Mariners, the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are updating their charts to account for the light’s relocation away from the eroding cliffs.
Last Wednesday, hundreds of people gathered for this year’s forum hosted by the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School. The subject was Black and Blue: Policing the Color Line and featured two panel discussions.
Panelists participating in the annual Hutchins Forum last week at the Old Whaling Church took on the broad-ranging topic of whether black millennials are ready to carry the mantle for civil rights.
Al Schackman, longtime guitarist for Nina Simone, will attend the screening of What Happened, Miss Simone? at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center Tuesday night where he will talk about their lives together.
Club Passim has an East Chop connection. It has been run for the last seven years by Dan Hogan. Jim Wooster will take over from Dan who is retiring on September 1.
Lucinda Perregil of Edgartown and Madeline Scott of Vineyard Haven were named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
The Obama family’s 16-day Vineyard vacation came to a close Sunday afternoon. The First Family departed from Martha’s Vineyard Airport aboard Marine One at about 5:05 p.m.
For four days the Agricultural Fair lured Islanders and visitors from the beaches and golf courses to West Tisbury for livestock shows, tractor pulls, rides, games and food galore.
Oak Bluffs police said a missing three-year-old child was found safe early Saturday morning with the help of a police dog. Police said they found the child, who was discovered missing by her parents early in the morning, several hundred yards from a road.

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