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Doing what must be done – for nonprofits summer is no season of respite

The nonprofit organizations of Martha's Vineyard deliver our babies and sit with us when we're dying.

Hot rods and roadsters

The Boston Area Roadsters returned to the Vineyard last weekend for the 17th annual Power Cruise.

Selectmen sound warning at noise hearing

Oak Bluffs selectmen convened a hearing on a noise complaint against Deon's Restaurant, at their Tuesday meeting, but no one representing the restaurant appeared.

Edibles: Good eats up-Island

You have an advantage if you are lucky enough to live up-Island where you're steps away from the many take-out spots in Aquinnah and Chilmark.

Tisbury special town meeting Tuesday about police contract

The Tisbury selectmen will make a second request to voters at a special town meeting Tuesday night to approve two spending articles totaling $225,000 to fund the police department union's contract settlement.

Tisbury police officer deployed as reservist to New Orleans

Tisbury Police Officer Dustin Shaw headed to New Orleans Sunday for a 60-day deployment as a U.

Time for the beach

Don't be one of those ill-prepared beach goers who turn lobster red and are bored to tears because they don't bring anything but their pale skin.

Dawn of a new Martha’s Vineyard hospital was mostly smooth

The new Martha's Vineyard Hospital opened for business Tuesday morning.

Chhibber attracts interest from immigration authorities

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has issued a detainee order for Saurabh Chhibber, an Oak Bluffs businessman convicted of sexual assault charges in Edgartown District Court on June 10.

Aquinnah special town meeting is Tuesday

Aquinnah will hold a special town meeting Tuesday to clean up accounts, refine the definition of fulltime employees, and take action on revisions to zoning bylaws designed to protect residents against floods.

Archer’s arrow fails to fell wild turkey

A female wild turkey with an arrow through her back prompted calls last week from concerned residents who spotted her with a flock in the vicinity of Greenwood Avenue and Franklin Terrace in Vineyard Haven.

Hopeful signs business is back in Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs merchants are greeting the first stirrings of the summer rush with the usual mix of optimism and caution, keeping one eye on the cash register and one eye on the weather.

Moving in – new hospital opens June 22

Early Tuesday morning, the first ambulances will begin to arrive at the doors of the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital emergency room.

Solemn ceremony and joyous celebration for class of 2010

A few scarves fluttered in the breeze without a flap, clouds, no doubt lined in purple and white held back their rain, and Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's fifty-first commencement exercises for the class of 2010 took place Sunday with a mix of solemn ceremony and joyous celebration.

Harley Riders hold fundraiser for Will Lewis

The Martha's Vineyard Harley Riders, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts known for their charitible efforts, will hold a fundraiser to help one of their members, Will Lewis, who is suffering from a serous medical condition.

Land Bank buys West Tisbury field

The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank Tuesday announced it has purchased a 27-acre property in West Tisbury, between State and Old Courthouse roads.

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SSA approves fast ferry Saturday cruise requests

In the first quarter of the year, passenger and vehicle traffic was up slightly on the Vineyard route and down slightly on the Nantucket route, Steamship Authority (SSA) management reported to boatline members Tuesday.

Oak Bluffs businessman guilty of indecent assault

Oak Bluffs businessman Saurabh Chhibber, a man one police officer called a dangerous predator, was sentenced to 2.