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Why the change

To the Editor:I am disappointed that The Times has discontinued access to its comments via Facebook. Why? Disqus (or however it's spelled) is useless,...

Why not?

To the Editor:Am I the only one who has noticed that a certain traffic design is inappropriate? I am talking about the double-lane Y...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: February 26 – March 2

Feb. 26, 2015Elizabeth S. Lee, Edgartown; DOB 11/8/90, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle: continued to pretrial conference.Dorian S. Lopes, Vineyard Haven; DOB 11/22/79, operation...

Thanks to the fans

To the Editor:I just want to thank all of the fans for their support throughout the 2014-15 girls basketball season, and in our playoff...

Oak Bluffs race shapes up for two seats on the board of selectmen

A race is shaping up for two seats on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen in the town election on April 16. The field...

Developer asks Oak Bluffs to spare bowling alley septic costs

Town wastewater commissioners must decide whether to grant a sewer permit.

Chilmark selectmen focus on Menemsha summer issues

A proposed beach path, transient tie-up dock, and bus schedule were on the agenda.

Let there be light

Jonathan Polleys of Edgartown gives old lamps new life.

Tisbury DPW site off Spring Street causes a stir

Fire chief expresses concern for pedestrian safety at Tisbury School crossing.

County commission begins airport commission interviews

The county may well use its appointing authority to clip the airport commission’s wings.

Chilmark: Gregory Marshall at Santander Bank

It may have been the quietest week of the new year, due to the first school winter break, but that did not dampen the...

Art of papermaking proves to be a draw in Mexico

Martha’s Vineyard papermaker Sandy Bernat finds inspiration abroad.

Aquinnah: Martha’s Vineyard Bird Alert

Here are a few things getting me through this winter now that football season is over and it seems like the winter never will...

Calling all photographers

Martha’s Vineyard Photography Club provides a haven for lsland shutterbugs.

Westminster was a doggone bar

The famed New York dog show began when a group of sportsmen decided to show off their dogs. This year the beagle is top dog.

Ask the Dogfather: A letter from a yellow Lab

Sore Dog asks, how do I avoid my owner’s cruelty?

SSA plans public meeting on Martha’s Vineyard Tuesday

Steamship Authority officials organized the meeting in the wake of a public outcry over rate hikes in the face of dropping fuel costs.

Oak Bluffs: 'How I spent my winter'

Listen carefully, everyone, and remember the following: This summer, when the temperature and humidity rise higher and higher, and we are all feeling like...

Soil is our only true capital

The principal message is the value of increasing carbon content in soils.

Pajama drive at the West Tisbury Library

The West Tisbury Library joins Cradles to Crayons in a pajama drive, now through Friday March 13. Help keep kids safe and warm this...