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Appalling disrespect

To the Editor: To the person who dumped sand and rocks on the plantings surrounding my father's gravestone at Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven:...

Pause on Memorial Day

Five years ago, Yvonne (Berube) Sylvia of Edgartown walked into the office of The Martha’s Vineyard Times carrying a large blue scrapbook. On the...

Without a home

To the Editor: Like many before me, I (a native Islander) find myself without a home as of June 15. My husband and I have...

Loss of a generous spirit

To the Editor: Although I never met Pat Gregory, I am profoundly saddened by his shocking and senseless murder. He represented the highest values of...

Oak Bluffs council on aging director remains on paid leave

On Tuesday night, Oak Bluffs selectmen excused themselves from a standing room only crowd at the library meeting room to meet with suspended Council...

Gone fishin’: Bluefish lead the charge into the fishing season

My point to Norma was that had I been invited to Cannes I would have been unable to throw a fishing rod on my truck Saturday afternoon and go looking for bluefish. I knew there were fish on Chappy, but I wanted to explore. The wind was out of the southwest and conditions were perfect for bluefish.

WMVY returns to Martha’s Vineyard airwaves

WMVY/mvyradio returned to the air at 4 pm Wednesday at 88.7 FM. A Vineyard mainstay for almost 30 years at 92.7 FM, myvradio's broadcast signal...

Answers from the Wild Side

Got a question about the natural world?

This was then

One of the largest factories of its kind in New England, the Crocker Harness Company was easily the largest employer on the Island for two decades, employing over one hundred workers and supplying harnesses throughout the east coast (as well as for two presidents.)

Vineyard Girl Scouts recognized for cookie selling prowess

Two Martha’s Vineyard Girl Scouts earned recognition as members of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEM) 500 Club. Each girl sold 500 or...

There is another way

To the Editor: This is a copy of a letter to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission. We are led to believe that we either have to live...

Rain date for beginners tennis clinic set

The adult beginners tennis clinic sponsored by Martha’s Vineyard Community Tennis scheduled for May 17 was rained out. The event has been rescheduled for...

Beaches and bottom line pose challenges for Oak Bluffs officials

In a marathon session Tuesday, Oak Bluffs selectmen received a middling report card on town finances and fielded citizen ire over the condition of...

Tisbury selectmen approve three-day anchoring restriction in town waters

The change limits boaters to anchoring for three days in Tisbury waters.

Girls lacrosse loses two

The Vineyard varsity girls lacrosse team lost two tough games last week. Tuesday, the Vineyarders traveled to Fairhaven, trying to complete the season sweep over...

Colby Zarba and Jacob Gundersen selected to Mass Bay lacrosse team

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Lacrosse players Colby Zarba (Under-13) and Jacob Gundersen (Under-15) have been chosen as inaugural members of the Massachusetts Bay Colonials Lacrosse...

Boys lacrosse beats Fairhaven, makes state tourney

The boys varsity lacrosse team won on senior day and clinched a berth in the state tournament, Tuesday at Dan McCarthy Field, defeating Fairhaven,...

Academic Honors

Graduates Jessey Christina Myers of West Tisbury received a Bachelor of Science from Mitchell College In New London, Conn. Samuel Paul Donegan of Vineyard Haven received a Bachelor...

Little league recap

Tuesday May 20Cubs 6, Cardinals 3The Cubs defeated the Cardinals, 6-3, Tuesday evening at Veira with solid pitching, excellent defense, and balanced hitting. Andrew...

Vineyard players help CSU advance at Mass State Cup soccer tourney

Three local soccer players, Gabriel Ambulos, John Gonzalves, and Nevin Wallis, competed last weekend in the round robin bracket of the Massachusetts State Cup...