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Thanks to Coach Sherman

To the Editor: I just wanted to take a moment to thank Coach Sam Sherman for all his years of hard work and dedication to...

The coach would continue

To the Editor: I would like to respond to the notice in the help wanted column of The Martha's Vineyard Times, about the boys JV...

The plan didn’t notice the iceberg

To the Editor: In "Not the Last Word" (Jan. 7), Nis Kildegaard frames the Island Plan as a conversation. I'm intrigued. Where did this conversation come...

Pulling weeds and business

To the Editor: Morning Glory Farm is a farm. I worked there in the field for two summers, not as a young back-to-the-lander but as...

It is a farm

To the Editor: Though I've been told that you can't please all the people all the time, it's still upsetting to read the letter from...

MVCS’s new leader: Wiet Bacheller

When John and Wiet Bacheller first moved to the Island in 1968, seven years after Martha's Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) was established, the couple...

West Tisbury

Tucked into crevices of tree bark, stonewalls, shingles, and wood piles, snow has remained un-melted as temperatures stayed below freezing all week. There is...

Stuffed up

When Snuffy, the 18-year-old cat, arrived with a complaint of chronic nasal discharge, I have to admit I wasn't thrilled. My own geriatric kitty...

Tisbury

Don't forget to vote! The polls open at 7 am on Tuesday. Your vote may choose the deciding vote on national health care. I...

Play on: “Twelfth Night”

For every season there is a play, and right after New Year's, it's time for "Twelfth Night." Cue Shakespeare for the Masses: Quick and...

Crafty solutions

The holidays are over, the snow is not leaving, and the artic blast just doesn't seem to end. Why not settle in, get cozy,...

Senate election is Tuesday

On Tuesday voters on Martha's Vineyard and across Massachusetts will go to the polls to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the...

Medicare cuts will harm many providers

The current debate in Washington isn't solely about the grand goal of expanding access to health insurance. It has turned into a spar about...

Oak Bluffs

All the people who decided to go to the warmth of Florida after the holidays must be shivering in the cold by now, just...

MVC approves Morning Glory expansion

Morning Glory Farm won approval from the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) for an ambitious plan to expand the well-known farm store on the Edgartown-West...

NAACP celebrates Dr. M.L.K. Jr. day

This year is the 101st anniversary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the members of the Martha's Vineyard...

WT principal, a Marine, to Afghanistan

Once again, Michael Halt, West Tisbury School principal and Marine Reserve colonel, will answer his country's call to duty. Mr. Halt has left Martha's...

Finishing touches delay MVH opening

Islanders will have to wait a few more months for an inside look at the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital. A private reception for donors...

Take your chances: Karaoke at Seasons

Each Tuesday and Saturday night, Season's Eatery and Pub in Oak Bluffs tries to help Vineyarders and visitors endure those long, cold winter nights...

Edgartown School student Jesse Herman knows his geography

Jesse Herman knew the answer. "Japan," the eighth-grader called out clearly on Tuesday morning in the gymnasium of the Edgartown School and became the...