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Scientist Jesse Ausubel says diet will affect the Martha’s Vineyard landscape

In the kickoff to Sheriff’s Meadow’s lecture series, the acclaimed researcher will describe how eating and food-buying habits affect the landscape.

Martha’s Vineyard lottery sales exceed $12 million annually

If she won again she would do things differently. 'I would go on a big spending spree,' she said. For now, she plans to keep gardening, riding her bike because she hates traffic, and caring for her miniature horses.

SSA approves Wood’s Hole terminal concept

The revised plan includes a new building, three ferry slips and reconfigured parking lots. Final design and permitting will begin once a feasibility study is completed next month.

MVRHS Class Essayist speech

Hi Mum! Classmates, congratulations. Friends and family, thank you for coming. Guidance, thanks for your guidance. And teachers, thanks for educating us real good. And you, yeah you, the...

Tad Gold drafted by the Baltimore Orioles

I got called by our commissioner Chris Hall, and I look across the field and I see Tad in total disbelief. We were already about to recognize him and everything. It was a special moment. Hollywood couldn’t have done it better.

MGH honors Vineyard cardiologist Dr. Timothy Guiney with prestigious award

Mass General Hospital has named the Chilmark resident and longtime Martha’s Vineyard Hospital cardiologist to the Paul Dudley White Distinguished Chair in Cardiology.

Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School sends five graduates on their way

Updated 12:05 pm, Tuesday, June 3. A perfect day and a crowd of friends, family and faculty greeted the five graduates of the Martha’s...

Experts offer tips on how to avoid landlord-tenant disputes

Surgeons do it, pilots do it, why don’t homeowners do it? Even if you’re an expert, you need a checklist, because you can forget and make mistakes.

Farm. Field. Sea. is back to showcase Martha’s Vineyard bounty

Local food retreat will encourage agro-tourism and education on Martha’s Vineyard for second year.

Skier brings hobby home to Barnes Road

Ski instructor and former racer Dave Laikin has found an interesting way to recycle old skis.

Horseshoe crab survey underway

Felix Neck seeks volunteers for statewide effort to measure vitality of horseshoe crab fishery.

Memories mingled with tears at bench dedication for K.J. and Deebo

A black granite bench that bears the inscription, “In loving memory of David D. Furino & Kevin H. Johnson II, Class of 2005,” now...

Classmates, community remember K.J. and Deebo

Ten years after a tragic car accident claimed the lives of her classmates, Megan Leland will donate a bench in their memory on the high school campus.

Chilmark annual takes up $8.7 million budget, Squibnocket

Voters gather Monday to discuss a 6.6 percent budget increase, and a major beach parking lot project.

Martha’s Vineyard students lag in required vaccinations

We eliminate diseases by vaccinating. No one has to get the smallpox vaccine anymore because we got rid of that disease. Vaccines did that.

Armed intruder response drill at Edgartown school provided lessons

A major factor was cooperation between different departments and different plans. “Island-wide cooperation is what it’s all about,” said school superintendent Jim Weiss.

Jeepers, creepers, Martha’s Vineyard loves its spring peepers

Every year I call in an hour after him, or 15 minutes. We’ve been hearing them since my husband and I built our house here in the 80s, but after the papers started publishing the pinkletinks I started seeing Alex’s name in the papers and I thought, I want to beat Alex.

Police will converge on Edgartown School for armed intruder response drill

Response teams will not know what to expect, a strategy that the departments have used in the past to create realistic situations. “The whole scenario is like a movie, we’ve scripted it,” he said.

Alex’s Place at the YMCA is always changing

Opportunities for all ages at the Alexandra Gagnon Teen Center.

From cigarettes to insulation, roadway trash overwhelms

The battle to keep flying debris and litter in check along Edgartown-West Tisbury road continues.