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SSA diverts some ferries Monday

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven. M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 12:00PM M/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole...

Can’t support parallel parking plan

To the Editor: I wanted to comment about the new "street design" for Oak Bluffs. My concerns are: Will spaces be large enough to comfortably...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday from complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, according to published reports. Ginsburg was 87. Reports of her death...

The Jam and Jelly Makers

Culling berries from the Island’s beach plum bushes, strawberry patches, or Russian olive trees, or using pineapple and grapefruit from other places: Five jam...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Martha’s Vineyard Newly Listed Homes for Sale

Real Estate Confidential is a bi-weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate market, presented by...

Complete the census form

To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard is urging EVERYONE to be counted in the 2020 census — citizens and noncitizens,...

SSA diverting some Saturday ferries

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven. M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 9:30AM M/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole...

Smoky sunsets due to wildfires

Smoke from the wild fires on the West Coast created an interesting effect on Tuesday's sunset at South Beach. According to a tweet from...

How much is too much?

The 304-acre parcel purchased for $27 million by the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank and Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation raises some interesting questions about preserving open...

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Friday, Sept 18, is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. According to an email from Dukes County Veterans Service Officer Bruce Montrose, this observance is held...

19th annual Children’s Memorial Ceremony

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum will hold the 19th annual Children’s Memorial Ceremony of Remembrance at the Edgartown Lighthouse Children’s Memorial from 11 am to...

Work it out with FARM Institute

To the Editor: We are deeply disappointed to learn that the Edgartown conservation commission has evicted the FARM Institute, managed by the Trustees of Reservations,...

Yard Sale Trail

To the Editor: A big thank-you to the people who donated items and to the folks who had the many yard sales this past weekend...

Yard sales build for the future

To the Editor: On Saturday, Sept. 5, Habitat for Humanity of Martha’s Vineyard had its first Island-wide yard sale. Ten yard sales were held simultaneously...

Remembering a friend to the Island

To the Editor: The Island has lost a great friend. Governor Stephen E. Merrill died at his home in Manchester, N.H., on Sept. 5, surrounded...

Rising with the moon

Join author Alice Early in discussing her awardwinning debut novel, "The Moon Always Rising," which tells the story of a woman from the highlands...

Oktoberfest with an Island twist

Celebrate Oktoberfest and enjoy German food and beverages that are traditionally served during this popular event in Europe. Seaweed's restaurant in Oak Bluffs is...

Develop an artist’s eye

View artistic images of the 2018 and ’19 Agricultural Fairs taken by professional photographers, and ponder the meaning or story behind them. In this...

Online dance class with the Yard

Online dance class is returning this fall, thanks to the West Tisbury library’s programming department. Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, at 2 pm, the Yard...

William Dean Holtham

William Dean Holtham, 71, died suddenly on Thursday morning, Sept. 10, 2020, at his home in Kingfield, Maine. He was the husband of Madeline...