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East meets west at the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard

Qigong, a powerful Chinese system of healing and energy medicine, will be a featured class at the YMCA through April.

Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust prepares for summer season

The Preservation Trust owns and operates 20 venues around the Island. Summer keeps many of them busy week in and week out.

Movie buffs bring glamour and glitz to Oscar party

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center bash drew local film fans to watch the Academy Awards on the big screen.

Alliance Community Church will submit new plans to the MVC

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission may open a new public hearing for the Alliance Community Church expansion.

Edgartown CPC will rescind yellow house vote

The community preservation committee moved too hastily Monday to allocate $1.4 million to acquire the controversial property.

Highway superintendents talk plowing and sanding

Sand is the key weapon for combating winter storms on the Island

Katama Airfield hangar expansion project cleared for takeoff

Edgartown selectmen are ready to sign an agreement that calls for placing more town land under conservation restrictions.

Living on the edge, Wasque home safe for now

Jerry and Sue Wack’s Wasque Point house is 19 feet from the eroding bluff.

Two wishes granted for Tisbury student Gabriel Nascimento

A clean diagnosis and a trip with his family to Disney World from the Make-A-Wish program granted.

No medical marijuana dispensary for Martha’s Vineyard

Friday, the Department of Public Health awarded a total of 20 marijuana dispensary licenses statewide. Dukes County was not on the list.

Charleane Corrigan celebrates 100 years of life

Reflecting on a century of life, Charleane talked about the secret — coffee.  

Stop & Shop project back on the MVC griddle for seventh time

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission wants to hear more about plans for traffic and parking.

Jackson Crocker wins Edgartown School geography bee

The eighth grader will advance to the next level of competition.

Edgartown selectmen hear dog report, approve beach nourishment

Edgartown selectmen heard and approved animal control officer (ACO) Barbara Prada's quarterly animal report Tuesday.

Edgartown Library Foundation remains mum

The Edgartown Library Foundation has raised more than $450,000 in donations since 2006.

Fresh Stop & Shop store plan returns to the MVC Thursday

The Martha's Vineyard Commission will review the company's latest offers at the project's sixth public hearing held at the Tisbury Senior Center.

Bad Martha microbrewery will bloom in Edgartown

The 1,900 square foot barn/brewery could be open as early as June.

MVC budget increase is 10 percent for the second year in a row

The Martha's Vineyard Commission is poised to approve a $1,455,478 operating budget for the 2015 fiscal year.

MVC rules change would allow missed meeting vote

Commissioners may vote despite an absence provided they review transcript.

Edgartown selectmen accept $7.3 million bid for new library

Construction could begin as early as February.