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Silence is his validation

The West Tisbury Library is working on an expansion, with half of the funding coming from the state.

Where are the leaders?

In any small town, there are cultural, political, social, and economic factions that converge to give each town its own special personality.

Reel Picks

When Lightning is invited to compete in the World Grand Prix, he brings his slow-shifting buddy, tow truck Mater, who becomes the center of an international conspiracy to sabotage the race.

Photos: Rising Tide & Sail Martha’s Vineyard benefits

The Island is known for its leisurely & luxurious summer benefit events, most recently for for Sail MV and Rising Tide.

Mad Potter moves to Vineyard Haven

Bill O'Callaghan, owner of the Mad Potter, has moved to Vineyard Haven.

Network Health plan still accepted at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

A recent change in the provider network for Network Health/Commonwealth Care confused Island residents enrolled in its health insurance plans.

Lacking quorum, Aquinnah pushes special town meeting to September

The Aquinnah special town meeting scheduled for 7 pm, Tuesday, July 12 was rescheduled to September 25 when the town failed to achieve a quorum.

Young riders excel in Martha’s Vineyard Horse Council hunter show

The Martha's Vineyard Horse Council hunter show took place at the Agricultural Fairgrounds in West Tisbury on Sunday.

Men’s softball recap

The Treds tromped on the Wildcats, 15-6, Monday, at Veterans Park, Tisbury, in the Vineyard Summer Softball League.

Sports highlights

The Eastern Athletic Conference has named five Vineyarders to the Girls All Star Lacrosse team: seniors Molly Fischer and Niki Alexander, junior Madison Hughes, sophomore Alayna Hutchinson, and freshman Isabel Smith.

M.V.Sharks in unfamiliar waters

The Martha's Vineyard Sharks dropped a 7-6, 11 inning decision to the Seacoast Mavericks, Tuesday at Vineyard Baseball Park, despite getting home runs from Ronnie Rosario and Robbie Zinsmeister and ended the week in third place for the first time this season.

U14 softballers take off

The Under 14 MV Travel Softball team has joined the Cape Cod Softball League, a fast pitch league.

Women’s summer softball summary

Bastille Day – that's tomorrow – schedule set.

Menemsha is back

Tuesday's modest ceremony in Menemsha was modest only in its simplicity.

I find we are not always alone; sometimes we’re a crowd

Answer: When you find yourself, and, shockingly, the wife you thought you knew so well, along with a bus load of Vineyard friends and 30,000 strangers, wiggling with dance fever to Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline," fist pumping, and yelling "So good, so good, so good" — at Fenway Park.

Estate sale

I run through the tall grass to Cary's house next door to get a number from the auctioneer.

Religious hypocrisy, wherever it’s found

To the Editor:While I am deeply appreciative of the MV Times, and in particular, Don Hinkle, for

Toward a more civilized approach

It was encouraging indeed to read Peter Look's fine

Quick response

I just wanted to give a big thank you to the South Beach life guard crew, Dave Spindle, Garret Rice, Crystal Miske, and Kursten Meehan.

Gratitude and admiration

We would like to express our sincere gratitude and admiration to the Martha's Vineyard Hospital Maternity staff for your high level of respect during our homebirth transport to the hospital Saturday, July 2.