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West Tisbury School trip diverted after terror attack

School leaders canceled the West Tisbury School trip to England in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack, where a suicide bomber killed 22...

Healthy Incentives Program benefits families and farmers

A new benefit program that helps low-income families eat healthier food while supporting local farmers has launched statewide, and kicks off on the Vineyard...

Vineyard Montessori School adds middle school, plans to expand

Tucked away in a quiet corner of Main Street in Vineyard Haven, the Island’s only private school, Vineyard Montessori School, is expanding its reach....

What makes a restaurant successful

Operating a restaurant on the Vineyard comes with its own unique challenges. For openers, many provisions must be sourced off-Island, we have an abbreviated...

Ask a Geek: Stocking up

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He writes regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners. Got a...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: May 29 – June 2, 2017

ChilmarkMay 31, Vincent A. Chippari and Deneen McQueen-Chippari sold 2 Pepperbush Lane to Pepperbush Holding LLC for $1,150,000.June 1, Robert T. and Nancy C....

Lady’s slippers

Eager as any mushroom hunters, my friend, Debby Farber, and I tramp the moist May paths of Duarte’s Pond, Waskosim’s Rock, Cranberry Acres, and...

Judith Anne Clough

Judith Anne Clough (née Salomon) of Vineyard Haven died at the age of 82 on May 16, 2017, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Her husband...

Visiting Vet: Giardia

Tijax, a bouncy golden retriever puppy, belongs to an exceptionally knowledgeable owner who gives her new companion state-of-the-art healthcare. She educates herself about each...

Gregory Mone teams up with Bill Nye for new science adventure book

Ten years after a day of surfing with Bill Nye the Science Guy, West Tisbury resident Gregory Mone entered into a deal to co-author...

Dominick Canha carries on the tradition

Dominick Canha can’t come to the phone right now.The son and grandson of an Island-raised U.S. Air Force (USAF) military family is hard at...

Seventh annual blessing of the pets

The seventh annual blessing of the pets, sponsored by the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard, took place at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown...

Oak Bluffs residents receive ROAR awards

Oak Bluffs real estate agents Susie Wallo and Barbara Twiss are recipients of LEAR Realty Partners’ Individual Agent Emerald award, which is part of...

The Partnership celebrates its 30th anniversary on the Vineyard

This year, according to a press release, the Partnership, an organization that supports multicultural professionals and promotes racial and ethnic diversity, will commemorate its...

Shenandoah gets a new mast

Captain Robert Douglas was brushing a last-minute coat of stain onto the mainmast of his topsail schooner Shenandoah as the spar lay on its...

RISE performers dance through the decades

RISE Vineyard Performing Arts celebrated its 10th annual recital last weekend at the Performing Arts Center with a mix of ballet, tap, acrobatics, contemporary,...

Business Brief: MVSB employees support the Relay for Life

The 2017 Relay for Life was held Saturday, June 3, at Waban-Alley Park in Oaks Bluff to raise money for the American Cancer Society....

Ketch catches fire in Vineyard Haven

A fire broke out aboard the 41-foot charter ketch Witch of Endor Tuesday afternoon while the vessel was moored in Vineyard Haven Harbor. Just...

Cheryl Stark honored at Ag Hall

Cheryl Stark, statuesque and blonde, exuding a strength mixed with irrepressible humor, died at the age of 70 on Jan. 2 in her home...

Court report 5/25-6/5

May 25, 2017Sophie O. Sobel, a.k.a. Sophia O. Sobel, West Tisbury; DOB 4/3/94, assault and battery on a family/household member: dismissed at the request...