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Respect the Wampanoags

To the Editor:I keep up with the happenings and kerfuffle on Martha’s Vineyard via the MV Times website. I am always interested to know...

Science-based discussion not ‘divisive’

To the Editor:In a Letter to the Editor published last week (Oct. 20, “Vigorous discussion about Mill Brook”), selectman Richard Knabel chose to personalize...

Do something about nitrogen

To the Editor:I took a walk by Tisbury Great Pond at the end of Quansoo Road today. The water and shoreline are choked with...

Save the monarch

To the Editor:I am writing to bring attention to the plight of the monarch butterfly, and if you enjoy them, how you can help.Monarch...

Why I went to Pennsylvania

To the editor:I followed politics from afar this summer, but by Labor Day I felt the need to get involved. I wanted to canvass...

Edgartown selectmen agree to shed light on remote lane

At their regular Monday meeting on Oct. 24, Edgartown selectmen agreed to consider a request from resident Richard DeTucci to install a light at...

West Tisbury selectmen ban pit bull following dog hearing

West Tisbury selectmen last Wednesday held a dog hearing in connection with a complaint that a pit bull named Doc Brown owned by Isaac...

Who are you gonna call?

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He will be writing regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners....

“I see us continuing to run Crossland Landscape the way it has been run for 40 years, but with a whole new spin on...

Kristin Maloney

Kristin Hodson Maloney died at her home in Chilmark on Thursday, Oct. 20, after a brave stand against cancer. She was 66.The youngest of...

Holiday Invention

If you could invent one thing that would make the holiday season go more smoothly, what would it be?Send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com with...

Martha’s Vineyard field hockey refuses to lose

The Vineyarders faced off against Tahanto Regional High School on Monday, clinching a 3-1 win. They also played Nantucket on Saturday, and won 4-2....

Chamber of Commerce presents 2016 Martha’s Business Awards

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce presented Island businesses with the 2016 Martha’s Business Awards at their annual event on Oct. 19 at the...

The Martha’s Vineyard Times court report October 14, 2016

Paul A. Medeiros, Vineyard Haven; DOB 4/26/55, OUI-liquor or .08%: continued to pretrial conference.Timothy Simmons, Vineyard Haven; DOB 4/2/81, assault and battery with a...

Births

Meara Eliana Patricia BeginMelissa Schellhammer and Beau Begin of Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Meara Eliana Patricia Begin, on Oct. 17, 2016,...

MVRHS October engineering challenges

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...

Poet's Corner

Political DreamsBy Barbara PeckhamTo the far leftOf rightIs in betweenWhere truthRolls in the grassHiding underneathGay red flowersThat deceiveThe eye andLies flourishLike poppiesOpium dreamsDulling the...

West Tisbury will hold a special town meeting Tuesday

West Tisbury will hold a special town meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Topping the five-article warrant is a request for $900,000 to assist the...

Tisbury: Watch for hobgoblins

Our sympathies go to the family of Anne Good. She was a lady in all senses of the word, as well as a good...

Have Sweet Case, will travel

Foster care for children in Massachusetts is in crisis mode. About 8,600 kids need a home or just a safe place to rest their...