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‘Scandalous’ series spotlights Chappaquiddick

Fox News Channel will air the second season of its “Scandalous” series this weekend, focusing on the Chappaquiddick crash involving U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy...

New SSA canopy in time for Christmas

Temporary tents installed last spring at the Steamship Authority’s Woods Hole terminal have been removed and will be replaced by a more permanent, yet...

Ag Society seeks streamlined permitting for events

Members of the Agricultural Society advocated for a more streamlined permitting process for large events held at the Agricultural Hall at a West Tisbury...

Bourne, Sagamore bridges will be worked on

If you're traveling off-Island and then off-Cape, beware, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced bridge work.Maintenance work will be performed on the...

Assessors: Changes in tax status can happen

Updated Dec. 1Reviews like the one done by Tisbury’s board of assessors that resulted in Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse being assessed property taxes are a...

Real Estate Confidential: end-of year opportunities

Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chit chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by...

Oak Bluffs School project does not require second vote

Funding for improvements to the Oak Bluffs School, approved at the Nov. 13 special town meeting, will not require a second vote for a...

Pivotal Land Court trial remains unfinished

Updated Dec. 4A complex border trial between the town of Oak Bluffs and John and Susan Zarba featured two full days of testimony, but...

A good start, but more needs to be done

To the Editor:I learned a great deal being away at college, among which is my appreciation for the respect our community has for our...

Steeple chase continues

“Fingers crossed, it’s coming down Saturday,” Kirk Metell, facilities manager for the Town of Tisbury, said of the steeple atop Tisbury Town Hall.The steeple,...

Wow, cacao!

We sent out a request in our daily newsletter, The Minute, hinting that we might be open to trying folks’ recipes for hot chocolate....

It’s lit

The lights were bright and the mood was merry at the Lighting of the Tree in Oak Bluffs at Post Office Square.A wave...

Library Journal awards West Tisbury library five stars

Library Journal announced the results of the 11th edition of the LJ Index of Public Library Service, and rated the West Tisbury library five...

Teens tackle snapping selfies at workshop

What pulled 11 kids ages 12 to 15 into the Oak Bluffs library on Friday, Nov. 16, at 3:30 pm, when they could have...

SSA vows to work with terminal critics

Former Steamship Authority general counsel Steve Sayers told board members Wednesday that the SSA will “work with the community” to achieve a fully acceptable...

MVY Radio’s Laurel Redington wins Mass. Broadcasters award

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, MVY Radio's Laurel Redington won a Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Award for a segment she produced titled "Island Students Walk Out...

Pick up a uke

Despite the cold, pitch-black evening, 13 spry, spirited men and women gathered together for their weekly ukulele jam. Walking in the door of the...

Film screening and discussion: ‘One Big Home’

On Saturday, Dec. 1, at 3 pm, the West Tisbury library will host a screening of “One Big Home,” a documentary about the “big...

Bridge results

At the Nov. 19, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, seven pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Dave Donald and Barbara...

Aquinnah: Blaze orange

If you are thinking of going for a walk in the woods, think twice, as shotgun season started this past Monday. If you are...