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Matthew D’Andrea named Vineyard public schools assistant superintendent

An elementary school principal from Mattapoisett will take over as the Martha's Vineyard Public Schools assistant superintendent in late fall.

Glances: What’s happening in the Martha’s Vineyard art world

Leslie Baker wins award, Artisans celebrates Labor Day, and more

Museum exhibit dives into Bass and Bluefish Derby history

The Martha's Vineyard Museum chronicles 67 years of Island fishing madness.

Run to the library, antique car show, and shopping for a cause

Coming up this weekend is a 5K run to the new Edgartown library site, an antique car show, and a benefit shopping day.

Reel Picks

In this comedy, a small-time pot dealer takes a fake wife, two pretend kids, and a huge, shiny RV to Mexico on Fourth of July weekend to try to score enough to pay off a big debt.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

An Evening of Music on the Lagoon, singer/songwriter at Alex's Place, three events at Playhouse, and more

Civil War brought to life through the letters of two young soldiers

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School teacher publishes an intriguing history.

Blanchett dominates ‘Blue Jasmine’

Although Woody Allen built his reputation on urban comedies, "Blue Jasmine" shifts mostly into tragic mode.

Chilmarkers show little appetite for beer and wine sales

Few who attended a public meeting Tuesday favored changing the town's status as the Island's last remaining dry town.

Tisbury installs new wastewater leaching system off West William Street

The leaching system uses two vertical "wicks," which are holes two feet in diameter and about 100 feet deep, to release treated wastewater underground.

Senator Dan Wolf will appeal ethics commission ruling

In an about face, he said he would not resign his post Thursday

Stephen M. Laverty

A service will be held on August 31 at 6 pm at 1260 West 1150 North, Provo, UT 84604.

Romeyn V. Lippman Jr.

He was laid to rest beside his dear wife in Oak Grove Cemetery in Oak Bluffs, and a celebration of his life was observed this summer.

M.V. Jazz and Blues Summerfest brings rhythm to Union Chapel

Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, Anaisa, Sage, Nicholas David, and Andrea & James and the Andjam Band will perform at the sixth annual Oak Bluffs festival.

Ed Schulman paints cities and seascapes with appealing simplicity

Using a limited palette of muted colors, Mr. Schulman tends to paint linear figures, from people to buildings.

Love lessons we learn from dogs

"A Man of His Own" is not all win-win by a long shot. It reveals the power and pain that comes from giving and receiving love.

Steps away from gourmet in downtown Vineyard Haven

From Hawaiian red sea salt to BBQ potato chip chocolate bars, LeRoux Gourmet is a smorgasbord of flavors.

Stop & Shop expansion project takes five; await results of ongoing traffic study

Representatives for Stop & Shop postponed two meetings this week, while they and the MVC await results of a traffic study

Mill Pond dredging resurfaces in West Tisbury

Selectmen's meeting discussion covers watershed study, and why couldn't pond dredging occur before the study is complete.

Three arrested in separate drug investigations

A Revere man traveling to Martha's Vineyard, an Oak Bluffs man, and a Philadelphia woman all face drug charges.