This system in which patients have different doctors for hospital care than for office care started about 15 years ago and is now a usual practice across the United States. Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is one of the last hospitals in New England to adopt this system.
Island veterans, law enforcement personnel, and first responders are invited to join in a 26.2-mile rucksack march on Saturday, May 31, in support of Carry the Fallen and Active Heroes. Offshore Kinetics of MV is sponsoring the march, which goes from 6:30 am to 4 pm. It begins and ends at the VFW in Oak […]
Oak Bluffs building inspector/zoning official James Dunn has resigned effective June 9. In a letter dated May 22 to town administrator Robert Whritenour, he said, “My decision to leave is based solely on personal reasons, the greatest of which is to catch up on my own life. The demands of my position and my uncompromising […]
It is that time of the year when we ask, what do we get for our county tax dollars? Reporting on the annual county spending plan can be yawn inspiring, but it is wise to ask the Dukes County commissioners and the Dukes County advisory board that question. It lets them know we are interested. […]
After much gnashing of teeth, and a tussle between state wildlife officials and Gay Head leaders, a period of detente settled over the area. The state did not improve the parking lot and everyone looked the other way.
Terriers basically look in the mirror and see God.
‘The cats have a few rights, too,’ she said. She said she does not consider feral or stray cats a significant threat to birds. ‘Very, very infrequently do I find a dead bird. Every now and then they are going to kill a bird.’
Each week, The Times rounds up restaurant specials. Here are the deals for May 29–June 4. Thursday At Coop de Ville in Oak Bluffs, get the Dockside Clambake (lobster, steamers, corn on the cob, and chowder) for $35. The Grill on Main in Edgartown offers two-for-one entrees. It’s Bistro Night at Lambert’s Cove Inn in […]
According to the Aging Agenda, attention from an early age to health care, diet, exercise, education, developing work skills, planning for future needs, and staying engaged in one’s community all contribute to laying groundwork for a healthy older age.
Tortoise beetles lay eggs in spring, usually on the underside of the leaves of the plant the adult prefers to feed on. The eggs hatch into remarkably homely larvae, flattened, slug-like, and equipped with branching spines. The larvae of some species are said to assemble a sort of shield, consisting of debris pasted together with feces, which they hold over themselves as protection from would-be predators