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The evolution of Music on Martha’s Vineyard

Tom Dresser and Jerold Muskin’s book covers the sounds of Vineyard household names and hidden gems.

Sidewalk scarecrows

MVPCS scarecrow festival enlists the imaginations of local business owners.

Martha’s Vineyard varsity defeats Coyle & Cassidy, 21-7

The Martha’s Vineyard varsity football team won its second game of the season on Saturday afternoon, defeating Coyle & Cassidy, 21-7, in Taunton. With...

Up-Island voters will decide regional school committee race

With only two candidates on the ballot, three seats will be filled by write-in votes.

Future location of the Gay Head Light tops Aquinnah special town meeting

Voters will decide whether to buy property near the lighthouse for $590,000.

Judge Barbara J. Rouse offers students a view from the bench

As part of a farewell tour before retirement, the Superior Court Chief Justice hosted an educational forum on a visit to the Dukes County Courthouse.

For legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri, it’s love of the game

The tennis great impressed kids and adults with his passion and knowledge.

State officials present revised Ocean Plan to Islanders

Offshore sand mining for beach nourishment has strong Island support and strong opposition.

Halloween brings selected Vineyard Haven street closures

Tisbury police will close several streets in Vineyard Haven to motor vehicle traffic from 6 to 10 pm on Friday, Halloween night, to protect...

West Tisbury selectmen hear appeal to protect swans

Animal control officer Joan Jenkinson wants to erect a gate to keep the swans from wandering into the road in search of food handouts.

West Tisbury selectmen hire new police officer

West Tisbury selectmen last week agreed to follow the recommendation of Police Chief Dan Rossi and hire Bradley Cortez as a full-time police officer....

Fall back one hour early Sunday

Time changes overnight Saturday, when daylight savings time ends and standard time begins. Time reverts to standard time at 2 am, Sunday, November 2....

Celtic Green wins Island Soccer League championship

The Island Soccer League held its mid-season round-robin tournament last Wednesday, with the League Cup at stake. Everything was up for grabs going into...

Fall baseball ends with Vineyard undefeated

The Vineyard 12  and 13 year old fall baseball team finished their season on Sunday with a 13-3 victory over Lower Cape Red and...

Cross-Country team has strong showing at EAC Championship

The Martha’s Vineyard cross-country team put in some great performances this weekend at the Eastern Athletic Conference championships. Both the boys and the girls...


Vivian V. VladimirovSylvia Ilieva and Vladimir Vladimirov of West Tisbury announce the birth of their daughter, Vivian Vladi Vladimirov on October 23 at Martha’s...

Martha’s Vineyard court report Oct. 17 – 24

October 17, 2014Cassandra A. Bowler, Hull; DOB 12/3/68, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes violation: continued to pretrial conference.Tracy (Anne...

Peewee hockey team defeats Gateway

Martha's Vineyard Youth Hockey’s Peewees defeated Gateway, 8-5, in the first round of the state Playdown Tournament at Tabor Academy on Saturday. The offense was...

Animals for Adoption

There are three facilities on the Island that offer animals for adoption.The Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard (ASMV), Edgartown: For more information about ASMV,...