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MVRHS girls ice first win

Meghan Sonia scored from Alex Rego and Lauren Boyd with 6:04 left in the third period and the MVRHS girls hockey team held off...

Vineyard icemen tie Bourne on late goal

Jackson Pachico ripped in a slap shot with 14 seconds remaining in the game as the Vineyarders rallied from two goals down to tie...

Steamship Authority’s 2019 Reservation Program gets underway

The Steamship Authority is now taking vehicle reservations as far ahead as May 14, 2019. The reservations can be made online or over the...

The lives they led: Who Martha’s Vineyard lost in 2018

In the print pages we usually devote to opinions, we’ve decided to celebrate the lives of Islanders who died in 2018. We have included...

Vineyard Coasties may go unpaid in January

Updated Dec. 29U.S. Coast Guard personnel at Station Menemsha weren’t expected to receive their pay at the end of December but things have changed....

Trash power

Many people on-Island may wonder, where does trash go after we chuck it over the concrete wall at the dump?The journey that our...

Activist group to rally at Representative Keating’s office

When the newly elected members of the House of Representatives are sworn in on Jan. 3, Indivisible groups from the Cape and Islands will...

In support of the Levandowskis

To the Editor,I am writing in response to the incredible surge of comments made and general tone of the discourse regarding LeRoux and owners, both...

West Tisbury: Holiday magic

It’s early in the morning, barely light out. This is my favorite part of Christmas, sitting downstairs with just the tree lights and silence,...

Wild Side: The red-bellied woodpecker

Things are always changing in the world of wildlife. Sometimes the process is slow and subtle; in other cases, though, things happen more quickly...

Tisbury: Give kindness

Heard on Main Street: The best things in life are not things.We don’t realize how different our celebration of the holidays is from many...

This Was Then: Bad beef

Dairy farmers Jim Adams of Chilmark and Silas Merry of West Tisbury were both worried about the health of their herds in early 1909....

A Gay Head Christmas

By Mark FosterFern sensitive, hay-scented, royal, sweet — Grass blue-eyed, everlasting, star, and wool — And spleenwort, bellwort, loosestrife and sneezeweed, Mayflower, monkeyflower, milkweed, and all Are gone...

Oak Bluffs: Blessed

We are getting ready to say goodbye to the year 2018, and all of its good news and the more difficult events we faced...

Edgartown: Winter warmth

The world of a newspaper writer is sometimes odd. Due to the timing of Christmas, my deadline for this column is almost a week...

Giving back comes in many forms

The week before Christmas, reindeer antlers bobbed up and down the halls of Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center as students from Debra Silva's health...

Weekly music appreciation class with David Rhoderick

Starting Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 10:30 am, David Rhoderick will lead a weekly series of classical music classes at the West Tisbury library. According...

Chilmark: The silver tree

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.”  –Hamilton Wright MabieI grew up with a single mother, a...

Joseph King Joins Cape Cod 5 as senior wealth management officer

Cape Cod 5 recently welcomed Joe King to the team in the role of senior wealth management officer. King brings with him over 20...

Nico Joseph Jones

Raleigh Russell and David Jones of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Nico Joseph Jones, on Dec. 9, 2018, at Brigham and...