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Tisbury selectmen set scallop-season dates

Tisbury selectmen at their Tuesday meeting set the opening dates for the recreational and commercial scallop seasons. Recreational and family permit holders may scallop...

Community Preservation Act forum focused on regional funding

A regional method to apply for funds was one idea discussed.

Thanks from the animals

To the Editor:The board of directors and the staff of the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard would like to thank the staff and volunteers...

As if

To the Editor:Many thanks to Caroline Baum (Sept. 25, “Get out the red pen,”) for calling attention to the appalling street signs!  Since the very...

Timely good Samaritans

To the Editor:I wish to thank the good Samaritans who found me around noon on Thursday, Sept. 18, after I fell in the parking...

Cut SSA personnel to cut costs

To the Editor:Steamship Authority (SSA) management is quick to solve all financial problems by simply raising rates on the general public (Sept. 25, “SSA...

He will be missed

To the Editor:Tim Fullin was quite a character.As most people of a certain age seem to do, I always read the obituaries in our...

No sense in solar mediocrity

A client of ours recently asked, "What's the story with this noisy solar installation in Edgartown?"  (MVTimes, Sept. 25, “Solar array generates electricity, contractor...

Stunned by fluoride critics

To the Editor:I was stunned by the abject disregard by the Oak Bluffs Water District and its Superintendent Kevin Johnson regarding fluoride in the...

Rain, sleet, or snow

To the Editor:On Monday, Sept. 15, I took four pieces of mail, three packages and one letter, to the Oak Bluffs post office. They...

Tisbury Vision Planning workshop draws community visionaries

Participants had a lot to say about what they like and don't like about their town in the first of three workshops.

Got your goat?

Mares eat oats and does eat oats and goats eat grass at the library.

Ask the Dogfather: Tucker troubles, and a whole lot of barking going on

Tom Shelby, who has trained dogs and their owners on Martha’s Vineyard and in New York City, answers readers’ questions about their problematic pooches....

Lighthouse Properties returns to Edgartown

Local real estate brokers Lisa Stewart and Leslie Floyd announced that they are joining forces to bring Lighthouse Properties back to Edgartown. Leslie will...

Ruth Snider

Ruth M. (Pachico) Snider, wife of the late Robert L. Snider, Sr., of Martha’s Vineyard, formerly of Gloucester, died on Monday evening, Sept. 22,...

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West Tisbury: looking towards Living Local

Our yard is already covered with leaves. They swirl around me, falling silently, as I walk up the driveway for my newspaper in the...

Figs

Festivals, fall, and finally — figs

Visiting Vet

Walter the beleaguered beagle