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Menemsha Pond is closed to shellfishing temporarily

Menemsha Pond was closed to all shellfishing indefinitely Tuesday following the fire that destroyed the Coast Guard Station boathouse on Monday.

How not to do paving business

A man identifying himself as Lee Gill visited The Martha's Vineyard Times office Wednesday.

Feast of the Holy Ghost this weekend

The annual Feast of the Holy Ghost starts this Saturday at 6 pm at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs.

Chappy bike path survey rolls out new numbers, old arguments

A survey of Chappaquiddick property owners shows that 38 percent of those who responded to the survey favor a mixed-use path for bicycles and pedestrians.


A celebration of the life of Tom Osmers will be held this Saturday, July 17, at the MV Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury.

Counseling offered for bicycle fatality witnesses, first responsers

The Island's emergency services organizations and Island Counseling Center will host a gathering this morning for everyone who witnessed the accident last week in which Dina Dececca of Melrose was killed.

Woman cited after Old County Road accident

Laura Stone, 27, of West Tisbury, driving a 1997 Jeep, swerved to avoid a deer at the intersection of Old County Road and State Road at 1:46 am Monday morning.

Sail MV “” Seafood Banquet to Vineyard Cup

More than 300 people attended Sail MV's 19th Annual Seafood Banquet and Auction on Saturday, July 10.

Noise complaints make for loud hearings before selectmen

Selectman Ron DiOrio vowed to call for a vote to revoke the entertainment license of the Island House, if the board hears another noise complaint about the popular Circuit Avenue bar and restaurant.

Tisbury uncorks first wine and beer sales

Zephrus and Saltwater restaurants uncorked the first legal sales of beer and wine in Vineyard Haven last week, ending Tisbury's 180-year history as a dry town.

Men’s softball at mid-season

Monday, at Manters Memorial Field in West Tisbury, the Highlanders and Stampede faced off, each with a 6-win, 2-loss record.

Cape Cod League Baseball

A blistering hot day may have discouraged some to take in the second annual Connors Cup Cape Cod League baseball game at the M.

Alabama returns home after unscheduled stop in the Mystic River

The Vineyard Haven schooner Alabama, Capt.

Reel Picks

It's the 80s television show back to haunt us — quirky characters, slam-bam action, and absolutely no suspense.

George G. Daniels

George Goetz Daniels, Time Magazine journalist and a leading advocate for Martha's Vineyard wildlife conservation, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 under the warm care of Long Hill Assisted Living in Edgartown.

At The Yard: Bridgman/Packer and Lois Greenfield

This weekend promises to be filled with visual entertainment at The Yard with two exciting events.


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VNA opens a capital campaign

The Vineyard Nursing Association has begun a capital campaign to fund the purchase of the building that houses its office, off State Road in Vineyard Haven.