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Can’t stop the love

Even during the most difficult of times, Islanders are celebrating their love through the bond of holy matrimony. “They have been close friends ever since...

LeRoux to give online profits to furloughed employees

LeRoux Kitchen is closing down its brick-and-mortar stores and furloughing its 42 employees due to the continued COVID-19 crisis, but will be using 100...

‘I was never sick enough to be tested’

Two women say they are recovering from the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19. They had the telltale symptoms of a cough and fever. One...

Maxim Theodore Lowe

Milena Lowe and Julius Lowe of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Maxim Theodore Lowe, on March 29, 2020, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Emmie Grace Distin

Kylie Distin and Bobbie Distin of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Emmie Grace Distin, on March 25, 2020, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Kayden Christopher Downs

Angelica Pearl and Kevin Downs of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Kayden Christopher Downs, on March 25, 2020, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Malcolm R. Hunsaker

Emily Hunsaker and Philip Hunsaker of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Malcolm R. Hunsaker, on March 22, 2020, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Julia Crocker named to dean’s list

Julia V. Crocker, Edgartown, was named to the fall 2019 semester dean’s list at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y.  Crocker is a member...

Gina Stanley’s way of giving back

So many people on the Island are doing so much in this turbulent time to reach out and help one another. This is the...

Ninth Martha’s Vineyard COVID-19 case confirmed

Updated 4:15 pm Tisbury health agent Maura Valley confirmed a ninth COVID-19 case on the Island Tuesday that was diagnosed symptomatically. In addition to the ninth...

Pilgrim decommissioning continues during pandemic

Work decommissioning Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is ongoing amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic. The plant shut down permanently at the end of May. The...

Hospital should ‘be prepared’

To the Editor: Today's Globe (March 31st) front page story suggests the newest coronavirus medical forecast predicts Mass. will see its peak in mid-April. Our...

Sheriff says Vineyard prisoners safer incarcerated 

Dukes County Sheriff Robert Ogden says he stands with all other Massachusetts sheriffs against a wholesale release of people jailed in the state as...

CEO: Nine serious cases will overwhelm hospital

Nine cases of COVID-19 requiring serious medical attention could overwhelm the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, according to hospital CEO Denise Schepici. Speaking to more than 130...

2020 Scholastic Art Award winners

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School senior Julianne Joseph won a National Silver Medal at the 2020 Scholastic Art Awards for her photograph, "Party Favor."  According...

Register for summer programs at Renaissance House

Renaissance House, a retreat for writers and artists, celebrates its 21st anniversary by establishing three writing programs for issue-oriented writers, writers of color, and...

This little piggy came home

Welcome the spring season with family-friendly recipes, fun and creative crafts, and home gardening projects. Virtually follow along with the Farm Institute as they...

Watch a movie a day with MVFF

Enjoy inspirational and educational films in the comfort of your home. The M.V. Film Festival is posting movies they have screened over the years...

Employee COVID-19 exposure triggers SSA terminal disinfection

Updated March 31 The Steamship Authority has hired a private environmental company to disinfect the Woods Hole terminal building after an employee disclosed being exposed...

Merry music with Brian and Aiden Weiland

Bring merry music into your home for the whole family to enjoy. The music teacher for the Oak Bluffs School, Brian Weiland, and his...