Candles in Hand, Vineyard Walks for Hope and Healing

In the dark stillness of Saturday morning, an hour and a half before dawn, music mingled with the smell of woodsmoke at Bend in the Road Beach in Edgartown, where scores of tea lights twinkled against a backdrop of navigational markers flashing out to sea.

Vaccine Bus Returns; Booster Shots Available for Seniors

The free, mobile vaccine bus is back on Island, setting up shop at MVRHS all day Saturday and Sunday.

Securing a Cinematic Future With Some Brick and Mortar

Executive director Richard Paradise said that buying the building — a condominium within the Tisbury Marketplace development — has always been part of the long-term plan.

From Candy Striper to ER Nurse, a Career in Caring

After nearly 43 years of nursing at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, Betsy VanLandingham is retiring this month — sort of.

Public Airing for Steamship Budget

The Steamship Authority is holding a public session online Oct. 1 to review the proposed 2022 operating budget for the boat line.

Edgartown Fire Department Looks to Expand Its Ranks

Faced with a staffing shortage that has resulted in part from the Island housing crisis, the Edgartown fire and emergency services department is holding two recruitment sessions in the next two weeks in the hopes of refilling its ranks.

The Milky Way

The Milky Way is a lot easier to find in the autumn than in the summer. You don’t have to hunt for it. If you are outside tonight around 9 p.m. Just look up. The Milky Way is overhead. It crosses through our zenith.

The brightest star overhead is Vega in the constellation Lyra, a small harp. Vega can be your guide. Find Vega and with a little bit of hard looking you will see that the Milky Way cloud passes nearby.

Tisbury Marine Terminal Project Breezes Through Public Hearing

A massive project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal on Beach Road flew through its public hearing process at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday, seeing no opposition.

Hummingbird Happiness

By the end of September, most of our ruby-throated hummingbirds will have left.

No Charges for Vineyard Trust; Organization Looks to Restore Confidence

The Cape and Islands district attorney’s office announced this week it will not prosecute the Vineyard Trust for altering contractor work quotes.

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