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Suns beat Heat in 3 OT to repeat as RCBL champs

The best of three final series came to an epic, gruelling close as the Suns outlasted the Heat 116-113.

A rhyme, in time, will make you feel fine: Notes from the Poetry Jam...

Last Thursday, a handful of poets read their work in Chilmark

Helen Mae Wheeler

Helen Mae Wheeler of Oak Bluffs died peacefully on February 25 in New Port Richey, Florida, with her daughter Pamela at her side. She...

Robert G. Bassett

Robert Gordon "Gordie" Bassett died on February 2, 2014, after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was 55. Gordon was living in Baltimore,...

New Martha’s Vineyard fishing tourney announced

The monster scup problem is out of hand. They’re decimating the food chain in our waters. They’re even scaring the monster sharks away. We have to kill as many as we can.

West Tisbury voters will decide a $15.9 million budget

Voters will wade back into the Mill Pond debate when they confront a 43-article warrant Tuesday.

Edgartown police identify tire slasher caught on video surveillance

Edgartown police turned to social media this week to help identify a suspect shown in a surveillance video slashing a motorcycle tire. Edgartown police...

World’s last public phone honored

Public phones, or phone booths as they were once called by old people, were used in the previous century when people had to stop walking and put currency in a slot to make a phone call.

Community Chorus welcomes spring with Mendelssohn performance

The Island Community Chorus tackles, with grace, the St. Paul Oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn.

Bad Martha’s Brewing Company raised the roof Monday

In the works, Mr. Carleton said, is a collaboration with Vineyard Haven chocolatier Not Your Sugar Mamas to create a rich chocolate stout, as well as Martha’s Vineyard Honey Company, to create a light and sweet, but not too sweet, honey-infused beer.

Viking artifacts found

Carbon dating and the inscription inside the helmet ‘Olaf DeBettencourt,’ sealed the deal.

Stocks on the rise

Reviving the quaint New England tradition will have numerous benefits. People will finally get the message that you can’t litter here, and the towns can make extra cash

Hold your horticulture

There was solace in pricking out lettuce seedlings indoors while a blizzard thrummed outside, although I’d have rather been working in the garden. Island gardeners are eager to immerse in all spring work with headlong energy, rather than waiting.

Party for Friends of Family Planning of Martha’s Vineyard

Friends of Family Planning of Martha’s Vineyard is hosting a dance party fundraiser this Friday, April 4, at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown....