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John Wajda

John Wajda, 43, of Lower Waterford, Vermont, and formerly of Martha's Vineyard and Methuen, died on Wednesday, January 12, while at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

JetBlue announces special $49 fare between New York and Island

JetBlue Airways announced Tuesday it would offer an introductory fare of $49 for its new seasonal service between Martha's Vineyard and John F.

Internet safety for young people is the topic

The Martha's Vineyard Youth Task Force will sponsor a free presentation for parents by Internet safety expert Kaitlyn LeClerc Greer at 7 pm, Wednesday at the YMCA.

Edgartown School abuzz with geography bee

Edgartown School will host its 23rd annual National Geographic Bee at 9 am on Tuesday, January 18, in the gymnasium.

Charges sought against two for smuggling drugs into jail

Dukes County Sheriff Michael McCormack said he will seek charges against an inmate and a jail visitor following an attempt, on January 5, to smuggle drugs into the Dukes County jail.

Tisbury, Oak Bluffs selectmen discuss regionalization

The Tisbury selectmen, meeting with the Oak Bluffs selectmen Tuesday, at the start of their regular evening meeting, agreed to convene in executive session to discuss contract negotiations.

Deep Bottom fire investigation yields few answers

An investigation into the Christmas day blaze that completely destroyed a four-bedroom house in the Deep Bottom subdivision in West Tisbury has answered the question of where the fire started but not why.

Barbara F. Seward

Barbara Flanders Seward, 87, of Menemsha, died peacefully on January 3, 2011, at Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Rupert speaks

To the Editor: Rupert has written a letter but I had to sign it for him: "Hey listen up. It's not about you. It's all about...

Come visit

I would very much like to invite residents of West Tisbury and Chilmark to come and visit us here in the UK at West Tisbury, Tisbury, and Chilmark.

An apology

I want to apologize to the Island community for driving while impaired with alcohol, on December 31, 2010.

CPR, first aid class provides life saving education

A two-night course designed to train students in American Heart Association (AHA) CPR and First Aid will be held from 6 pm to 9 pm, Tuesday and Wednesday, January 18 and 19, at the Mansion House on Main Street in Vineyard Haven.

Nathaniel W. Briggs

Services at Abel's Hill Cemetery in Chilmark for Nathaniel W.

Chief Cioffi did the right thing

Kudos to Brian Cioffi for saving the young doe (Jan.

I’ll help

Rupert's brother is crowing in Jerneganville at all hours of the day and night also.

Incredible help

I just wanted to write to The Times to thank our community here on the Island for all the help they have offered in our search for our missing dog.

Oak Bluffs

Now when I admire the view from the sunroom at 6 am, the vista is completely black and white as the trees have lost their foliage and the snow outlines them in silhouette.

Sports Highlights

The Whitman-Hansen/Pembroke combo was more than the MVRHS girls' hockey team could handle, a week ago Wednesday.

West Tisbury

Outside the windows, the woods are at their prettiest.