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Senator O’Leary and Representative Madden oppose gambling bill

State lawmakers passed a gambling bill Saturday, that calls for three destination, resort-style casinos and two licenses for slot machines at racetracks.

All Island Art

Last Monday and Tuesday the annual All Island Art Show and the All Island Junior Art Show were held, respectively, in the Campgrounds in Oak Bluffs.

Oak Bluffs

My yard and gardens were starting to get that end of August look — wilted, so dried and cooked — but then happily the rains came so they are reviving.

Runways merge at The Yard’s fashion opera extravaganza

European-inspired fashion joins forces with top-notch New York City opera singers, complemented with delicious fare provided by The Sweet Life Café at Runways Merge, a fashion opera fundraising event scheduled for Thursday, August 12, at 5:30 pm at the Martha's Vineyard Airport Big Hangar.

Viktoria H. Kramer

A short memorial service for Viktoria Holm Kramer, a member of the Cronig family, will be held this Sunday, August 8, at 11 am at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center cemetery on Center Street in Vineyard Haven.

So many to thank

On behalf of the Tri-Town Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services responders who came from all over the Island to help at the recent fire in Menemsha, we offer our heartfelt thanks and gratitude to the wonderful Menemsha businesses and members of the community, who without hesitation gave everything they could give to assist us and the firefighters.

After the fire, rescues continue

There were many heroes on July 12, putting out the fire in Menemsha and saving boats.

Island daytripper finds honesty among the flowers

Virginia Voilas of Trenton New Jersey arrived on Martha's Vineyard for a day visit from Hyannis on a side trip during a weeklong bus tour of Cape Cod.


It's good to be back on M.

Bluestem, native to Martha’s Vineyard

August is the time of the most active growth and flowering for a surprising number of our native plants.


The music is wonderful.


Are we really going to get another presidential visit this summer? It seems only fair, since Chelsea Clinton did not get married here as all the rumors swirling around last summer predicted she would.

Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Transactions: July 19-23, 2010

July 19, Phyllis Yale, Jeffrey Meyer, Rachel Bernstein, Kenneth Daniel and Lauren Brown, trustees of Chilmark Associates, sold a lot on Stonewall Beach to Craig A.

Edgartown’s new farmers market

At the heart of the new Edgartown Farmers' Market is the booth run by the Edgartown School's PTO.

Permanent Endowment is accepting grant applications

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard is accepting applications for its fall grant cycle.

Thanks and appreciation

There are no words that can fully express our sincere sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the Dececca family, their friends and the community of Melrose for their loss.


The Sunday doubleheaders at Flanders Field are starting earlier and earlier.

Fishing pier is a wonderful idea

While I am an avid reader of the electronic posts on The Times web site, I usually only comment to clarify misconceptions regarding wastewater issues.

The view from Room 214

War, said the wag, is how Americans learn geography.