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Made on MVY: Angela on a mission

New Islander finds treasures by shopping local.

MVRHS principal Gil Traverso presents $18.5 million budget

Gil Traverso, the new principal of Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS), conducted his first budget public hearing on Monday night at the Performing...

County advisory board closes spigot on county lawsuit funding

After authorizing another $3,000, county advisory board members said they will not authorize any more funds for the long running legal battle.

Many Land Bank properties closed during shotgun week

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reminds dog walkers and hikers that more than a dozen of its properties are closed to the general public...

Made on MVY: The Local Art of Going Global

Five Martha’s Vineyard artisans who use Etsy to expand their winter business.

Adopt me!

Ace would like to be home for the holidays.

Made on MVY: Shop local

Gifts made only on Martha’s Vineyard.

The holiday wish lists of the Harley Riders of Martha’s Vineyard

Recently the Martha's Vineyard Harley Riders completed their annual Red Stocking Run — a ride around the Island to collect money and toys for...

Pedestrian struck by car on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road Monday night

Neil “Apple” Welch of Vineyard Haven was struck by a car on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road at 5 pm Monday night. Mr. Welch, 58, was...

It’s about listening

To the Editor: Last week I was the co-subject of an article (“The art of civil discourse: Political opposites meet in the middle”) about having...

Oak Bluffs breaks ground for new $8 million fire station

The crunch of ceremonial shovels ushered in a new era for emergency responders and for public safety in the Island’s most populated town.

Local kids enjoy racing turkey during Turkey Run

A Grace Episcopal Church Pre-school student looked down at his medal and medallion-bedecked chest on Saturday morning at Owen Park in Vineyard Haven and...

Gatchell family turns on the holiday spirit

Continuing a 36-year tradition, at 5 pm on Thanksgiving evening Lynn and Robert Gatchell of Oak Bluffs will hit the switch on thousands of...

Edgartown shellfish constable requests more hours to tend Sengekontacket oysters

Selectmen will consider an increase in pay tied to the new oyster growing operation.

MVC will host meeting on road improvements

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) will host a public meeting about how to improve the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road on Wednesday, December 3, at 5...

West Tisbury selectmen name Ernest Thomas to fill spot on MVC

Mr. Thomas will replace Brian Smith on the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

Tennis Bonanza play continues at Tennis Center

The mixed doubles Tennis Bonanza at The Vineyard Tennis Center rolled into week two last Friday. Bev Mazza and Scott Lively, subbing for Jim and...

MV2 youth hockey team beats Canton 4-2

Martha's Vineyard Youth Hockey's MV 2 team defeated Canton 4-2 on Friday night, avenging a loss earlier this season. Will Brugueire was solid in the...

Shotgun deer hunting season begins Monday

The Massachusetts two-week shotgun season for deer begins one-half hour before sunrise Monday, December 1, and ends one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, December...

West Tisbury police launch coat drive

The West Tisbury Police Department will collect coats and jackets in good condition during the first week of December for distribution to those in...