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Feds: new evidence may put Nantucket Sound on Historic Register

Nantucket Sound is eligible to be listed in the National Register of Historic Places, a determination that Cape Wind opponents say should prompt the...

Partners secures $ for MGH campus expansion, debt refinancing

Massachusetts General Hospital will build a 500,000 square foot health care facility at its Boston campus as part of a $500 million bond issue...

Heating oil up 11 cents a gallon in last week

The average price of heating oil in Massachusetts rose to $2.88 per gallon Tuesday, up from $2.77 a week ago. Prices have risen steadily...

Edgartown selectmen cancel hearing over taxes

On Monday, Edgartown selectmen agreed to schedule a public hearing on January 19, to decide whether to revoke the liquor license of David Ryan's,...

H1N1 vaccinations scheduled in Island towns

The Martha's Vineyard Public Health Coalition, a consortium of Island health agencies, has scheduled a series of H1N1 vaccinations in Island towns for the...

Setting Oak Bluffs budget priorities, public invited

Facing an estimated $1.5-million budget shortfall next year, the Oak Bluffs finance and advisory committee will ask taxpayers to help set priorities for the...

Local officers take on fitness challenge

Members of the Martha's Vineyard Tactical Response Team will compete against other first responders throughout the Northeast in a fitness contest. The 911 Fitness Challenge...

Island businesses invited

The Martha's Vineyard Times has invited Island businesses to a presentation of the newspaper's new online directory features. The event will be held Thursday,...

Chilmark sets Middle Line Road lottery for Jan. 19

Chilmark selectmen have set January 19 for a lottery to award six affordable homesites in the Middle Line Road housing project. There are 14...

Chilmark approves tour bus, interviews candidates

Chilmark selectmen Tuesday approved a one-year license for a locally operated bus tour company to run Island tours with four buses during the 2010...

Christmas kindness continues

Allison Bartlett, the recipient of an act of Christmas kindness when an anonymous shopper quietly paid for her Christmas tree at the Thrift Shop...

Retail, actually

To the Editor: Let us please remember that Morning Glory Farm (MGF) is a retail operation selling mostly produce trucked in by Sid Wainer and...

Regarding an uniformed critic

To the Editor: John Abrams owes David Wiley and the people of Martha's Vineyard a public apology. I personally filed the lawsuit with two other neighbors -...

Sold out

To the Editor: I agree with Michael Scarborough, in the December 31 Letters to the Editor ("Island tradesmen disadvantaged"). Why are union contractors hiring illegals or...

The issue is offshore wind turbines

To the Editor: Okay, time to jump in the waters, so to speak. The issue of wind power development in the state waters as mapped...

Reckless hunting behavior

To the Editor: I am the person who was recently injured in the hunting accident at the State Forest on Martha's Vineyard. I am writing...

Noah C. BenDavid

Dina and Shane BenDavid of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Noah Christopher BenDavid, on December 29 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Noah weighed...

Stella W. DeBettencourt

Luke and Danielle DeBettencourt of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Stella Weiss DeBettencourt, on December 26 at Winthrop University Hospital in...

Wren M. Robertson

Elizabeth Bonifacio and Joshua Robertson of Tisbury announce the birth of their daughter, Wren Marie Robertson, on December 24 at Brigham and Women's Hospital...

Achievement

James T. Morse of Oak Bluffs was recently installed as a District Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts at...