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Edgartown: nice winter light

I love the angle of the light this time of year, particularly on the drive from Oak Bluffs to Edgartown along State Beach. The...

Oak Bluffs: Dine to donate at Offshore Ale

The holidays have passed and so has 2014, but we have many days ahead of us in this year of 2015. Like turning the...

Chilmark wins herbicide appeal in Land Court

Chilmark has prevailed in its two-year legal battle with the Squibnocket Pond Association, a group of six Squibnocket residents, that sued the town for...

This was then: Five Corners

Photos of long-ago Martha’s Vineyard.

The Sip: Beyond the bubbles

Enjoying champagne without celebration.

Emerging into the newly born year

The Island’s winter palate is spare and exquisitely subtle.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: December 29, 2014 – January 2, 2015

Aquinnah Dec. 30, Toad Rock Road LLC sold 4 State Rd. to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head for $1,150,000. Chilmark Dec. 29, Marin Street sold 1...

Governor Patrick is unsure about future of Cape Wind

A decision by utility giants to pull financing could leave the project twisting in the wind.

Reese Witherspoon conquers self-doubt in “Wild”

This week at M.V. Film Center and Entertainment Cinemas.

One night only with WIMP

The WIMP comedy improv troupe is home on winter school break, and is performing on Saturday Jan. 10 at 8 pm. IMP alumni Della...

Tisbury firefighters retire, selectmen name new assistant chief

Tisbury selectmen Tuesday heard some harsh words from the harbormaster about DPW maintenance.

Phyllis Dunn at the West Tisbury library

During the month of January, the work of photographer Phyllis Dunn will be on display in the community room of the West Tisbury library....

Two Island educators make short list in superintendent search

Oak Bluffs Principal Richard Smith and Assistant Superintendent Matthew D’Andrea are the two finalists.

Disc golf soars into the new year

Offshore Ale and Lazy Frog make a day of it.

Chilmark police nab Mermaid Farm thief

Minutes after police distributed his photo, the suspect unwittingly crossed paths with an alert town police chief.

Island fire departments will simulate a fire on Circuit Avenue Sunday morning

A three-company exercise will prepare firefighters and EMTs for a fire in the vulnerable Oak Bluffs downtown district.

Flatbread owners decide to sell Island pizza restaurant

There was just not enough dough to be made in the short Vineyard season.

Seventh-grade girls travel team hoopsters split games

The Vineyard girls seventh-grade travel basketball team split their doubleheader last Saturday, beating Falmouth 26-25 but losing to Rochester 31-30. Both games, held at...

Tisbury Tigers outduel Oak Bluffs Blazers, 67-48

Tisbury School vanquished rival Oak Bluffs on the basketball court, 67-48, on Tuesday afternoon. Led by Dylan Dyke’s incredible 36-point performance, the Tisbury Tigers...