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Splash! New swim team will compete

The brand new Martha's Vineyard Regional High School swim team have begun practicing for their first meet this week.

RCBL week 8, Bulls lose

Tuesday, at the Boys & Girls Club in Edgartown, the Heat handed the Bulls their first defeat of the year, 107-94.

West Tisbury

It was like summer at the beach this New Year's Day.


I think I say this every year, but, "Thank God the holidays are over.

Oak Bluffs

Welcome 2011.


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Islander in Service update, PVT2 Joseph Baldwin

Last week, The Times published updates on Islanders currently on active duty in military service.

Bad process, good outcome

When a good thing happens at an inopportune moment, in an unfortunate way, it's still a good thing.


We all have traditions.


Didn't we all glory in that beautiful spring weather last week? It was grand while it lasted.

State hikes penalties for higher income uninsured

Uninsured residents of Massachusetts who are deemed able to afford health insurance but fail to obtain coverage will face higher penalties this year under a plan quietly approved by the Patrick administration last week.

Parking ticket zeal helps no one in Tisbury

I thought it important and helpful to convey my thoughts regarding a recent experience that clearly is not pro MV business.

Between a rock and a rooster

For almost three years I have remained silent about a situation that has finally become intolerable.


The December 30 article "Library plan costs expand in Edgartown," reports incorrectly that the town purchased the Capt.

Deer hunting season ends on a Bambi note

The muzzleloader deer hunting season ended Friday, and with it Massachusetts' 2010 deer hunting.

Voters called to cut budgets in Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs town officials plan a special town meeting, most likely in February, to cut spending in the current budget year.

Trustees, design committee clash over Edgartown library plans

The Edgartown library trustees Tuesday declined to endorse the latest plan to build a new library at the site of the Old Edgartown School.

Homeowner’s mistaken town identity is corrected

Last April, Chilmark resident Elizabeth Pickett Gray switched her telephone service from Verizon to Comcast.

Reel Picks

A disappointing third in the C.