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Aquinnah to schedule additional special town meeting

The town of Aquinnah will be scheduling another special town meeting to vote on a number of new or unresolved expenses.These include voting on...

Island entrepreneur, yoga master Primo Lombardi dies

Longtime Islander Primo Lombardi died on Monday at the age of 70. Lombardi owned or operated several businesses on Martha’s Vineyard. In 1978, Lombardi...

Court officer quits amid sick-time squabble

Updated at May 22Carla Damian-Gomes recently left her 10-year position as a court officer at the Dukes County courthouse after being unable to receive...

High school denies use of buses for music festival

An off-Island company is being hired to shuttle concertgoers to and from the Beach Road Weekend music festival in Vineyard Haven, but promoters say...

Putting in the extra ef-fur-t

The Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard had some additional help Friday, as 10 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School student volunteers gave the animals some...

The power of home

Juli Vanderhoop and her native ancestors are as much a part of Aquinnah as the red clay cliffs that characterize the unique landscape.Going back...

Aquinnah voters approve $375,000 tax hike

Updated 9:40 pmVoters in Aquinnah approved a Proposition 2½ override Wednesday by a 72-41 margin.Polls closed at 8 pm.The vote was made necessary to...

Primary runway at MV Airport reopens

Updated May 15After 37 days of paving, and 22,657 tons of asphalt later, the Martha’s Vineyard Airport’s primary runway, runway 06-24, is back in...

Boys lax outpace Fairhaven, 11-8

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) varsity boys lacrosse team played their hearts out on a sunny, 60° Senior Day, beating out an...

Cindi Martin is the new airport director

Cindi Martin, former airport director for Glacier Park International Airport, has accepted a contract as the new airport director at Martha’s Vineyard Airport, and...

The Electricians

Picture this: It’s a sweltering summer day — the kind where going outside is a task in itself. The humidity soaks your shirt, and...

Science project goes international

After winning a first-place award at the Massachusetts Science and Engineering Fair for his work concerning oceanic microbes and what happens when they are...

Will Aquinnah become a Green Community?

Aquinnah selectmen met with Department of Energy Resources Green Communities state director Nick Connors regarding two town meeting warrant articles allowing the town to...

Aquinnah approves use of school funds

Aquinnah residents voted at special town meeting in favor of an article allowing the high school to use $350,000 in Excess and Deficiency funds...

The colors of spring

Updated May 9Spring is here, and there is no better way to celebrate the bright-colored foliage and warm breezes than with Pink and Green...

Request made to name school after late Ed Jerome

According to a letter from Superintendent Matt D’Andrea, a formal request was submitted to rename the Edgartown School after the late principal, educator, and...

MVRHS rescinds grass fields policy

Updated May 9The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee voted to rescind a grass fields policy that was adopted in late August 2017.At Monday’s...

Steamship Authority to install sunscreen dispensers

The Steamship Authority (SSA) is teaming up with Impact Melanoma, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to working to reduce the incidence of melanoma, to...

Friends, family, and fish

Updated 2:30 pmThe 45th annual Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Kids Trout Derby was a morning filled with friends, family, and fish.Many groups...

Narcan training saves lives

The AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod (ASGCC) held a public training session in the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School library, teaching people how...