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West Tisbury talks budget and town meeting

West Tisbury officials have postponed the annual town meeting to June 23 at 4 pm. At a selectmen’s meeting Wednesday, the board decided to...

‘Change is the new normal’ for Vineyard nonprofits

Nonprofits on Martha’s Vineyard are finding new ways to support the community that relies so heavily on the multitude of services they offer. These benevolent...

Aquinnah restricts Philbin Beach parking to town residents

Only Aquinnah residents will be allowed to park at the Philbin Beach parking lot this summer. Town administrator Jeff Madison said during a selectmen’s meeting...

Born from tragedy, fishing tournament survives

Down at the water’s edge, as two rival fishermen measure each other’s biggest catch of the day, a special bond can be found.  The Island...

Seniors visit school for last time as MVRHS students

For many seniors picking up their graduation gear at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS), it will be their first time on campus...

Drive-through testing ramps up on-Island

Starting Monday, June 1, any first responder, medical worker, grocery store employee, or other frontline worker will be able to receive a COVID-19 test...

Airport continues mission in uncertain times

In April of this year, Cape Air saw 26 passengers board their aircraft out of Martha’s Vineyard (MVY) Airport — a 94 percent drop...

Green House model homes will replace Windemere

Navigator Elder Homes is working with Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, Healthy Aging M.V., and other elder services on the Island to develop a replacement for...

Pilings snap at Oak Bluffs Steamship pier

Two pilings being replaced at the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority (SSA) pier snapped on Wednesday, one of them breaking a section of the pier’s...

Edgartown plans for a different kind of summer

Updated Edgartown officials are beginning to take the deep dive into conceptual planning for what the busy throughways of downtown might look like this summer. At...

Community celebrates Celeste’s 30th birthday

Celeste Ewing’s 30th birthday celebration included a drive-by of friends, family, and community members. Before 5 pm on Memorial Day, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional...

‘Avenue of Flags’ commemorates Memorial Day

Updated May 25, 7:30 pm The annual “Avenue of Flags” at Oak Grove Cemetery in Tisbury honored the lives of those lost in the defense...

Vineyarders celebrate graduation from Cape college

An informal ceremony in the student parking lot of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School recognized the hard work and dedication of a number...

MVRHS must cut more than $1 million to level-fund budget

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) is seeking to trim more than $1 million from next fiscal year’s spending plan to keep costs...

West Tisbury talks town meeting

The West Tisbury town meeting is slated to happen on June 23 at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs, but officials are still deciding the...

P.A. Club asks for community support

A GoFundMe page has been created to gather financial support for the Portuguese-American (P.A.) Club as it faces the economic crisis brought on by...

Aquinnah addresses short-term rentals

Aquinnah officials are considering how to deal with the possible reopening of short-term rentals, following Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision on whether to begin phase...

Chilmark braces for Memorial Day

Updated May 21, 1 pm Chilmark officials are preparing the town for one of the landmark Vineyard holiday weekends leading into summer. Islanders see the time...

‘The opposite of addiction is connection’

Those with substance use disorders on Martha’s Vineyard may feel more alone than ever in a time when social distancing and isolation has become...

Scottish Society honors 104-year-old founder Duncan MacDonald

The sound of bagpipes outside the Henrietta Brewer House in Tisbury drew neighbors and friends to celebrate one of the original founders of the...