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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.

Healthy workplaces

It is worth mentioning that throughout all the turmoil and troubles at the Edgartown Council on Aging, some trusted and valued employees have resigned, and there has been great financial cost to Edgartown taxpayers.

Remarkable shellfish

The longer I work with bivalve shellfish, the more impressed I am with what a remarkable life form they are and what a key role they play in the wellbeing of both the planet and humankind.

West Tisbury

Snow is gently falling outside my window, predicted to continue for another three days, hopefully ensuring a white Christmas.

To remember what’s lost and marvel at our good fortune

What to make of a year like this one? It's been wearing, worrisome, and wildly contentious.

Great care and your privacy protected

As an employee of Martha's Vineyard Hospital as a medical technologist for 28 years and a recent emergency room patient, I want to reassure the community that your medical privacy is protected.

Good work, Oak Bluffs; Edgartown, not so much

Kudos to the Oak Bluffs Highway Department, who had their bike paths cleared by the afternoon of Monday's snowfall.

Oak Bluffs

When you hear the Nobska foghorn blowing in the night and the temperatures are hovering around 30 degrees, you know that it can only mean one thing, and that would be snow — just before Christmas.