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Occasional magic at ‘The Moth’

Every story got a standing ovation. That description alone will tell you just how ecstatic the audience was to listen to the talented lineup...

Obama returns to Martha’s Vineyard for vacation

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Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, celebrated his 58th birthday on Martha’s Vineyard Sunday. Obama is back in his favorite vacation spot,...

‘More boats than wind’

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That was Roger Becker’s apt description of both of last week's Holmes Hole races. What breezes there were shifted here and there on both...

Sharks edge Gulls in playoff opener

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The top-seeded Martha’s Vineyard Sharks and No. 2 Newport Gulls opened up the best-of-three New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) Southern Division finals Sunday...

Celebrating music and art at Canvas and Chords

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The Old Sculpin Gallery and MVY Radio celebrated 100 combined years of fostering artistic expression on the Vineyard at the Canvas and Chords live...

Road closings announced for Beach Road Weekend

Some road closings and restrictions for Beach Road Weekend will begin as early as Wednesday, according to a release from Tisbury Police Chief Mark...

Trail camera spies apparent coyote in Edgartown

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A trail camera in the vicinity of Meeting House Way in Edgartown captured images of what appears to be a coyote. The shots were...

Orange is the new blech

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Chelsea Handler held an orange in her hand onstage at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center Friday night. “The orange,” she said to a...

O.B. Police crackdown on bar noise

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Oak Bluffs Police swept into a number of bars and restaurants earlier this week and ordered windows and door shut to tamp down on...

‘From seafood floor to fish house door’

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  To support the hard work of the Island fishing community, the Martha’s Vineyard Fisherman’s Preservation Trusts hosted “Meet the Fleet” last Thursday. This year’s...

Greg Skomal: Cape’s a ‘restaurant for sharks’

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Greg Skomal called Cape Cod a “restaurant for sharks” at his presentation at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown Thursday night. Skomal spent 23 years...

Tisbury needs a welcome center

To the Editor: Welcome to Tisbury! The Old Tisbury Firehouse lot has been vacant since 2012, and since then has been used exclusively for parking by...

Writer offers liberal optimism 

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Updated Aug. 3 If you’re a subscriber to the New Yorker magazine, writer Adam Gopnik is an old friend. If you’re not a subscriber, Gopnik...

Fishing vessel runs hard aground on Naushon

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The fishing boat Miss Jenna, which regularly docks at Tisbury Wharf Co. in Vineyard Haven Harbor, ran hard aground on Naushon early Friday morning....

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Relax poolside in luxury surroundings

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...

Beach closes briefly after false report of fin

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For the second time this week, an Edgartown beach was closed temporarily after a beachgoer thought they saw a fin in the water. This time...

Rock n’ roll over to Woods Hole

If you miss Peter Simon — and you know we do — you can get a taste of his photography and see him on screen at...

Sharks win wild regular-season finale

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The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks and Mystic Schooners closed out their New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) regular-season schedules with an epic, wild game at...

Edgartown zoning board denies pool bar appeal

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The battle over the repositioned pool bar at the Harbor View Hotel returned to the Edgartown zoning board of appeals Wednesday night when neighbors...

State study: Opioid hospital visits down in 2017

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The State House News Service reported Wednesday that opioid-related deaths and hospital visits in Massachusetts decreased slightly between 2016 and 2017 — the first...