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Oak Bluffs

I had an email from a resident of the North Bluff who is very concerned about the changing of the parking from parallel to the sidewalk to slant parking, like the parking on downtown Circuit Ave.

What’s up MV: Reggae tones and complex humans liven it up

Take your pick this weekend. Deejays and live bands liven up the Island scene.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks host U.S. Military All-Stars team

The Martha's Vineyard Sharks kicked off their 2012 home schedule with a visit from the U.S. Military All-Stars as part of their Red, White and Blue tour.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks lose to Nashua in home opener

The Martha's Vineyard Sharks returned to the "Field of Dreams" Vineyard Baseball Park on Saturday for the first home game of the 2012 season.

Special Olympians shine in swim meet at the YMCA

Athletes, coaches, and fans alike were all winners last Friday as the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard hosted its first Special Olympics swim meet.

Martha’s Vineyard shooters were on target

Five Island men traveled to Pembroke to compete in an open skeet shoot. The scores included a 100 straight run.

Sports highlights

Maggie Riseborough at the All N.

Martha’s Vineyard boys clinch MIAA Division 3 state tennis championship

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys team finished the season with a perfect 23-0 record.

Gladys Widdiss, respected Wampanoag leader, dead at 97

Gladys Widdiss was small in stature but strong in spirit. She lead the tribe's fight for federal recognition and was a beacon of cultural values.

Author Richard North Patterson at West Tisbury Speakeasy Series

Author Richard North Patterson will speak at the West Tisbury Library Foundation's Speakeasy Series on Wednesday, June 20, at State Road Restaurant.

New stores and faces appear in Vineyard Haven

Vacant storefronts in Vineyard Haven are filling up. We have two new stores that have set up shop in previously iconic spaces.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

Featuring iconic Marvel super heroes.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival’s summer of film, food, and an elephant

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival has continued to expand and evolve through its 11 years of bringing quality films to Island audiences.

Celebrate summer at the Martha’s Vineyard Harbor Fest

Ring in the arrival of summer at the annual Harbor Festival and Summer Solstice Celebration in Oak Bluffs this Saturday, June 16.

‘Dive!’ presented by Martha’s Vineyard Film Society

Who knew dumpster diving had rules? Director Jeremy Seifert shows viewers not only the rules but the ramifications.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

Happenings at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Oak Bluffs and Island Theatre Workshop's new production.

Kayaker overmatched by current and seas rescued off Oak Bluffs

A cell phone call from kayaker Alan Hartmann, on route Tuesday, June 12, from Falmouth to Martha's Vineyard, alerted a host of Oak Bluffs fire, police, and emergency management personnel, plus Coast Guard and state environmental police rescuers, who found and assisted the West Tisbury man.

Oak Bluffs selectmen sanction dog owner, pass on cab driver

Gut wrenching testimony replaced the usual mundane business for Oak Bluffs selectmen.

Martha’s Vineyard Commissioner wants new vote on roundabout

Although the MVC approved a roundabout for Oak Bluffs six months ago, commissioner Lenny Jason of Chilmark plans to call for a vote to rescind the decision.

Big donors to fund Island Grown Initiative Thimble farm purchase

Generous contributions from summer residents will make Thimble Farm the property of the Island Grown Initiative – a new chapter and a new challenge.