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Hospital ER director placed on leave

Martha's Vineyard Hospital confirmed that Dr.

Tisbury STM to revisit police contract settlement

The Tisbury selectmen have scheduled a special town meeting (STM) for 7 pm, Tuesday, June 29 at the Tisbury School gymnasium to resolve the police department union's contract settlement.

Walter Delaney passes the gavel

Before he retired to Aquinnah, then called Gay Head, Walter Delaney spent nearly 40 years repairing and calibrating printing presses.

Aquinnah completes annual with a fond farewell

Aquinnah voters bid a fond goodbye Tuesday to longtime moderator Walter Delaney, who passed the gavel after 35 years presiding over town meetings.


"The article that appeared in the May 6 issue [of the Times] was not productive.

YTF concludes lecture series for parents Friday

The Dukes County Health Council's Youth Task Force (YTF) will host a presentation focusing on social host liability law issues by Kathi Meyer of Plainville and Attorney Mark Hoover at 7 pm tomorrow night at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) library conference room.

Tisbury beer and wine regs set, applications ready

Tisbury uncorks the town's new wine and beer licensing process today.

Cafe Moxie on hold

Disappointing to say the least, but 48 Main Street in Vineyard Haven, the site of Cafe Moxie, is probably losing another season.

MVC approves, sort of, hospital parking plan

The new Martha's Vineyard Hospital is ready for occupancy.

Edgartown housing advocate steps down

Alan Gowell, an advocate for affordable housing in Edgartown, resigned from the affordable housing committee Monday, at the selectmen's regular meeting.

Long delayed Sengekontacket dredge permit in hand

Oak Bluffs selectman Duncan Ross thrust a sheaf of papers high above his head and declared, "Feast your eyes on this document.

Bonnie Stacy is the new curator at MV Museum

Bonnie Stacy is the new curator at the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

Reel Picks

Greenberg (R)Director Noah Baumbach ("The Squid and the Whale," "Margot at the Wedding") brings out the best in Ben Stiller and Greta Gerwig in this slow moving, funny/sad character study.

Oak Bluffs selectmen name priorities – spending, revenue dominate

Oak Bluffs selectmen, each acting independently, agreed on several goals – or at least – themes that deserve priority attention this year.

National Guard honors Oak Bluffs police chief

In a ceremony on May 2 an agency of the Department of Defense honored Oak Bluffs police chief Erik Blake for his support of employees who serve in the National Guard with the "Patriot and Above and Beyond.

What to do with those old mattresses – an environmentally helpful solution

Several years ago, Mike and Pat Chmura, owners of East Chop Sleep Shop, had a logistical and environmental dilemma that needed solving.

Support for cancer support

Dozens of walkers headed out from Little Bridge on Beach Road in Oak Bluffs on Saturday morning on a walk that would take them to the Edgartown Lighthouse and back.

Shellfishermen provide a valuable service

To the Editor:The article entitled "Oak Bluffs shellfishermen air gripes, reap rewards" (May 6) perhaps missed the point.