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How could we forget?

To the Editor: Last week, in a Letter to the Editor, our family thanked everyone for the love and support shown to us during the loss...

Dukes County Commission thrashes airport commissioners

In a special meeting, the county commission chairman called on the county appointees to resign.

Fantastic and awesome

To the Editor: The Martha's Vineyard Girls Youth Lacrosse under-13 team had a fantastic season this year! Ending with only a couple of losses out...

Ridiculous or not

To the Editor: A few thoughts. First, there were two separate single-driver accidents in under two weeks on Island. I would guess that they were...

A good citizen

To the Editor: There has been much coverage recently of the new Vineyard House sober living community being built off Holmes Hole Road in Tisbury....

For Captain Dan Purdy

To the Editor: O Captain! My Captain! Your ship weather'd every rack, The prize you sought is won, The port is near, the bells I hear, The people are...

Women’s softball opens with a blast

Perhaps the biggest change will be the absence of Ralph Stewart, the recently ­departed sports editor of The Times who was the beloved chronicler of league play since its inception. Mr. Stewart was in attendance Tuesday night but modestly declined a public introduction, citing his completely unreasonable fear of applause.

SSA approves Wood’s Hole terminal concept

The revised plan includes a new building, three ferry slips and reconfigured parking lots. Final design and permitting will begin once a feasibility study is completed next month.

Martha’s Vineyard Airport manager granted paid leave

Following a turbulent week, Airport commissioners said they agreed to manager Sean Flynn’s request for a leave of absence.

Making history happen: M.V. Museum celebrates with energy

The Martha's Vineyard Museum has morphed from a venerable, dusty institution into a center of Island cultural energy over the past several years. The process...

Islanders celebrate strawberries and summertime

A berry-themed banner and brightly colored balloons waving outside the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury can only mean one thing: the annual Strawberry...

Bad Martha Farmer’s Brewery opens in Edgartown

Bad Martha might be a beer brand name you’ve heard tossed around since its arrival at various Island bars and restaurants last year. As...

Oak Bluffs honors fathers and friends

Father’s Day gave us the best day so far. The weather was great for the beach, picnics, or whatever you wished to do. How...

A case of the Willys in Chilmark

Congratulations to Marianne Goldberg and the entire Pathways Projects Team on three more winter residencies now lined up for Pathways Gathering Space at the...

Tisbury sends congratulations to Tad Gold

Congratulations to our very own Tad Gold! How wonderful is that news. First, we’ve had the pleasure of watching him play for the Sharks...

Wedding bells ring in West Tisbury

Saturday was a perfect day for Caroline Mayhew and Daniel Johnson's wedding by the pond behind her grandparents' house. Surrounded by family from both...

Edgartown welcomes NOAA research vessel

The tents were a-rockin’ at the Doctor Daniel Fisher House this past Thursday as the Preservation Trust kicked off another summer season with their...

Gone fishin’: Weather warms up but bass fishing stays cool

The spring striper fishing never got off the ground, but fishermen remain optimistic.

Aquinnah to host Charles W. Morgan talk

Summer officially starts on Saturday! Maybe now it will stay warm for more than two days in a row and I can take the...

Whaleship Charles W. Morgan arrives at Vineyard Haven

The Vineyard, apart from shore whaling by Wampanoag Indians, lived on farming, shore fishing, and coastwise schooners passing north and south through Nantucket and Vineyard sounds. Its contributions to the 19th century heyday of American whaling were crewmen — Azorean sailors, Gay Head (Wampanoag) Indian harpooners, and Vineyard sailors, mates and captains. The Morgan's visit memorializes their vital places in her celebrated commercial history.