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Old friends

Livingston Taylor performs at the Old Whaling Church with contemporary folk musician Susan Werner on July 6 at 7:45 pm. The performance celebrates 51...

Little libraries for a big cause

Readers rejoice, there is a new little library at the top of Owen Park, filled with books donated from the Vineyard Haven library. The...

Rays secure AAA championship win over Dodgers

The Rays emerged victorious in a 3-2 battle against the highly motivated Dodgers during Sunday’s rain-date championship game at Penn Field in Oak Bluffs. With...

Drawbridge Park supports local community and recreation

Updated June 29 On Saturday, June 23, members of the newly founded Drawbridge Park Committee unveiled a new gem to the public. Drawbridge Park, located on...

MVC approves Harbor View hotel expansion

Updated 6/23 The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved a major renovation proposal to the Harbor View Hotel at Thursday’s meeting, and decided it did not require...

Aquinnah selectmen approve one-day liquor license

The Aquinnah board of selectmen issued their first ever one-day liquor license to the Makers Table at Tuesday’s meeting, enabling them to serve alcohol...

Doing the right thing with a lost ring

Dave Richardson, owner of Tony’s Market in Oak Bluffs, recently found a gold ring under a two-door freezer just a few feet from the...

West Tisbury students visit Chicago and Kentucky schools

On Friday, June 8, five West Tisbury seventh graders arrived back at their Island homes after a weeklong trip that taught them about cultures...

Hero’s welcome greets Special Olympics athletes

After participating in the Special Olympics in Mashpee, a boat full of smiling students was met by family, friends, and a line of fire...

Martha’s donates bikes for little tykes

Brooklynn Petersen, a third-grade student, was one of the first to get her new bike. She chose a candy-apple red model. Even though Brooklynn...

New director of development hired at WMVY

Karen Altieri was appointed as the new director of development at Martha’s Vineyard–based WMVY, 88.7 FM, on Monday, according to a press release by...

Visiting voices

  Lead singer and guitarist for Crooked Coast Luke Vose can’t imagine a life without music. He and his close friends and band members are devoted...

Employment offer is too good to be true

Vector Marketing, a multi-tier subsidiary of Cutco Cutlery, is offering students and recent graduates an employment opportunity that appears far too good to be...

MVRHS graduates celebrate past, look to the future

  At the 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School graduation ceremony Sunday at the Tabernacle, the word “commencement” written on the hundreds of purple and...

Class night breaks total contribution record

At Friday’s senior class night, 716 scholarships were given to graduating seniors with a record breaking total of almost $2 million in contributions. The night...

Carry In/Carry Home posters are more than just drawings

The Friends of Sengekontacket recognized the winners of the Edgartown 2018 “Carry In/Carry Home” poster contest Friday. The contest highlighted the talent and ecological...

Brooklyn kids get up close view of farm life

Sixth grader Yahnya Dominique took one look at the chickens and danced away from their coop. “Chickens are kind of disgusting creatures, but they do...

Healthy Incentives Program reinstated

On Monday, May 21, Gov. Charlie Baker granted the Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) $2.15 million in supplemental funding to finish off its fiscal year,...

Coast Guard offers boating safety tips

In its 2017 Recreational Boating Statistics Report, the U.S. Coast Guard revealed that boating fatalities nationwide totaled 658, the second highest number in five...

Island Spelling Bee champ tripped up in third round

When Scripps Spelling Bee talk host Jamal Andress asked speller Jasper Ralph during an interview what he wants to be when he grows up,...