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Today it feels like there is a possibility of spring.

West Tisbury

The sun came out at last after days of gray skies, wind, teeming rain, and mud everywhere.


Need a good book? The monthly Mini Book Sale at the Vineyard Haven Library is Saturday from 1 to 3 pm.


Now I know we all missed that extra hour of sleep last Saturday night, but how awesome was it Sunday evening, still light out at 7:30? We had our first al fresco dinner of the season.

A failure of fishery management

Last Thursday at the Marine Fisheries Commission meeting in Kingston, I witnessed the end result of a failure to manage a fishery on the part of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries.

Teachers made the difference

I moved to Martha's Vineyard in 1948 and left the Island in 1953.

So many helped

I am a MVRHS Class of 2012 graduate, and currently a cadet enrolled in a service academy prep program at Valley Forge Military Academy and College in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

It begins with the plans

I agree with what Nis Kildegaard said last week [Soundings: The high cost of cheap, March 7] about failed Vineyard school buildings — those with burst pipes, high energy bills, etc.

They are the public’s numbers

We report this morning that Dukes County officials must rework their $1.

High tide at The Times

For nearly 30 years, The Times has believed that your business is our business.

William O’Connell

William O'Connell of Ft.

Michael J. Syslo

Michael Joseph Syslo, 60, of Chilmark died suddenly at Tobey Hospital in Wareham on Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

Thanks to all the fans

To Vineyarders everywhere, the boys basketball team and I would like to thank everyone who came out to support us as we played for a chance at a state title at the Garden.

Students bring fresh ideas to Featherstone

High school art students of teachers Brendan Coogan and Janice Frame take over Featherstone this month.

The health fair, St. Patrick’s Day parade, and A Tour of Italy

Get your cholesterol screened, skin checked for cancer; have your eyes, ears, balance, and bone density assessed; learn better sleep habits using relaxation approaches; enjoy acupuncture, Thai Yoga Massage (and even learn what it actually is), chair yoga classes (if you're over 65), and craniosacral treatments at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital Health Fair this Saturday.

Vineyard-Danvers hard fought semifinal left MV on the short end

Danvers closed out the Vineyard 50-47 from the foul line in the last minute of a thrillingly close semifinal battle.

Triumph and love lead film festival this weekend

See quality films and meet the film directors and subjects at the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival this weekend.

Islanders turn out in force to support boys basketball team

More than 400 fans, on seven buses, are on their way to Boston to cheer on the Martha's Vineyard boys basketball team.

Lakers rally to stun Suns, lead RCBL finals 1-0

Damon Mello and Jeff Labell combined for 22 fourth quarter points as the Lakers outscored the Suns 30-12 in the final 12 minutes and won 99-94.

Boogie days: Family Dance-O-Rama a hit

Family-friendly Dance-O-Rama continues once more at Dreamland before moving back to Flatbread.