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Lights, camera, food drive

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival and the Island Food Pantry have teamed up to hold a food drive at the upcoming film festival this...

International Women’s Day stands tall

Supporters of International Women’s Day met at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven for a rally organized by the women’s committee of We Stand Together/Estamos...

Aquinnah voters support change to assessors

Aquinnah selectmen and assessors met with members of the Regional Resource Group (RRG) Thursday to discuss the possibility of outsourcing the assessing department. It’s the...

Computer upgrade drives RMV closings

The Registry of Motor Vehicles, including the one at the Airport Business Park, will be temporarily closed March 23 to 25 to update its...

Vineyard Haven Post Office stops recycling customers’ mail

The Vineyard Haven Post Office has removed blue recycling bins for customers, and will no longer recycle customers’ mail. The ban was put into place...

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...