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Identity theft is a taxing problem for Oak Bluffs builder

An IRS notice alerted Raymond Sylvia to fraudulent tax returns filed in his name.

Linda Jean’s will serve beer and wine

The times have caught up and people want beer and wine with dinner and sometimes at lunch,” said Mr. Hanover, proprietor for the past 38 years. “I never wanted to deal with it, but people have requested it.

Tisbury selectmen approve Max Sherman for police academy

Moving briskly through an hour-long meeting Tuesday night, Tisbury selectmen unanimously approved the sponsorship of Max Sherman to the police academy in September. Mr....

SSA tweaks new Woods Hole terminal design

The Steamship Authority presented a revised design of its proposed new Woods Hole terminal at its monthly meeting Tuesday. The new plan incorporated several...

Vineyard Haven cultural district tour scheduled Thursday

The Massachusetts Cultural Council will tour Vineyard Haven on Thursday as part of a state-wide program that aims to create a new cultural district...

Electric cooperative resumes work on solar projects

The Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CVEC) announced Friday that it has begun construction of its second round of Photovoltaic (PV) Initiative projects....

Vincent B. Jette

Vincent Bernard Jette of Boston died on April 21. He was 70. Vincent was the husband of Elizabeth A. Jette of Martha’s Vineyard. He was...

Tisbury annual takes up $23 million budget, $1.3 million override

We pinched pennies for many years to make it work, but there were just too many increases this year to be able to do that. It has just caught up with us.

Amelia Smith immerses herself in Regency England and an old mermaid fable

“Scandal’s Heiress” by Amelia Smith, Split Rock Books, 315 pages. “Eddystone Light” by Amelia Smith, Split Rock Books, 103 pages. Both available at Bunch of...

Island Grown Schools hosts experts at Seed Summit

Island Grown Schools (IGS) will host leaders in the field of seed conservation, and interested community members, for a potluck and “Seed School” starting...

Oak Bluffs selectmen approve July 12 music and arts festival

Pending parks department and police approval the event will take place at Waban Park.

Island gymnasts win annual Sandcastle meet

Local gymnasts from Island Gymnastics Training School (IGTS) of West Tisbury placed first overall in the 24th annual Sandcastle Meet, held April 12 at...

Myles H. Malman

Myles H. Malman died at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on Sunday, April 20, after a 10-month battle with brain cancer. He was...

Arlan Wise, Astrologer

April 21-27, 2014: Test your courage by facing a fear.

Sportsetera: Looking for Lord Stanley? Check around North Station

Ever wonder why Bobby Orr was essentially done at age 26? Defenders constantly put the lumber to his knees and destroyed them. Orr fought his own fights but cheap tactics like these are why enforcers live on in the NHL. Well, that and too many fans love hockey fights.

Chilmark annual takes up $8.7 million budget, Squibnocket

Voters gather Monday to discuss a 6.6 percent budget increase, and a major beach parking lot project.

Washington corrects an error, recognizes 92-year-old Marine

Alerted by a story in The MV Times, Jesse James Jackson was able to share in the recognition accorded the Montford Point Marines.

Row Martha’s Vineyard’s Grace amazing in Snow Row

Row MV competed March 1 in Hull at the 35th Annual Hull Lifesaving Museum’s “Snow Row.” The 3.5-mile course consisted of more than 80...

Vineyard sailors three for five

The locals lost narrowly to Manchester-Essex and Tabor Academy but scored wins over Duxbury, Barnstable, and Sharon.

Life-saving certification at Mansion House

For Vineyarders seeking a great summer job or wishing to add an additional skill to their resumes, the Mansion House Health Club will offer...