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Super food deals for the Super Bowl

The following places are offering promotions and specials to make your game day planning a little easier.

Canine nirvana: A walk around the Oak Bluffs dog park

On any given day, at dusk and dawn, you'll find dozens of dogs and their owners at the Tradewinds Fields Preserve, familiarly known as the dog park.

Islanders explain what keeps them busy in winter

Anyone who has spent at least one winter on the Vineyard has their own answer to this question. The Times asked a few in their 20s and 30s.

“Whirl and Twirl” with Joe Keenan’s new CD

Vineyard singer-songwriter Joe Keenan has released a new CD.

Edgartown wastewater plant operator, Joe Alosso, on paid leave

Judge John Paul Sullivan, after investigating irregularities at the Edgartown wastewater plant, recommends that the plant manager be fired.

Dorothy Mae Borselle

Dorothy Mae (Stankoski) Borselle of Yarmouth, Maine, and formerly of New Britain, Conn.

Warren William Cookson

Warren William Cookson Jr.

Photos: Partying at the Big Chili Contest in Oak Bluffs

It wasn't chilly out this past Saturday, and the 26th annual Big Chili Contest made it even warmer.

Home is where the pet is: Our dog adoption story

"We had 10 days to prepare. I downloaded every article I could find online about adopting and training a rescue dog. Then we read them over and over again."

Oak Bluffs wastewater plant manager Joe Alosso’s job is a muddle

The chairman of the board of selectman and the interim town administrator this week said the wastewater commission acted without proper authority.

Michael “Mike” Moraga

Michael "Mike" Moraga, 56, of Oak Bluffs, died peacefully on January 20, 2012.

Marilyn Ann O’Callaghan

Marilyn Ann O'Callaghan of Vineyard Haven died peacefully at home on Thursday, January 26, after a long and valiant struggle with COPD.

H&R Block cautions cellphone customers to beware of phishing scam

An Oak Bluffs electrical contractor called The Times Thursday to report that he and others he knew had received text messages purporting to be from tax preparer H&R Block.

Coyle-Cassidy ends Vineyard streak at six with 2-0 win

The loss leaves the Vineyard skaters with a 10-3 overall record. This was their first lost on home ice.

Of Faith: A widening of the window into spiritual life

The Unitarian Universalist Society of Martha's Vineyard has been providing a liberal religious presence on the Island since 1860.

Chilark selectmen reluctently agree to put pond study on warrant

Chilmark selectmen met on January 18 and reluctantly agreed to place a pair of requests on the warrant of the April annual town meeting to appropriate a total of $86,267 to enroll both the Chilmark Pond and Squibnocket/Menemsha Ponds in the Massachusetts Estuaries Project (MEP).

Edgartown, West Tisbury call off MVC roundabout lawsuit

In a joint meeting Monday, Edgartown and West Tisbury selectmen decided not to pursue a lawsuit that had already cost the towns more than $30,000.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission will vote on new MVTV building

The MVC called its review a wrap and is expected to approve Martha's Vineyard Community Television's new modern building.