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Two-car crash in Vineyard Haven

A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Carole Avenue and County Road in Oak Bluffs sent at least one occupant to the hospital with...

Land bank expands John Presbury Norton Farm

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission has announced the purchase of a new piece of land in West Tisbury.The new piece of conserved land...

Clogged culvert causes flooding

A clogged culvert has caused flooding on the Beach Road bike path near the Caroline Tuthill Preserve in Edgartown. The culvert, which runs under...

Taking a stand for International Women’s Day

The public is invited to take part in a standout to celebrate International Women’s Day. The standout will take place on Thursday, March 8,...

Aquinnah voters to consider 11 articles

Voters at a special town meeting Tuesday, March 6, at 7 pm at town hall will consider 11 articles, including one that would change...

Edgartown to hold fluoridation forum

The Edgartown board of health will be holding a forum for the public to learn about the value of community water fluoridation.Water fluoridation...

So you’ve got this big idea

Lisa Leonard has always been a runner. Her day job was working for the military as a signal officer, and then after that as...

League of Women Voters to hold candidate forums

Want to be more informed on local elections? Look no further than the series of voter forums being sponsored by the League of Women...

Bobby B’s to pour beer and wine

Tisbury selectmen unanimously voted to approve a wine and beer permit for Bobby B’s Seafood and Pizza restaurant on Main Street, at the board's...

Charter School hires new director

After a national search, the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School has hired Peter Steedman to succeed current director Bob Moore.Moore, the school’s founding director,...

Oral histories celebrate Black History Month

We share memories and stories with our rich and diverse voices telling stories of hardship, happiness, and humor. These are the stories that weave...

Island chef Chris Fischer and comedian Amy Schumer marry in Malibu

Martha’s Vineyard chef Chris Fischer and comedian Amy Schumer tied the knot last Tuesday in an “intimate” wedding ceremony, according to CNN.Fischer has cooked...

Aquinnah interested in two-town fire department

–Aquinnah selectmen are interested in talking to Chilmark selectmen about merging their fire departments.At a meeting Tuesday, the board of selectmen spoke with Aquinnah...

House passes bill to aid Alzheimer’s patients

On Jan. 31, state Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, voted to pass several legislative bills, including one dealing with Massachusetts’ growing population of patients with...

Tough defense shuts Vineyarders down

The Vineyarders boys basketball team had no luck against the visiting Bishop Feehan Shamrocks last Thursday falling 59-43.The Shamrocks got the tip off and...

Finding your passion is job one

On a brisk Tuesday morning, students at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and Island employers gathered for an hour-long discussion panel to talk...

‘You need not walk alone’

The Compassionate Friends, a self-help support organization with chapters across the country, has come to the Island. The Compassionate Friends mission is to help...

Chief’s request for raise prompts fiery exchange

Tensions rose during Tuesday’s board of selectmen meeting in Chilmark, with Fire Chief David Norton asking for a raise and a department lieutenant leaving...

Yellow House project can move forward

In a quick meeting Thursday afternoon, Edgartown selectmen approved a bid by Trademark Services LLC for a $1.8 million renovation of the Yellow House...

Have an interest in running for town office?

It’s February once again, and that means it’s time to start thinking about spring elections. Each town on the Island has several positions open...