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Holly Alaimo describes the creation of the Arts District

The Arts District was formerly the business district of Oak Bluffs. The Red Mannequin was a produce market. Periwinkle Studios was a fish market.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

July 13, 2012 Nicholas B. Willoughby, Oak Bluffs; DOB 2/16/82, larceny by check under $250: guilty, 18 months probation, must pay $155.84 restitution. July 19, 2012 Gregory...

MV Arena looks to the future and solid ice

The MV Arena will hold a fundraiser at Hooked in Oak Bluffs Saturday afternoon, part of a campaign to put the facility on solid ice.

Summer People: Marty Homlish

Marty Homlish is chief marketing officer of HP and a contributor to the Possible Dreams Auction. He is the fourth subject of the Summer People series.

Vineyarders ride in the Pan Mass Challenge to fight cancer

Five cyclists from Martha's Vineyard ride to fight cancer in the Pan Mass Challenge Aug. 4 and 5.

Governor of Virgin Islands visits Martha’s Vineyard

Governor John de Jongh and University of the Virgin Islands president David Hall discussed education at a reception in Vineyard Haven Saturday.

Boston students spend summer on Vineyard working with nature

Three high school students from Boston have spent their time off school working with their hands, learning of the plants and animals.

West Tisbury book sale is an annual success

For 55 years, Vineyarders have found great reads at cheap prices at the annual West Tisbury book sale.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Lots of duplicate bridge is being played by lots of duplicate bridge fans this summer on Martha's Vineyard.

Poets Corner: Meadow at Bad Curve

The Martha's Vineyard Times welcomes contributions to Poet's Corner.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Havenside, a nonprofit rental apartment complex for elderly Islanders located off Main Street in Vineyard Haven, will host its annual summer soirée for residents from 3 to 5 pm on Thursday, August 9.

Academic honors

Mariah MacGregor of West Tisbury received a Masters of Art in Teaching from Massachusetts College of Art & Design in Boston.

Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Transactions July 16-20, 2012

July 18, James Sanfilippo sold 13 Lobsterville Rd.

Sharks struggle heading into homestretch

The Sharks have lost five straight and are tied with Pittsfield for the final playoff spot with 12 games remaining.

Sailers circle Martha’s Vineyard in annual race

74 boats from across the northeast competed in eight classes in the 54.8 nautical mile course on a cloudy Saturday, with breezes of 8-15 knots.

Martha’s Vineyard Open serves up winner for cancer support

One Hundred Twelve players took part in the annual M.V. Open last weekend at Farm Neck. The event raised more than $12,000 for charity.

Betsy Dripps wins Farm Neck women’s title

Betsy Dripps outlasted Anne Lemenager in a rain-delayed Farm Neck women's club championship.

Sports highlights

Athletes and parents are invited to meet the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School fall sports (football, girls and boys soccer, cross-country, field hockey, and golf) coaches on Tuesday, August 7, at 6pm in the school gym.

West Tisbury

Three and a quarter inches of rain in our gauge Sunday morning.


August is here.