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Facing drug-trafficking charges on-Island, and arrested in Boston

Earlier this month, a Dukes County grand jury indicted Jeffrey Sylvia, 27, of Oak Bluffs, on drug-trafficking charges in connection with his arrest last...

Squibnocket Beach erosion plan detailed at MVC hearing

Representative of the three years of discussion, planning, meetings and votes leading up to this night, a general mood of agreement pervaded the first...

Vineyard Square Hotel and Sea Spa Salon host wellness retreat

Vineyard Square Hotel & Suites and Sea Spa Salon in Edgartown will host two and four-day wellness programs from March 31 to April 3....

Dylan Fernandes of Falmouth throws his hat into the state rep race

Dylan Fernandes of Falmouth announced his candidacy for state representative Tuesday. Mr. Fernandes, a self-described lifelong Democrat and fourth-generation Falmouth resident, promised to be...

Jack Ryan builds the Big Apple with rapidograph pens

Jack Ryan is not your typical Vineyard artist. Both his medium and his subject of choice are unique among his Island peers. Mr. Ryan...

Bill Rigali takes over as Vineyard boys varsity tennis coach

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity tennis team, which has been hard at work all winter inside the bubble at the...

Montessori Model UN

Fourth and fifth graders Silas Stanek-Streed, Tomas Carreno, and Matthew Coggins from Vineyard Montessori School recently had their first experience with the Montessori Model...

Despite complaints, 5:30 am freight boat stays on SSA schedule

The Steamship Authority (SSA) told a group of Falmouth residents last week that it will continue to work with truckers to eliminate early-morning noise,...

Martha’s Vineyard Little League tryouts draw a big Saturday crowd

A line of prospective baseball players stretched out the door of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School gym Saturday afternoon during tryouts for the...

Be the belle of the ball at Pathways

Despite the death of Marianne Goldberg in December, her legacy lives on. Pathways Projects, her visionary initiative to foster the arts on Martha's Vineyard,...

Cape Wind receives another blow

With the potential offshore wind market in Massachusetts drawing interest from players around the world, the long-planned Cape Wind project encountered yet another setback...

Tisbury residents invited to review of town meeting warrants

The Tisbury Vision Council will host a meeting at the Katharine Cornell Theater to review the annual and special town meeting warrant articles at...

Lots of laughs at Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

As we progress into the month of April, the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s winter season of events will draw to a close, but there’s still...

MV Film Society and WYOB celebrate Jimmy Cliff

The M.V. Film Center and the new Island radio station WYOB-FM will join forces to celebrate the birthday of legendary reggae artist Jimmy Cliff...

West Tisbury selectmen hear school borrowing request

West Tisbury selectmen, minus one member, signed the warrant for the annual town meeting on April 12, and discussed several money issues related to...

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital 21st annual Health Fair

On Saturday, April 9, from 8 am to noon, the annual Health Fair will be held at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. According to a press...

Real Estate Transactions: March 21 – 25, 2016

AquinnahMarch 21, John I. Sheldon sold a lot on State Rd. to Phoebe D. Sheldon, Cary P. Sheldon, and Alexandra Sheldon for $148,125.EdgartownMarch 21,...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: March 21 – 28

March 21, 2016Edson Luduvino Deoliveira Jr., Edgartown; DOB 7/11/81, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, speeding: continued to pretrial conference.Samantha L. Lowe, Vineyard Haven; DOB...

Academic honors

Dean’s listAoife Rebecca Estes of West Tisbury, at Savannah College of Art & Design.

We asked artists: What music are you listening to?

This week, The MV Times Calendar section continues prying into the lives of local artists and writers. We love to browse through other people’s...