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Tisbury police cite driver who demolished hydrant

Just before 5 pm, Saturday, Tisbury police, EMS, and fire rescue crews responded to a report of a car that had struck a fire...

Tisbury selectmen plow through a busy winter agenda

The Tisbury selectmen welcomed a new police officer and Department of Public Works director this week.

Edgartown selectmen approve tree removal on South Water Street

Edgartown selectmen agreed Monday to the the removal of four trees on the corner of 101 South Water Street and Dunham Road. General contractor Gerret...

Oak Bluffs plans to clean, repair water tank

The Oak Bluffs Water District plans to rely on Edgartown to supply water while the town makes needed repairs to one of its primary...

DPH expected to award Island medical marijuana license Friday

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) is expected to announce Friday which of more than 100 applicants will receive one of 35 state...

With no dissent, MVC approves $1,455,478 budget

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) voted last week to approve a $1,455,478 operating budget for the 2015 fiscal year (FY). The amount reflects a...

The GED High school equivalency test will be replaced

Islanders who want to earn a high school degree by passing the General Education Development (GED) will face a new version of the exam...
The Martha's Vineyard Times

A Note from the Publishers

Visitors to www.mvtimes.com will have noticed our redesign, launched last weekend, the first comprehensive overhaul of the site in three years. A redesign like...

Fighting the common cold with food

Some of my favorite cure-alls are Bragg’s vinegar, ginger, and oysters.

Spraying, begun again, seems unsafe

To the Editor: One day, about five years ago, we received a letter from NSTAR informing us of a program that would use targeted herbicide...

A stabilizing move

The board of the Vineyard Nursing Association has made the sensible choice to trade its Island independence and financial fragility to become an operating...

The simple sense of it

The politicians who drafted the Martha's Vineyard Commission's enabling legislation in 1974 tried to strike a delicate balance. They wanted to empower the commission...

Mill Pond: a town and Island asset

To the Editor: The Letter to the Editor in the January  23 edition of The Times headlined, “Restore Mill Pond’s Ancient Natural Beauty” is naïve in...

A co-op market is what we need

To the Editor: Last week’s edition of the MV Times displayed a front page story about the latest controversies surrounding the Stop & Shop or...

Vineyard Health Care Access can help

To the Editor: In response to Nelson Sigelman's article (Jan. 23, “State’s shift to Obamacare is far from smooth”), I'd like to offer some reassurance...

Be a candidate. It’s stimulating work.

To the Editor: Every year we have local elections in each town. These elections give our citizens the ability to actually have a say in...

A gala indeed

To the Editor: On Saturday evening, the Minnesinger Parents’ Group hosted the first annual Mid-Winter Ball and Gala at the Harbor View Hotel. The Martha's...

Jam time in Chilmark: Free concert Saturday night

The Chilmark Potluck Jam is the place to go for good grub and good music. It’s back this Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Chilmark...

Love at First Set tennis tourney, February 8-9

The 18th annual Love At First Set mixed doubles tennis tournament will be held February 8-9, at the Vineyard Tennis Center Workout and Spa....

Island gymnasts take fifth in Connecticut meet

Island Gymnastics Training School team and pre-team members were among 22 gyms competing January 18 at the Abie Grossfeld Invitational in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Both...