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ACE MV makes its case for funding to Edgartown selectmen

In other business, selectmen voted to renew police contracts for Edgartown Officer David Rossi and Sgt.

Facebook page lets Island artisans promote holiday wares

More than 200 people have joined Esther Laiacona's MV Women's Cooperative page on Facebook, to promote their holiday wares.

What to make with carrots, Island Grown Schools’ Harvest of the Month

It's not too late to harvest carrots on Martha's Vineyard. Plus a recipe for carrot, cranberry, and apple slaw.

Aquinnah firefighters douse early morning shed fire

The fire was at the home of Jed Smith on Jeffers Way, just behind the fire house adjacent to Aquinnah Town Hall.

Christmastime in Edgartown proves fruitful for merchants

Despite cold temperatures, many Edgartown businesses are seeing green this holiday shopping season.

Oak Bluffs annual report wins first place

To submit artwork for consideration, residents can email her at

MVRHS students enlightened by engineering challenge

The first-place team included Eli Hanschka and Russell Shapiro; the second place team, Zach Bresnick and Connor Downing; and the third place team, Galen Mayhew, Kevin Montambault, and Peter Ruimerman.

West Tisbury selectmen will defend ancient way access, maintain Maley fire pond.

And selectmen voted to approve year-round beer and wine applications for State Road and Plain View restaurants in 2014.

SSA board awards contract for design of Governor replacement

In a follow-up to the November board meeting presentation of three preliminary designs for the reconstruction of the Woods Hole terminal and a stormy meeting with Woods Hole residents at a public meeting that followed, management reported it has begun to meet with small groups of residents and expects to report back in two months with "a consensus solution that will both improve our operations at the Woods Hole terminal and address the community's concerns as best as we can.

The Times follows FedEx delivery man on one of his busiest days

As the holidays approach, John Mulvrey, delivery driver and owner of the Federal Express Ground operation on the Island, works 15 hour days to meet the demand fueled by internet shopping during the holiday season

MVC considers change in voting bylaw

If approved, Martha's Vineyard Commission members could vote despite a missed hearing.

Attorney general offers tip on charitable giving

Charities received 34 percent of the proceeds from professional campaigns in 2012.

Up-Island school committee rejects school budget

After a lengthy discussion, the $10 million budget fell short of the needed two-thirds majority.


A story published December 12 in the Island Holidays supplement, "Deck the Halls with ornaments offered only on Martha's Vineyard," incorrectly identified ornaments made by Michelle Torres as being made by Janette Vanderhoop.

Deck the halls, with ornaments offered only on Martha’s Vineyard

Enough Island-made decorations for a fleet of trees and miles of mantels.

High school investigates students sickened by pot brownies

Students are now prohibited from eating food in hallways or classrooms.

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at the Edgartown Yacht Club on Monday, December 9, eight pairs competed.

Poets’ Corner: It Just Is!

As a young man, Philip A.

Coast Guard honors Peter Martell

After 38 years, the Oak Bluffs Emergency Management director will retire at year's end.