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Edgartown: Welcome winter

Happy 2016 to all. Time sure flies. I can’t believe that we are staring down the formidable “winter months” here on Martha’s Vineyard. I...

Chilmark: Happy New Year

We have had a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows coming into this new year, with unexpected losses of Islanders who affected many, challenges...

Turning to the light

We are a week into the new year, 2016, and already I am happy to report daylight has increased by six minutes at sunset....

Discolored tap water caught Oak Bluffs businesses by surprise

Updated 11 am, WednesdaySystem flushing during water-main work on the last day of the year by the Oak Bluffs water department that caused discolored tap...

Strong women rule in ‘Joy’ and ‘Carol’

“Joy” and “Carol,” currently playing on-Island, should help retire the derogative term “chick flick.” Both celebrate strong, independent women. “Joy” follows the life of...

Food predictions and trends for 2016

2016 is set to be a year packed with delicious foods. Many food professionals have researched and predicted what food, ingredients, and cuisines will...

Walking in a winter wonderland?

On Saturday, Jan. 9, the Polly Hill Arboretum staff will lead a guided tour, focusing on seasonal plants of interest. At this time of...

Dance to raise funds at The Loft

The Loft in Oak Bluffs will host an event on Jan. 8 from 7 to 10 pm to raise funds for the Oak Bluffs...

Give a reading, hear a reading at 'Writers Read'

On Monday, Jan. 11, at 7 pm, the West Tisbury library will host its second “Writers Read” evening. This event features community members reading...

Martha's Vineyard Museum names Pennsylvania man new executive director

The Martha's Vineyard Museum board announced Monday that Phil Wallis, a native of southeastern Pennsylvania, and longtime Island visitor with family on the Vineyard, will be...

Mark C. Martin

Mark C. Martin of Tisbury died at Winchester Hospital on Friday, January 1, 2016. He was 49.Services are being planned and will be announced at...

Trio welcomes 2016 with an icy dip in Edgartown harbor

On Martha's Vineyard and across the country, Americans found many ways to welcome 2016.On New Year's Day, Nainoa Cooperrider of West Tisbury, John Moffet...

Slideshow: New Year's Eve on Martha's Vineyard was a blast

The Martha's Vineyard Times captured Islanders celebrating the last day of 2015, from Edgartown to Oak Bluffs.

Resolutions and cheer plentiful at Harbor View's New Year’s Eve celebration

Christmas lights still adorned North Water Street in Edgartown as New Year’s Eve revelers, dressed for the occasion, strolled along in the chilly night...