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Stay safe and beat the heat

A major heatwave is expected to hit the Vineyard and the rest of Massachusetts this weekend and public health officials and emergency personnel want...

The Bakers

Masters of all things buttery, flaky, sweet, and savory — the bakers of Martha’s Vineyard pride themselves on an exceptional product. The Local spoke...

Life ‘After Parkland’

In the wake of the mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School In Parkland, Fla., that left 17 dead, friends, family, and...

Aquinnah encourages arbitration for VTA contract

Striking Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) bus drivers met with Aquinnah selectmen Wednesday asking for support as they attempt to get the VTA to go...

Fraudulent Craigslist ad scams summer renters

A Craigslist scammer is pulling pictures and information from legitimate Craigslist rental listings on Martha’s Vineyard and exploiting summer visitors looking for a deal.Going...

Fire suppression system discharges at VTA

Fire officials were at the scene of the Vineyard Transit Authority Saturday where the automatic fire extinguishing equipment released a white powdery substance on...

Dunkin’ Munchkin makes her way to M.V.

The crystal-clear waters of Martha’s Vineyard attracted a different kind of vacationer when a giant loggerhead turtle spent the Fourth of July feeding on...

From field to fork

There’s a new way to embrace the farm-to-table movement on Martha’s Vineyard. The FARM Institute in Katama offers a huge variety of Wednesday workshops...

Vineyard man awakens from coma

More than two weeks after suffering a traumatic brain injury and falling off the roof of a moving vehicle, Isaac Higgins has opened his...

Remembering Luke Gurney, honoring his legacy

It’s been three years since the Island lost a treasured father, son, and friend to a tragic fishing accident. To honor the legacy of...

Chadwick Stokes: ‘Let’s keep the music alive’

Chadwick Stokes, frontman for the popular American indie and roots band Dispatch, has deep Island ties that have brought him back to perform at...

MVRHS chooses Daedalus for first phase of track and field

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee voted to authorize Daedalus Projects as the owner’s project manager (OPM) for the first phase of...

Accidental 911 calls become the emergency

First responders on Martha’s Vineyard are dealing with a steep climb in accidental 911 calls commonly known as “butt dials,” which divert attention from...

‘We all know he will wake up’

Islanders are coming together to show support for Isaac Higgins, a Vineyard man who was critically injured after falling from a car roof in...

MVY to purchase property for new studio

MVY Radio has agreed to purchase property in West Tisbury that will serve as the station’s new home, according to a press release.The station...

Jackie O’s Red Gate Farm offered for $65 million

Updated 2:50 pmJacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ 340-acre Red Gate Farm in Aquinnah has been listed on the international real estate market for $65 million.According to...

Jazz on the patio

It doesn’t have to be a date or a special occasion to enjoy an afternoon of oysters, bubbly, and talented local jazz performances at...

Island braces for VTA strike

Updated June 27Seasonal workers who depend on the bus to commute to and from work, along with Island business owners who see much of...

Everyday environmentalists

Ever wonder what it would be like to be an ecologist working in the field, cataloguing numbers of threatened species or monitoring migration patterns?...

VTA bus drivers plan strike for Friday

The Vineyard Transit Authority is planning to strike on Friday, after negotiations with its parent company, Transit Connection, Inc. (TCI), collapsed.The planned strike comes...