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Hunting images too much

To the Editor:While reading the January 30 edition of The Times, (“On Martha’s Vineyard, women embraced by huntings bonds”) I was very surprised to...

Public funds for churches – unconstitutional

To the Editor:The town of Oak Bluffs, with the advice of the Oak Bluffs Community Preservation Committee (OBPCP), has appropriated, for the third time,...

Michael Metcalf wins Tisbury School Geography Bee

Knowing the Taklimakan Desert’s location put the seventh-grader on the map as a winner.

Martha’s Vineyard court report

January 23, 2014Maurice A. Abisdid-Wagner, Oak Bluffs; DOB 7/25/90, possession of class B drug (cocaine): to be dismissed upon payment of $500 court cost;...

DMF Vineyard public hearing will focus on bass, conch

The Division of Marine Fisheries has proposed changes that would affect the commercial striped bass fishery and increase conch size limits.

Contra dance time for the Rowing Club

Contra dance time for the Rowing Club

MV Preservation Trust honors Tisbury

The Board of the Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust presented its annual Preservation Honor Award to the Town of Tisbury Tashmoo Spring Building Committee and the...

Martha’s Vineyard Museum exhibits advertising

In talking about the Martha's Vineyard Museum's latest exhibit, assistant curator Anna Carringer borrows a quote from an 1897 issue of Harper's Weekly. The...

VA doctor to meet with Island veterans at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

Due to a computer glitch, Island veterans who receive health care through the Veterans Administration (VA) recently were mailed two letters telling them they...

Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank surveys farmlands

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank commission recently completed an annual review of 12 farm leases to determine that the lessees use of the land...

Disturbing image

To the Editor:While I fully support reducing the deer population on the Vineyard, I find appalling and disturbing the photo images of dragged dead deer...

Endowment makes awards, seeks applications for next round

The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard announced grants totaling $23,000 to eight Island organizations. The recipients are the Animal Shelter of MV, Biodiversity Works,...

Corrections

A photograph published January 30, with the story “A new bend on yoga” incorrectly identified the location of the photo as Yoga Haven. The...

Business brief: South Mountain joins national solar buying group

South Mountain Company of West Tisbury has been accepted for membership in Amicus, a national solar buying cooperative made up of independently owned solar...

Business brief: Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank to open Falmouth branch

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank has announced plans to open a new full service branch office at 397 Palmer Avenue, Falmouth. The new office is...

Business brief: Dr. Gail O’Brien joins ASBP

Dr. Gail O’Brien is now a member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. This is the leading organization for clinical providers dedicated to...

Diskospondy…what? Easy for you to say

He developed a weakness in the hind legs resulting in an abnormal gait usually indicative of a spinal cord problem, but we still couldn’t localize any particular place that hurt.

Thales Q. Fernandes

Marilene G. Queiroga and Flauber F. Souza of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their son, Thales Queiroga Fernandes, on January 29 at Martha’s...

Matthew Costello

GraduateMatthew Costello of Edgartown graduated from the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y., with a degree in Health...

Dedie Wieler retires as chief quality officer at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

A new facility and corporate affiliation brought many changes in patient safety, hospital quality, risk management programs, and compliance.