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Oak Bluffs first responders will do double duty

Paramedics and EMTs will be answer minor calls to ease the burden on volunteer firefighters.

Edgartown considers purchase of Main Street mini-park

Owned by the Hall family and leased to the town, the park is much loved by visitors and residents, but has been a source of friction for town officials.

Vineyard Haven Post Office adds Sunday hours

The Vineyard Haven office of the U.S. Postal Service will be open the next three Sundays, December 7, 14, and 21, to offer patrons...

Picking Rico back up

After Enrico Holley suffers a fall, the Island community rallies to help.

Martha’s Vineyard Court report: November 18- December 1

November 18, 2014Todd D. Goodell, West Tisbury; DOB 12/2/65, violating abuse prevention order, assault: continued to pretrial conference.November 20, 2014Welison D. Pereira, Oak Bluffs;...

Tisbury boys, Oak Bluffs girls win Interscholastic hoops openers

The 2014-15 Interscholastic basketball season tipped off Tuesday afternoon with the Tisbury Tigers playing the Oak Bluffs Blazers in girls and boys action. The...

Brian Cioffi outshoots competition at Rod and Gun Club fall shoot

The annual prelude to the deer shotgun season featured three events in the Top Gun competition.

Oak Bluffs spreads holiday cheer on Saturday

Activities for all ages will ring in the holiday season.

A war of the spirit in real time

New novel maps the ethical terrain of the Vietnam Conflict.

Dumptique chic makes a splash in Paris

How a volunteer at the West Tisbury dump spun Vineyard thrift into Paris gallery gold.

“Movember” is a hair-raising success at  Tisbury School

Since the beginning of November, male staff members at the Tisbury School have been growing their facial hair in honor of “Movember,” a national...

Unbeaten Heat scorch Suns, Bulls sink Lakers in RCBL hoops

Four weeks into the RCBL (Robin-Corley Basketball League) season, the Heat are clearly the team to beat, sporting a 4-0 record after scorching the...

The bow hunter’s dilemma

Bemused readers ask novelist Nicole Galland for her take on navigating the precarious social landscape that comes with living on the Vineyard. Nicole, who...

High school students make art out of beach trash

After a recent beach clean-up, the  members of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) “MVironment Club”  were inspired to raise awareness for the...


Katama Marie Martellucci & Janice OwnbeyStacy Elizabeth Nickerson-Hall and Stephen Martellucci joyfully announce the engagement of their daughter, Katama Marie Martellucci of Edgartown and...

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, November 24, seven pairs competed. Finishing first overall were Charlie Harff and Dave Donald, followed by Andrew...

Academic Honors

Honor RollTisbury School1st Quarter8th GradeHigh Honors  Isabelle Custer. Jason Davey, Reinaldo DosSantos, Christian King, David Krauthamer, James Norton, Owen Porterfield.Honors  Jennyfer Balbino, Samuel Cranston, Jack...

Chilmark receives $280,000 state grant for Squibnocket beach project

The Patrick administration Monday announced $1.5 million in funding for six communities and one organization. The grants will be used “to reduce risks associated...