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M.V. Tactical Response Team trains on Chappy

The Martha’s Vineyard Tactical Response Team (MVTRT) recently performed training drills at the Champ family preserve on Chappaquiddick, a building that is scheduled to...

Dumpster ignites behind M.V. Screenprinting

A dumpster behind M.V. Screenprinting on State Road in Tisbury caught fire Thursday at approximately 4:40 pm, and was promptly extinguished by Tisbury firefighters.According...

A fair-size feast

 It’s been a year since our intrepid reporter and stunt eater Geoff Currier tackled the monumental task of consuming as much fair food as...

‘A miracle happened’

Isaac Higgins says science and miracles “both have their place,” but admits that it is nothing short of a miracle that he is able...

Toobin talks Supreme Court, past and present

In order to understand the complex dynamic of today’s U.S. Supreme Court under President Donald Trump, Jeffrey Toobin says, Americans must first understand how...

Looms, fibers, and shears, oh my!

The Fiber Tent returns to the 158th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair to teach sustainable practices and promote local farming.The brainchild of Katharine Long, her...

Business pitch contest empowers entrepreneurs

An enthusiastic crowd turned out for the fourth annual “Shark Tank”–style competition at Union Chapel to hear young entrepreneurs present their business ideas to...

Sounding the alarm on need for tornado warnings

After the Island recently experienced tornado warnings and saw tree damage, flooding, and power outages as a result, Dukes County emergency management director Chuck...

County, airport clash over legislation

A proposal to give the county more spending authority without seeking state approval may have inadvertently opened old wounds between the Dukes County Commission,...

Meet the shuckers

The nutrient-rich waters of Martha’s Vineyard hold a bounty of delicious seafood known worldwide for its freshness and unsullied quality. But there is one...

Trolling in style

Very few activities in this world are as liberating and exhilarating as cruising off State Beach at 30 knots on a personal watercraft (PWC).Island...

MVRHS revises student handbook

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee accepted changes to the student handbook and code of conduct that seek to reduce incidents related to...

Aquinnah selectmen commend police for resuscitating man 

Aquinnah selectmen agreed to write a letter of commendation to the Aquinnah Police Department for “a terrific job” in resuscitating a man in the...

Plastic Free MV heads global environmental movement

Plastic Free MV is a group of young student activists fighting to reduce plastic waste on the Vineyard; they are making waves on Martha’s...

Celebrating music and art at Canvas and Chords

The Old Sculpin Gallery and MVY Radio celebrated 100 combined years of fostering artistic expression on the Vineyard at the Canvas and Chords live...

Greg Skomal: Cape’s a ‘restaurant for sharks’

Greg Skomal called Cape Cod a “restaurant for sharks” at his presentation at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown Thursday night.Skomal spent 23 years...

Injured Vineyarder makes ‘miraculous’ recovery

Isaac Higgins, an Island man who suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling from a car roof in June, is now walking and talking....

Impossible Dream allows those with disabilities to set sail

Deborah Mellen dreams of a barrier-free world where people with disabilities can enjoy the same level of accessibility as those without.Her dream is embodied...

Lobsters claw their way back to freedom

About 100 lobsters were released from the Memorial Wharf Sunday as part of a Buddist life release ceremony held by Bodhi Path MV in...

MVRHS starts search for track and field designer

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) is searching for a designer for the track and field project.The owner’s project manager (OPM) contract with...