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Charter School initiates new five-year strategic plan

The plan focus includes curriculum revisions in Spanish, math and the arts, and building two new science labs.

Dig this: Archeology Day at Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Archaeological finds unearthed at MV Museum

Casting a net for Island youth

A new faith based youth group will target Island teens

Answers from the Wild Side

What’s this spotted bug?

Aquinnah: Ready for school

Happy First Day of school everyone! And happy reopening of Chilmark Chocolates as well. Good luck to all the kids of Aquinnah returning to...

Ask the Dogfather: “Dominant” dogs

What happens when your pooch is pinned by an aggressive dog?


Lucas P. GerardMaelyn and Josh Gerard of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Lucas Paul Gerard, on August 28 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Chilmark: ‘Some Kind of Lucky’

A visit with summer Chilmarker Joan Bowman

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at the Howes House on Monday, August 25, 15 tables were in play. North-South winners Carol Whitmarsh and Sari...

This was then: The Pagoda in Oak Bluffs

Photos of long ago Martha’s Vineyard.

Margaret Leather

Margaret "Mardie" Leather died on Thursday, August 14, in the Worcester area. She was 92.Born in Malone, N.Y., she was the daughter of the...

Edgartown: Congrats to Randy Walpole, car show winner

It’s hard to believe I just typed the word “September” in this header. The kids are back to school, the Steamship Authority has removed...

Drought stress

Watering has been doubled up, insufficiencies in irrigation programs revealed, and signs of stress have appeared everywhere.

Martha’s Vineyard court report August 21-29

August 21, 2014Justin W. Donnini, Edgartown; DOB 4/11/95, keeping a noisy and disorderly house: to be dismissed upon payment of $250 court cost.Inku Sim,...

Oak Bluffs: Happy Labor Day

Welcome to September with visions of cooler weather and less crowded streets, stores, and beaches. How quickly the summer flew by. Labor Day passed...

Poet’s Corner: Weather

From padded window seat inside caféa cup of tea warms my handsas cold winds shuffle sidewalk leavesTwo tables away sit two menone in October...

Looking out for dry eye

Tears function to nourish, lubricate, and protect the eye as well as remove debris and bacteria.

Tisbury: Martha’s Vineyard Int. Film Fest takes over the town

When I was young a few dollars was all I had for a carnival — and all I ever needed. This year our granddaughters...

West Tisbury: Karasik cartoon, new teacher, elections

We had a sprinkling of rain Sunday night, fast and noisy during the night, leaving a mere quarter inch behind. Some relief for which...

Henry Hotchkiss Memorial Service

There will be a memorial service for Henry W. Hotchkiss at 1 pm on Saturday, September 13, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 102 Green...