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Martha’s Vineyard court report

August 25, 2016Corey A. Tiews, Littleton, N.H.; DOB 2/24/94, defacing property, disorderly conduct: continued to pretrial conference.August 29, 2016Monica Renee Hamel, Worcester; DOB 4/1/90,...

Slideshow: Old-time religion every Sunday at our glorious Union Chapel

It sits atop its own hill at Circuit Avenue and Kennebeck in Oak Bluffs. This central junction means we pass it umpteen times a...

Edgartown selectmen say grant changes would harm Island families

At Monday’s brief regular meeting, Edgartown selectmen signed a letter in which they opposed proposed changes in a state grant program they said would...

Tenth annual ART party brings artists together to support museum

A veritable who's who in the Vineyard art world will gather at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum's upcoming “You Can't Spell Martha's Vineyard without A-R-T...

Martha’s Vineyard students take to the playing fields

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) fall sports season begins this week. The Times spoke with varsity coaches about their teams, players, and...

Oak Bluffs: The Island is a bit emptier

It’s back to wearing shoes, and school again after this very hot summer. However, last Monday and Tuesday, the cool temperature and windy, rainy...

Museum elects new board chairman

Stever Aubrey is the new chairman of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum board of directors. According to a press release, he was elected unanimously on...

Moffett Race provides plenty of colorful scenery

Billowing sails will punctuate the views in the waters off East Chop and West Chop when the 39th annual Moffett Race gets underway at...

Births

Ingrid Elizabeth RobinsonMary Alice Robinson and Aaron Robinson of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Ingrid Elizabeth Robinson, on Sept. 5, 2016,...

Academic honors

GraduationMarcia Denine of Vineyard Haven has received her master of science in Nursing —Education degree from Western Governors University.Dean’s receptionEmma Rae Yuen of Oak...

Cooper Gilkes of Coop’s Bait and Tackle

Our Meet Your Merchant series goes behind the scenes of the Island businesses that keep our rock running. From our hard-working shopkeepers to our...

Dr. Stanley Earl Nelson

Dr. Stanley Earl Nelson, whose life journey carried him from a working class upbringing in NorthEast Washington, D.C., to Dunbar High School, to Howard...

Mr. Spock’s life told for children in new book

Richard Michelson’s longtime friendship with Leonard Nimoy of “Star Trek” fame has led to publication of his latest children’s book, “Fascinating: The Life of...

Ingrid Thomas

Ingrid (“Ting”) Thomas, born on Christmas Eve 1935, died peacefully at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Sept. 6, 2016, after a long and determined battle...

Lee Hayman

Every year The MV Times asks four recent high school graduates to write about their experiences during their first year after graduation. Lee Hayman...

So that we never forget, local photographer’s image commemorates Twin Towers

An abstract photograph by Paul Doherty was recently used by the New York City Uniformed Firefighters Association to memorialize the World Trade Center. On...

Maddy Alley

Every year The MV Times asks four recent high school graduates to write about their experiences during their first year after graduation. Maddy Alley...

A groovy show for Groovy Sue

“I felt like I was in the north end of San Francisco!” photographer Emily Drazen reported about her visit to the Groovy Sue Gallery...

Chef Jeff Wingo’s Isola cuisine brings a forkful of Italian to the Island

“It’s the only thing I’ve ever wanted to do,” Chef Jeff Wingo of Isola Restaurant says about cooking. No if’s, and’s, or maybe’s. He...

Adopt dogs at the Black Dog in Vineyard Haven on Saturday

Angels Helping Animals and the Black Dog are teaming up for their annual Doggie Adoption Day on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 am to...