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These take the cakes — pancakes

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We don’t go to McDonald’s often, but it’s not a bad option for breakfast. I would typically get a biscuit with egg and cheese....

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If you know, you know. That symbol above alerts an editor that he’s reached “the end” of a story. Friday marks the end of...

Colleen Garrett: ‘Like-minded people who want to help the community’

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They meet every Wednesday at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs. They munch sandwiches from Mo’s Lunch, and typically hear from a guest speaker...

Griner brought home without Whelan

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Updated This was not the news that the family of Paul Whelan, including Vineyard artist Elizabeth Whelan, had hoped for. The U.S. has made a...

An hour with the SSA

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Updated The Steamship Authority will allow Vineyarders five additional reservations when the head start program begins next month on Jan. 24 at 5 am. Summer...

MVRHS wants Dover ruling on field project

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At a status hearing in Massachusetts Land Court in the case of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School v. the Town of Oak Bluffs Planning...

Whelan family gets ‘proof of life’

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There was a sense of relief Friday for the family of Paul Whelan. After more than a week of not hearing from their loved...

Whelan family hasn’t heard from Russian captive

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The family of Paul Whelan, a man held captive by Russia for nearly four full years, hasn’t heard from him in nearly a week,...

Second bank robbery suspect arraigned in Connecticut

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Updated 11/29 Omar Johnson, 39, of Canterbury, N.H., was arraigned in a New Haven, Conn., courtroom on a charge of being a fugitive from justice...

Tisbury School students move into temporary classrooms

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Tisbury School students returned from their Thanksgiving break to new classrooms inside the modular buildings set up adjacent to their school building. Outside the school,...

Gathering together

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There were smiles, hugs, and enough Thanksgiving food — turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and a variety of pies — to force a loosening of the...

Edgartown select board approves seasonal license extensions

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During a brief meeting on Monday, the Edgartown select board agreed to extend the seasonal liquor license for Rosewater Cafe through the end of...

‘A monumental feat’ for Hospice of MV

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November is hospice and palliative care month and at Hospice & Palliative Care of Martha’s Vineyard, there is much to celebrate and highlight as...

Bike lanes are ‘nothing short of treacherous’

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The newly created bike lanes along Beach Road in Vineyard Haven are a potential danger to cyclists because they’ve been filled with sand for...

What Are You Watching? ‘The Great British Bake Off’

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars There is only one thing I don’t like about “The Great British Bake Off,” which streams on Netflix. When...

Linda Jean’s to have new owners

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Marc Hanover, the longtime owner of Linda Jean’s, has reached a deal to lease the popular Oak Bluffs restaurant to Winston and Lisa Christie,...

Island couple to speak at Heroes gala

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Ellen and David Berube of Martha’s Vineyard will be the keynote speakers at the Heroes in Transition (HIT) fall gala on Saturday, Nov. 12,...

Haley ordered to pay $10,000 fine

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Updated 4:20 pm An Aquinnah select board member was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for choosing himself to do town work, and then approving...

Rape, kidnapping defendant allowed to go to Florida

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A man charged with the rape and kidnapping of a 16-year-old in Vineyard Haven was granted permission to travel to Florida for work. Tisbury...

Sirens blared to welcome home Olympians

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On a sun-splashed and crisp Thursday afternoon, student athletes, volunteers, and members of the Best Buddies Club at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, as...