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Everyone in the ocean!

Updated 2:55 pm, Dec. 30.It may have been balmy on Christmas in Oak Bluffs, but the water at the Inkwell was still cold (about...

Services Thursday for Clayton Jerome Healy

Clayton Jerome Healy, infant son of Joseph J. “J.J.” Healy, Jr. and Morning Star Healy, died at Massachusetts General Hospital on Dec. 26, 2015,...

What designs are inspiring ReFabulous Decor these days?

“I like to mix colors and styles, and I change my mind about the styles I like. Right now I’m in a French-inspired phase....

How does Rosewater Market expect to evolve their business this year?

"As we move into the New Year, we hope to continue to build our presence in downtown Edgartown and the rest of the Island...

What's Martha Cohan's New Year's business resolution?

"My New Year’s business resolution is to find a better balance with my personal life; I’m sure every business owner struggles with finding that....

What's Martha's Vineyard Museum's New Year's business resolution?

"My resolution for 2016 is to introduce more Islanders to the wonderful programs and exhibits the museum offers that spotlight our diverse collection. At any...

What's CB Stark's New Year's business resolution?

"My New Year’s business resolution is to utilize social media more effectively next year to celebrate our 50th anniversary. I make a pretty good...

New Year’s Eve Events

Updated 11:56 am, Dec. 29.Correction: A previous version of this article included an event listing for a New Year's Party at Beach Road Restaurant....

Christmas at Long Hill

A highlight of the year at Long Hill, an assisted living home for Island seniors tucked away in a quiet neighborhood in Edgartown, is...

Slideshow: Snowy owl, on the prowl

Island photographer Fergus Henderson captured these shots of a snowy owl about a mile from the Katama entrance to Norton Point Beach.He wrote to...

We wish you a merry post office

Thursday morning, we received an email from Sanford "Sam" Low, the Oak Bluffs photographer (and author of "Hawaiki Rising"). He asked us to join...

Marianne L. Goldberg

Marianne Goldberg died peacefully at her home in Chilmark surrounded by friends on Dec. 21, 2015, after a sudden and brief illness.Marianne was born...

Thank you from Hospice

To the Editor:In this time of giving and remembering, I wish to thank the many community members who have created and maintained the organization...

No accountability

To the Editor:I am writing this letter on behalf of a person who can no longer speak for herself.My dear friend Elizabeth Norcross died...

Santa’s helpers

To the Editor:Monday morning, while on a quick trip from Martha’s Vineyard Community Services to Tisbury Printer, I hit the curb before the roundabout...

No mail for you

To the Editor:I am outraged once again.I received a call this morning from a business that has been trying to mail me a letter...

Bike path duplication questioned

To the Editor:Are the coffers of Oak Bluffs overflowing? There is a movement to duplicate the current bike path that now goes in front...

With apologies to Dickens: A Vineyard Christmas Tale

To the Editor:Imagine my surprise upon opening last week’s MVTimes and there, sandwiched between a full-page photo of Santa riding atop a firetruck in...

Unpleasant but wonderful

To the Editor:This past Thursday, I was walking in a heavy rain from our home on East Chop Drive to Bink's auto repair to...

Dear Santa

Across Martha’s Vineyard on Christmas day, Islanders young and old will awake with anticipation, eager to know what Santa may have left under their...