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Thursday morning storm was a washout

A combination of high tides, strong east winds and heavy rain flooded Island roadways Thursday.

Tracey Jones takes the wheel as new Tisbury ambulance coordinator

A commitment to her town, her work, and the staff of the Tisbury ambulance service are hallmarks of the town's new ambulance chief.

On-Island, online, in business

A growing number of Island entrepreneurs are shifting most of their business online.

MVRHS students score high marks on advanced placement tests

Vineyard High schoolers exceed national averages on upper level exams.

County tells Edgartown that skunks are extra

Edgartown questions county program that does not address the growing skunk problem on Martha's Vineyard.

Vineyard Haven Library wrestles with Internet use challenges

A recent violation of a computer use policy revealed some of the challenges libraries face in offering free and open access to Internet use.

Historical Perspective: Hine’s Point Capers

The family acquired the land now known as Hines Point in 1873, and Hine's father tried to develop it by dividing it into 98 house lots.

Oak Bluffs administrator balances politics and performance

Bob Whritenour walks a fine line in a position where the demands are high, and pleasing everyone is impossible.

Oak Bluffs asks for fair formula for state aid

Oak Bluffs residents bear the burden of a formula for distributing state aid that leaves them with little benefit, the town administrator says.

Small business provides Island’s economic core

Members of SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an organization created and supported by the U.

Windemere gets high marks in state survey

'Pretty good for this little nursing home,' the Windemere administrator said of his facility's performance in the state review.

The Times office will be closed December 27

Following a busy Christmas week production schedule, The Martha's Vineyard Times office will be closed today, December 27.

Martha’s Vineyard high school athlete charged with burglary

Mr. James entered the house on three separate occasions while the occupants slept and stole varying amounts of cash totaling $2,000, police said.

SSA renews park and ride agreement with Tisbury

The boatline will continue to support shuttle service between the town lot and the Vineyard Haven terminal.

Early morning crash sends West Tisbury man to hospital

West Tisbury police will seek charges against Erich Luening, 44, of West Tisbury in connection with a single car accident early Saturday morning, December 22, near the intersection of State Road and Upper Lambert's Cove Road.

Tisbury will hold public a hearing on waterways regulations

The Tisbury selectmen will hold a public hearing at 6 pm on Tuesday, January 22, to discuss proposed amendments to the town's waterway regulations regarding the town's boat pump-out program and mooring and other fees.

Cape Light Compact announces new electricity rates

Cape Light Compact (CLC) recently announced new electricity supply prices for residential, commercial, and industrial customers, effective with meter read dates January 2013 through July 2013.

Suzanne Bowden Crossland

Suzanne Bowden Crossland died peacefully at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital on December 24 surrounded by her sons, Kurt Crossland and Mark Crossland, and her daughter-in-law, Bernadette Crossland, after a brief illness.

Sports highlights

The Vineyard boys varsity hockey team is off to a 3-0 start with wins on the Cape over Nauset and Bourne.

It took an Island to build the Martha’s Vineyard Arena

The rink has flourished because of Gayle and Bob Mone's desire to memorialize their late son, Ryan, and the support of Bob Levine, a summer resident.