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Heard on Main Street: Be yourself.


How 'bout them Sox, am I right? What an exciting few weeks they provided for us around here, not to mention one heck of...

Oak Bluffs

We wend birthday smiles to Mark Landers on November 8, Todd deBettencourt and Trulayna Rose on the 10th, Amanda Gonsalves the next day, and Katie Davey on November 13.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club Results

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on Halloween, seven tables were in play.

Poets’ Corner: On Island

After 40 years of working with technology, and nearly 30 of those living part time in West Tisbury, Cynthia Bloomquist now resides there full time following guidance from her muse.

Coast Guard Station Menemsha wins readiness award

The Sumner Kimball award honors perfection in the day-to-day duties that could mean the difference between life and death.

“This Is Our Island” back on the big screen

Forty years in the making, a film for and about the Island continues to bring history to life.

Yvonne LaBrecque

If you would like to make a donation in Yvonne's memory, please consider one of the organizations she supported: Friends of Family Planning of Martha's Vineyard, P.

Laurel Chapman

Laurel was laid to rest on a small hillside at the Oak Grove Cemetery on Martha's Vineyard.

West Tisbury selectmen endorse State Road Charter school speed lights

Skip Manter balks at $100,000 cost of cemetery fence.

Top seeded Martha’s Vineyard boys win 2-1 thriller in soccer tourney opener

Winners of 15 consecutive matches, the unbeaten, Mohawk-adorned Vineyarders beat eighth seed Scituate Monday in the south sectional quarterfinals.

Oak Bluffs man drives car into Sunset Lake

The driver managed to escape without injury after his vehicle plunged into the small pond adjacent to Oak Bluffs harbor Friday night.

Norwell defeats Vineyarders 22-8, playoff hopes end

Although the Friday night loss means there will be no post season play, the Nantucket game looms on the horizon.

William A. Brown

A memorial service in his honor has been planned for 2 pm on Saturday, November 9, at the Trinity Church in Oak Bluffs.