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Andrea’s Auto takes over at McIntosh Motors

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Updated Andrea Campbell, longtime mechanic at McIntosh Motors in Edgartown, is taking over at the location of McIntosh Motors from Bruce McIntosh. Terms of...

Winter produce delivery started

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As the pilot season of the Mobile Market came to a close, customers expressed a need for fresh produce during the off-season as well....

An alternative pathway to recovery

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) and Fly Yoga Outreach are collaborating to offer a four-week “Yoga for Recovery”’ series beginning Monday, Jan. 8. The...

Pit bulls get reprieve

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Although Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously on Dec. 12 to euthanize two pit bulls with a troublesome history after a near-fatal attack on a...

MVRHS pucksters get hot in New Hampshire

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The 0-4 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School hockey team found its reset button in chilly New Hampshire last weekend, winning two in a row...

Dogs facing death rescued from Bermuda

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As many as three pit bulls or pit bull–looking dogs could be headed to Martha’s Vineyard for adoption after a rescue mission by the...

A New Year, a new you

Winter is a time to a) sit at home and reflect — preferably in front of the TV or computer screen — or b)...

Martha’s Vineyard 911 dispatch — the first, first responders

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They are there for you, 24/7, 365 days a year. They handle emergencies, tragedies, and at times comedies. From the Communications Center at Martha’s...

Visiting Vet: A Christmas emergency

Things are usually quiet at my office over the winter holidays. Everyone is focused on family and friends, not fleas and fecal tests, but...

This Was Then: The new jail

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During 1874-5, a new jail was built on the corner of Main and Pine streets in Edgartown. Pressure to move the jail had begun...

Lighthouse on a Starlit Night

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On top of the dune, Balancing between before and after, Preparing to leave, Already missing this place, Then falling back into rhythm With the lapping of tide and time. Gentle...

Have faith: Keeping warm

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The busyness of the holidays is over, and we’re into single-digit temperatures. The Island Clergy Association is helping those who need a place to...

Births: Dec. 10 – Jan. 1

Isaac Francis Perry Scheffer Lauren Scheffer and Noah Scheffer of Edgartown announce the birth, exactly one week before their first wedding anniversary, of a son,...

‘Sign Language Learning and Practice Circle’

The West Tisbury library will offer “Sign Language Learning and Practice Circle” with Lynn Thorp on four Wednesdays in January. This weekly program meets...

Holocaust survivor speaks at WT School library

Sami Steigmann is a Holocaust survivor who, when he was 18 months old, was sent with his parents to a labor camp, where he...

Mansion House celebrates 33 years with Vineyard slumber-party special

Thirty-three years ago, Susan and Sherm Goldstein purchased an inn and health club on the corner of Main Street and State Road in Vineyard...

Chappy before Kennedy

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Last week the trailer for the movie “Chappaquiddick” was released. On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy drove his car off the Dike Bridge,...

Does a bridge need a building permit?

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    As the legal quarrel over a building permit for Squibnocket Farm’s access structure (a.k.a. a bridge) moves to the state level, there is historical...

Grateful for first responders

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To the Editor: On behalf of my entire family, we would like to express our tremendous appreciation for the rapid response of the town's first...

Celebration of life for Melvin Pachico

A celebration of Melvin Pachico’s life will be held at the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, from 1 to...