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Real Estate Transactions: February 15 – 19, 2016

ChilmarkFeb. 18, Deborah L. Lesser sold a lot on Salt Meadows to Benjamin Howard Lilienthal for $487,216.67.Feb. 19, Anne Scott McGhee sold 12 Heath...

Oak Bluffs: I will support intelligence and common sense

Soft blue skies and warmth in the mornings ending with fire-red sunsets and colder air in the evenings are not to be complained about....

Edgartown spelling bee

By Erin SimmonsOn Wednesday, Feb. 17, Edgartown School students filled the gymnasium for the annual Edgartown School spelling bee. The following 11 students represented...

West Tisbury: Thanks to Beth Kramer

I came home to a blooming bouquet of forsythia I had cut before I left for Connecticut. The house was vacuumed, and Mike had...

Tisbury geography bee

By Whitney BurkeEighth grader Danielle Middleton won the 2016 Tisbury School National Geographic Society Geography Bee. After claiming victory in her classroom competition, she...

Psychotherapist Deborah Withers now offering equine therapy

Deborah Withers has expanded her practice as a psychotherapist to include equine therapy, where she will use horses to assist with growth and learning...

C.E.O. will hold first in series of business workshops for women

Island nonprofit C.E.O. (Creative Entrepreneur with Opportunities on Martha’s Vineyard) will hold the first of a series of workshops for women in business or...

Edgartown: The Island's quiet time

How quiet the Island seems this week! I think that the week of February vacation is truly the quietest, slowest week on Martha’s Vineyard....

The Webber Journal

Bernie Webber’s celebrity was reignited this year thanks to the movie “The Finest Hours,” which chronicles his role in what has been called the...

Mourning cloaks

The Bay State’s 2016 butterfly season got off pretty much on schedule this past weekend with a report of a mourning cloak from the...

Chilmark: February vacation

Chilmark Community Center was filled to the brim with great food, great music, and Islanders getting to enjoy another Potluck Jam on Saturday night,...

in a wood / where nobody goes

By Jill JupenYou will cometo it(to borrowa phrase).You can do somethingforever.I did it once.I mean,that happens.The Archbishopof Anarchy.The poetand what he has not seen.He...

Martha’s Vineyard youth hockey hits the road

The young players on the Island’s PeeWee Wales youth hockey team headed to Gillette Stadium last Wednesday for a day of 4x4 pond hockey....

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Feb. 15, the game was canceled because of the snowstorm.At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven...

Vineyard swimmer competes at state level

Renee Goodale was the lone representative of the Martha’s Vineyard High School at the Division 2 State Swimming Championships this weekend at Boston University....

Island women score top honors in state Saltwater Fishing Derby

State fisheries officials presented 26 trophies to winners of the 2015 Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing Derby at a ceremony at the New England Boat Show...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: To leash or not to leash

Dear Tom:Charlotte is a border collie cross. That is a guess, because she was a rescue dog. She is quite obedient off-leash, so she...

Science and scientists of Martha’s Vineyard: Making sense of the new dietary guidelines

Before getting to this month’s “Science Notes,” there is something I want to add to the piece that I wrote in this column in...

Giving birth to a dream

For the past three years, The MVTimes has asked four recent Vineyard high school graduates to share their experiences during their first year after...

For Edgartown beautification committee, it’s a labor of love

The Edgartown beautification committee has left its mark all over town.When spring first announces its arrival, visitors and residents drive into the convergence at...