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Martha’s Vineyard Commission asked to reconsider roundabout vote

MVC may rethink approval of Blinker roundabout. The MVC decision has attracted more than 200 comments, most opposed, to the MVTimes website.

Weekly Update – salsa dancing and Halloween costumes, October 21

Only a week away from Halloween. Get your costumes ready and take in the gorgeous fall weekend on Martha's Vineyard.

William Street in Vineyard Haven closed to traffic on Halloween

Make way for trick-or-treaters. Parts of Vineyard Haven will be closed for families out on Halloween.

A harvest celebration

The Athearn Family and the rest of the staff at Morning Glory Farm thank the Vineyard community for coming to our farm last Saturday to celebrate the fall harvest at our Pumpkin Festival.

Community Supported Agriculture heads back to Whippoorwill Farm

The headquarters for Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), a private farming cooperative on Martha's Vineyard, will move from the Thimble Farm property in Tisbury back to Whippoorwill Farm on Old County Road in West Tisbury for the 2012 season.

Tisbury selectmen approve William Street closure on Halloween

To ensure the safety of trick-or-treaters on Halloween, the Tisbury Police Department plans to close a portion of William Street to motor vehicle traffic on October 31, from 6 pm to 9:30 pm.

A sad ending for a glorious yacht

Petrel, a historic vessel sailed by the Van Nes family of New York and West Tisbury for more than four decades, has been broken up and hauled away.

Andy Berry is Holmes Hole top sailor

Andy Berry, Assistant Principal of the high school, won the coveted Frank Jewett trophy awarded to the Holmes Hole sailor who wins the most points in the Holmes Hole Sailing Association's season-long racing series.

Top ten finish for Magee at World Series of Speedway Racing

All of Al's Pals are happy as clams that the Al's Package Store 2010 Dodge Charger, driven by Chris "Fibber" Magee of Vineyard Haven, drove hard to a ninth-place finish at the World Series of Speedway Racing at Thompson International Speedway in Thompson, Conn.

Sports highlights

There are those who cannot remember when the Vineyard had last scored a touchdown against Somerset, now called Somerset/Berkley.

Waves clean up in Mass Premier Festival

The Cape Cod Waves, an AAU basketball program based in Bourne, recently won the Mass Premier Festival at Mansfield.

Vineyarders harpoon unbeaten Whalers, boot Raiders

The MVRHS boys soccer team gave visiting Nantucket a sound thrashng and their first loss of the season, 6-0, Sunday.

Vineyard girls edged by unbeaten Whalers

The Vineyard soccer girls squared off with Nantucket, Sunday, and gave the unbeaten Whalers everything they could handle, before bowing, 2-1.

Over The Hill gang comes home, bows to Easton

The Vineyard Football Masters played the Easton Masters at Tisbury's Veterans Field, Sunday, and were shut out by the visitors, 2-0.

Creative Living Award

Dan Waters honored at Tuesday's event at the Grange Hall.

Selectmen weigh what to do next about Tea Lane farmhouse

Seeking answers after voters in September once again

Hospital offers program for caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients

The Martha's Vineyard Hospital will offer a one-hour presentation followed by open discussion on caregiving for all stages of dementia and Alzheimer's disease today, October 20, from 6 pm to 7 pm in the community room of the hospital.

Vineyard Nursing Association move approved by MV Commission

After five years, the Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) is one step closer to achieving a permanent home at 29 Breakdown Lane in Vineyard Haven.

Cape Cod Canal bridges repair work will take a year

Repair work worth $8.