Short-Term Rental Receipts Bring Windfall to Island Towns

As the short-term rental business continues to boom, planners and housing advocates are weighing everything to address the industry's impact.

Food Insecurity Is on the Rise, as Are Efforts to Help

Getting Thanksgiving dinner on the table has been more expensive for everyone this year, and particularly so for Vineyard food charities, which are feeling the pincer grip of inflation and supply chain shortages.

Cable Licensing Agreement Up for Renewal

Negotiations are set to begin next month between Martha's Vineyard towns and Comcast, the Island's only cable service provider.

Welcome Quinn

Charlotte Bolduc and Joshua Emin, of Vineyard Haven, announce the birth of a son, Quinn Brady Emin, born on Nov. 3 at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Maryanne Arrives

Simone Amorim Nunes and Marcos Rogério Alves, of Edgartown, announce the birth of a daughter, Maryanne Nunes Alves, born on Oct. 25.

Plans for Southern Tier Housing Project Come Into Focus

The Oak Bluffs select board Tuesday got a first look at plans and drawings for the Southern Tier development, a two-phase, 60-unit affordable housing project off Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road near the YMCA.

Chilmark Potluck Jam Returns

Another long-awaited Island tradition will re-emerge this Saturday, as the Chilmark Potluck Jam returns to the Chilmark Community Center.

Louisa Gould Gallery Hosts Stan Murphy

In what would have been his 100th birthday, Stan Murphy is having a renaissance on the Island.

Flying the Coop, One After the Other

Legend has it my daughter’s first word was shoe. Pickle is 14 years old now, a freshman in high school, and the days of first words are a bit foggy and sometimes I can’t separate fact from fiction.

Ride for Free

Starting Nov. 25, the Vineyard Transit Authority, through a statewide initiative, will be offering fare free service for the rest of the year.

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