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Shameful view of Cape Wind

To the Editor:Choosing the lovely metaphor of an anaesthetized colonoscopy regarding the Stop & Shop project set the stage for what I knew could...

Vineyard sailors impress at USCGA

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School sailing team reached its first O’Day fleet racing finals in six years and placed sixth of 18 schools...

County Commissioners want county manager on airport commission

Provisions in the Dukes County charter and the Martha’s Vineyard Airport grant assurances once again appear to be on a collision course. Dukes County...

Vineyard softballers fall in extra innings

The Vineyard varsity softball team traveled to Bourne, Tuesday, where they lost an extra-inning heartbreaker, 8-7, on Erica Fleming’s walk-off bases-loaded single in the...

Penn Field taking shape

After a seven-year odyssey, Martha's Vineyard Little League (MVLL) is preparing to christen its new playing field.Penn Field will be in play for the...

Bishop Feehan tops Vineyarders on diamond

Bishop Feehan broke open a close game with three runs over the final two innings to beat Martha’s Vineyard, 6-2, in an Eastern Athletic...

VYT bubble to come down for summer

The bubble at Vineyard Youth Tennis (VYT) will come down Saturday, May 3, at 8:30 am. This is an annual undertaking in which volunteers...

Julie Pringle to sail with Tufts in France

Julie Pringle, a 2010 MVRHS graduate, is one of 14 seniors on the Tufts University Coed Sailing Team, recently ranked sixth in the nation...

Boston cops come through with a big Island assist

The elements include the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Bruins, Quincy police, Oak Bluffs police, a longstanding Edgartown police relationship with members of Boston’s gang unit, an iPad with a built-in tracking device, a Dorchester parking lot stakeout and a criminal without a password and a long criminal history of breaking and entering.

M.V. boys edge Bishop Feehan on last-minute goal

Spencer Schofield scored his second goal of the game with 37 seconds remaining to give the Vineyard boys varsity lacrosse team an 8-7 win...

Red Sox, Cubs win Little League openers

The annual rite of spring has arrived even if warmer weather hasn’t.

Speed sailor Rob Douglas sets course record in France

Rob Douglas of Vineyard Haven set a new course record of 46.53 knots on Sunday on the 500-meter run at the Mondial Du Vent...

The chef’s story: Nathan Gould of the Harbor View

Martha’s Vineyard has no shortage of restaurants, and behind each one, there’s a top-of-the-line chef. The Times decided to get to know these culinary...

Academic Honors

Janaye Rooney of Vineyard Haven, a student at UMass Amherst, has been inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.Maili P. Scott of Vineyard Haven...

Michael J. Davin

Michael J. Davin of Oak Bluffs died peacefully at home on April 25, with family by his side. He was 85.Michael was born on...

Edgartown District Court absorbs operational changes

Rotating assistant district attorneys and procedural changes are a positive change, court officials say.

Food stamps pose a challenge for hundreds of Island residents

The blog is important so we can learn from one another,” Ms. Burton said. “What did you have to give up? Coffee? Did that make you crabby for a few days? Tell us about it!

Chilmark

At the Chilmark Library, see acrylics on canvas and mounted monotypes by Wendy Weldon.Wendy will be hanging a show of new work, both large...

Karl John Burgess

Karl John Burgess of Aquinnah died on Tuesday, April 29, after a long illness. He was 78.Karl was the husband of Patricia A. (Taylor)...

It was shear fun at Island Alpaca on Saturday

Island Alpaca in Oak Bluffs held its seventh annual shearing day event on Saturday, April 26.“It was once again a huge success,” owner Barbara...