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Museum’s annual Evening of Discovery proves a success

A large tent upon a hill overlooking the Vineyard Haven Sound was the setting for the Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s annual Evening of Discovery Gala...

Holmes Hole race report: Wind dropped 60 to 6

Sunday morning’s Holmes Hole Harbor Race was canceled due to foul weather, but the committee decided to give it a try in the afternoon....

Linda Rashba

Linda S. Rashba of Wappingers Falls, N.Y., died on June 20, 2015, at her home in West Tisbury. She was 73.Linda was born in...

John A. Wesley Jr.

John A. Wesley Jr., "Wes," of Edgartown, beloved husband and best friend of Mary Beth Hlivak-Wesley, died peacefully Friday, June 12, in the loving...

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank will move into former Santander location

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank announced Monday that it will open a new branch office in the Chilmark building formerly occupied by Santander Bank, located...

Martha's Vineyard Summer High School Hockey League signups start

Martha's Vineyard Summer High School Hockey League (MVSHL) coach Matt Mincone urges high school hockey players who are interested in playing in the summer...

Oak Bluffs South Woods Farm subdivision sold for $5.15 million

South Woods Farm, the last remnant of the failed Down Island golf club, sold at auction Friday noon to Paul Adamson, a Boston area...

SSA cancels ferries between Oak Bluffs and Woods Hole

The Steamship Authority has cancelled ferries between Oak Bluffs and Woods Hole due to mechanical issues.The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have...

Postcard from Iceland: ‘Takk fyrir daggen’

Bella Bennett, a frequent contributor to The Times and rising junior at Skidmore College, will send regular dispatches from Iceland this summer.Going into this,...

Gone fishin’: Friendly conversation in an out-of-the-way location

Most evenings, I am not an ambitious fisherman. I do not set out to catch a 50-pound striper. More often than not — Derby...

Chilmark: Slow down

Slow down. That’s right, it’s time for those of us who live here to drive slower than we think we should just to avoid...

Letter from Cuttyhunk: Monument to Gosnold

Gosnold confidently steered his bark Concord toward North Virginia in the spring of 1602, accompanied by 32 adventurous people, among them 20 settlers hoping...

This was then: The hydroplane

The HydroplaneIn July 1919, this Curtiss NC-3 hydroplane landed with great fanfare in Oak Bluffs after a bumpy two-and-one-half-hour flight from New York. Aboard...

Ask the Dogfather: A cuddly dog to help children?

Hi Tom,A dear friend of mine suggested I contact you. I have a question that I am hoping you may help clarify.I am really...

MVRHS vocational students learn by doing

After more than six months of planning, designing, and building, students and faculty at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School are set to finish construction...

Poet’s Corner: Illuminated by the Light

It could be imaginedThat a ship, sailing north to Newport with a cargo of sugar and molasses, was shipwrecked on Gay Head.It is conceivableWhen...

Edgartown: Car-B-Q Classic on Saturday,

Hey kids: You only have two more days of school, and one of them is Field Day and the other one doesn’t really count!...

Tisbury Water Works plans for construction of new facility

Tisbury Water Works (TWW) has begun work to construct a new office and garage on two acres above the road from its current location...

Arun Gandhi will speak at Youth Leadership Summit Sunday

Updated 6 am, SundayDue to weather conditions the event has been moved from the Martha's Vineyard Museum to 225 State Road, Chilmark (first right...

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival announces summer schedule

Updated Monday June 29The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) released the lineup of its summer film series, scheduled for July 1 through August 26....