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Harvesting art at Five Corners

To the Editor:As summer arrives, bringing with it many changes, some may have noticed there’s something new and exciting happening at Five Corners. Right...

Fallout of missed vaccinations

To the Editor:It is important for Island parents to remember that as their children were making their way through the Island's public school system,...

Island police exemplify public service

To the Editor:The Martha’s Vineyard Times of June 18 included two stories featuring the actions of local police officers (Police say Island war on...

Tisbury selectmen will hold hearing for dogs that attacked woman, child

On Tuesday, Tisbury selectmen will determine the fate of three American bulldogs that attacked Yuliya Bilzerian and her 18-month-old son on Saturday, June 13....

Real Estate Transactions: June 15 – 19, 2015

AquinnahJune 16, David H. Wice, Betsy W. Wice, Leila R. Wice, and Nathaniel A. Wice sold a lot off Moshup Trail to the Martha’s...

The trails of Sailing Camp Park

The Sailing Camp Park has a new system of beautifully laid out trails that loop through a peaceful section of mature oak and pine...

Tisbury: Mind the many theater options days and times

Last week on Wednesday, June 17, the Tisbury School held graduation for 30 students. The Principal’s Award was presented to one outstanding eighth grader,...

MVRHS building repairs top the summer to-do list

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) has a full laundry list of necessary building-repair projects. As a result, the school committee and administration...

Visiting Vet: Little dog brings big challenge

Tidbit is a tiny toy poodle, weighing only 5 pounds. OK, I don’t really have a patient named Tidbit, but let’s imagine I do....

Island vaccination rates lag

In a press release issued Monday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) said the infected child diagnosed at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital last...

Martha’s Vineyard Arts & Ideas magazine now available

Have you seen the latest issue of Martha’s Vineyard Arts & Ideas magazine from the Martha’s Vineyard Times? The newest collection of Island arts...

Yates family leaves $1 million bequest to Center for Living

Margaret A. (Pinto) Yates, whose ties to the Island extended more than a century, bequeathed $1 million to the Center for Living, it was...

Driver hits gas and plows into Comcast building in airport business park

Edgartown police and fire rescue services rushed to the Comcast building in the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Business Park at 3 pm Monday in response...

Squidding on the Vineyard is fun for all and dinner for some

This time of the year, Islanders and an occasional visitor clued in to the fun can be found lining the water’s edge on Bend...

Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District recognized in ribbon-cutting ceremony

On Wednesday, local merchants and Island and state officials gathered in front of the Visitor Information Center in Vineyard Haven to officially cut the...

Edgartown selectmen sign off on county purchase of VNA building

Edgartown selectmen Monday signed a memorandum of understanding with Dukes County that will allow the county to move forward, once it has all the...

Measles diagnosis exposes Martha’s Vineyard’s vulnerability

Ever since an unvaccinated child from off-Island was diagnosed with measles at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital last week, state and local health officials have been...

Governor Baker unveils new battle plan to fight opiate addiction

On Monday, Gov. Charlie Baker, flanked by Attorney General Maura Healey and Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders, detailed his new agenda for...

Dresser’s last stop

Up close, school buses are much larger than they appear to be when seen from the sidewalk. They are cavernous inside, even when they...

Let it rain

Welcome to summer, which officially started with the summer solstice last Sunday. It was a rainy day; perhaps we can take it as a...