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MassDOT presents 25 percent complete Beach Road plan to town

Tisbury selectman Melinda Loberg said on Tuesday that the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) recently presented a 25 percent complete design for the Beach...

Carnaval na biblioteca de Oak Bluffs

A biblioteca de Oak Bluffs irá celebrar neste sábado, dia 30 de janeiro, das 11h da manhã até as 3h da tarde, o Carnaval...

The MVRHS January Engineering Challenge

Each month, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School students are given the opportunity to compete in an engineering challenge. The goal of the challenge, according...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Snowshoes for Millie.

Dear Tom, Millie is a 10-year-old golden with a thick, coarse coat. She's used to walking in all weather. Her furry paws collect painful snow...

This was then: George Fred

Captain George Fred Tilton of Chilmark, like his brother Zeb, is a Vineyarder of such legend that it’s not even necessary to use his...

Meet the teacher: Melissa Braillard

Every now and then, the Times will profile Island teachers. Interviewer Sophia McCarron is a junior at MVRHS and an MVTimes intern.Where did you...

Service Sunday for Hugh James MacInnis Jr.

A funeral service is scheduled Sunday for Hugh James MacInnis Jr. who died Sunday morning, Jan. 3, 2016, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital where...

Vineyard Scots celebrate the birth of Robbie Burns

Winter storm Jonas postponed the 29th annual Burns Nicht Supper by 24 hours, but members of the Scottish Society of Martha's Vineyard were on...

Letter from Cuttyhunk: The Master of Penikese Island

The Elizabeth Islands, with their rugged topography, were carved 10,000 years ago by the slow, scraping movement of a receding glacier at the end...

Plastic bag ban information session

The Vineyard Conservation Society, with support from selectmen, Boards of Health, and Conservation Commissions in each Island town have put an article on the...

Deadline to order MV specialty plates through Community Services

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) has sold 850 Martha’s Vineyard specialty license plates and submitted all completed applications to the Registry of Motor Vehicles...

West Tisbury: Snow is definitely this week’s story.

Snow is definitely this week’s story. Everyone watched the Weather Channel predictions all week, talked about and prepared for a storm, then spent Saturday...

Oak Bluffs: Brazilian Carnaval

Did you all enjoy this past weekend?  Often it seems as if the weathermen are “crying wolf,” but this time they were quite accurate....

Chilmark: Random Acts Of Kindness

Thanks for many random acts of kindness during the first big one of the snow season: Chilmark cops who arrived in time to help...

Fish bodies on the Lagoon, as far as the eye could see

“Fish bodies on the Lagoon” is the sort of email subject line that gets my attention. This particular email, sent on the evening of...

The man behind one of the Vineyard’s oldest and largest scholarships

The Elmer Hobson DeLoura Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to Vineyard students pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited two- or four-year college,...

Tisbury: Thanks, Tisbury!

Wow. Congratulations to Jan VanRiper who celebrates her 90th birthday on Saturday. We hope she shares some of her best memories.The Wicked Good Musical...

Edgartown: Thank You To All Of Our Emergency Personnel

We are listening to five crazy teenagers running around in the snow, screaming with a joy reserved for those moments when it is okay...

Poet’s Corner: To Frost

By M.R. BairdI woke up to a world of white You up in that forest, still Walking on the newly fallen, Down the path you knew so...

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on January 18, no results were reported.At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on January 19, nine...