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Rez Williams boats open at A Gallery

A sophisticated artistic exercise in scale and perspective where each painting tells a story.

New staff hired for Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools

Martha's Vineyard Public Schools administrators are hiring new staff as they gear up for another school year.

Chilmark will consider going wet

The owners of the Beach Plum Inn & Restaurant and the Home Port Restaurant have asked for alcohol sales to be allowed.

Bob Lee

An obituary will appear in a future edition of The Times, and plans for a memorial gathering will be announced when they are known.

Oak Bluffs works

Oak Bluffs highway superintendent Richard Combra Jr. wasted little time in addressing a taxpayer's complaint.

Cape Light Compact report highlights energy savings success

About 14,000 Cape and Island residents benefited from $25 million worth of energy improvement projects.

West Tisbury selectmen issue beer and wine licenses for fundraisers

With little on their plate in the season of nonprofits, selectmen approved temporary beer-wine licenses.

Where have Island snakes snuck off to?

And it's sad to think of the impacts the decline of these important animals has had on human well-being.

Fashion takes to Vineyard waters

British clothing company Jack Wills hosted a boat party with Martha's Vineyard Fashion Week, which is coming up September 16.

Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club hosts Cabot Guns on Saturday

The Pennsylvania company, manufacturer of classic 1911 pistols, and Brian Zins, 11-time national pistol champ, have planned a bang-up day of events.

MV Museum honors three for contributions to Island life

Sheldon Hackney, Olga Hirshhorn, and the Murphy family of Chilmark received the MV Medal at the museum's 91st annual meeting

Oak Bluffs

What a busy week as Illumination Night in the Tabernacle, the Fair, and the Oak Bluffs fireworks are all competing for our attention. Not...

West Tisbury

Meanwhile, we are investing in cat flaps.


I'd like to extend my condolences to the family of Jeff Kurth, who passed away this past weekend after battling illness for years.


Happy Birthday to Kate Taylor whose birthday is today and to Barbie Bassett who celebrates on Tuesday.


Birthday wishes go out this week to Braden Moriarty, who celebrates August 16; to Corrigan Mello, August 18; and to Laura Townes, Lynne Ditchfield, and Katie Fahey August 21.


Don't forget those luscious lobster rolls at Grace Church. Every Friday from 4 to 7:30 pm through September you can get a lobster roll...

Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest brings laughs to The Lampost

Performers include B Phlat, Damon Williams, Steve Brown, Tony Sculfield, Marlon Mitchell, Cool-Aide, Tony Tone, and Pierre

Fifth annual Oak Bluffs dog parade was a barking good time

The Sunday event brought together dogs and owners for a pleasant stroll in the park.

Medicine in the 20th Century told through the extraordinary career of cardiologist Eugene Braunwald

In the dedication of his book, Tom makes clear the link and the importance to him of not only Braunwald's story, intertwined as it is with the history of medical progress, but also the nation's story of 20th Century immigration.