Edgartown selectmen Monday received an update on the Chappy ferry, which will carry passengers but no vehicles from April 17 to April 24, and an endorsement for temporary wireless service for the island provided by AT&T.
Twenty teenage Vineyard artists, photographers, sculptors, and poets have earned recognition in the annual Boston Globe Scholastic Art and Writing awards.
Philip Batterman Smith died on Jan. 29 in Delray Beach, Fla., after a brief illness. He was 80.
Donald Edward Turnell of Lewes, Del., formerly of Oak Bluffs, died on Monday, Jan. 11 after a short battle with leukemia. He was 69.
The Vineyard Conservation Society will be hosting information sessions about a proposed bylaw to ban single-use plastic bags Island-wide.
Marion Brush Landfors of East Walpole died Jan. 20 of East Walpole. She was 90.
Hundreds of friends, neighbors,and art enthusiasts turned out Friday evening at the Chilmark community center for a benefit reception featuring the work of Douglas Kent.
Planning for a new school in Tisbury begins in earnest with the news last week that the school has been invited to participate in a specialized state grant program for school buildings.
Chili recipes of all styles were served under a tent at the Portuguese American Club in Oak Bluffs on Saturday to support the Red Stocking Fund. Hosted by radio station MVY, nearly 1,800 people attended.

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