With the release of the draft Massachusetts Ocean Plan two weeks ago, Islanders should be alert to a discussion now unfolding in the Island community...
Midterm elections have a reputation for being lackluster, but with a dead-heat gubernatorial race and other key issues drawing debate among voters,...
The Island is justifiably proud of its public schools, which consistently turn in impressive scores on standardized tests and turn out successful,...
We don’t call it the dump anymore, not officially anyway. We don’t even call it the landfill, because our trash is no longer buried in the ground....
The Ebola virus, with its terrifying symptoms and high mortality rate, evokes a dreadful fascination. But despite some well-publicized missteps in...
They were two Ruths who became friends. Ruth Redding and Ruth Bogan both overcame obstacles early in life, including poverty born of war and the...
With the announcement by executive director Mark London that he will retire at the end of next summer, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission has been...
Autumn is settling over the Island like so many fallen leaves and for the many people who work long hours in summer, this is a time to pause and...
Massachusetts law stipulates that police must keep reports of rape and other sexual assaults in confidential files, not available to the general...

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