Yearly Archives: 2014

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:...

Editorial: 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

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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...