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MV Screenprinting’s haunted warehouse

Enter if you dare! This halloween, MV Screenprinting transforms their store into a spooky haunted warehouse as a benefit for the Tisbury Fire Department....

Bottled-up confusion over ban

Town administrator Jennifer Rand says she has questions about the plastic water bottle ban, but the board of selectmen, in a 2-1 vote, rejected...

Yard Sales: Nov. 2-3

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Plastic Free MV wins environmental campaign contest

Plastic Free MV, the group that recently championed a bylaw in all up-Island towns banning small, single-use plastic water and soda bottles from sale,...

Ferry Woods Hole sidelined by fuel injection issue

The Steamship Authority canceled two trips of the MV Woods Hole Thursday morning after its crossing between Woods Hole and Vineyard Haven scheduled for...

SSA cancels some ferries; some Halloween events postponed

UPDATED Nov. 1 @ 7:15 am  After cancelling the last trips of the night Thursday, the Steamship Authority has  canceled the following trips on Friday...

Daylight Saving Time ends

It’s time to turn back the clocks as Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 3. So don’t forget to turn the clocks back (those...

A sense of community broke out

Since there is no point in looking at a half-empty glass, know that we have a variety of positives to take from the soul-shriveling...

Bountiful harvest

Just in time for the fall harvest, we bring you a cornucopia of editorial comments. Enough already with the coastal wind storms. We’ve had a...

Oysters can help clean ponds

To the Editor: I went to the recent meeting regarding wastewater in Oak Bluffs. My main takeaway was that the two main nitrogen problem areas...

Substance use disorder campaign set to launch in November

Updated Oct. 31 Alcoholism is a standout problem on Martha’s Vineyard. It is the leading cause of death by substance use, with consumption rates surpassing...

State pitches O.B. bike path

  The Massachusetts Department of Transportation held a hearing Tuesday evening for $2.5 million shared-use path (SUP) designs commissioned by Oak Bluffs. The designs mark...

‘Are you ready for anything?’

West Tisbury emergency management director Russell Hartenstine posed four questions to a group of about 30 people at the Oak Bluffs library Saturday afternoon:    ...

Aquinnah: Don’t eat too much candy

Happy Halloween, my friends. If there are any last-minute add-ons to the town trick-or-treat list, let me know. Don’t eat too much candy, and...

Clifton Maris Colby

Sonya Mayrand and Lewis Colby of Aquinnah announce the birth of a son, Clifton Maris Colby, on Oct. 26, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Leo Fisk Alfred Myers

Diana Waring and Robert Myers of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Leo Fisk Alfred Myers, on Oct. 18, 2019, at Martha’s...

Neliah Layla Araujo

Keilla Geddis and Michael Araujo of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Neliah Layla Araujo, on Oct. 28, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Wren Isaac Mayhew

Caroline Mayhew and Daniel Mayhew of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Wren Isaac Mayhew, on Oct. 27, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Finley Jane Wilbur

Becca Wilbur and Nick Wilbur of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Finley Jane Wilbur, on Oct. 23, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Vera Larsen Scheffer-Lew

Isabelle Lew and Jeremy Scheffer of Chilmark announce the birth of a daughter, Vera Larsen Scheffer-Lew, on Oct. 22, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....