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MVRHS again receives Special Olympics recognition

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) was recognized for the third consecutive year by Special Olympics Massachusetts as a Unified Champion School for...

Martha’s Vineyard Fencing Club is back in session

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The Martha’s Vineyard Fencing Club returns to the Island at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School gym this Monday at 7 pm. During this...

Asphalt work underway on Beach Road

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Milling and paving work on Beach Road in Tisbury began Monday morning with crews grinding up the westbound lane off Beach Road beginning at...

Capt. Robert Douglas film now available online

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A video made to honor Capt. Robert Douglas, the 2020–21 Creative Living Award winner, is now available online. The award was given to Douglas...

MVRHS football game canceled

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team has canceled its game Friday against Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School due to “COVID issues” with...

Kristal deep-sixes Best appointment

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A long-serving member of Tisbury’s sewer advisory committee didn’t get reappointed Wednesday in a move by Tisbury select board chair Jeff Kristal that had...

Tisbury Police investigating vandalized vehicles

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Tisbury Police are investigating a string of vehicles that were vandalized in the area of Five Corners and downtown Vineyard Haven.  Officer Nick Sidoti told...

West Tisbury seeks support for Howes House

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West Tisbury is looking to renovate Howes House, which houses the Up-Island Council on Aging. The town is hoping Chilmark and Aquinnah will pitch...

Give civics its due

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Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School now requires seniors to take a civics course. The course, which will be taught in a lecture hall format in...

From Austen to Wharton

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There’s been only one good thing that’s come from the pandemic as far as I’m concerned — Dee Leopold’s fabulously engaging M.V. Library Association...

Choose the best of the Manhattan Short Film Festival

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The 24th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival begins today, Thursday, Sept. 23, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 3. In this festival, not only do...

Ladyfest returns to Circuit Avenue

Ladyfest, the annual female-fueled arts and music festival that raises awareness and funds for M.V. Community Services’ Connect to End Violence, will return once...

‘Finding a Lost Vineyard House’ explores relationship between the Wampanoag tribe and English colonists

Archaeologists and Islanders Richard (Dick) Burt and Dr. James (Jim) B. Richardson III tell the history of more than 10,500 years on Martha’s Vineyard...

Mason Buddy admits stealing from seniors

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Mason Buddy pleaded guilty in Edgartown District Court Wednesday to two counts of larceny over $1,200 by a single scheme for bilking an elderly...

Visual language

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Three artists exhibit at both the physical and virtual gallery at the West Tisbury library this month in “The Abstract Collective.” While each one’s...

All the elements

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Next year Geoffrey Borr will celebrate 40 years of making mugs, bowls, vases, lamps, and dozens of other items at Chilmark Pottery — 50,...

Spice it up

Spread aromatic joy with your cooking this fall with the monthly Spice Club through the Vineyard Haven library. For September, the spotlight is on...

Clear the clutter

Discover the secrets of how to declutter with a virtual workshop from Jamie Novak, author of "Keep This Toss That." With a humorous twist,...

Farm fresh

Begin the autumn season with a trip to the Island’s oldest and largest farmers market for local produce, homemade bread, savory condiments, fresh honey,...

This Was Then: The Barber of the Black Second

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William Henry Dewey was born into slavery in 1858 in New Bern, a riverfront town in Craven County, in the rural Inner Banks of...