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Two generations of Vets

Gung-ho gets it done. Former U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) captain Richard Ferry and his grandson, Marine LCpl. Ben Ferry, of West Tisbury, are good examples. We...

With a lens on the world

Photo and technology teacher Chris Baer is honored with National Geographic Award

Jo Ann Murphy named Veteran Service Officer of the Year

Jo Ann Murphy, Dukes County’s Director of Veterans Services for 13 years, received the Massachusetts Veteran Service Officer of the Year Award in a...

Martha’s Vineyard court report Oct. 24 – Nov. 3

October 24, 2014 Alex L. Moore, Aquinnah; DOB 2/6/82, speeding in violation of special regulation, marked lanes violation, negligent operation of motor vehicle, OUI-liquor or...


Emanuelly M.P. de Oliveira Miriam and Carlos de Oliveira of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Emanuelly Mateus Paiva de Oliveira, on October...

“Mill Pond Joe” captures early days of an Island writer, outdoorsman

Nelson Bryant’s memoir rewinds from life as a New York Times journalist to a West Tisbury boyhood.

Texas two step: a duo of plays set in the Lone Star State

Laundry and Bourbon and Lone Star debut this weekend at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

National Book Award nominee Fanny Howe’s poetry “sees the invisible”

Her poetry provides a local and universal vision.

Firefighters join forces to douse West Tisbury brush fire

Firefighters from four towns were called to a roaring brush fire at the Keene Excavation brush pit off Old Stage Rd. at approximately 8...

Oak Bluffs business owners question wastewater department policies

Discontent over high rates and unapproved appropriations have bubbled to the surface.

Walk your horses

Photos of long-ago Martha’s Vineyard.

Tisbury: Memories of chicken tombstones

The northeaster certainly blew things around and kept the boats in port. Some of the passengers were not planning on a blustery day on...

West Tisbury: A little snow

What an exciting weekend to be safe and dry inside while the world outside blew and blustered and even snowed a little bit. I...

Aquinnah: Halloween Aquinnah style

Halloween Aquinnah-style cannot be beat. The Tribe threw a rocking party complete with a hay maze, piñatas, and tacos. It was hard to tell...

Edgartown: Stormy seas

Wow, that storm last weekend was something else! We had some big branches down around the yard, one of which crashed into our garbage...

Oak Bluffs: Throwback Thursday movies

Well, now we know who the winners are in all those elections. It seems as if the campaigning went on forever — at least...

Chilmark: Library cafe now open

I dusted off sweet potatoes with the M.V. Gleaners last week at North Tabor Farm. The gleaners are a wonderful group of helping hands...

Sea Spa Salon is Devacurl certified

Sea Spa Salon at 17 Winter Street, Edgartown in Nevin Square is now DevaCurl Certified. “DevaCurl products are inspiring curly girls and guys throughout the...

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, October 27, nine pairs competed. Finishing first overall were Gail Farrish and Warren Morse, followed by Mollie...

Poets’ Corner: Writing

We tell people we are writing like people might tell us they are breathing or not with their backs to the wind but somehow...