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Crafting for good

The PeaceCraft holiday benefit sale and raffle benefits self-help projects in the poorest areas of the world.

Sports Highlights

The Makos next league Sprint Meet will be December 8 at the Percy Walker Pool in Duxbury.

Martha’s Vineyard’s Peter Simon, as seen through his lens

New DVD recounts the Martha's Vineyard photographer's personal journey

Chilmark imagines new plan for Squibnocket beach parking

Selectmen say relocating the lot provides a long term solution in the face of increased coastal erosion

Injunction to halt funding for Oak Bluffs church repair denied

Taxpayer group loses first round over use of public funds to repair church windows.

An early gift from the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society

Three favorite artists return for this year's holiday concert.

Island-to-Island football rivals remember friendships most

Lifelong bonds were forged between teammates and opponents who played in the storied rivalry between Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

Martha’s Vineyard fares well in statewide teacher evaluations

The first ratings under a new statewide system rank most Island teachers as proficient.

Erosion study underscores Gay Head Lighthouse peril

The engineering report said the bluffs lost between 18 inches and five feet in one year.

New federal rules harm VNA and many of its patients

Patients who need services that the agency has historically offered, may no longer be entitled to receive them under Medicare rules.

MVC talked wastewater at Alliance Community Church hearing Thursday

The Martha's Vineyard Commission continued the public hearing process for the fifth time.

Traffic studies dominate at Stop & Shop hearing

The Martha's Vineyard Commission reviewed two traffic studies as part its review of the supermarket's proposed expansion plans in Vineyard Haven

Two-week shotgun season for deer begins Monday

The Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun club on Third Street in Edgartown will host a shotgun deer shoot competition from 10 am to 2:30 pm, this Sunday, Dec.

Revitalization of Oak Bluffs business district is focus

On December 4, town volunteers, together with the Oak Bluffs Association, will conduct a survey of the downtown business district.

NSTAR completes herbicide application under power lines in Tisbury

NSTAR already filed its 2014 plan with the DAR and the 45-day comment period started November 20.

Regional high school budget public hearing held

Held in the Performing Arts Center, the budget hearing was attended mostly by school committee members and staff from the high school and superintendent's office.

Small Wonders at Louisa Gould

The Vineyard Haven gallery's annual Small Wonders show makes buying Martha's Vineyard art a bit more affordable.