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Oak Bluffs

The town seems a bit empty with the schools on vacation. Many students and their families have left for warmer climates or, in some...

Good and fast food from a truck

Selling upwards of 40 chicken sandwiches a day, The Food Truck is filling a hole.

West Tisbury

A nice surprise to see grass again. It's a bit dull, sodden in some places, but still a solid footing after snow/ice/rain/mud and slicked...

On their way: Daniel Cuff makes a go of it on-stage in New York

The Oak Bluffs native hopes to pursue a professional acting career.

Poets’ Corner: Winter’s Concert

Singing through the sparkling night sky the sound of winter’s chilling cry Trees dancing with delight to a tune sung in chorus under a smiling moon Running brooks...


It is almost worth getting older to have a birthday weekend with two lovely granddaughters trying to outdo each other to help me celebrate....

Tisbury’s FY2015 budget deficit estimated at $1.2 million

Town officials say they expect to ask voters for a Proposition 2.5 general override.

Family Center has a new home in Vineyard Haven

The longtime education and support facility for Island parents will move from the regional high school.

Education, town government, and the hospital spell jobs

On Martha’s Vineyard, taxpayers are among the biggest employers.

Island Children’s School, 45 years and counting

The longstanding preschool program offers families new expanded hours and flexible schedules.

Leaving home

Friday afternoon, some significant segment of the Vineyard population, the majority of them teachers, parents, and children, all of whose desperation was palpable, left...

Mass Hunter education class is offered

Mass Wildlife will sponsor a basic hunter education class in April. The three-day class is a requirement for first-time hunters in Massachusetts to purchase a...

Tisbury selectmen will consider parking fine increase

The Tisbury selectmen will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 25, to discuss raising the town's overtime parking ticket fine from $15 to...

State begins fingerprinting program for school employees

Massachusetts school districts have started fingerprinting teachers, administrators, bus drivers, and other employees to comply with a law Governor Deval Patrick signed on January...

Edgartown Hardware to open new paint store in Tisbury

Edgartown Hardware on West Tisbury Road in Edgartown plans to open a new paint store on March 10 at 15 Merchants Court off State...


A news brief published February 20, “West Tisbury police officer Russell Ventura resigns,” incorrectly reported that Mr. Ventura was scheduled to be arraigned on...

SSA chooses less costly ferry design

Choosing a vessel with a capacity of 384 passengers instead of 512 will save $2 million.

Oak Bluffs selectmen approve FY 2015 budget

A spike in education costs will require a budget override vote at annual town meeting

The late Geoff Pease wielded a beautiful brush

See his work in Brooklyn March 14–16

Vineyard boys escape with 2-1 OT hockey win

Senior co-captain Tyson Araujo scored the game winner on an unassisted breakaway.