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‘U.S. mail, not for sale’

A rally at Five Corners Monday stood in support of the U.S. Postal Service, and denounced actions and statements of President Donald Trump and...

MVRHS plans for mostly-remote first quarter

Updated Aug. 14 The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) is planning for mostly-remote instruction for the first quarter of the year, with elementary districts...

The imagination station

Lauren Evans wants to make sure kids are getting outside while using their hands and active imaginations to both learn and have fun. About four...

Fly to the Coop this summer

Beloved Island restaurant Coop de Ville hasn’t missed a beat this pandemic as they continue to serve up their famous wings, and offer some...

Island wants more information on reopening

School officials, teachers, and parents are looking for more in-depth information about the metrics used to create a timeline for returning to in-person education,...

Test site prepares to swab Island minors

Students under the age of 18 will be able to receive COVID-19 testing early next week, according to Tisbury health agent Maura Valley. Although an...

The Yard takes stand against racism

The Yard is taking a stand in support of equity, diversity, and inclusion, and is making  a commitment to continue highlighting the many talented...

Tribal members can park along West Basin

Tribal members will be allowed to park at the bend along West Basin Road in order to access common land that is a federally...

Blue-green algae found in Chilmark Pond

Traces of blue-green algae have been found in the Chilmark Pond, and the town will be conducting a special analysis to test for the...

Island emergency shelter moves to high school

The Islandwide emergency shelter is moving from the Oak Bluffs School to the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) in order to meet the...

Schools propose phased reopening

Island schools are proposing a phased approach to returning students and staff to in-person education. Superintendent Matt D’Andrea said at an All-Island School Committee meeting...

Island schools prepare for a ‘very challenging year’

Schools on Martha’s Vineyard, which have been closed since mid-March, are heading into uncharted waters as they prepare for an academic year like no...

Confirmed COVID cases sit at 52

The total confirmed case count on Martha’s Vineyard sits at 52, based on reports from the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH), Island boards of health,...

School year reduced to 170 days

The state teachers’ unions reached an agreement with the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) reducing the school year to 170 days,...

55Plus: Healthy Aging and IGI give garden kits to seniors

Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard (HAMV) and Island Grown Initiative (IGI) are delivering at-home gardening kits to seniors so they can grow their own fresh...

‘It takes a village to feed a village’

There’s a whole lot happening at Island Grown Initiative (IGI) these days, both on the farm and behind the scenes. After the pandemic hit, and...

Pogue triplets excel at MVRHS

Throughout each of their unique and diverse careers at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS), the Pogue triplets have regularly excelled in areas...

County sends letters for unified approach on masks

The Dukes County Commission has issued a letter to all Island boards of selectmen and the Steamship Authority (SSA) board, requesting mandatory mask wearing...

Catch the blues this season

Picture this: You are casting your $25 popper off the back of a Jet Ski. You can see the concave head fluttering on the...

Aquinnah expands parking in town lot

Aquinnah selectmen voted to increase the parking capacity at the town lot from 70 cars to 90 cars, in order to better utilize the...