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Eighth grade environmentalists lead by example

Kids at the Edgartown School are taking a proactive approach in educating themselves and their peers on the importance of sustainable living, and in...

Aquinnah overlook receives $70,200 from state grant

As part of more than $6.4 million in state grants awarded by the Baker-Polito administration to fund municipal park projects, the Aquinnah overlook was...

Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank approaches Aquinnah, too

Derrill Bazzy went before Aquinnah selectmen Tuesday to propose that a portion of the extended mandatory state tax on short-term rentals could benefit both...

Black Dog Bakery closed for renovations

The Black Dog Bakery on Water Street in Vineyard Haven closed Jan. 2 to prepare for extensive renovations, and will reopen sometime in late...

Bad Martha donates $7,500 to Island Food Pantry

The Bad Martha Brewing Co. recently donated $7,500 to the Island Food Pantry to help with its mission to feed the homeless, according to...

Island women’s march makes advocacy accessible

As an extension of the women’s marches in Washington and Boston, a group of Island women have organized a smaller-scale march on Martha’s Vineyard...

West Tisbury backs sheriff

The Dukes County Sheriff’s Department took a “major step forward” in garnering support for maintaining an improved E911 communications system built up over five...

Get hooked on Net Result

Net Result is one of the best places on-Island to get the freshest seafood at the lowest prices. What else would you expect from...

A ride to remember

During the early morning hours of Jan. 2, Seniel Hannagan of West Tisbury gave birth to the first baby of 2019, while in a...

Governor Baker signs AirBnb tax bill

Friday afternoon, Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a bill that seeks to tax and regulate short-term rentals like those offered at AirBnB and...

Man struck by car in West Tisbury

Updated Dec. 31At approximately 10:30 am, Friday, West Tisbury police, fire, and Tri-Town Ambulance responded to an incident involving a car striking a pedestrian...

Trash power

Many people on-Island may wonder, where does trash go after we chuck it over the concrete wall at the dump?The journey that our...

Mike Donaroma: ‘Everyone wants to help’

Mike Donaroma isn’t just an Edgartown selectman and a landscaping whiz; he wants to help the Island community support those who are in need,...

In her element

When Jennifer Passafiume was 5 years old, she took her first swimming lesson at the Bend in the Road Beach. At 15 she was...

Proposed bus turnaround causes contention

A proposed bus turnaround at the Menemsha Beach bus stop faced strong opposition from Chilmark community members at a selectmen’s meeting Tuesday.The bus turnaround...

Very illuminating

It all started 15 years ago in Ocean Park, when Mark Crossland saw promise in the picturesque landscape of green grass, where in the...

Karen Medeiros named new town clerk

Karen Medeiros has been chosen as the new town clerk after Wanda Williams, Edgartown town clerk for more than 30 years, retired in late...

Star athletes sign letters of intent

MVRHS sports stars Abby Marchand and Addy Hayman signed letters of intent Tuesday to take their athleticism to the next level.Abby will play field...

No quorum at Aquinnah special town meeting

An Aquinnah special town meeting failed to attract the necessary quorum Thursday night, and will be rescheduled for Jan. 23 at 7 pm in...

Cape and Island nonprofit hospices come together

Cape Cod Healthcare and HopeHealth, two nonprofit hospice organizations serving the Cape and Islands, will come together under one umbrella by mid-January, according to...