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Martha’s Vineyard punches state tourney ticket in boys hoops

One hour after the Vineyard girls clinched a playoff berth, the boys followed suit with a 64-44 win Friday night over Coyle Cassidy in Taunton.

Photos: Young Martha’s Vineyard musicians perform

Vineyard elementary school students performed at the Performing Arts Center Thursday night in the All-Island Elementary String Concert.

West Tisbury intersection plans find approval

Selectmen gave the nod to a state plan to remake the intersection of Old County Road and State Road.

Schwab plea postponed after prosecutor falls ill in court

The court expected that Steven Schwab would accept a plea agreement to child molestation charges, when court proceedings were suddenly postponed.

Martha’s Vineyard girls clinch state tournament berth

In the final game minute, Kendall Robinson and Jenny Lindland combined for three steals and six points in 12 seconds to put Coyle Cassidy away 53-42.

Snow falls on the Vineyard: One, two, maybe three

A fresh deposit of from three to six inches of snow provided lots of fun at the end of the school day Tuesday. More may be on the way.


Contrary to a report in the January 10 edition of the MVTimes, headlined Island performance space The Pit Stop to be sold, the Pit Stop is for sale, but it has not been closed.

Oak Bluffs shark tournament headed for spring ballot

Opponents of the tournament have collected enough signatures to ask voters whether they want to make a major change.

MV Times contest supplies Valentine arrows to Island Cupids

What could be more romantic than for your particular heart-stopping Valentine to read your message online or in print on Valentine's Day?

Possible Dreams auction may move to Edgartown resort

Organizers of the event have applied for a permit to hold the auction at the Winnetu Inn and Resort.

Boaters boost donations for Edgartown fire and rescue vessel

Town officials say they are overwhelmed with the generosity of townspeople.

Prison sentence reduced for convicted safe robber

A superior court judge revises a stiff sentence he imposed on Stanley Johnson for the theft of an Oak Bluffs man's life savings.

Gone huntin’: Deer math is no substitute for venison in the freezer

Success in the 2012 Martha's Vineyard deer hunting season was a question of perseverance and no small amount of luck as deer stayed close to home.

Transplanted Island businesses bloom in new locations

Change has proven to be a good thing for several Martha's Vineyard business owners who took a leap and relocated.

Off duty does not mean off standard for Island police

Police department policy calls for a higher standard of behavior, but some residents question whether police protect their own.

Tisbury selectmen bugged by lack of county pest program details

The Tisbury selectmen want a better account of services the Dukes County integrated pest management program provides the town.

Governor proposes municipal unemployment insurance reform

Responding to complaints about local public employees abusing the municipal unemployment benefit system, Gov.

MVC budget will jump 10 percent

The regional land use and planning commission leaders say employee benefits and legal costs added $122,000 of spending.

Course to maritime career steers away from classrooms

Online learning is the wave of the future at Sail Martha's Vineyard. Now, instead of classroom lectures, the training happens in front of computer.