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Out of business contractor leaves two Vineyard solar projects hanging

Protracted Vineyard municipal solar projects in Tisbury and West Tisbury now have a less certain future following the news that Broadway Electrical, the company...

Minnesingers warm up winter with live recording and gala

Last Saturday evening, the Minnesingers joined with Jerry Bennett and The Sultans of Swing for their Mid-Winter Ball and Gala, and a live recording...

Rod Backus runner-up in Rhody table tennis tourney

Rod Backus of Vineyard Haven won the runner-up medal in the finals of the Rhode Island winter open table tennis tournament held January 25...

Cape Cod Healthcare will acquire Island VNA

Strapped financially, the Vineyard Nursing Association turns to the large mainland homecare agency.

SMF seeks proposals for use of Nat’s Farm South Pasture

The Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation is seeking proposals for the agricultural use of five acres in the South Pasture of Nat's Farm in West Tisbury. Conservation...

Field borings concluded at Gay Head Lighthouse site

Geologic Earth Exploration, Inc. of Norfolk completed field borings last week at the Gay Head Lighthouse site. The effort, under the direction and supervision...

Martha’s Vineyard district court report

January 13, 2104 Derek Kevin Dennison, Holliston; DOB 1/25/86, assault and battery: continued without finding for two years, must pay $90 VW, $65 PSF and...

Opening delayed two hours for Martha’s Vineyard Schools

Updated 8:45 am, Wednesday, January 29, 2014 All public schools on the Island will delay opening for two hours this morning, after an early morning...

Budget reduced, Up-Island school committee says yes

After much deliberation, committee members agreed on a $10 million budget reduced by $86,000.

Iten N. Fales

Iten Noa Fales of Cambridge,  a full-time and a seasonal resident of Lambert's Cove from 1946 to 1986, died on January 6 while visiting...

Suns burn Bulls, Lakers edge cooling Heat

Don’t count out the defending champs just yet. The Suns (4-6) won their third consecutive game, beating the first-place Bulls, 101-86, Monday night in...

Martha’s Vineyard swimmers excel in Nantucket, despite loss

The Whalers got the win but the Vineyarders posted more than a dozen of their best times of the season.

Framingham overpowers Vineyard icemen

With the game tied 2-2 midway through the second period, the Division 1 Flyers scored three quick goals and pulled away for the win.

Island students join Governor Patrick’s Project 351

Island eighth grader student ambassadors take part in community service and leadership development.

West Tisbury

The ground is still covered with snow. There have been a couple of milder days with temperatures above freezing, but mostly it's been windy...

Our panel of local practitioners weighs in

Our experts weigh in on the best ways to treat pesky winter viruses.

Monster Shark Tournament may live again in Oak Bluffs

Tournament fisherman Matthew Kriedel said he would make changes that will benefit the town.


My father was born 142 years ago today. That was an very long time ago — and, yes, he was pretty old when I...

Oak Bluffs

Snow, cold, sunny warm-ups, rain, snow, etc. It goes on and on this winter, doesn't it? My grandson from South Carolina got his wish...


We have reached that point in the winter when people start escaping the island en masse, headed to warmer climes. Just this morning in...