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Facing addiction and recovery in “The Hungry Heart”

“The Hungry Heart,” an award-winning film on opiate addiction, to play Martha’s Vineyard Oct. 12.

Noëpe: A space to create

Writers in residence have time, space to produce new work at Noëpe Center for the Literary Arts.

Arnie Reisman dubbed Poet Laureate of Martha’s Vineyard

The writer and longtime NPR panelist, named by the Martha’s Vineyard Poetry Society, inherits the designation from Lee McCormack.

Chilmark: falling into autumn

We are thankful for the rain, the sun, and the apple tree, and so much more this first week of autumn. When I moved...

The Chef’s Story: Daniel Sauer of 7a Foods

How a chef turned an off-season delivery service into one of the most popular lunch spots on the Vineyard.

Oak Bluffs: looking for Island faces

Come celebrate National Fossil Day at the Oak Bluffs Library on Thursday, Oct. 16, from 4 pm to 7:45 pm. Everyone is invited to...

Edgartown: congrats newlyweds

Ride along Beach Road right now on a given Saturday, and the other side of Senge looks like a never-ending carnival of big white...

Aquinnah: lots happening on the cliffs

The weather may still have summer flavor, but the stores and restaurants up-Island are starting to shutter for the season. The Aquinnah Shop is...

Tisbury: wants you to be part of the plan

Martha’s Vineyard flu clinic is Saturday at the high school from 9 am to noon. People in vehicles must register at Waban Park or...


Colt James HannahElizabeth Blaydes and James Hannah of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Colt James Hannah, on Sept. 30, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

AG says airport commission violated open-meeting law twice

The attorney general reviewed three complaints filed by an attorney suing the airport commission, and found the commission at fault for two.

Oak Bluffs conservation commission prevails in superior court

In a decision filed in Dukes County Superior Court on Sept. 22,Associate Justice of the Superior Court Associate Justice Richard J. Chin has upheld a...

M.V. Community Services launches license-plate design contest

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) is sponsoring a campaign to create a Martha’s Vineyard specialty Massachusetts license plate. The Registry of Motor Vehicles sponsors...

West Tisbury selectmen add fire-alarm permit fee, consider tent fee

A $50 permit fee for fire-alarm inspections was added to the $700 building permit fee.

Lagoon Pond drawbridge will close to traffic overnight Tuesday

Work crews will repair the bridge deck, and expect to reopen the bridge early on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

Selectmen appoint Zachary Townes to police force

Already a special police officer, Townes will become a full-time member of the force after he completes the police academy.

Farm Neck Foundation grants available

The Farm Neck Foundation is now accepting grant applications from Island nonprofit organizations whose goal is to improve the quality of life in the...

Weekly Holmes Hole race results

Dan Culkin moves to second place, 0.001 points behind Stuart Halpert.

Kendall G. Willoughby

Kendall Willoughby died on Sept. 14, 2014, due to metastatic lung cancer. He was 73.Ken worked on the Vineyard driving tour buses, and as...

Francis John Duart

Francis John Duart, affectionately known as "Frankie," died peacefully at St. Anne's Hospital in Fall River after a brief illness. He was 73.Frankie was...