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Martha’s Vineyard girls tennis team advances to south semifinals

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The number one seed Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity tennis powerhouse took to the courts at home Monday afternoon against ninth...

Susan Elizabeth Kennedy

Susan Elizabeth (Pio) Kennedy died Sunday evening, April 17, in her Oak Bluffs home, surrounded by those who meant the very most in her...

Michael S. Chmura

Michael S. Chmura of Jambray Drive, Smithfield, R.I., and Vineyard Haven, the well-respected co-owner of East Chop Sleep Shop and the man who ensured...

New Steamship Authority ferry arrives in Fairhaven shipyard

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Following a nonstop, six-day, 2,200-mile journey from the Conrad shipyard in Morgan City, La., the Steamship Authority’s newest ferry, the MV Woods Hole...

Dorothy Elizabeth Alexander

Dorothy Elizabeth Alexander, beloved mother of three, grandmother of eight, and great-grandmother of six, died on June 2 after a brief illness at the...

George J. Santos

George J. Santos, 92, of Vineyard Haven died on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. A visitation will be held on Tuesday June 7, 5pm to 7pm in the...

Alexander Stewart Jr.

Alexander “Bud” Stewart Jr. died peacefully on Monday, May 30, 2016, in Bradenton, Fla. Bud was born in Bridgeport, Conn., on July 20, 1923, the...

Vineyard boys tennis team advances in state tourney

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys tennis team, seeded tenth in the Division 3 South Section, traveled to Mashpee Thursday and defeated the number...

George E. White

George E. White of Oak Bluffs died on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 94. George was married to Eileen C....

Japanese performers dance in the Yard’s summer season

The Yard, Chilmark’s internationally recognized dance residency and performance space, will kick off its summer season with a set of performances and installations by...

West Tisbury residents lambaste film festival land deal

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Updated 11:45 am, Thursday After the West Tisbury selectmen added a discussion of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) property purchase to their regular agenda,...

Gone fishin': Late-night splash in the dark holds a surprise

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This story might have ended up as the Martha’s Vineyard version of the Loch Ness monster, only in this fish story Nessie got eaten....

Building on Boch property comes on down

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For decades, the weathered Entwistle building on the Boch lot overlooking Vineyard Haven Harbor withstood years of storms and neglect. Wednesday morning it fell...

Vineyard lacrosse team beats Mashpee 11-8, earns tourney berth

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys lacrosse team earned a spot in the South Region Division 3 postseason tournament with a convincing 11-8...

Vineyard sluggers begin playoffs with home game

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School baseball team begins playoff action this Thursday afternoon with a home game against Bourne at 3:15 pm. Assistant...

Vineyard boys tennis team nets loss against Bishop Feehan 4-1

The Vineyard boys tennis team finished its regular season at 12 and 4, with a loss at home to Bishop Feehan last Thursday. The...

MV Little League Majors update

Pirates 11, Cubs 3 On Wednesday, the Cubs started off strong in the top of the 1st, scoring three runs off a couple of walks...

Vineyard runners come home with four track records

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School track and field teams competed in the MIAA Division 4 state championships on Saturday at Norwell High School...

Summercamp opening marks new era for landmark Oak Bluffs property

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The last of the great Victorian hotels in Oak Bluffs, the Wesley, reopened on Thursday, May 19 as Summercamp — the transformation from flowered...

Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival looks to West Tisbury for new home

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The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF), a nonprofit group that hosts a variety of art events and film screenings around the Island, announced last...