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Remembering the steamship Nobska and her whistle

The steamship Nobska was my all-time favorite boat.

Marjorie A. Anderson

Marjorie Adams (Spence) Anderson died on April 3 in Tyler, Texas.

Ellen E. McCarthy

Ellen Elizabeth McCarthy of Edgartown and Boston died at her Edgartown residence on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.

Raymond Worrell

Raymond Worrell, 82, of Vineyard Haven died early Wednesday morning, April 11, at his home.

Team effort helps grow Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School garden

Island Grown Initiative's Island Grown Schools hosted a gourmet dinner Wednesday evening, April 4, to raise money for a new garden at the high school.

West Tisbury votes library funds, dogs mornings at the beach

West Tisbury voters trooped to town meeting Tuesday and agreed to energy saving additions to the town building code.

Tisbury rejects $3 million borrowing for connector road

Tisbury voters, about eight percent of those registered, moved briskly through a special meeting warrant. The annual meeting will reconvene Wednesday.

Edgartown voters agree to $4.9 million spending on new library

Edgartown voters approved $4.9 million to build a new library on the site of the old Edgartown School and rejected a zoning change.

Oak Bluffs votes $24.2 million FY2013 budget, supports roundabout

Just six percent of the voters participated. The town administrator told them that the town will face continuing challenges – and meet them.

Daniel C. Draper

Daniel Clay Draper died peacefully on April 8, 2012, at age 91 at Long Hill Assisted Living Facility in Edgartown.

Milton P. DeVane

Milton Phillips DeVane, devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend, died peacefully at his home early Saturday morning, surrounded by his family, following a year-long battle with cancer.

New restaurants opening on Martha’s Vineyard

Spring always brings with it the excitement of re-openings but this season in particular carries a certain buzz with all the new places setting up shop.

Jane Cottle Baker

Jane Cottle Baker, 84, of West Tisbury died on Monday evening April 9, 2012, at the Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven.

A Martha’s Vineyard Easter at Trinity Methodist Church

The Times snapped photos at the Trinity Worship Center, which holds its annual hunt on the grounds of the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs.

An easy day’s night with The Daytrippers of Martha’s Vineyard

The word's out about The Daytrippers. The musical group that reproduces The Beatles' work motivated 500 Island residents to the Performing Arts Center.

Martha’s Vineyard Florist and Gifts expands

Ellen O'Brien, principal owner and florist for MV Florist and Gifts, has grown her love for flowers from a home business in 2009 to a new storefront.

The Pit Stop offers a full tank of musical fuel

The Pit Stop, the Vineyard's newest and arguably most compelling musical stop, is a remarkable venue. Finally, the camaraderie of the Island was on display.

James J. Kresel

A Memorial Service for James J.

Katharine Bunker Getsinger

Katharine Bunker Getsinger of Chappaquiddick died on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.