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I do hope you were able to enjoy all the happenings on Main Street this last weekend.


Now it really feels as if summer is over.

West Tisbury

One never knows what to wear these days on a morning dog walk.


Today's date is 10/11/12.


It's the last few days of the Derby.

MVRHS sports highlights

Martha's Vineyard's Brandon Watkins did it all last Friday night in Medford.

Sports highlights

The Martha's Vineyard Horse Council (MVHC) held the Fall Fuzzy, the final show of the season, Saturday, in West Tisbury.

Martha’s Vineyard Under-14 boys win Harvest Cup soccer tourney

MV United have re-gained their form after some early season struggles and got a huge boost of confidence with a big win on the Cape last weekend.

Joel Cristea is crowned pistol champ

With both shooters tied at 390 points, Joel Cristea beat former champ Dave Roberts by 1/16 of an inch to win the 2012 pistol title.

Vineyard edged by Somerset, blanks Pembroke in field hockey

The field hockey team had a week of ups and downs but it's still in a strong position to qualify for the state tournament.

‘Swift boating’ the Obamas

I know it is a stereotype that conservatives don't like facts.

Senator Brown, the Artful Dodger

I am beginning to call Senator Scott Brown the Artful Dodger.

Should not have published his letter

I was distressed that The MV Times chose to publish a letter [No on Obamas, October 4] written by Robert Reed that was so full of inaccuracies.

Editor’s Note Regarding Letters

Here are the rules for Letters to the Editor during the remaining four weeks until election day.

Still, questions about the shark tourney need answers

In denying the 10-person petition to place on the April ballot a resolution that the Monster Shark Tournament become a completely catch-and-release event, the Oak Bluffs selectmen have actually done the opponents of the event a favor.

Remember to register

The League of Women Voters of Martha's Vineyard reminds Vineyard residents that Wednesday, October 17 is the last day to register for the upcoming elections on November 6.

That was then, this is now – for broadband

The OpenCape effort to install the infrastructure for faster and more capacious broadband Internet access for the Cape and Islands will do us all a lot of good.

Letters, political ads, shifty Commenters, and the court report

The agenda today is catch-up — a few words about Letters to the Editor, including political and thank you letters, political advertising, complaints about deleted online comments, and a new diversion program for young offenders at Dukes County District Court.

Featured favorites – Top 5 non-fiction books recommended by Island bookstores

Martha's Vineyard bookstores each recommend 5 must-read non-fiction books.