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Treatment for long-term Lyme disease sparks long-running debate

Most people infected with Lyme disease are cured with a two- to four-week regimen of strong antibiotics, most often doxycycline. However, roughly 10 percent...

Divide deepens over treatment of persistent Lyme disease symptoms

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded that long-term use of antibiotics is not an effective treatment for people...

Tisbury Vision Council to discuss designs for Owen Park

The Tisbury Vision Council will hold a public meeting Thursday, June 9, at 7 pm in the Tisbury Senior Center to review and discuss...

Massachusetts prepares to enter hurricane season

Wednesday marked the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through Nov. 30.  While historically the vast majority of...

We asked artists: What advice do you have for young artists?

This week, The MV Times Calendar section continues prying into the lives of local artists and writers. They know better than anyone that the...

Chef Molly Levine joins Behind the Bookstore

Another summer season has kicked off at Behind the Bookstore, and they couldn’t be more excited.The new chef, Molly Levine, hails all the way...

Tisbury: The Island continues to blossom

What a lovely weekend. It was so nice I almost did not mind a rainy Memorial Day. I remember many rainy celebrations at the...

West Tisbury: Welcome to all of our summer visitors

Updated: June 2, 2:10 pmBeth will be subbing for Hermine Hull while she is away.Hello again. Beth here covering for Hermine the next few...

CB Stark celebrates 50 years of Island charms

It's been 50 years since Cheryl Stark first came to the Vineyard — on May 28, 1966 — and what a half-century it’s been....

March to the Sea honors fallen soldiers

A crowd of enthusiastic family and friends lined Main Street in Vineyard Haven on Friday afternoon as Tisbury School students and teachers paraded by...

Agricultural Society announces grants

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society is pleased to announce the awarding of $6,000 in grant funds to several local farmers. According to a press...

Legendary sea serpent returns to Farm Pond

Late in May each year, when the southwest breezes start to warm our waters, creating an eerie chartreuse mist over Farm Pond in Oak...

Authors and panelists discuss the meaning of ‘doing good’ abroad

“Doing Good … Says Who?” a provocatively titled book, resharpens focus on the blunders and assets of work done by well-intentioned Americans in efforts...

Panel discussion hosted by League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard invites the public to attend its annual meeting on June 4, at the Oak Bluffs library...

This Was Then: Alexander Graham Bell's “extraordinary phenomenon”

Alexander Graham Bell, known best for the invention of the telephone, wrote a letter in 1885 to his wife Mabel about an investigation he...

Alison Rose Wilson, R.E. Electrology opens

Alison Rose Wilson, R.E. Electrology has opened at 12 Mariners Way in Edgartown. According to a press release, Ms. Wilson, a native Islander, returned to...

Dreamy duskywing

I’ve been trying — with little success — to clean up a butterfly mystery. The subject is a homely-looking brown job that most people...

All Island Junior High Band earns gold medal

On May 6, the Martha's Vineyard All Island Junior High Band, consisting of seventh and eighth grade students from across the Island, traveled to...

Edgartown: Carry the Fallen MV 2016

I hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. The weather on Saturday and Sunday could not have been nicer. I was lucky...

Chilmark: Planning Board will update master plan

What a great Memorial weekend, the Island swelling with visitors and seasonal residents enjoying the glorious longer light and warmth of easy days. Memorial...