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Few voters decided on $93 million in spending in ’09

Island voters may express concern over the rising costs associated with town government, but last year only a small percentage participated in the annual town meeting decision-making that affected operating budgets in the six Island towns.

On Their Way – Gwen Mayhew, a calling to serve

On Their Way is a new, occasional series, in which The Times introduces Martha's Vineyard Regional High School graduates who have moved on to establish themselves in careers on- or off-Island.

Broilers grown here

Last month, Curves, located at the Woodland Center in Vineyard Haven, collected non-perishable items and money for the Island Food Pantry.

Island Tire will pick one lucky TV winner

Island Tire and Auto Service Center off State Road in Vineyard Haven will give away a 40-inch flat screen LCD HDTV to one lucky person.

Curves beats mark with food drive

This Sunday, Island Grown Initiative (IGI) will offer its third annual poultry workshop at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury.

MV Museum seeks war related photos

The Martha's Vineyard Museum in Edgartown is seeking photographs of Islanders who served in World War II for an expanded version of a current exhibition, "Those Who Serve – Martha's Vineyard and World War II.

West Tisbury

Parents, grandparents, and children filled the field at Sunday's Easter egg hunt at the firehouse across from us.


Well, the egg hunt at the Duck Inn was a huge success.

Mill Pond needs responsible stewardship

It took 10 years for the voters of West Tisbury to make up their collective mind about what to do with the historic town hall building, left to our care by previous generations.

Wheels and deals: town rolls ahead on skatepark hazards

Oak Bluffs officials expect to meet with officers of the Martha's Vineyard Skatepark Association today, in response to an insurance inspector's report recommending the skatepark be closed because of hazardous conditions.

West Tisbury faces bylaw changes, $13.2 million budget

West Tisbury voters Tuesday will take up a 48-article annual town meeting warrant that veteran officials suspect may take two evenings to wade through.


Someone suggested that the Island has not enjoyed a proper spring for several years.

Singing out for spring!

There here.

Oak Bluffs

Easter Sunday could not have been better if it had been designed by a script writer.

Cover up with shrubs

Opening one's mouth in print always carries risks! Signs of spring are well advanced on the Vineyard.


It certainly feels like spring is here.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Trust Us, This Is All Made Up”

Despite its unwieldy title, the documentary "Trust Us, This Is All Made Up" fine-tunes the fine art of improvisation to comic perfection.


You'll notice in this week's paper approximately 30 coupons for restaurants and eateries that run the gamut from Nicky's Italian Café's buy one dinner entrée, get the second 25 percent off, to a free cup of chowder at Menemsha Fish Market.