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Aquinnah selectman to meet with tribal council over beach path

The narrow, sandy path that is the subject of a scheduled meeting Saturday between a representative of the Aquinnah selectmen and the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) tribal council leads to Lobsterville Beach and Vineyard Sound.

Catch of the week

Ken Lobdell of Vineyard Haven holds a yellowfin tuna he caught Monday while on an offshore trip with Captain Dick Vincent and an Island crew that included Darren Lobdell, William deBettencourt and his brother Todd deBettencourt, and Greg Williamson and his son Andrew.

Governor Patrick says no to racinos

State House News Service — As expanded gambling legislation formally arrived on his desk Monday, Gov.

Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway at 30 – a celebration

These are excerpts from an informal account of the July 24 celebration of the 30th anniversary of the beginning of Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway.

NSTAR improves system for West Tisbury and Tisbury

NSTAR crews are upgrading the company's electrical system in parts of West Tisbury and Tisbury.


A story "Discovering the M.


Last Thursday the lead team of the Martha's Vineyard Football Association (soccer), the Atlantic Football Club, got by a stubborn Coop de Ville squad, 2-1.

Y offers Station Menemsha crew a place to workout

When the Coast Guard Station Menemsha boathouse was destroyed in a massive fire July 12, the 22 crewmembers lost their weight room and workout equipment.

Tennis: Who’s number one?

Some of the Vineyard's best junior tennis players are jousting at Vineyard Youth Tennis every Wednesday evening to determine who is the top gun on the Island.

It’s a date

Saturday & Sunday, August 14-15: Mattakesett—Winnetu Open Tennis Tournament: men's doubles, women's doubles, mixed doubles.


A story published July 22, "Vineyard Cup triumphs over tides, temperatures" included the incorrect names of the winners of Class 3.

Fuel company and manager indicted for failing to report an oil spill

A Dukes County grand jury returned indictments today against a Falmouth-based fuel company and its manager, charging that they failed to report an oil spill in Oak Bluffs, on June 19, 2009.

Bridge deck

Seven tables were in play at the Saturday morning meeting of the Bridge Club of Martha's Vineyard in the Tisbury senior center.

The good works squeeze – As the needs grow, will the support grow too?

The Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) is a good example.

little league

The 12-year-old Vineyard Little League all star travel team visited Cooperstown, N.

Men’s softball: A ‘Canes blowout

Fans expecting a close, well-played softball game early Monday evening at Tisbury's Veterans Memorial Park, as the Hurricanes and Brewhas faced off in the final game of their scheduled summer season, were disappointed as the high-scoring Brewhas managed only one run and that in the bottom of the first inning.

HHSA sails again

Twelve boats of the Holmes Hole Sailing Association reported to the starting line last Thursday for a 6:00 pm race from red nun 6 to green can 23a at East Chop, then to nun 4 at West Chop and back to red nun 6.

Fisherman ties an elegant knot at Vineyard wedding

There are people who like to fish, and there are fishermen.

East Coast Classic Hockey

Seven hockey teams competed in the third East Coast Classic at the Arena last weekend.

Sightseeing tour proposal sparks strong opposition in Edgartown

Residents opposed to sightseeing tours operating in Edgartown packed a public hearing, convened during the selectmen's regular meeting Monday, to voice their objections.