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Fire damages Oak Bluffs home

Updated at 4:25 pm Oak Bluffs fire personnel responded to a house fire on Alpine Avenue at approximately 3 pm Monday, where one wall was...

Scottish Bakehouse closed temporarily

Scottish Bakehouse in Tisbury was closed Sunday and Monday, and will reopen on Tuesday following a small grease fire and some minor technical issues...

Traffic counter installation begins

Six permanent traffic counters will be installed at locations in West Tisbury, Oak Bluffs, and Edgartown in the coming weeks to collect traffic data...

Long-awaited Santander roof project is underway

Work has begun on one of the Island’s most controversial roof projects. Associate Roofing, which had fenced off the area at the former Santander Bank,...

Meeting House Place decision postponed again

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) has once again postponed its deliberation and decision on the 54-acre Edgartown subdivision project dubbed Meeting House Place. A decision...

Support Beach Road housing

To the Editor: As a longtime part-year Vineyard resident, I frequently have been impressed with the special community spirit and actions of its business community....

‘You are never alone’

Updated 9/28 The feeling of community and togetherness was palpable at State Beach Saturday morning as more than 300 people walked together in memory of...

Maureen Ann Strafford

Dr. Maureen Ann Strafford of Cambridge passed away on Sept. 18, 2019, at the age of 69 at home, surrounded by her beloved family...

Elinor Abbott Stewart

Elinor Abbott Stewart passed away in the night of Sept. 1, 2019. She was 93. She is survived by her sons and daughter, and...

‘A lot of mistakes made along the way’

A longtime Island business is closed, and on Tuesday, Oct. 22, the merchandise inside, as well as some heavy equipment, is being auctioned off...

SSA to host open houses in O.B.

The Steamship Authority is holding open houses from 12 noon to 2 p.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Real Estate Super Shopper Day

  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...

Island must adapt to rising seas and stronger storms

Dutch architect and urbanist Matthijs Bouw says the Island will need to work across boundaries and disciplines in order to adapt to the growing...

Her mission continues at Post 257 and beyond

Updated Sept. 29 There are two sides to every story, we are told, but that seems not to be true of Jo Ann Murphy. No matter...

Jane Wiley

Jane Carolyn (Whiting) Wiley, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and aunt, of Edgartown, passed away at home on Sept. 18, 2019. She was 96. Jane...

Vineyarders gave undefeated state champs all they wanted

The mountain came to Muhammad on Thursday afternoon, and the craggy beast just barely escaped. The mountainous Nauset High School boys soccer team, undefeated in...

Yard Sales: Sept. 28-29

Click here to see all Island yard sales on one interactive map.   

Profile: Dr. Elliot Dacher, founder of the Meditation and Mindfulness program

Dr. Dacher, what originally brought you to Martha’s Vineyard? In the 1970s I moved to Boston to complete my internal medicine residency at the Peter...

Health and wellness

“Western medicine defines health as the absence of disease,” Dr. Elliott Dacher, founder of the Meditation and Mindfulness program, says. Regardless of whether you...

Whritenour is finalist for Bourne position

Updated Oct. 2 Oak Bluffs town administrator Robert Whritenour is one of three finalists for the town administrator position in Bourne, according to the Bourne...