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Ask Tom, aka The Dogcharmer: For the love of a bulldog

Dear Dogfather,I have fallen in love with a 60-pound male English bulldog. He is a beautiful big boy with the face of a mastiff....

P.A. Club benefit auction

The P.A. Club, the Oak Bluffs institution, is known for hosting fundraisers for whatever community group needs a place, along with throwing benefits to...

Meet the Teacher: Mike Tinus, instrumental music director at MVRHS

MVTimes intern Sophia McCarron will occasionally interview teachers on the Vineyard. Got an idea for a great subject? Email us at onisland@mvtimes.com.Where did you...

Even more who’s who in Real Estate

Julie FlandersBroker, Flanders Up-Island Real Estate, ChilmarkNumber of years in real estate: 33Hometown: ChilmarkWhy are you in real estate? Genetics – third generation in...

Ceremony of remembrance draws Vineyarders

On Saturday, hundreds of Islanders gathered under blue skies at the Edgartown Lighthouse for the 14th annual ceremony of remembrance.The Edgartown Lighthouse Children’s Memorial...

Births

Lucas Gonçalves OliveiraLeni M. Gonçalves and Célio M. De Oliveira of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Lucas Gonçalves Oliveira, on Sept. 24,...

Cycle Martha’s Vineyard

The Rotary Club of Martha's Vineyard hosts Cycle Martha’s Vineyard on Saturday, Oct. 3. The recreational scenic ride offers a 100k and a 50k...

Barbara Ann Babcock

Barbara Ann Babcock died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Sept. 22, 2015, of complications from lung cancer.Barbara was born on March 1,...

Oak Bluffs: prepping for Columbus Day weekend

Hello, October. Sometimes at this time of year, I think, “Wow, you are here already,” and other times, “What took you so long?” It...

‘Be kinder than necessary’ continues to inspire

There is a story behind the ‘Be Kinder Than Necessary’ purple sticker that may be seen on cars and businesses around the Island.It begins...

SSA diverts ferries from Oak Bluffs through Sunday

Updated 12:21 pm, FridayBased on the current forecast, the Steamship Authority announced it is diverting all trips to and from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven...

Leona DeVitt

Leona “Lee” Geise DeVitt died quietly on August 11 after a short illness, at the age of 93, in Mount Pleasant, Wis. She had...

Marlea Penberth

Marlea Penberth of Oak Bluffs, formerly of Slatington, Pa., died peacefully at Massachusetts General Hospital on Sept. 5, 2015.Born July 16, 1936, Marlea enjoyed...

Tisbury selectmen take up Beach Road redesign tonight

Tisbury selectmen will hold what could be the final discussion of the Beach Road renovation project when they meet at 5:30 pm in town...

George A. Hough III

George Anthony Hough III of West Tisbury, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, at Massachusetts General Hospital, after surgery to repair a hip injured in...

Ellen S. Orleans

Ellen S. Orleans of Vineyard Haven, aged 89, died on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, at Windemere. She was the beloved wife of Ned Orleans,...

Joan M. Cobb

Joan M. Cobb of Bridgewater died peacefully after a long battle with cancer on April 22, 2015, at the Braemoor Health Center in Brockton....

Gordon “Red” Newell Bates

Gordon “Red” Newell Bates died peacefully on Sept. 24, 2015, after a period of failing health.He was born on August 24, 1932, in North...

Moon struck Islanders turned out to view lunar eclipse

Martha's Vineyard residents enjoyed a rare celestial treat Sunday evening. A lunar eclipse coincided with a super moon, an event that will not be repeated for...

Vineyarders beat Coyle and Cassidy, 28-21 under Friday night lights

Updated 5 pm, MondayThe Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) football team advanced to 2-1 on the 2015 season with a 28-21 victory over...