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Islanders trickled to the polls Tuesday and chose Markey, Gomez

Martha's Vineyard voters went to the polls in small numbers to choose between two Democrats and three Republicans.

Brian Ferreira

Brian "Boofa" Ferreira of Lodi, N.

YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day taught fun lessons

YMCA of Martha's Vineyard joined Ys across the country Saturday to promote healthy habits.

Island Grown Schools brings classroom outside

Tisbury School second grade students get a lesson in gardening, healthy eating, and describing what you see.

Barbara Ann Morrison

Barbara Ann Morrison, mother, crafter, community volunteer, and a businesswoman who willingly mentored others, died suddenly at her Oak Bluffs home on Saturday, April 27.

Marjorie E. Grimmett

Marjorie Elizabeth Grimmett, 92, of Fayetteville, Georgia, died on April 16, 2013.

Windemere residents and high schoolers throw a prom

The high school students walked down 1940s memory lane with residents of Martha's Vineyard's nursing home.


Olivia Koines of Oak Bluffs and Carl Giordano of Peabody and Oak Bluffs have announced their engagement.

Hummingbirds begin to arrive for the season

Les Cutler reported he saw a hummingbird Monday evening. The sighting is a welcome sign, but not that unusual.

Poets Corner: High Tide

High Tide Washed ashore by heaving sea and high tide onto fine white sand a struggle unseen through entangling vines and green-filtered sun sounds only of crashing waves onto beach and rocks unable to...

Academic Honors

Ambika Datta of Oak Bluffs is on the Dean's List at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.


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“The Sapphires” is a jewel and playing at Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

This heart-warming musical comedy offers a memorable story based on real Down Under events.

Edgartown selectmen, library foundation at odds over donations

Selectmen and foundation members discussed promised donations, in a testy exchange at Monday's meeting.

Ozzie, Hannah, and the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard

A large corps of volunteers assist by walking the dogs, caring for the cats, and advertising the shelter's lineup of adoptable pets.

Oak Bluffs history is artist Renee Balter’s landscape

The show featuring Ms. Balter's art at the Vineyard Haven Library runs through May 3.

Dorothy K. Bangs

Dorothy Kenney Bangs died on April 25, 2013 at the age of 88.

SSA bomb comment landed CT man in jail

Falmouth Police arrested a man who said it was just a joke – he claimed there was a bomb in his car, as he boarded a Steamship Authority ferry Sunday.

Martha’s Vineyard Little Leaguers celebrate new season in style

Everyone loves a parade, especially when it kicks off the Little League season.