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Robert A. “Edgar” Plante

Longtime charter boat Captain Robert A. Plante of Oak Bluffs, better known as “Edgar,” a man of strong convictions, who passed on his love...

Steve Ewing to receive Creative Living Award

The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha’s Vineyard announced that Steve Ewing of Edgartown will receive the 2014 Creative Living Award in a ceremony on...

This was then: The Meat Wagon

Photos of long-ago Martha’s Vineyard.

Martha’s Vineyard JV squad falls to Bishop Feehan, 22-0

The first home football matchup of the season found the Vineyard overmatched.

Oak Bluffs board of health hosts heated fluoride debate

Voters may get the final say on whether to continue adding fluoride to town water.

Gloria Brooks

Gloria Brooks died peacefully early Tuesday morning at her home in West Tisbury, with her daughters Darleen Bungey and Geraldine Brooks beside her. She...

Small works, big impact at A Gallery

No wall space, no budget, no problem at A Gallery’s end-of-season show.

Read local: two Island love stories

Two new books wind Vineyard roots around the tangled web of love.

Up-Island pizza parties

Wood-fired pizza nights are a great way to warm up a fall evening.

Documentary follows food from seed to harvest

West Tisbury library's Living Local Harvest Festival to screen "Open Sesame."

Celebrate the life of Harold Hill

There will be a celebration of the life of Harold Hill from 1 pm to 3 pm, Saturday, Oct. 11, at the P.A. Club...

Mary Jane (Confrey) Bettencourt

Mary Jane (Confrey) Bettencourt of Sandwich died peacefully at home on Sept. 25, 2014, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 72. Mary...

John Wesley (Jack) Walton

John Wesley (Jack) Walton died unexpectedly in his sleep on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at his apartment in Concord. He was 63.His permanent home was...

With bow door repaired, SSA is back on schedule

The Steamship Authority completed overnight repairs to the ferry Martha’s Vineyard and resumed normal operations Tuesday morning.

Eleanore Benedict Hoar

Eleanore Benedict Hoar of Chappaquiddick died very peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 27, at the age of 96. Her funeral service was held Wednesday, Oct....

Charlotte wins 26th Pat West Gaff Rig and Schooner Race

Nat Benjamin’s Charlotte finished the race in a corrected time of 13 hours.

OB Open Market is a Sunday staple

Flea market in Washington Park livens up the Oak Bluffs shoulder season.

SSA will pull Martha’s Vineyard at 5 pm to repair bow door

Vehicles drivers had to back onto the double-ender ferry due to a balky door. The Steamship Authority plans to adjust schedules after 5 pm today.

State aviation officials caution county as airport commission returns to court

The airport commission asked a judge to block a county vote to expand the airport commission from 7 to 9 members.

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday September 15, nine tables were in play.  North-South winners were Sue Collinson and Bea Phear, followed by...