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Chilmark approves all ballot questions

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Chilmark’s voters approved four ballot questions at the polls on Wednesday. Ballots were cast at the Chilmark Community Center in the town's traditional ballot box,...

Support for plaque removal

To the Editor: The chasm, unfortunately, is not closed, as much as we would like it to be. We’re referring to the sentence on the...

Unions strike back

The union workers for Stop & Stop called their international company’s bluff, and behold, Ahold Delhaize blinked. The strike has made a bit of a...

Abortion bill is inhumane

To the Editor: The Massachusetts legislature works on many bills, and then some are passed into law without the public having any idea that they...

Decide using facts

To the Editor: I am a full-time resident of Aquinnah, grandmother of two school-aged boys, and professional researcher. This last role is most pertinent to...

Judge grants motion for pharmacy records of witness

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  Jason Willoughby, charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of an Island woman, appeared in Dukes County Superior Court Wednesday morning for motion hearing...

Bivalve blowout

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The Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group’s annual Extravaganza is all about “bivalves and blues,” as Tisbury board member Beau Begin put it. He stood behind...

Great experience at M.V. Hospital

To the Editor: Having delivered my second baby a week ago as I write this, feeling compelled to give a shout-out to the maternity nurses,...

Missis Biskis concert

On Sunday, April 28, at 3:30 pm,the West Tisbury library presents an afternoon of live music featuring Ellen and Tauras Biskis, Don Groover, and...

Tisbury School library celebrates poetry

April is National Poetry Month, and the Tisbury School library celebrated by providing students many different opportunities to enjoy poetry. According to a press...

Art exhibit and reception by Caitlin Bingham

On Saturday, May 4, from 3:30 to 5 pm, there will be an art reception at the West Tisbury library featuring the work of...

This burrito will bowl your teen over

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Nothing makes a parent feel better than when a child eats well and enjoys every bite. When you have a family, finding recipes that...

Girls and boys tennis remain undefeated with wins over Sturgis West

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls tennis team defeated Sturgis West Charter School on Tuesday at home by a score of four...

Visiting Vet: Season of lilies

Last weekend, many of us celebrated either Easter or the beginning of Passover. “Of course they happen at the same time!” you might say....

Tisbury: Quilts by Joan

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Heard on Main Street: Listen: to understand, not to win. There will be a special quilt display at the Oak Bluffs library from May 1...

This Was Then: The Tashmoo

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Before the great fire of 1883 burned down all of Vineyard Haven, there were two homes on the corner of Main and Church streets...

State legislators support VTA drivers’ union

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State legislators have asked the Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) administration to take “critical steps” to resume negotiations after the union representing VTA bus drivers...

Oak Bluffs: Gio’s opens

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Hopefully May will be a wee bit sunnier and drier than April was, because as of Monday, we had only 12 days of sun...

Adventures on the go

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If you attend this year’s fourth annual Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire on May 11, you’ll get a chance to see Sidney Morris’s two...

Grande dame of the Sinfonietta

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“I’ll be playing music, so just come right in,” Heidi Schultz had told me over the phone. The energetic sounds of Bach’s “Allegro” from...