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Edmund C. Cottle IV Emily and Edmund Charles Cottle III of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Edmund Charles Cottle IV, on April 22...

William H. Allen

William H. Allen of Brockton died on Friday, April 11, at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston. He was 72, William was born in Rockland...

Community prays for Islanders injured in Virginia car accident

The Island community's outpouring of concern, and the prayer that has gone out, we are absolutely certain is accounting for Ellie coming through this,” Ms. Hanjian said. “And she's got a lot more to go through, but our family is very sustained by all the thoughts and prayers that have been flowing out, as are the Whitakers.

Kids Trout Derby is 40 years old Saturday

The fishing fun begins at first light at Duarte’s Pond in West Tisbury.

Nanny’s candid camera a revelation revealed in ‘Finding Vivian Maier’

“Finding Vivian Maier,” a riveting documentary about a nanny who snapped more than 100,000 photos of Chicago street scenes but never exhibited them, arrives...

Chilmark voters derail Squibnocket Beach plan, 83-81

Following a long and emotional debate, voters rejected a plan to build a new bridge to Squibnocket Farms, and relocate the public parking lot.

Craft beer celebration whets appetites for new brews

M.V. Wine and Spirits sponsored a tasting for beer lovers.

Forecasts for April 28- May 4, 2014

April 28- May 4: Quiet your mind so you can listen to what your inner voice is saying to you.

Victor A. Perella

Victor A. Perella of Framingham and West Tisbury died unexpectedly on Monday, April 21. He was 70. Beloved son of Lucy (Gold) Perella of Framingham,...

MVRHS principal Stephen Nixon resigns

It has been an honor to work with some of the greatest teachers and administrators in education. It has been a privilege to work with so many dedicated, parents, community members, and town governments. Most of all it has been life changing working with the greatest students anywhere.

Social Security face to face video service begins on Island

The new Oak Bluffs video terminal connects Vineyarders with a live mainland agent.

The art of business, and the business of art

Stretching the boundaries of art, Featherstone's latest show features commercial design. “It's an overlooked form of art,” said graphic designer Karen Huff. “But if...

Spring Garden Feast for thriving high school garden

This Saturday, enjoy a local spring garden feast at The Sweet Life Cafe in Oak Bluffs, all for the benefit of the Martha’s Vineyard...

Catherine H. Hoffman

Catherine Hughes Hoffman died in her North Tisbury home on April 24, 2014. She was 99 years old. Her husband, Michael, predeceased her in...

Squibnocket project worries

To The Editor:The Squibnocket beach and parking lot proposal worries me deeply.  A massively impactful project like this should have more careful review and...

Chilmark car accident causes power outage

The distracted driver struck a utility pole on South Road.

Critics rally against Stop & Shop expansion

This is the first online petition on the Island and it really just shows the power of being able to give people a voice to say what they really want to say...It’s caught fire, not just on the Island, but also on the Cape and all over the world.

Meet the equestrian community of Martha’s Vineyard

Vineyarders might not be aware that these small shows have produced many young equestrians who have gone on to win national honors,” said Ms. Olsen. " Watching Ava Stearns soaring over those big jumps was a highlight of last year’s open house.

Mass receives extra year to comply with Obama care changes

Massachusetts has been given an additional year to transition to a new system under the Affordable Care Act that would change the way insurance...

Real Estate Transactions: April 14 – 25, 2014

AquinnahApril 22, Nathalie Gilfoyle, trustee of Christopher MA 1996 Trust, sold 53 Lighthouse Rd. to Nathalie Gilfoyle for $200,554.43.EdgartownApr. 15, Janet M. Smith and...