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Extensive Coast Guard search for boat owner ends with a phone call

The abandoned sailboat spurred a search by Island, state and Coast Guard units Saturday.

Leah’s Literacy project

For the past six months, 13-year-old Leah Littlefield has collected new and gently-used children’s books. When students at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center’s Religious School...

July meets August at Cousen Rose

Four artists headline the latest show at Cousen Rose Gallery in Oak Bluffs. Paul Goodnight has charcoals on exhibit, painter Mark Zeender returns to...

‘Looking Back’: The answer to that persistent question, ‘What’s it like to live here...

“Looking Back,” by Shirley Mayhew, Music Street Press, 2014, In March of 1946, Shirley Mayhew, a West Tisbury resident for the past 65 years, met...

A high-seas adventure story on the hunt for the HMS Monmouth

“On the Track of the HMS Monmouth’s Galleon...and Sunken Treasure!” by John Stauffer Potter, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, May 2014, 292 pages. The late John...

Edgartown officials say stay out of the surf today

The Edgartown Parks department is requesting that people stay out of the water along South Beach due to extremely dangerous surf conditions. Children are...

Passing hurricane generates dangerous surf

The National Weather Service said that Hurricane Cristobal will bring dangerous surf and rip currents to south facing ocean beaches of Rhode Island and...

Read this! Cultivates literacy

Deb Dunn of the Charter School celebrates books

The Manter Hostel, a welcoming place for travelers

There’s a gem in the woods of West Tisbury. Just don’t tell too many people.

Ask the Dogfather: Leo the barker

Leo the bark, bark, barky dog

High School sports season kicks off with hard work

Athletes were on the field running, jumping, kicking and sweating.

Chronic disease self-management workshop

The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health will kick off a free six-week workshop series next month to help people with chronic health conditions, such...

The Making of “Making It”

A Movement Workshop for Island Schools

Behind the scenes scramble saved the Oak Bluffs fireworks

Ralph Packer saved the day after heavy seas snapped the barge anchor lines hours before the show.

New manager at the Harbor View

Harbor View Hotel names Andrew Bartlett general manager

Gone Fishin’: A bad day of fishin’ can be a really bad day

Time to speak up to the ASMFC on proposed changes to striper regulations.

Mutual aid

Summer doesn't officially end until September 23. For many, the upcoming Labor Day weekend is the dividing line. Close observers of Island roadways and...

Only on the Vineyard

To the Editor: Only on Martha’s Vineyard could one have dropped their wallet on the VTA Lift and had it returned intact with ID, credit...

Oak Bluffs selectmen anticipate positive FEMA decision

Funding approval for clearing the little bridge channel appears imminent, but other projects face further scrutiny.