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Fishing with dad means treasured memories

In anticipation of Father's Day Sunday, I invited readers to send in photos and stories of fishing with their dads.

Squibnocket Beach closed Monday morning for parking lot repairs

Squibnocket Beach will be closed Monday, June 21, until noon, and there will be no access through the parking area.

Dredge spoils spoil beach? A tale of sand and sun

Several beachgoers who went to Jetty Beach in Oak Bluffs complained late last week that sand dredged from a nearby spot in Oak Bluffs Harbor was unfit to replenish the popular beach.

Tisbury selectmen approve beer/wine applications

The Tisbury selectmen held public hearings and approved beer and wine license applications for year-round permits for the Black Dog Tavern, Black Dog Bakery/Café, Rocco's Pizzeria, and Nicky's Italian Café at a meeting Tuesday night.

Sheila Morgan

Sheila Morgan of Vineyard Haven died on June 12 after a brief illness.

West Tisbury makes short work of special town meeting

After failing on the first try June 8, to turnout in sufficient numbers to make a quorum, West Tisbury voters responded Tuesday and completed their special town meeting.

Benefits of used cell phone drive come full circle

A used cell phone collection drive organized and run by Oak Bluffs Police Department clerk Jeannie Pierson proved a resounding, yet quiet, success.

Restaurants target of scam artists

At least two Island restaurants were approached by scam artists last weekend, giving the owners hope of a early season boost in sales, which turned into a big disappointment after the scam was revealed.

Chilmark selectmen approve creek leases

Chilmark selectmen, meeting Tuesday, agreed to a request by police Chief Brian Cioffi to create a handicap parking spot by Dutcher Dock.

Oak Bluffs pulls plug on pond-sized puddle

A puddle the size of a pond that forms after a heavy rain on East Chop Drive, near Mill Square Road, will be fixed finally, after two years of complaints from neighbors and others who use the road.

Purple and white predominate among grads

Most of the members of Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's Class of 2010 graduates decided to stick with traditional colors at ceremonies Sunday.

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.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

James Baird, Oak Bluffs; DOB 6/29/87, disorderly conduct: continued to pretrial conference.

Charter School celebrates graduation

The Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School graduated its tenth high school class Saturday, in a ceremony held under a tent on the school grounds in West Tisbury.