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Can I have a ride?

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

Merritt the medium

Islander Dave Merritt communicates with the dead, reluctantly.

Coming to America

Argentine immigrant Sergio Racig becomes U.S. citizen.

Annual Ryan Mone youth hockey tournament Feb. 6–8

The Martha’s Vineyard Squirt and Peewee teams will compete on Feb. 6–8 in the annual Ryan Mone/Eric Maclean Invitational youth hockey tournament held at...

Edgartown School crowns Spencer Pogue the 2015 Geo Bee winner

Seventh grader Spencer Pogue became the Edgartown School’s National Geographic Society 2015 geography bee winner on Tuesday, Feb. 3.  A world traveler, top-notch student,...

MVYLI Job Shadow Day pairs students with mentors

The ceremony Friday night included the presentation of the first Pat Gregory Award to Beka El-Deiry, owner of Island Window Design.

Island gymnasts compete in Hall of Fame Classic

Island Gymnastics Training School team and preteam gymnasts competed in the Hall of Fame Classic Invitational meet, held in Andover on Jan. 24 and...

Voters approve Squibnocket Beach plan, obstacles remain

Selectmen must now negotiate complex land-use agreements necessary to implement the plan.

Academic honors

Dean’s List at the University of New HampshireEmma Berryman-Moore of Vineyard Haven.Della Burke of Edgartown.Olivia Cimeno of Vineyard Haven.Emma Forbes of Oak BluffsMargaret Johnson of Vineyard Haven.Sarah Parece of...

The Charles W. Morgan sails again

On Feb. 11 at 6 pm, Sail Martha’s Vineyard will host Matthew Stackpole at the Black Dog Tavern as he gives an illustrated overview...

Animated shorts and “Selma” on deck this weekend at Film Center

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center has added two new film programs to its roster this weekend. The five Oscar-nominated animated shorts will play Saturday...

Llama Llama storytime

Llama Llama, the popular character from Anna Dewdney’s children’s books, will continue on his tour of Island libraries this week. Next Llama Llama will...

Swinging at the Oak Bluffs School

This Friday, Feb. 6, the Oak Bluffs School will host a night of family swing dance with Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish from 7...

County will offer help with fuel-assistance applications

Dukes County is teaming up with the South Shore Community Action Council, the Island’s designated fuel-assistance agency, to offer fuel assistance January to April.“When...

Vineyard Stories set to close its doors in 2016

Owner Jan Pogue shares the past and the future of the Island’s publishing house.

Discovering authentic Tex-Mex on Martha’s Vineyard

The Ritz brings flavors of the Southwest to Oak Bluffs.

Student photo show brings Oak Bluffs history full circle

Martha’s Vineyard Museum exhibits re-creations of archival photos by MVRHS students.

Cooking with Carlos

Farm Neck’s executive chef teaches traditional pasta recipes for ACE MV.

Winter film programs bring classics to the Island

A number of Island venues are offering regular film series, with a focus on vintage films.

Selina Trieff

Selina Trieff, 81, a renowned artist, died peacefully in her sleep on Jan. 14, at her home in Wellfleet. She had struggled for many...