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Rosanne Cash to play Tuesday for Save the Gay Head Lighthouse Committee

Singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash is set to take the stage at Flatbread Company this Tuesday, July 1, for a benefit concert for the Save the...

Fridays mean antique shopping in West Tisbury

Ever since the summer of 1997, the Grange Hall in West Tisbury has morphed into an antique shop every Friday. It continues today under...

Robert J. Hickey

Robert J. (Bob) Hickey of Vineyard Haven and Cooperstown, N.Y., died Thursday morning, June 26, in Cooperstown after a short battle with cancer. Bob was...

Antiques, retro items, and much more at Vardo

“Eclectic” is one of the most overused words when describing the inventory of a store. However, in the case of new Vineyard Haven shop...

Dick Carlson shoots 100 in skeet

Dick Carlson of Oak Bluffs shot four perfect rounds of skeet at the Martha’s Vineyard Rod & Gun Club last month, dusting four sets...

Elizabeth Langer to exhibit at Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

In a show that will extend through July 20, lawyer-turned-artist Elizabeth Langer will display her work at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center’s Feldman Art...

Tisbury firefighters contain Sunday blaze

She started shouting at me and pointing towards the opposite side of the harbor by Tashmoo boat yard. I turned and saw black smoke starting to billow up from behind Albion Alley's house on the lake front. I called 911 and we made our way across the harbor to get a closer look. We watched as the smoke increased and large flames burst out amid the homes.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival starts season on July 2

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (TMVFF) opens its summer season on Wednesday, July 2, with a documentary, "Divide in Concord,” about a woman's campaign...

Norman Perry relinquishes chairmanship of Martha’s Vineyard Airport commission

Norman Perry, chairman of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission since April, relinquished the chairman’s post at a meeting of the airport commission Friday morning....

College Board invalidates high school advanced placement test results

Martha’s Vineyard students must now choose whether to retake the exams.

West Tisbury selectmen approve plan to muffle barking dogs

Animal Health Care plans to create a sound dampening barrier to reduce the noise of barking dogs.

Coast Guard Station Menemsha changes command

In a time-honored ceremony, Senior Chief Robert Riemer took command of the small boat station on Martha’s Vineyard.

Flatbread and YMCA gets star spangled for the Stars + Stripes Fest

After the past three years of solid Fourth of July music entertainment, Independence Day weekend on the Island would be incomplete without the return...

Controlled burn in Edgartown Friday

The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will be conducting a controlled burn today (Friday), between 11 am and 4 pm, south of...

Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams in “I Take Your Hand in Mine”

Actors Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams will present their Martha’s Vineyard stage debut at at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center...

Oak Bluffs police locate missing teen

Boston police located the girl in the Forest Hills section of Boston.

A wedding in West Tisbury

As dusk settled, the ambiance was festive with twinkling lights strung among the trees and bushes surrounding the house — the music was rock and roll and the dancing began — not on a dance floor, but on the lawn. Katie sang four songs with the Bodes and Lucy joined them on the keyboard for several songs. This was truly an Island wedding — potluck dinner with smoked bluefish and smoked chicken by Aunty Sarah; pulled pork, grilled chicken, and lobster salad by Betsey; rice and salads and breads brought by guests.

Local students honored for sea creature art

In the annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) student marine art contest, Oak Bluffs School brothers Everett and Oliver Dorr received awards for...


James Pringle of Vineyard Haven was appointed to another term as a Justice of the Peace for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with a "special designation...

Martha’s Vineyard district court report

June 16, 2014 Colleen Frances Carreiro, Buzzards Bay, DOB 1/21/94, negligent operation of motor vehicle: to be dismissed upon the completion of 12 hours of...