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Results from the 40th Annual Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Kids Trout Derby

It was a picture perfect spring morning as over 100 children, ages 3 to 14, cast their lines into Duarte’s Pond in West Tisbury...

Perfect day for a parade: Little League’s opening day

The Martha’s Vineyard Little League officially celebrated opening day on a sun-splashed Saturday morning with the annual parade in Oak Bluffs. Players, coaches, and parents from every...

Francis Elliot Fisher

Francis Elliot Fisher, 98, of Edgartown died on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.Francis was predeceased by his wife, Julianne M. (Duchesne)...

West Tisbury selectmen hear concerns over new light fixtures

Selectmen quickly went through a long list of job and committee appointments.

Farm help onhand

Your Backyard Farm, a new business, provides help to Islanders who want to have a farm but might be intimidated by the amount of...

A simpler plan for the Woods Hole terminal

To the Editor: I have viewed with interest the SSA’s plans for the Woods Hole terminal renovations. The initial proposals were all predicated on three full-sized...

Galley in Menemsha is best choice

Yankee Magazine has awarded The Galley in Menemsha its Editor's Choice for Best Of New England in the category of casual dining. The award...

Adult Beginning Tennis Clinic at Farm Neck

Ever thought of learning to play tennis or of resurrecting those strokes learned in high school gym class and forgotten? An adult beginning tennis...

Annual auction for college scholarships Friday

The Portuguese-American Club hosts its annual benefit night this Friday, May 2, for the scholarship fund that has awarded money towards college to hundreds...

Chilmark handily approves overrides at polls

With no electoral contests, 134 voters cast their ballots Wednesday.

MVC concludes Stop & Shop public hearing process

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission held its eighth and final public hearing Thursday night before a packed audience. A decision is expected in June.

Little League parade Saturday

The annual Martha’s Vineyard Little League parade is Saturday morning at 10 am. Coaches, players, and parents from every Major League, Minor League, Farm...

Put down the remote and get to Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day, an annual event at the YMCA of M.V., is this Saturday, May 3. From 11 am to 2 pm, kids can...

SSA cancels ferry trip

Due to mechanical issues, the Steamship Authority has canceled the 9:30 am boat departing from Woods Hole, and the 10:45 am departure from Vineyard...

Erin Sullivan, content creator, off to college

I want to open their minds with stories that could potentially melt even the coldest of hearts. My dream, my unique lust as a human being is to be able to inspire, and to be remembered by at least one other person as someone who made the world a better place through what I love doing.

Tisbury completes annual

Voters came back for a second night to get the job done.

Dear Dogfather: Elvis the elder and Mollie aflutter

If Elvis is not totally deaf there are high frequency devices that he can be taught to respond to... Elvis is lucky to have you guys, so remember, plenty of love, but no pity.

Publisher’s Note: A useful newspaper

In the course of crafting perhaps 1,500 Times editorials, Doug did his best to make sure that we were always posing the same question — what does this warrant article, or proposal, or project, or candidate, or for that matter this obituary — what does this mean for all of us, for the whole Vineyard community? Sometimes channeling his inner H.L. Mencken, sometimes E. B. White, Doug prodded and chided so we would take it all in.

County hikes annual Norton Point vehicle permit fees

The Dukes County Commissioners approved substantial increases in non-resident and resident annual over-sand vehicle permits for Norton Point Beach at their meeting on April...

Edgartown selectmen call for more participation on town committees

Edgartown selectmen Monday put out a call for residents to serve on town boards. These include the affordable housing trust, the by-ways committee, capital...