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A job finance committees ought to do

Town finance committees – and the Dukes County finance advisory board, for that matter – represent an indispensable hedge against calamitous financial decisions made by each community's operating political leadership.

A quarter century of stories

At its annual conference May 4, at Boston University, the New England Scholastic Press Association recognized The Martha's Vineyard Times and me for 25 years of support for the High School View.

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank honors winning student essayists

The Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Friday honored the winners of a bank-sponsored essay contest in honor of National Teach Children to Save Day on April 24.

Friends of Sengekontacket help fund bioremediation project

$10,018 has been contributed to the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group, which will help increase the number of actively growing clams in the pond by 400,000.

Prom night at the Edgartown Yacht Club

This past Saturday night, May 12, was the ever-glamorous and exciting Prom Night for Martha's Vineyard Regional High School juniors.

Access group thanks SSA for new ramp

The Vineyard Independence Partnership said the new ramp will help those with physical disabilities access Steamship ferries.

Photos: Pink and Green Ball in Edgartown

At the Pink and Green Ball this past Saturday, May 12, party-goers went all out with their waredrobes.

The magic is in the music at Will Luckey’s

Martha's Vineyard music teacher and musician Will Luckey has a devoted following.

Fashion, tea, and flowers at Martha’s Vineyard’s Featherstone

It was a colorful scene on the lawn of Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs last Saturday, May 12.

Tom Dresser’s “Disaster off Martha’s Vineyard” a sad sea yarn

The 150 page paperback, richly illustrated, was written by Tom Dresser of Oak Bluffs, who has written 10 books, mostly on historical subjects.

New store on Martha’s Vineyard: Bibi’s Baby & Kids

We have a brand new children's boutique on Main Street in Vineyard Haven that will help to cover the recent closing of two of our finest children's stores.

Spring strings on Martha’s Vineyard

On Thursday, May 3, more than 100 young string students performed at the Performing Arts Center.

Vineyard Golf Club shows its generous side

The Vineyard Golf Club Foundation has quietly donated $1.3 million to a dozen Island community and service groups over the past decade.

Jackee Foster: A passion for cheesemaking on Martha’s Vineyard

If you want to know anything about cheese, ask Jackee Foster of Oak Bluffs. Ms. Foster is a cheesemaker and cheese connoisseur.

Police will seek charges in single car accident Sunday

West Tisbury Police will apply for criminal charges against a woman who struck a pole Sunday afternoon.

Beer and Wine license approved for State Road

State Road Restaurant is the first to receive licensing approval to serve beer and wine in a historic vote by the West Tisbury selectmen.

Memorial service for Sam Riccio

A memorial mass will be held for Saverio "Sam" Riccio at 4 pm on Saturday, June 2, at St.

Peter Allendorf

Peter Francis Allendorf, 77, passed away suddenly May 9 following a stroke.

Samuel Diamond

Samuel Diamond of of Voorhees, New Jersey, died on May 11.