For David Stanwood, a piano has never been just a carefully crafted assembly of wood and wire. He speaks of the instrument in spiritual terms.

A West Tisbury woman is facing drunken driving charges after a single-car crash Monday night in Edgartown. Police said Christy Dobson and her...

Francine Kelly, former executive director of Featherstone Center for the Arts, died Sunday in Los Angeles at her daughter’s home. She was 77.

The Menemsha Channel dredging project is churning away as a Jan. 31 deadline for completion looms again.

A public hearing late last week saw strong support for tearing down the historic Oak Bluffs house.

The Vineyard was digging out Sunday after the first snowstorm of the year left almost a foot of snow and largely shuttered the Island Saturday.


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Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School is holding an enrollment open house on Wednesday, Jan. 18.

The up-Island regional school committee voted last week to certify a $11.5 million budget.

A new program to regularly test the water at the regional high school will go into effect after recent testing turned up a few problem spots.