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Workshop next week to prepare students for December ACT test

Up until now, Vineyard students had to travel off Iisland to take the ACT test at Falmouth High School.

Gas prices drop, more there than here

On Martha's Vineyard, the price of a gallon of regular ranged from about $4.

Martha’s Vineyard Veterans Day activities honor those who served

Parade steps off in Oak Bluffs at 10:45 am.

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center honors veterans on Friday, November 8

Dukes County Director of Veterans Services Jo Ann Murphy will attend and be available to answer any veteran-related questions.

Coming home – Vineyard combat veterans share their stories

Three soldiers from three different wars share their experience of war, and their eventual homecoming to the Island.

Public hearing set for Old County Road intersection re-design

State highway officials will discuss plans to change the intersection from a Y to a T-shape at the November 13 hearing.

ACE MV reaches out to taxpayers for money to supplement budget

Despite the adult community education program's success, leaders say not enough money to pay staff threatens its future.

Things are moving along at the Schifter house on Chappy

The heavy lifting is done, and 650 tons of equipment used to move the Schifter house depart Chappaquiddick this month. But, there's work to be done.

Open Market returns, touch-a-truck benefit, and Museum’s new Toys exhibit

Weekend events include a Montessori School fundraiser at the M.V. Regional High School.

Former entrepreneur and landlubber takes to the sea

Ed Merck took to the water after he retired, got divorced, and saw son off to college.

Memorial service for Donald Wayne Patrick

Friends and acquaintances are encouraged to come and bring stories and memories.

Maria Aguirre

A full obituary will appear in a future edition of The Times.

Veterans Day

Editorial thoughts on honoring veterans, publicly and otherwise.

Cars and us

The traffic problem is of such a modest magnitude that we can get our arms around it, and because growth and change are inevitable, we should.

Edgartown selectmen ask ACE MV for a business plan

South Mountain Company also gave selectmen a look Monday at a proposed design for a solar canopy at the town park and ride lot off Dark Woods Road.

Food and Wine Festival donates to Island Grown Schools

Festival raises $2,500 for farm-to-school program.

Attorney offers advice on home care services

Getting a little help may be all it takes to keep some seniors out of nursing homes, Attorney Arthur Bergeron says.

Rural scholars outline strategies for aging Vineyard

The second-year UMass medical students researched issues of Island aging, and made recommendations for the future.

Youth Task Force teams up with Oak Bluffs to fight prescription drug abuse

The YTF has placed pharmacy bags and a prescription disposal box in the Oak Bluffs police station.