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Vineyard students join Governor’s Statewide Youth Council

On Friday, Governor Deval Patrick swore in 28 members of the 2014-2016 Governor’s Statewide Youth Council. The group included. Zachary Bresnick of West Tisbury and...

Memorial service for Natalie Perry

A memorial service for Natalie Hoxsie Bailey Perry will be held at 11 am, Saturday, December 6 at the Barrington Congregational (White) Church, 461...

Home for the Holidays

Thanksgiving with a side of sit-com

School committee approves $5.7 million superintendent’s budget

The $5.7 million budget, up 7 percent, includes funds to continue an Island-wide facilities management review.

SSA renews VTA, high school contracts, expands schedule

The Steamship Authority also approved a capital budget worth $55 million.


Jaslyn E.P. Oliveira Mariza and Samuel Oliveira of Edgartown announce the birth of their daughter, Jaslyn Eli Paim Oliveira, on November 18 at Martha’s Vineyard...

Edward Hoagland, Edgartown’s secret literary explorer

In the literary world, Hoagland has been as well-known and respected as perhaps anyone else alivefor decades.

Simmer down with comforting fall soups

Dine in, take out, or cook at home for a warm and easy off-season meal.

Brooks judges books for National Book Awards

One of our own Island authors was a judge at the 2014 National Book Awards last week.

SSA adds Tuesday boats in anticipation of Wednesday storm

The Steamship Authority Tuesday announced that is adding extra service to its Tuesday schedule in anticipation of service disruptions late Wednesday on one of...

Island givers: Driving Mrs. Cronin

Volunteers for Vineyard Village at Home give Island seniors their wheels

What’s up with the Red Stocking?

More giving every year.

Poets’ Corner

Martha’s Vineyard vs Nantucket Not much between us. Their two hundred pound linemen, our tailback like a greased pig. Their winters even longer than our own, our superiority of...

Catching up with quince

Since antiquity the quince has been the symbol of love, happiness, and fruitfulness, but how does one use them?

The Children’s Trust honors Marney Toole of Martha’s Vineyard Family Center

The Children’s Trust, the state’s leading family support organization, recently honored Marney Toole, Family Network/Family Services Coordinator at the Martha’s Vineyard Family Center, in...

Community Note: Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival gives back

The Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival (MVF&WF) closed its four-day run with check presentations to its beneficiaries, Island Grown Schools (IGS) and the...

ACE MV launches first ever annual appeal

Sam Hart, the executive director of Adult and Community Education of Martha’s Vineyard (ACE MV), recently announced the launch of the nonprofit’s first-ever annual...

West Tisbury: Corn pudding recipe

I just read the best quote on Nicole Cabot's Facebook page. It's from a story about her daughter Reed's preschool class at First Light...

Oak Bluffs: Trot like a turkey

Thanksgiving is this week already when it seems like we just ended summer. Once again the town and Island are crowded with students, families...

Aquinnah: Safe travels

Happy Thanksgiving one and all. I hope your travels go smoothly or if you are not traveling, that everyone arrives in one piece and...