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Alliance Community Church will submit new plans to the MVC

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission may open a new public hearing for the Alliance Community Church expansion.

Land Bank expands holdings in Wapatequa Woods

The purchase will add 30 acres to a Land Bank property that straddles the Oak Bluffs-Tisbury town line.

Eighteen by eighteen at Featherstone

A variety of artists will display their smaller works starting this Sunday, March 2.

GordonBeck leads boys to hoops tourney win over Wareham

Alex GordonBeck threw in 18 points grabbed  9 rebounds (unofficially) and notched 4 steals to lead the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball team...

Benjamin A. Araujo

Benjamin Ashburn Araujo died peacefully at Tufts Medical Center on February 10 following a brief illness. Benji, as he was known by all, was born...

Workout of the Week: Take a Hike

Forget the incline on the treadmill — there’s a whole playground out there.

Time for concerted action, community strategy

The revealing Times series about addiction and a successful strategy for assisting its victims, written by Barry Stringfellow, underscores dependency's ravaging effects, for the user...

Girls hockey team bumped from playoffs

The Vineyarders lost 3-2 to Algonquin on February 26.

‘The Rocket’: A fable of life in Laos

The film provides a haunting record of one country’s struggles in the aftermath of the Vietnam War.


Michaela R. Auld Beth and Mark Auld of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Michaela Rose Auld, on February 18 at Martha’s Vineyard...

Academic Honors

Honor Roll Tisbury School, 2nd Quarter 8th Grade High Honors  Margarett Burke, Evelyn Medeiros, Lily Pigott, Benjamin Tillman, Elizabeth Williamson. Salyn Yancey Honors  Nicholas Bischoff, Belle Hattingh,...


Happy school vacation week or, as those of us still on the Island say, “Where is everybody week?” Seriously, many, many people are away...

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on February 17, eight pairs competed.  Finishing first were Anita Persson and Ency Fokos, followed by Helen Colvin and...


I’ve had another week in futility seeking out the snowy owl, but I appreciate the encouragement and tips I have received from you folks...


0’s quiet around town. It’s school vacation week. It seems like nearly everyone has ventured somewhere. Many opted for warmth and a quick dose...

The Memory Cafe opens with pianist Michael Haydn

The Windemere program provides people with memory loss an opportunity to socialize with one another.

Oak Bluffs

The town seems a bit empty with the schools on vacation. Many students and their families have left for warmer climates or, in some...

Good and fast food from a truck

Selling upwards of 40 chicken sandwiches a day, The Food Truck is filling a hole.

West Tisbury

A nice surprise to see grass again. It's a bit dull, sodden in some places, but still a solid footing after snow/ice/rain/mud and slicked...

On their way: Daniel Cuff makes a go of it on-stage in New York

The Oak Bluffs native hopes to pursue a professional acting career.