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Abutters appeal Tisbury ZBA decision to approve Kuehn’s Way

Kuehn’s Way, a 20-unit, $6.3 million affordable housing project proposed by the Island Housing Trust (IHT) for a site off State Road in Tisbury,...

Pressure mounts on Oak Bluffs selectmen to rein in moped rentals

It was a full house at Tuesday night’s Oak Bluffs selectmen’s meeting, with the majority there to support the “Mopeds Are Dangerous Action Committee”...

Fourth annual Women of the Year awards

Volunteering can be thankless work. Luckily, each year the organization Women Empowered hosts an event to honor individuals who have selflessly donated their time...

Chilmark selectmen and FinCom review special town meeting warrant

Here’s a quick recap of what happened at the Chilmark joint selectmen-FinCom meeting on Tuesday:New finance committee (FinCom) member and retired Tufts engineering...

Mill Brook watershed committee wants answers about phosphorus

The Mill Brook Watershed Management Planning Committee (MBWMPC) in West Tisbury continues to work on a report that will describe the challenges faced by...

Misty Meadows, a gift to Martha’s Vineyard Community Horse Center

Horse lovers across the Vineyard have dreamed that one day Misty Meadows would return to the Island community. On Tuesday, Nov. 15, that dream...

Social media, a powerful tool for Martha’s Vineyard police departments

In the recent years in the U.S., the relationship between police departments and the people in their communities has been marred on both sides...

Promotions at The MV Times

On Wednesday, Nov. 23, MV Times publisher Peter Oberfest announced a number of staff promotions. Jamie Stringfellow was named executive editor, overseeing all of...

Online infographic illustrates the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts

A new data visualization from the Baker-Polito administration shows the extent of the Massachusetts opioid epidemic, based on findings from the Chapter 55 Report....

Christmas magic on Sunset Lake

A crack investigative reporting team from The Times solved an annual Christmas mystery on Monday morning, when it stumbled across a crew from Crossland...

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has a new orthopaedic surgeon

Dr. David A. Halsey will join Martha’s Vineyard Hospital this week as its new, full-time, permanent orthopaedic surgeon.Before joining Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, Dr. Halsey...

MVRHS FY 2018 budget nears a vote

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) budget will increase roughly $1.2 million for the fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018), a 7.1 percent increase...

School system email server is up and running; cause of crash unknown

The main email server for all of Martha’s Vineyard public schools was restored on Monday, Nov. 21, after crashing on Nov. 14 and remaining...

The food pantry thanks you

To the Editor:Many thanks to all the Islanders — both individuals and organizations — who made needed contributions to the Island Food Pantry in...

The SSA website could be improved

To the Editor:I have just gotten off the phone with the SSA. I went online yesterday to make a reservation, went around and around...

Christmas Pageant in safe hands

To the Editor:On behalf of the First Congregational Church, I would like to thank Connie Berry for the wonderful article highlighting all our Christmas...

Not second-class citizens

To the Editor:One need not have to look to our new Washington regime to witness discussions about second-class citizens. We have our own second-class...

Making points

To the Editor:I have long been a New York Jets fan, so when they lost to the Patriots recently, I was inconsolable. Worse still,...

Trumped!

To the Editor:Here are some thoughts about Mr. Trump that my daughter, Sarah Richards, sent to me.I think they are good ideas:We have a...

Thoughtful process leads to beautiful bridge

To the Editor:Last week my friend Doug and I decided to use our morning bike ride to head over and check out the new...