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Mike Whittemore: A passion for conservation

When Mike Whittemore was a kid living in Framingham, he would take frequent fishing trips to Martha’s Vineyard with his father to search for...

MVYouth announces $275,000 in expansion grants

MVYouth has awarded a $200,000 expansion grant to the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard, and a $75,000 expansion grant to Vineyard Family Tennis (VFT). According to...

Aquinnah approves polystyrene resolution warrant article

Samantha Look of the Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS) met with Aquinnah selectmen Tuesday to request that they put an article on the annual town...

The ABCs of CBD

It won’t get you high, but it might really help you. Cannabidiol, known more commonly as CBD, is a chemical that is naturally occuring in...

Blue Bronco

Down old Oyster Pond Roadwhere the bayliner waitswe drive Blue Broncopast Athearn's farm and past the broken fenceoff graded trail and onto mushy marchour...

Plane old determination

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) graduate Kelly Cleary is heading off-Island to start her career in aeronautical engineering.Cleary will attend Cape Cod Community...

‘Don’t let anyone turn us around’

Among the many amazing human qualities exemplified by Martin Luther King Jr. during his fight in the civil rights movement, persistence and determination were...

‘Preserve West Tisbury’ committee formed

West Tisbury selectmen voted to approve the formation of “Preserve West Tisbury,” a formal committee that seeks to create a bylaw regulating large houses...

Time in a bottle

When husband and wife Paul and Sabrina Buehler decided to replace their rear deck after some of the boards had rotted through, they had...

MVRHS passed up for construction grant

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) was recently passed over for a construction grant for the fifth year in a row, and will...

Accident in front of ArtCliff causes some congestion

An accident in front of ArtCliff Diner Monday afternoon caused minor congestion along Beach Road and through Five Corners.At approximately 12:45 pm, two Tisbury...

Airport advocates that pilots ‘fly friendly’

Updated 1/12The Martha’s Vineyard Airport is encouraging pilots and Island residents to be aware of and involved in the process of noise abatement for...

Aquinnah considers increased assessment for VTA service

The Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) is asking Aquinnah, as well as other member towns, to increase this year’s assessment to cover a deficit created...

MVRHS seeks funds for new dust collection system

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will ask Island voters to fund a dust collection system for the school’s building trades program.At a school...

A high-flying career

After witnessing multiple presidential visits, construction of a new terminal building, and the advent of automated radar, Buddy Wyatt retired at the end of...

Reunited, and it feels so good

Tisbury School students are together again under one roof after almost four months apart. After lead paint was discovered in August in the original...

Happy Kwanzaa

Islanders young and old gathered around the kinara at the First Baptist Church to celebrate Kwanzaa Saturday night.It was a night to acknowledge the...

Edgartown drill brings police and fire departments together

A comprehensive emergency response drill at the Edgartown School Saturday included members of the Edgartown police and fire departments.The drill is the culmination of...

Kate DeVane: ‘We provide a helping hand’

Kate DeVane knows how essential the need is on-Island for services related to autism and other developmental disabilities. Island Autism Group (IAG) was formed in...

SSA receives electric bus grants

The Steamship Authority (SSA) recently received $875,000 in total grant funds to purchase electric buses and related infrastructure for its parking service in Falmouth...