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Pumpkin recipes to warm up chilly fall days

'Twas the day after Halloween, and all through the house were sugar-crazed children, and a hung-over spouse! Whether you spent Halloween stealing your kid's...

Colin M. Butler

Colin M. Butler, 55, of Oak Bluffs died on Friday evening, Oct. 26, 2018, at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is survived by his mother,...

Ocean Guardian may ward off sharks from Vineyarders

As great white sharks become more prevalent in Massachusetts waters, Vineyarders find themselves facing the ghost of the blockbuster filmed here 44 years ago....

MVRHS field hockey coach retires after 32 years

On a warm and sunny Sunday morning, friends and family gathered around to celebrate the field hockey Senior Day, as well as give a...

Trail app is now available on Android

The TrailsMV app created by Sheriff’s Meadow is now available for folks with Android phones. The app launched in June for IOS, and has more...

Tornado threat prompts waterspouts

Severe weather Monday morning touched off waterspouts on Vineyard Sound and had the Island and parts of Cape Cod under a tornado warning for...

Memorial service for Dr. Robert Franklin

A gathering in loving memory of Dr. Robert (Bob) Franklin will be held on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 1:30 pm at Farm Neck Golf...

Lucy D. Hackney

Lucy D. Hackney, 81, died on Friday morning, Oct. 26, 2018, at her home in Vineyard Haven. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis...

Richard V. Kelly

Richard V. Kelly, 55, died on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, at his home in Edgartown. There are no formal funeral services scheduled at this...

Land Bank purchases five acres in Tisbury

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank on Friday announced the purchase of beachfront land on Herring Creek Road in Tisbury, according to an email from...

Coast Guard used nor’easter for training

While most Islanders were bringing in lawn furniture, buying candles in case of a power outage, and hunkering down in living rooms in preparation...

Island mourns loss of Lucy Hackney

Lucy Hackney, a Vineyard Haven woman whose family connections include friendship with civil rights icon Rosa Parks, died Friday at 1:20 am, surrounded by...

A couple, a restaurant, and a new chapter

After 26 years of providing fine dining for the Island, Chesca’s Restaurant owners Jo Maxwell and David Joyce have decided to sell their business. Maxwell...

SSA hikes reflect a need for change

To the Editor: The Steamship Authority recently finalized plans to raise vehicle rates for nonresidents and tractor-trailers, as well as increase the price of all...

Nor’easter buffets Island, causes cancellations

Updated Oct. 27 at 1:15 pm With a nor'easter bearing down on the region, cancellations are likely today. There is extensive flooding this afternoon on...

Martha’s Vineyard ferry delayed

The 2:30 pm Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven ferry was delayed for about 45 minutes Thursday because of a medical emergency aboard the vessel,...

Tribute to Coach Knight

To the Editor: This week marks the end of Lisa Knight’s 32nd regular season as head field hockey coach at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School....

Drones pose serious risk to aircraft

Useful and fun when operated correctly, drones can act like missiles when carelessness sends them into the path of occupied aircraft. Martha’s Vineyard Airport...

Tisbury welcomes new fire engine

Tisbury’s newest fire engine rolled off the MV Martha’s Vineyard Thursday morning into the Steamship Authority’s Vineyard Haven terminal. The Tisbury Fire Department was...

Man injured in kitesurfing accident

A kitesurfer was taken to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Thursday morning after being injured in an accident in the water off Edgartown. At approximately 10:45 am,...