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Vineyard harpist Natalie Lurie goes pro

“It was love at first sight, I really gravitated towards it,” Natalie Lurie said of her first harp, which she met when she was...

An interview with ‘Agents of Change’ producers

Full length version of the story that includes interviews with both producers. Through the previously untold stories of the young men and women who led...

Grant will help restore one link in natural chain of Mill Brook

Near the source of the Mill Brook along North Road in Roth Woodlands, an earthen berm and two small, misplaced culverts prevent brook trout...

Scarce groundfish permit will remain on Martha’s Vineyard

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) last week announced that in partnership with the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust, it had purchased the Island’s last historic...

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Landing at Harvard

President Obama speaks on progress in Iraq, racial tensions in Ferguson

President Barack Obama made a brief detour to the Edgartown School just before 1 pm where he made a brief statement on Iraq and...

Shared WiFi led to arrest of Cambridge teacher on porn charges

The investigation, arrest and indictment in April of Josh Wairi, 27, of Somerville, a Cambridge fifth-grade teacher, on multiple federal child pornography charges began...

Oak Bluffs takes speed limit into its own hands

At the direction of police, highway crews changed the speed limit from 45 to 35 miles per hour along Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road without required state authorization.

Tribe opens heritage exhibit

The centerpiece of the wetu is a large floor tile that depicts a turtle crafted from stone and wampum, which represents the tribal concept that the world was created on the back of a turtle.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission takes up Lagoon Ridge housing development

Developers of the 25-lot, 33-acre project in Oak Bluffs were asked to return with more detailed nitrogen mitigation and affordable housing plans.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission approves Water Street affordable housing project

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission discussed size, temporary parking and scenic value and refused to waive its permitting fee for the nonprofit.

Martha’s Vineyard baseball players compete in Cooperstown

The 14-year-old Martha’s Vineyard All-Stars competed against teams from across the country within miles of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Clinic spurs girls softball comeback

A fading Island program on its last out hit a home run thanks to the free Vineyard Dynamite Softball Clinic.

Island men take a stand against domestic violence

Over the course of Saturday morning, more than 50 men and several women stood along the seawall that flanks Vineyard Haven harbor on Beach...

Heath hen’s boom could echo again on Martha’s Vineyard

The last heath hen on Earth, nicknamed “Booming Ben” by conservationists struggling to save the species, died on Martha’s Vineyard in 1932. He roamed...

SSA votes to name new freight boat Woods Hole

The Steamship Authority (SSA) met Tuesday morning in Vineyard Haven and voted on a name for its new $43 million passenger/vehicle ferry, approved 2015...

President Obama will return to Chilmark on vacation

We first heard about it when a friend of ours said, ‘I hear the Obamas are staying on your road this summer,’ a few weeks ago.

e-bikes take to Martha’s Vineyard roads and bike paths

Electric bicycles with a pedal-assist function are now available to rent on Island, raising new enforcement questions.

Vineyard Streetball Classic in Oak Bluffs was a slam dunk

More than 20 Island teams competed in the 12th annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament.

July Fourth parade, on the fifth

I just like getting candy,” she said, chomping on a piece of bubblegum. “I didn’t even know there was such a thing as July 4th candy corn.