niche letting anybody buy like a restaurant, owner Jonathan Averill said.

Pets need help in wild weather, on Martha’s Vineyard and elsewhere

We can never know as each new episode of severe weather approaches whether it will be a near miss or a major disaster.

Massachusetts ranks low in likelihood of deer-vehicle collision

The odds of hitting a deer are 1 in 525 according to State Farm Insurance. Those odds may drop on Martha's Vineyard during the rut.

Islander meets her final end in a scrap yard

Although fans of the ferry Islander had hoped she might find new life, her last few years were spent rusting away at a dock in New York City.

Perennials dress up off-season gardens on Martha’s Vineyard

A little of the glory lingers on, though, in foliage of trees, shrubs, and certain perennials that color well in autumn.