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Do we need a fishing pier?

This is in response to David Nash's "Many reasons for the fish pier where it's planned" Letter to the Editor, Sept.

Three galleries celebrate September

Just when one might think the entire Island has exhaled, think everything has downshifted, cut back, and spent all its energy, the galleries in the Arts District in Oak Bluffs are proving otherwise.

Cousen Rose’s big season wind up

Against a quieter backdrop, the Island art community has summoned its creative energies to make the start of September a memorable time for gallery goers.

Multi-media Artists

Around the turn of the century, Picasso and Braque coined the term "collage" for mixed-media art, but artists have been adding unexpected objects to their work practically as long as art has been created.




Starting September 20, Sandy Bernat of Seastone Papers in West Tisbury, is offering a Sunset Papermaking Series on Mondays through October, from 4 to 6 pm.

The lady on the porch

Recently I was told about a Letter to the Editor regarding Johnny Seaview (Oliver Hazard Perry).

A spiritual place

As a minister who served two Island churches, I found the people very concerned, not only about God but about the people.

Web cam devotee

Last month, we visited Martha's Vineyard for the first time, and one of the sights I wanted to see was the web cam at The Times.

Leadership in the elements for Tisbury science teacher

Tisbury School science teacher Lynn Gatchell takes office as president of the Massachusetts Association of Science Teachers (MAST) on October 21.

A summer for reading

We want to thank the many families, childcare providers, and summer visitors who came to Vineyard Haven Public Library and participated in our Summer Reading Program, "go green @ your library.

Sculptor David Geiger finds meaning

When surveying David Geiger's sculptures, abstract and representational, one can easily identify his passion for horticulture, his fascination with human form, as well as his psychological themes.

Oak Bluffs officials defend hurricane response

Oak Bluffs emergency management director Peter Martell Tuesday gave selectmen a detailed debriefing of the emergency response to hurricane Earl, which included an order to close roads and businesses prior to the expected passage of the storm east of Nantucket late on the night of Sept.

CloseUp – his brother describes Irton DeSouza’s troubled history

In an interview with The Times, Nilton DeSousa described his younger brother Irton, arrested last week, as a man with a troubled history of alcohol abuse.

Island Schools hit MCAS improvement targets

Island students performed well above the state average and continued to improve their scores on the 2010 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exams.

Dan Wolf wins Dems state senate nod; Perry will face Keating in 10th district

Vineyarders in small numbers went to the polls Tuesday in a state-wide primary election and helped set the state for the general election on Tuesday, November 2.

65th Derby results

Boat bluefish: Sandy E.

Edgartown accepts county fuel contract

Edgartown selectmen Monday agreed to purchase heating oil for town buildings from the R.