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Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard seeks Medicare certification

After 39 years of existence, the Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard (HMV) has initiated the process to acquire Medicare certification. This move will expand services...

MVCS holds final license plate auction 

M.V. Community Services (MVCS) will hold its final low-number license plate online auction. Bidding will start at 9 am on Dec. 9, and close...

Thanksgiving meals for all

For those who aren’t able to spend the holidays with loved ones, what is supposed to be a magical day can quickly become lonely....

Community members clean Cronig’s parking lot

When Bob Johnston drove past Cronig’s early in the morning last week, something wasn’t right. Cronig’s owner, Stever Bernier, who usually sweeps the parking...

‘Missing you would be an understatement’

When Mike Watts visited the Vineyard last summer, he did not expect a casual free dive to yield anything out of the ordinary. Yet...

Bold Vineyarders celebrate election with a plunge

  For Angella Henry, Sunday morning’s plunge into the water at Inkwell Beach was an opportunity to wash away the politics and divisiveness of President...

Half of Island voters have cast ballots

Voters who want to take advantage of early voting have until Friday to get to the polls. And individuals who are mailing their ballots...

Schools aim to expand in-person learning

The All-Island School Committee (AISC) hopes to bring more students back to in-person learning in November. While kindergarten through third grade students are already...

Ahead of her time

A plaque honoring the life of Emma Chambers Maitland was inaugurated at the Crossroads Gallery in Oak Bluffs on Sunday, Oct. 18. The plaque...

Early voting popular amidst election uncertainty

Uncertainty over mail-in ballots, an effort to avoid large crowds during the pandemic, and simple practicality were all motivators that sent voters to the...

M.V. Bank acquires new Falmouth location

Martha’s Vineyard Bank acquired 84 Main St. in Falmouth, according to a press release. M.V. Bank is currently filing with state and local regulators,...

Vineyard man completes ultramarathon

Updated Oct. 16 Whit Hanschka ran and finished the 100-mile Midstate Massive Ultra Trail on Oct 10-11. Though official results are not yet available, Hanschka’s...

Photographer donates prints exploring beauty, change of Island landscapes

Splendid, lush, and perennial natural beauty is what most people associate with Martha’s Vineyard. Yet the history of this Island is also one of...

Cape Light Compact offers increased savings

Cape Light Compact is offering increased incentives on energy-efficient upgrades to help Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard businesses, according to a press release.  Businesses can...

Dukes County among healthiest in U.S.

Dukes County was ranked 39th healthiest community in the U.S. and first in the state, according to U.S. News & World Report, in collaboration...

A cairn-do attitude

When dozens of cairns mysteriously popped up along the Lagoon Drawbridge in Vineyard Haven, it didn’t take long for Islanders to notice. In a...

Children’s memorial offers families hope

The pandemic has reminded us of the importance of coming together with and for those we love. A partly in-person, partly virtual day of...

Perlman House offers relief for residents

Sarah Young has been living on the Island for 23 years doing the “Vineyard shuffle” and worrying about her next move. On Thursday, she...