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Edgartown planning board delays decision on triangle lofts apartments

Following a fourth contentious meeting over the proposed triangle business district project, the board put off any vote to August 5.

Camp Jabberwocky stages “Frankenstein’s Last Dance”

A Technicolor dream of zany action.

Dr. George Wallace Brown

Dr. George Wallace Brown, beloved family physician of Waynesville, North Carolina, for more than 55 years, who would stop at nothing to treat patients...

Edgartown selectmen award liquor license for new restaurant

Edgartown selectmen voted unanimously to grant a liquor license to Rockfish, a new restaurant planned for 11 North Water Street. Members of the Coogan...


Aquinnah July 22, Paul and Barbara Valenti sold a lot on Attaquin Way to Jennifer Butler and Kevin Sheehan for $442,500. Chilmark July 24, Stephen Carr Anderson...

Caroline K.  Napolitano

Caroline K. (Giacchetto) Napolitano of Cambridge died on June 8 in Cambridge. She was 98. Born on January 26, 1916, in Cambridge, Caroline was one...

Bids aplenty at 36th Annual Possible Dreams Auction

The first is that this Island has provided me with a home and home-away-from-home amid a diverse and neighborly community since I was born. The second is that Dolly Campbell and her colleagues at the Thrift Store were kind to my wife and me, when we were struggling to build and furnish our house here. The third is that the auction has repeatedly given us the opportunity to meet generous people who have jumped at the chance to see things that stretch the mind with questions and awe

Blinded by bias

Better still, I began to get a sense for the entire family: what conditions its members like, what characteristics mark the family itself or help you sort out its members. In short, I learned something! I find this fun.

Fair sign is up in West Tisbury

The hazy, hot, humid days of summer are with us now. Occasional rains and thunderstorms, otherwise heavy gray skies. Foliage is heavy, too, dark...

Getting ready for the good part in Edgartown

Good-bye, July, we hardly knew you. Onward, to my favorite month of the year. With the Fair and the Fireworks still up ahead, and...

Chilmark Flea is the perfect lunch

This was the final week for my niece and nephew’s first Island visit, but on their last day we had a real scare when...

Hoping for Silver Pockets Full in Tisbury

There is a memorial tribute to Sheldon Hackney tonight at 7:30 pm at the Chilmark Community Center as part of the M.V. Book Festival....

Public Safety day honors Aquinnah heroes

Such sad news in Aquinnah this past weekend. Carl Widdis died on Sunday. I will miss seeing him around town, usually with his family,...

Martha’s Vineyard U-14 baseball ends season with 9 game win streak

A day after returning from a series of games in Cooperstown, the Martha’s Vineyard under 14-year old baseball team competed in the Gateway U-14...

VYT Classic deadline is Sunday

The deadline to sign up for for the Vineyard Youth Tennis Center Youth Tennis Classic is midnight on Sunday, August 3. The junior tournament...

Weekly Top Gun tennis results

Fifth week results for the Top Gun competition in which the top juniors on the Island play matches at Vineyard Youth Tennis are: Kelly...

Week Six: Isaiah Maynard’s Cross Country Ride

Dispatch from week six; Chardon, Ohio.

The Net Result holds 30th anniversary tee-shirt design contest

Updated Wednesday, August 6 at 4:38 pm. Okay, let's get real and ask ourselves some tough questions. For example, what would you do with 40...

Banker Richard Leonard joins Cape Cod Five

Well known Island banker Richard Leonard did not stay retired long. The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank announced Monday that it had hired...

Another honor for the late Patricia Neal

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse dedicated the Patricia Neal Stage on Friday.