Jewish High Holidays Observances

September 12, 2023

The Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center and Chabad on the Vineyard will hold public services for the Jewish High Holidays.

Community Chorus Rehearsals Begin

September 6, 2023

The Island Community Chorus has issued a call for new singers as it begins a new semester of weekly rehearsals on Monday, Sept. 11, preparing for its December holiday concerts at the Old Whaling Church.

Please Adopt Us

September 6, 2023

We have an amazing pet of the week.

Women Voters Hold Membership Tea

September 5, 2023

The League of Women Voters of Martha's Vineyard (LWV MV) will hold a membership tea on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m.

Animal Shelter Holds Puppy Training Course

September 1, 2023

The Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard is offering a six-week-long puppy training course.

Please Adopt Us

August 30, 2023

We are happy to report that the orange male kitten, Sammy, has left us for his forever home.

Record of Cases Heard in District Court

August 30, 2023

The following cases were heard in Edgartown district court.

Community Foundation Announces Board Changes

August 29, 2023

The Martha's Vineyard Community Foundation has announced changes to its board of directors.

Texas Robbery Suspect Arrested in Oak Bluffs

August 25, 2023

Police arrested Brian Covington, 29, around 10 a.m. at a house on Pequot avenue, according to state police.

Bridge Column: August 25

August 24, 2023

You’ve read here before about the losing-trick count (LTC). Now I’m going to explain in more detail how it works.

The LTC applies to suit contracts. When there’s a suit fit, you want to establish how many losers there are in each hand. Typically, a minimum one-bid to start the auction shows seven losers. If responder has no more than seven, you’re probably in good shape to bid 4H or 4♠️ if a major-suit fit exists.

Please Adopt Us

August 23, 2023

We have no adoptions to report this week.

Cyanobacteria Bloom Found in Squibnocket Pond

August 17, 2023

A cyanobacteria bloom in Squibnocket Pond has rendered its waters unsafe for both humans and animals, according to an advisory made by the Chilmark board of health.