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New Year’s eve entertainment

Make way for the New Year.

Holiday messages from Islanders to those in uniform

It has been a long time since I have been home for the holidays and I just want my family to know that I am thinking about them, my wife Hannah, my daughter Mika, my mother and father, Mike, Pat, Emily, Katie, and Jamie.

A holiday update of Islanders in Service

Many Islanders' family members in military service, whether on duty stateside or overseas, did not get home for the holidays.

Island Councils on Aging provide a rich menu of services

Martha's Vineyard's four Council on Aging senior centers offer elderly Islanders, and the not-so-elderly, a rich variety of activities.

Sunday snow, sleet leads to accidents, travel disruptions

Snow and sleet that began shortly before noon Sunday and heralded the arrival of a terrific winter storm led to reports of several motor vehicle accidents, power outages, and travel disruptions.

Christmas day blaze destroys West Tisbury house

A Christmas day blaze destroyed a house in West Tisbury. Volunteer firefighters from four towns responded to the report of a fire late Saturday night.

For the Comment people, who need it

'Twas the night before, and the Comment people were still at it.

Jet Blue announces Vineyard summer service

JetBlue Airways announced Thursday, December 23, it will begin daily nonstop summer service between Martha's Vineyard and John F.

Tisbury Business Association bestows gifts

As part of the Tisbury Business Association's holiday festivities, the association promotes shopping in Tisbury with a raffle.

Nelson Mechanical is contractor of the year

Nelson Mechanical Design, Inc.

Chilmark selectmen sign contract for dock reconstruction

Chilmark selectmen agreed Tuesday to hire the Danvers-based marine contractor, C.

Youth basketball scores

The Martha's Vineyard eighth grade boys travel basketball team split its games on the road last weekend.

Dart results

James Rowell, Peter Searle, and Charlene Barbosa were the winning darts combination at the P-A Club on November 18.

Send holiday greetings to Martha’s Vineyard military personnel

Don't miss the opportunity to send a greeting to Islanders serving in our country's military, for publication in The Times on December 30.

Martha’s Vineyard school secretaries ratify new contract

Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) secretaries ratified a new union contract Monday afternoon, superintendent of schools James Weiss told The Times in a phone call Tuesday.

Former Oak Bluffs police officer rescues man from burning car

Early Sunday morning Raymond, New Hampshire police officer Ryan Lehman responded to a report of a car crash off Route 101.

Preservation Trust receives gift of historic Edgartown cat boat

Wendy and Boatner Reily of New Orleans, longtime summer residents of Edgartown, donated a rare and historic sailboat to the Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust this week.

Edgartown selectmen want solution to illegal deer carcass dumping

Edgartown health agent Matt Poole asked selectmen Tuesday to tackle the problem of illegal dumping of deer carcasses by Island hunters.

Vineyard girls win one, lose one in hoops

Last Wednesday the MVRHS varsity girls basketball team defeated the visiting Sandwich Blue Knights.