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Kudos for Peter Pan

Congratulations to everyone involved in the just concluded, magnificent production of Peter Pan by the Island Theatre Workshop held at the Performing Arts Center,...

Can you hear me now?

To the Editor:I am a daily West Chop walker and I find that speed limit stations and signs that read  “Drive Like Your Children...

Experienced and trustworthy

To the Editor:Please vote for Tom Conroy for treasurer in the Democratic primary on September 9. He is far and away the most qualified...

Oak Bluffs police sergeant joins high school staff

The new full-time school resource officer, Sergeant Michael Marchand, brings 20 years of policing experience and familiarity with students and staff to the job.

Small maple was big hit

The Martha's Vineyard Bonsai Club wishes to thank all of the 348 people who came by the exhibit and voted for their favorite bonsai...

I want my mail

To the Editor:I received a frantic call from a distant relative who sent me a card, only to have it returned by our lovely...

No more drivel

To the Editor:Enough already. It is high time that The Times stopped making its letters column available to the vaporous screeds of Peter Robb...

Mind the signs

To the Editor:There would be no need to visit Lourdes to witness miracles if drivers would simply observe Handicapped Parking signs at the Vineyard...

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at the Howes House on Monday, August 18, 10 tables were in play.  North-South winners Paul Howes and Bill...

Blessed to live here

To the Editor:On Monday, August 18, I was driving down Edgartown/Vineyard Haven Road when my tire went flat and I pulled over. It was...

Island concrete contractor builds a foundation for recovery

When Bill Howell hires a recovering addict, he knows their situation first hand.

The automatic association of Lyme disease with deer may be flawed

Although last winter was particularly severe both in its cold and snow cover, many Vineyarders complained early this summer that there were more ticks...

First family wraps up longer, but less visible Vineyard vacation

The Obamas returned to the Island for a fifth vacation respite, which included lots of golf, social gatherings with close associates and a fundraiser.

Ty Hobbs joins high school staff as career and vocational department director

Mr. Hobbs believes in problem-based learning and in helping students apply what they learn in the classroom to the workplace.

2014 Ag Fair results

Special Awards - Adult - Fern & Feather - Adult1st - Michael  DitchfieldSpecial Awards - Adult - Mildred Spaulding - Adult1st - Sally  ThibaultSpecial...

Thanks for Pat and Michael

To the Editor:We had a record turnout and a high level of interest during the Fair at the M.V. Antique Power Museum, that included...

The 153rd Ag Fair was just perfect

After months of planning, weeks of hands-on preparations, and four bright, busy days jam-packed with rides, animals, food, competitions, friends, and just plain fun,...

School superintendent Weiss marks 10th year running Island schools

The Martha's Vineyard Public Schools launch another school year with new leadership at the high school, building improvements, and expanded curriculum.

Nathaniel Brooks Horwitz

Landing at Harvard