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Vineyard Wind to conduct radar survey

Vineyard Wind is poised to begin a survey of the Massachusetts fishing fleet in order to determine what types of radar various vessels have...

Yard Sales: Labor Day Weekend

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Rum Dog salvaged, placed on mooring in O.B Harbor

The sailboat Rum Dog, which grounded by Little Bridge in Oak Bluffs and then partially sank, blocking the inlet, has been pumped out, refloated,...

‘Time is ticking’ for MVRHS to start building project

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School is looking at two firms that could be hired to facilitate discussions surrounding the regional funding formula. At Monday’s...

Partial Land Court triumph for Zarbas

In an August 16 decision, Land Court Judge Robert Foster handed down a final ruling on a portion of a complex zoning battle between...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Martha’s Vineyard Beachfront

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

Songs from the headlines

On Saturday evening, Son Volt, an alternative country/Americana band, will take the stage at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs at 8 pm. Some of...

Cannabis competition grows on Mechanic’s Street

Marijuana entrepreneur Geoff Rose has set his sights elsewhere in Vineyard Haven to open an adult-use marijuana shop. “I have identified another location in...

Teachers receive ‘Stop the Bleed’ training

Teachers and staff at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School received Stop the Bleed training from the Dukes County Sheriff’s office.  Sheriff’s deputies, including medical...

Ask an Expert: What’s so great about a striped bass?

Unsurprisingly, since we live on an island, Vineyarders look to the sea for inspiration, recreation, and food. This is an island of fisher folk,...

Tribe and town reach deal to secure casino site

Updated Aug. 30 The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and the town have reached an agreement on securing the casino site until the tribe’s...

MVH Profile: Marcela Pouliot, Physical Therapist

What brought you to MVH? I first came to the Vineyard in 1995 as a PT student for an internship at Windemere. I spent 12...

Sept. 23 is Falls Prevention Day

Statistics show that falls are a leading cause of injury for people age 65 and older. “A significant percentage of seniors have balance issues,”...

Good reaction for Good Deed cards

The Tisbury Police Department’s Good Deeds reward cards have been a hit with boys and girls this summer. The cards give young Samaritans the option...

What Islanders Wear to Work

When people think style on Martha’s Vineyard, a certain vision sweeps over the minds of the unknowing. Salmon-colored shorts with tiny smiling whales. Pastel-pink...

Stylish symbology

What draws us to a piece of jewelry? Beauty, fashion, and craftsmanship, to be sure, but for Ivry Russillo, creator of Ivry Belle Jewelry,...

‘Fashion changes, but style endures’

Let’s face it, when the weather gets really hot, and there is so much to do, we reach into our closets for the same...

The Florists

Emily Coulter, owner Morrice Florist 149 State Rd., Vineyard Haven 508-693-0392 morriceflorist.com How did you come to own Morrice Florist? Five years ago, I took over the business. It completely...

Building a barn from scratch

Few builders know the provenance of every board they build with. Chappaquiddicker Collins Heavener does because he milled each one from Island trees and...

Back to school with Kyle Crossland

Around this time in 2017, Kyle Crossland stepped through the doors of the MVRHS horticulture greenhouse and felt transported back about sixteen years to...