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Edgartown business owners embrace their entrepreneurial spirit

Young new business owners John Clift and Sara Webber are serving the coffee and wine community in Edgartown one cup, glass and bottle at a time.

Aquinnah to Cuttyhunk, stroke by stroke across Vineyard Sound

Don Margolis of California set off from Gay Head for the swim of a lifetime, one island to another.

Edgartown selectmen sign off on airport liquor store

Edgartown selectmen Monday approved a change in location and name for The Town Provision Company that will allow owner Brion McGroarty to shift his year-round liquor license from his current location on Mayhew Lane to a new, expanded and renamed package store, MV Wine and Spirits, located off the entrance road to Martha's Vineyard Airport.

Stop & Shop would replace Tisbury’s public comfort station

In the second edition of the MVC review of Stop & Shop's expansion plan, the focus was on the town parking lot.

Angels program helps give animals a new leash on life

Leslie Hurd transports dogs from the Virgin Islands to Martha's Vineyard through her nonprofit Angels Saving Helpless Animals.

Stop & Shop expansion plan returns to the MVC Thursday

The Martha's Vineyard Commission public hearing is expected to once again focus on Vineyard Haven traffic.

Edgartown selectmen sign dog order, hear ferry maintenance plan

Edgartown Selectmen signed an a dangerous dog order Monday and listed the conditions which must be upheld by the dogs owner.

Sengekontacket Pond will reopen to shellfishing Friday

The pond has been closed to shellfishing because of rainfall amounts in July. A recent spell of dry weather has lifted the closure.

How they moved the Schifter house, step by astonishing step

In the end, homeowner Rick Schifter said of the salvation of his Wasque house, the pictures on the walls weren't even disturbed.

Edgartown selectmen find dog dangerous, order owner to post bond

Edgartown selectmen told Damon Burke, the owner of Ramune a pit-bull mix, that his dog is dangerous and must be restrained and muzzled when outdoors.

MVC to review NSTAR poles as a development of regional impact

NSTAR told the Martha's Vineyard Commission Thursday night that the utility is not required to seek additional permits to replace its poles.

One owner of a dog in a two-dog Edgartown fight agrees to euthanize pet

The owner of the second dog asked for more time to prepare his case, which will be heard by Edgartown selectmen at a new hearing.

Cattrap will close in December, with no substitute in sight

For 20 years, Cattrap has trapped, neutered and released cats in an effort to curb the feral cat population on Martha's Vineyard.

Focus was on traffic at first MVC Stop & Shop public hearing

Martha's Vineyard Commission members and town planners are concerned about congestion in several nearby areas.

Tisbury adds second water tank in $1.2 million project

It was quite a sight Wednesday.

Edgartown selectmen ask NStar reps about utility pole alternative

Edgartown selectmen asked NSTAR reps what it would cost to bury utility wires as an alternative to heavy poles.

Fog dimmed Edgartown fireworks display, but not the fun

A thick fog and mist rolled over Edgartown, but many in the crowd said they still had a great time.

Entrepreneurs use crowd-funding to get businesses going

Islanders with an idea have turned to crowd-funding websites like Kickstarter and indiegogo to capitalize their ventures.

For architect Celia Imrey, the new Edgartown Library feels like home

The New York City based architect and lifelong seasonal visitor talks about her inspiration for the design of the new Edgartown Public Library.