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Flying high

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Bart Barthelemy, the founding director of the Ohio-based Wright Brothers Institute, has always had a fascination with aircraft and innovation. He served in the...

Brown, Sullivan battle for Republican nomination

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Two Plymouth residents — Jesse Brown and Dan Sullivan — will square off in the Republican primary Tuesday, Sept. 6, for a chance to run in...

Get ready to vote

We know you’re still basking in the glow of another successful summer on Martha’s Vineyard. Some of our favorite traditions were back in full...

Noe’s fate in jury’s hands

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A Bristol County Superior Court jury was deliberating a murder charge against Joseph (“JoJo”) Noe for the September 2019 shooting death of Eric Voshell...

Hall versus Stop & Shop court battle continues

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Judge Mark Gildea heard arguments from attorneys involved in the lawsuit filed by Courtway Trust on behalf of Benjamin Hall Sr. against the Edgartown...

It’s a sign, MVRHS

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Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) will offer its students a virtual American Sign Language (ASL) course this school year.  “We are contracting with the...

Sheriff candidates meet the crowd

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The two Democrats running for Dukes County sheriff, incumbent Robert Ogden and challenger Erik Blake, faced off during the candidate forum hosted by the...

Clam crisis averted

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Life brings with it a fair share of emergencies, but when your crisis is of the raw bar kind, finally there is a modicum...

Three Republicans run for DA

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Three Republicans are running for Cape and Islands District Attorney, a position being vacated by longtime Republican DA Michael O’Keefe. All three candidates, Melissa...

It was award Sunday at Chilmark softball

There were two games on Sunday, but the real highlight for Chilmark Softball was the annual awards that were handed out. According to Sig Van...

Oar and Paddle Regatta returns

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Friends, family, and neighbors headed to Sengekontacket Pond Sunday, August 28, to have some competitive fun out on the water with kayaks, canoes, paddleboards,...

Nearing the end

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There are only two more races in the official 2022 season for the Holmes Hole Sailing Association. In terms of this year’s championship, Mo...

Paintings by Alejandro Carreño, words by poet Donia Elizabeth Allen

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There is an exhibition of stunning, bold paintings by Alejandro Carreño with text by poet Donia Elizabeth Allen at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society....

West Tisbury focuses on Howes House

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The Howes House building committee plans to gather a focus group rather than relying on a survey to determine what folks want for the...

The power of poetry

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Love lies at the heart of the play “Burning Patience” (“Ardiente Paciencia”), currently at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse. It is the love of the...

‘Large shapes in soft focus’ at Louisa Gould Gallery

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The paintings of Christie Scheele, currently the focus of a solo show at the Louisa Gould Gallery, are clearly landscapes. Yet Scheele considers her...

West Tisbury boards won’t listen

To the Editor: In Marc Rosenbaum`s recent appearance before the West Tisbury select board (WTSB), he is absolutely correct about the noise levels in West...

Be mindful of neighbors

To the Editor: This letter was addressed to Adam Epstein, CEO of Innovation Arts Entertainment, promoters of Beach Road Weekend. I live on Lagoon Pond Road,...

Beach Road Weekend called ‘monstrous success’

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They battled a flooded field from a thunderstorm that required Friday night’s concert to be evacuated, traffic snarls due to the Lagoon Pond Drawbridge...

Protect the circus animals

To the Editor:  I am writing to ask that everyone who cares about animals speak up for them today. Please, contact your representatives and ask...