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Aquinnah flies through socially distanced town meeting

Aquinnah breezed through annual town meeting on Tuesday, approving an approximately $5 million budget and discussing legal expenses related to litigation between the town...

Oak Bluffs steps up on masks

It was a different scene in Oak Bluffs Saturday evening. After increasing signage and police presence, more visitors to the harbor area could be...

Juneteenth march attracts hundreds

Updated 9 pm Hundreds of people marched from Vineyard Haven to Oak Bluffs Friday afternoon to commemorate Juneteenth. The march began at Veterans Memorial Park in...

Alchemy proposes outdoor dining on courthouse lawn

Alchemy Bistro & Bar is proposing outdoor dining on the Edgartown courthouse lawn as an extension of its existing outside operation. At a Dukes County...

Schools offer summer support for kids

Island schools are looking at ways to continue educating and supporting students through the summer, and are identifying new ways to accomplish this. According to...

Chilmark police look at peer intervention training, reforms

Chilmark Police Chief Jonathan Klaren expressed his sadness and frustration with the killing of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis Police officer. At...

Virtually there

For more than 35 years, the West Tisbury School has been doing an exchange program where eighth grade students from the Island travel to...

Taking a stroll on the Vineyard

The Vineyard, Nantucket, and Cape Cod are all natural gems that contain some of the most idyllic locations and sought-after vistas in New England,...

Edgartown continues review of VTA charging station

Updated June 18 Some Edgartown residents have voiced their concerns regarding a proposed induction charging station for Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) electric buses on Church...

Juneteenth celebrates freedom and equality on-Island

Martha’s Vineyard will celebrate Juneteenth on Friday, June 19, by holding a march in Vineyard Haven and a stand of solidarity in Aquinnah. Juneteenth, also...

Paul Whelan convicted on espionage charges

Paul Whelan, the former Marine and brother of Island artist Elizabeth Whelan who was charged with espionage by the Russian Federation, has been convicted...

‘No justice, no peace’

A sea of people gathered at Dennis Alley Park (also known as Waban Park) Sunday to demand equality and justice for marginalized communities in...

Masks and social distancing scant in Oak Bluffs

Summer on the Vineyard has arrived, and so have the seasonal visitors. On Saturday, under blue skies and warm sun, Oak Bluffs was packed...

No access fee for taxis at the airport this year

Historically, the Martha’s Vineyard Airport has required that taxi companies acquire an access permit each year allowing them to service the airport. Service is...

Former Sharks player drafted by Cleveland Indians

Mason Hickman, a 21-year-old pitcher who played with the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks baseball team in 2017, has been drafted by the Cleveland Indians. Hickman played...

Garden kits encourage at-home agriculture

Island Grown at Home and the Martha’s Vineyard Family Center are working to provide fun and educational opportunities for families to garden with each...

Keeping active with the YMCA online

Just because the gyms on-Island are closed doesn’t mean you can’t get a great workout and connect with your friends. Consistent exercise has many health...

Graduation parade celebrates MVRHS seniors

The parking area along State Beach was packed full on Sunday, not with swimsuit-sporting beachgoers, but with Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School graduates donning...

Aquinnah answers the call for solidarity

About 30 people gathered at the Aquinnah Circle Friday evening to acknowledge and stand behind the fight against racial inequity and oppression. The ceremony, which...

Island schools deliver food to families

Martha’s Vineyard schools have continued to provide food to students and families despite statewide closures.  School bus drivers who would normally be shuttling students to...