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DAS proposed to bring Chappy wireless coverage

A distributed antenna system uses several small antennae rather than one or two giant towers. Such a system might work for Chappy.

Sandpiper Realty receives special designation

Sandpiper Realty of Edgartown announced that the Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors®, awarded Frank M.

Integrated Health Care announces return of Doctors Gold and Katz

Integrated Health Care of Vineyard Haven announced the return of Dr.

Greg Martin

Greg Martin of Oak Bluffs died peacefully among family members in Michigan on Fathers' Day, June 17.

Dr. David Finkelstein and Dr. Ryan Shea share a similar vision

Vineyard Haven optometrist Dr. David Finkelstein brings on a partner and a perfect match, Dr. Ryan Shea.

Right back at you, New York students visit Island

In April a group of Island students visited their counterparts in Manhattan. In June, the city students returned the favor.

Martha’s Vineyard eighth-graders graduate

Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury eight grade students move on next year to the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Garden Gate preschoolers celebrated graduation at the beach

The 2012 graduating class of Garden Gate Child Development Center in Vineyard Haven gathered on the beach at Mink Meadows in Vineyard Haven to celebrate the accomplishments of nine graduates on Friday, June 15.

Three minutes at 50 stops make for a demanding day’s count

For the last 12 years or so, a high point of my birding year has been covering a Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) route for the for the U.

Martha’s Vineyard Chamber selects winning phone book cover art

The Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce selected the work of six Island students for the cover of its indispensable phone book.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The 47th annual meeting of the board and membership of the Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS) will take place at the Wakeman Center off Lambert's Cove Road in Tisbury on Tuesday, June 26, beginning at 5 pm.

Martha’s Vineyard restaurateur finds a unique dinner theme

Restauranteur J.B. Blau was so impressed with one man's lifesaving deed that he decided to buy him dinner, and make it a standing offer.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Dale and Sue Collinson took first place honors at the Thursday, June 14, Island Bridge Club (IBC) gathering with a 59.

Poets Corner: Granite Orchard

Shaded by oaks and cedars, rows of stones with lichen-laced letters hide among mist shrouded mounds behind country churches. Standing straight, or tipped by time, their ancient inscriptions tell of...

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

June 11, 2012 Maria A. Andrade, Oak Bluffs; DOB 1/9/76, assault and battery, vandalizing property: continued to pretrial conference. Michael R. Cass, Edgartown; DOB 10/20/66, OUI-liquor...

Academic Honors

Kellyn Conklin of Edgartown received a Bachelor of Science degree from Centenary College in Hackettstown, N.


Colton M.


Well, somehow or other Katie sent last year's town column to The Times and it was published.


I hope you have admired those wonderful solar panels at Cronig's.