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Blazers lead the way in men's softball

The Blazers closed out June by topping the Island Softball League standings with a perfect 8-0 record, following a 17-3 win over the Gustaves...

Extended parking ban, extra security for Fourth of July parade

Edgartown will host the annual Fourth of July parade and fireworks Saturday.Edgartown police advise people planning to attend to expect heightened security measures and...

Ask the Dogfather: A puppy named Bear

Dear Dogfather,We recently adopted a 4½-month-old puppy named Bear. We are unsure of the details regarding his background, but we do know that ours...

Postcard from Iceland: Homestay Edition

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

A full-moon Musical Monday at Featherstone

The Times will occasionally feature reports from the field by readers experiencing events or classes we've listed. Recently arrived from New York, new Times...

Get up and get moving

Looking for a more lively way to start your day? Dance, opera, and theater queen Wendy Taucher has just what you need this summer....

The new chef in town: Giordano Smiroldo gets settled at Alchemy

A new chef took the helm at Alchemy’s kitchen this season, Chef Giordano Smiroldo, when former Chef Craig Decker moved on to Rockfish. A...

Vineyard Gray is on to semifinals in Gateway League play

The Vineyard Gray have moved on to the semifinals in the Gateway League playoffs after beating the Gateway Pirates 6-5 on Friday and 12-0...

DOT removes Tisbury pedestrian warning signs

With no advance warning, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) removed mobile pedestrian warning signs placed in crosswalks throughout Vineyard Haven last Thursday. Tisbury...

Healthy Aging Task Force receives $133,438 grant

The Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced that it will provide a total of $133,438 over two years to fund the Martha’s Vineyard Healthy Aging...

Dreams realized, not deferred

A versão desta história em português se encontra no final da versão em inglêsThey attend school here, play sports and go to the beach. Many...

Gordon Raymond Long

Gordon “Gordy” Raymond Long, a man whose character and physical constitution were as sturdy as the oaks he tended over a long career as...

How hard could it be when it’s time to make the doughnuts?

Everyone knows that nothing tastes better than an apple fritter or a Boston cream doughnut fresh out of the vat, the former dipped in...

Smoking with Steven Raichlen this July 4th weekend

Sitting down with Steven Raichlen, Chappy summer resident and a five-time James Beard Award-winner who also holds a degree in French literature, always lends...

Aquinnah: School's out!

School is finally out! I know many summer kids who are here now have been out for ages, but our schools just got out...

Felix Neck offered water-quality education at Tisbury School

Mass Audubon at Felix Neck recently partnered with Tisbury Waterways to offer a water-quality and storm-drain education program to Teacher Connie Alexander’s seventh-grade class...

Amateur radio operators ham it up at annual Field Day in Aquinnah

A popular notion persists of “ham” or amateur radio operators as solitary souls sitting in their basements clicking away on a hit-or-miss homemade radio...

Thrift Store closed for Fourth

The Chicken Alley Thrift Shop will be closed for the July 4th holiday weekend from Friday, July 3, to Sunday, July 5. The shop...

M.V Film Center Summer Camp scholarships available

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society is offering several full scholarships for both the Kids First! Film Critics Summer Boot Camp and the Smartphone Movie-Making...

Chilmark: And….play ball!

Let it rain, and rain some more. You may think Sunday’s washout of the Pasture Road softball season opener, postponed from the previous rainy...