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Vineyard harriers run to C & I championship

The MVRHS girls and boys cross-country teams won the Cape and Islands League Championships in dominating fashion Tuesday afternoon at Cape Cod Academy in...

Late season blitz

With fewer and fewer boats in the water, I have been fishing mostly from shore. I seldom leave home without a bag full of...

Crash at Five Corners ties up traffic

At approximately 4:20 pm Tuesday, Tisbury police and emergency medical personnel responded to a crash at Five Corners involving at least two vehicles.One vehicle,...

Free beginners’ guitar course

The West Tisbury library offers a free series of five guitar lessons this fall with instructor Andy Herr. Classes meet Wednesdays from 5 to...

Coast Guard Auxiliary elects new commander and vice commander

Two Coast Guard Auxiliary members at Station Menemsha were given new roles in the Martha’s Vineyard and Elizabeth Islands flotilla 11-9 at an election...

Cultural Council member and Katama Airport commissioner resign

Edgartown selectmen accepted two letters of resignation from town volunteers at a meeting Monday.The first letter was from Lori Stone, who resigned from...

The third time’s the charm

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) is gearing up for its third low-number license plate charitable auction of the year.Starting on Dec. 3 and...

Steeple is coming down soon

The white steeple that pokes out of the Vineyard Haven landscape is coming down soon, to be replaced by a new replica steeple modeled...

Museum hosts talk on Fresnel lens

How do you move a first-order Fresnel lens, complete with 1,008 glass prisms? Very carefully, is the quick answer. Lampist James Woodward will tackle...

Rural Scholars present ‘Advance Care Planning’

On Thursday, Nov. 1, from 3:30 to 5:45 pm, the 2018 Rural Scholars from the University of Massachusetts will give a presentation at the...

Environmental film screening and discussion

In celebration of Zero Waste Week, visit the West Tisbury library on Tuesday, Nov. 6, at 3:30 pm for an environmental film screening and...

In support of Laura Marshard

To the Editor:For over 25 years, Laura Marshard has worked tirelessly for the district attorney in three separate jurisdictions, her prosecutorial record unblemished....

Movie night and other beeswax

Aging actress Irina visits the country estate where her brother Sorin and her son Konstantin reside in “The Seagull,” playing Tuesday, Nov. 6, at...

Local home watch organization earns accredited status

Osprey Home Watch has earned accredited member status from the National Home Watch Association for the second year. The NHWA was formed in 2009...

State sees merit in Vineyard maritime nonprofits

Ronald Amidon, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Wildlife, came on-Island to visit representatives from the Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group and the...

Bodhi Path presents talk with dharma teacher Tsony

On Friday, Nov. 9, at 7 pm, all are invited to the West Tisbury library for a talk with dharma teacher Tsony. This event,...

This Was Then: Bumpus

Lester “Jack” Bumpus never knew his parents. His father, a harnessmaker at the factory in Vineyard Haven, died of pneumonia at the age of...

Music and photography come together in ‘Avian Improv’

“Avian Improv” is an hourlong creative collaboration between bird photographer Lanny McDowell and piano innovator David Stanwood. The musical slideshow is meant to create...

A soft touch

“It’s going to be magical,” promised Virginia Munro, program director at the Edgartown library. She discovered Aine Minogue through Spotify, and traveled off-Island to...

Red Sox win and so does Green Monster artist

The Green Monster is more than just a 37-foot wall out in left field at Fenway Park. It’s a symbol of Boston, an icon...