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Shakespeare Out-of-Doors

Be sure to check out the latest in the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s Theater-Out-of-Doors series, featuring the “Complete Works of William Shakespeare,” abridged and revised....

‘Walk Through Imagination” at Polly Hill

Stop by Polly Hill Arboretum (PHA) and experience the magic on the grounds in the form of fairy castles, forest creatures, spirits, and elves...

A painter’s paradise

As part of the Vineyard Conservation Society’s (VCS) 50th anniversary, the organization invited more than a dozen artists to create original works, including studio...

Edgartown library taps Aquinnah for its new director, Lisa Sherman

The Edgartown library board of directors has named Lisa Sherman of Edgartown to be the new library director. For Ms. Sherman, it will mean...

Unitarian Universalist Society Church claims rainbow flag was stolen

A Rainbow flag that has hung outside the Unitarian Universalist Society Church off of Main Street in Vineyard Haven was reported missing to the...

Registry of Motor Vehicles cuts days of operation for Vineyard office

As of Monday, July 27, the Martha’s Vineyard Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) office located in the airport business park is only open Monday,...

Downtown Oak Bluffs struck by power outage

Updated 10 am, TuesdayEversource crews have restored electrical power to areas of downtown Oak Bluffs following a brief power outage this morning. The power outage struck businesses...

Marjorie Rita Dolby services

Graveside services for Marjorie Rita Dolby will be held on August 1, 2015, at 1 pm, at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven.

Robert F. Tilton

Bob Tilton, a lifelong resident of Vineyard Haven, died peacefully at his home on Main Street on Thursday, July 23, 2015, at the age...

Yerbury G. Burnham

Yerbury G. Burnham died Dec. 2, 2014, at Indian River Estates, Vero Beach, Fla.Yerb was born March 8, 1928, in Montclair, N.J., the son...

Smiles and generous bids at Sunday's Possible Dreams Auction

It was another night of bidding wars and laughs at the 37th annual Art Buchwald Possible Dreams Auction at the Winnetu Oceanside Resort in...

Robert F. Tilton

Robert F. Tilton, 84, died on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at his home in Vineyard Haven.He was predeceased by his wife, Shirley (Knudsen) Tilton...

Time Out: Waiting For Goodell — a review

The lengthy run of this popular dramatic production continues on Broadway and in theaters throughout the country. Since its inception last January in Foxborough,...

SUV driver found at fault in Thursday truck rollover accident

Saturday, 10:30 amWest Tisbury Police Detective Matt Gebo said Robert Schwartz, 90, of West Tisbury "was found at fault" in a truck rollover accident...

Yard sales on an interactive map, July 25-26

View our interactive yard sale map below.It’s summer and yard sales are happening all over the Island each weekend. Here’s another handy map for all you...

West Tisbury truck rollover accident snarls State Road intersection; driver recovering

Updated 2 pm, FridayLewis Colby, the driver of a John Keene Excavation company dump truck involved in a roll over accident Thursday afternoon was released...

West Tisbury police detour traffic around Panhandle Road roll over accident

3:56 pm, ThursdayA truck has flipped over on Panhandle Road in West Tisbury. Police and EMS are responding. Traffic is being detoured around Panhandle...

Fishing boat narrowly misses anchored Shenandoah, smashes yawl

Updated 11 am, Wednesday, July 29A fishing boat headed to Memorial dock in Vineyard Haven harbor about 9:30 pm, Thursday night crashed into a yawl boat...

Controlled burn in Edgartown this Thursday and Friday

The state Division of Conservation Resources will be conducting a controlled burn on the south side of West Tisbury Road across from the Manuel...

Domestic Disturbances: That Chicken in My Window

When I came home at the end of the day, there was a chicken waiting outside my front door, standing there in the patient...