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I support Frank

One might wonder why some people may thumb their noses at the law.

For safer trails

Watching the two victims of a bicycle-to-bicycle wipeout Monday, in Katama on the right fork path, get attended to and then whisked off to the hospital, it reminded again of the need for cyclists of all levels to stay reasonable and use prudent caution.


In April 2011, taxpayers in Tisbury voted in favor of the purchase of a new 2010 or better refuse truck.

A vote for good information

I just returned home from the Chilmark Film Festival screening of "Page One: Inside the New York Times.

Hitting below the belt

Why would the MV Times print a front page

Russ Hoxsie, R.I.P.

As distinguished a physician as Russ Hoxsie was, his long medical career did not define his contribution to his Martha's Vineyard neighbors.

Designed and built for the job

Herman Melville's Moby Dick has been a movie more than once, and it will be reincarnated soon as a mini-series.

Proposed wind energy rules no available for review

The draft Wind Energy Plan for Dukes County, released for public comment last week, looks at the wide range of issues related to wind energy development on land and off shore in state and federal waters.

Telling our story

This summer's new publication from the Martha's Vineyard Donors Collaborative (MVDC) could hardly have a more ambitious title: "Understanding the Vineyard.

One rooster finds a happy home

A mournful crowing for a couple of days, in other yards.

Endless Summer surfer hangs ten at Boneyard

Surfing legend, Robert August, will be at the Boneyard surf and skate shop on 47 Main Street, Edgartown from 4 to 6 pm, Thursday, August 4th to meet fellow surfers and fans.

Bill Brown appointed president of Martha’s Vineyard Insurance Agency

Martha's Vineyard Insurance Agency, the largest insurance brokerage on the Island, has appointed William "Bill" Brown president of the agency.


A story published July 21, "The fine art of fundraising," incorrectly identified the writer as CK Wolfson.

Tisbury signs power purchase agreement for CVEC solar project

Tisbury finalized a power purchase agreement and solar project development venture with the Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative (CVEC) on Monday.

Oak Bluffs police make drug arrest

Oak Bluffs Police reported 11 arrests, seven people taken into protective custody and 114 incidents over the weekend.

Oak Bluffs selectmen wrestle with budget cuts, kayaks

Oak Bluffs selectmen agreed Tuesday to create small working groups to study and report on a list of short-term measures to cut the current year operating budget.

Peter Martell threatens new lawsuit against Oak Bluffs

Former Oak Bluffs fire department official Peter Martell successfully sued the town of Oak Bluffs following his dismissal from the fire department.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

Susan Louise Finnerty, Ft.

When the fishing is impossible, fish the possible

The "possible dream" was a fishing trip. But when the fish could not be found it was time to be resourceful.

For MV Tech, a business leap pays off

Last winter MV Tech decided the time was ripe to expand. It was a good decision.