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Class of 2024 Prom brings students together on the dance floor

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About 180 students shouted, clapped, sang, and danced the night away Saturday at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Class of 2024 Senior Prom. After...

Conservation Society welcomes new community organizer

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Filmmaker, project manager, writer, and born-and-raised Islander Zada Clarke has been added to the Vineyard Conservation Society’s staff as director of advocacy and community...

O.B. Association honors one of its founders

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The Oak Bluffs Association will honor the life and legacy of one of its founders and local business owner, Dennis daRosa. The association will install...

Ag Fair announces this year’s poster

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A poster has been selected to represent the 162nd annual Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair. The work is from Oak Bluffs resident, full-time artist, and...

Three high school teachers welcome babies on same day

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Call it a coincidence or an MVRHS miracle: Three teachers at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School all became parents on the same day...

Island graduates partake in countrywide protests

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The nation’s attention has been tuned to college campuses as masses of students gather, occupy, and call for a ceasefire in Gaza. And graduates...

Aquinnah candidates speak to voters

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Aquinnah voters go to the polls May 16 and there will be a contested race for one seat on the town’s select board. Jannette Vanderhoop,...

New restaurant bringing Mediterranean to Oak Bluffs

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A new, takeout Mediterranean restaurant is opening in Oak Bluffs. In a space vacated by Midnight Taco on Circuit Avenue Extension, owner Jordan Wallace is...

Tree Stewards celebrate Earth Day

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On Sunday afternoon, Tree Stewards, the Oak Bluffs Parks Commission, and the Island community celebrated Earth Day by planting 10 trees in Oak Bluffs’...

Chilmark candidates debate the issues

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Chilmark residents go to the polls on Wednesday, April 24 for the annual town election. Among the contested races, Jeffrey Maida and William Meegan are...

A ‘heartwarming’ tournament for Waylon Sauer

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Hundreds of Islanders flooded the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School gymnasium on Sunday to remember Waylon Sauer during an inaugural basketball tournament. Students and classmates...

High school connecting students and employers

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With the end of the school year in sight and summertime on the mind, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School hosted its annual job fair...

Edgartown installs energy-efficient pumps

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Six new sludge pumps have been installed in Edgartown, increasing energy efficiency and saving taxpayers what town officials estimate is roughly $40,000 a year. The...

Congressman Delahunt leaves ‘legacy of integrity’

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Longtime Congressman, social justice activist, and reformist William D. Delahunt passed away on March 31 after a battle with a long term illness. He...

O.B. Fire Department conducts safety simulations

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The Oak Bluffs Fire Department conducted a fire and emergency services drill and simulation Saturday at the Summercamp hotel.  The simulation was conducted as a...

Island Grown celebrates employee housing

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After over 5 years of planning, designing and construction, Island Grown Initiative of Martha’s Vineyard unveiled new employee housing this week with a ribbon...

Charter School celebrates Baccalaureate program

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    The Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School celebrated its third year as an International Baccalaureate World School by showcasing student work at its annual IB...

‘Gridiron’ wins it for Island spelling bee

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Josephine Gautier, a sixth grader from the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, won the 31st annual Martha’s Vineyard Schools Spelling Bee on March 15. Josephine,...

Commission installs first shared-use path counter

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission recently released its first round of data from a new tracker used to count pedestrian and cyclist activity along the...

Boys basketball captain breaks school scoring record

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Senior captain Josh Lake with the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School basketball team broke the all-time school record for points scored in a single...