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Cattrap will close in December, with no substitute in sight

For 20 years, Cattrap has trapped, neutered and released cats in an effort to curb the feral cat population on Martha's Vineyard.

Chilmark selectmen plan to begin renovations at Chilmark School

And, concerning the hole in the road leading to the drive-on dock, never mind whose hole it is, the town will fix it.

The VFW big boy anglers were no match for a girl

Molly Menton, a sprite of a fifth grader, hauled in a 9.47 pound fluke, to claim the coveted title of VFW Fluke King, er, Queen.

Focus was on traffic at first MVC Stop & Shop public hearing

Martha's Vineyard Commission members and town planners are concerned about congestion in several nearby areas.

Study reveals areas of opportunity for Oak Bluffs Fire Department

The report highlights the need for effective leadership, better training and record keeping, and the pride the volunteer firefighters share


Welcome home to the West Tisbury School sixth-graders who took to the sea aboard Shenandoah.

Oak Bluffs

Sometimes one word says it all.


It was a "happy on Chappy" kind of day this past Sunday.

West Tisbury

Usually I write my column Sunday night.


I have been trying very hard not to complain about the weather, but now I'm breaking down.


Tonight Judith Dowling, Asian Art Specialist from Skinner, Inc.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks have one-game lead in FCBL

The local entry in the wooden bat collegiate league is 22-11 and sitting in first place, one game ahead of two-time defending champ Nashua.

The 90th Edgartown Regatta

Local sailors from both the EYC and Vineyard Haven Yacht Club acquitting themselves well in the venerable Island event, held July 11-13.

Camp Jabberwocky took a new look at Romeo and Juliet

Camp Jabberwocky's plays are among the Island's lesser-known treasures. Enthusiastic audiences join in the fun-loving spirit.

Slave song project gives new meaning to spirituals

The little codes embedded in the verses was unique to the African culture and provided a hidden form of communication among slaves seeking freedom.

Grazing livestock can enhance natural landscape, forest director says

The Sheriff's Meadow Foundation begins its speaker series with David Foster, Harvard Forest director on July 24 at the Old Whaling Church.

Festival features four noted poets on Martha’s Vineyard

The four-part series begins Thursday, July 18, with Marie Howe.

Shaw Cramer builds distinctive identity

Upcoming events include weekly Artist's Talks and the second opening of the season on August 2.

What’s new at the Washington Ledesma Gallery

Friday will mark the opening of the art show Fish in Latin American Art, a collaboration between Uraguayan sculptor/oil painter Washington Ledesma and Cuban acrylic artist Alejandro Carreno.

You don’t have to be a foodie to appreciate Vineyard food blogs

Martha's Vineyard boasts a rich menu of blogs devoted solely to food. The MV Times took a look at three mouth-watering examples.