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Martha’s Vineyard Hospital celebrates Trees of Light

The Martha's Vineyard Hospital Auxiliary held its annual Trees of Light ceremony Wednesday afternoon, in the foyer of the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

NOAA releases recreational fishing blueprint

The NOAA plan sets out national and regional strategies to address the priorities of the nation's estimated 11 million saltwater anglers.

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center reflects many facets of Judaism

The first Jewish person on Martha's Vineyard was Samuel Cronig, a 17-year-old Lithuanian yeshiva student.

West Tisbury selectmen clamp down on poultry-eating dogs

West Tisbury selectmen at their regular meeting on Dec.

Tisbury shellfisherman battles for shared family boat use

As the hearing progressed it soon became clear to selectmen that the proposed amendment floated on undercurrents swirling around one fisherman.

Ernie Boch Jr. gives $65,000 to new Martha’s Vineyard K-9 unit

The Edgartown summer resident donated a patrol vehicle for Buster, the Island's new crime fighting Labrador Retriever.

Aquinnah residents give Land Bank an earful over cliff trail

Public and private interests clashed sharply at a meeting of the Land Bank advisory board to discuss a plan for the property now used informally.

MVC budget anticipates 3.1 percent increase

The distribution among the towns will find Edgartown paying the largest share of the MVC bill, at $298,512, up from $286,829 this year.

Oak Bluffs selectmen blast roundabout legal challenge

Selectman Vail said he wants Edgartown and West Tisbury, not Oak Bluffs, to pay for the legal costs the MVC will incur to defend the lawsuit.

Martha’s Vineyard towns pay twice in roundabout legal challenge

While two towns challenge the ruling in court, one question is whether tax dollars should pay lawyers on both sides of the legal argument.

SSA considers shift in preferred reservation sale start time

Steamship Authority management is considering a 7:30 am start time for preferred reservations. It wants to know what customers think.

SSA reservation office moves to Martha’s Vineyard airport terminal

SSA will open its new Vineyard reservation office December 19, at the Martha's Vineyard Airport terminal.

Fill your cup with holiday cocktails

Eat, drink, and be merry. Could that be the official mantra of December?

Film groups find Vineyard a haven for cinema

Martha's Vineyard is home to three separate film festivals, all of which offer a unique and welcoming experience for anyone who wishes to partake.

Two books, two benefits

A couple of local women have put their talents to good use by producing and self-publishing books whose sales will benefit local organizations.

Reel Picks

The people who brought us Wallace & Gromit created this clever animated Christmas tale about Santa's klutzy youngest son who at the last minute discovers an undelivered bicycle and takes matters into his own hands.

Shopping around for something unique

Gift ideas from Island Alpaca, Jamie Rogers, The Trustees of Reservations, Allen Farm, and more.

Photos and Video: Holiday events around the Vineyard

Last week and weekend, Times photographers captured moments from the Oak Bluffs Tree Lighting, Christmas in Edgartown, and more.

Noteworthy events

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society was recently selected to receive a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.