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Housing needs study reveals a growing, aging population

Drawing from U.S. census data and other sources, an Island housing study opens a data window on Martha's Vineyard.

Atlas Van Lines recognizes Carroll’s Moving and Storage

Atlas Van Lines has recognized local Island agent Carrolls Moving and Storage of Vineyard Haven for superior packing and delivering without breakage, according to a press release.

Contractors set to begin site work for Schifter house move

The Edgartown conservation commission wants answers to questions about the environmental impact of the project, before final approval.

Bonnie Marcus: International Success from an Island Home

Her success is built on helping professional women to promote and position themselves in the workplace.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

March 8, 2013 Rachel F. Clark-Spears, Northford, CT; DOB 10/3/90, OUI-liquor or .08%, motor vehicle lights violation: continued to pretrial conference. Anthony A. Foster, Edgartown; DOB...

Interscholastic volleyball season begins

West Tisbury opened the season with successive shutouts and Edgartown rolled to a straight sets win in Tisbury.

Tri-County and Agawam skate to titles in Red Kennedy; MV second

The Tri-County Mites beat the Vineyard B's 9-4. Vineyard White downed Vineyard Purple, 8-6, in an exciting C Division consolation game.

Martha’s Vineyard boys hoopsters celebrated at Dreamland

Dozens of Island fans were on hand to salute the Vineyarders, who played in the state semifinals at Boston Garden for the first time in 40 years.

Sports highlights

Tryouts and evaluations for Martha's Vineyard Babe Ruth will be held this Sunday, March 24, at 1 pm on the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School varsity field.

Kibbles and beds? Pets can vacation on Martha’s Vineyard too

Fortunately for Fido, more and more inns, hotels, and bed and breakfasts on the Island are accepting four-legged guests.

Sleeping with the fishes: Home aquariums and beyond

They're great moral-boosters, wonderful enhancers to any location, and great conversation pieces, says Rob Shain of Seascapes Aquariums.


A story published March 14, "Vineyard Haven cultural district is in the works," incorrectly reported that Christine Flynn created a map of the proposed district.

Times website offers listening link to MVY Radio

Longtime listeners to Vineyard radio station WMVY-FM, whose three-decade presence on Island air ended when WBUR bought the MVY signal last year, can find their way back to streaming online MVY by clicking a link on the mvtimes.

Trout truck is scheduled to arrive on Thursday

The arrival of the trout stocking truck is eagerly awaited by winter weary Island fishermen.

Chappy ferry will suspend vehicle service for emergency ramp repair

Winter storms have eroded support for the Edgartown ferry ramp. Repairs are scheduled for April 6.

Martha’s Vineyard spelling champs compete Friday

Whoever emerges as the "top bee" in today's spelling competition will represent Martha's Vineyard at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


So I hear we're in for more snow.


I spy some green peeking out at the end of my driveway with the promise of daffodils not far behind.


According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, that tried and true source for all things relating to weather, planting, tide, astronomical events, and more, spring begins with the vernal equinox at 7:02 am (EDT) on March 20, 2013, in the Northern Hemisphere.


Film lovers here will join audiences across the country to vote on the future of "Nairobi Half Life" tonight at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center at 7 pm.