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Massachusetts, the Vineyard, and Donald J. Trump

As a blue state, Massachusetts voters overwhelmingly supported Hillary Clinton. She won a majority in all 14 counties, nearly 61 percent overall. In Dukes...

MVRHS is making waves

Jonathan Chatinover, fourth-year coach of the MVRHS boys and girls swim teams, has seen the former club sport earn its spot in high school...

The puck drops here

Winter sports are upon us. This week Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) hosted tryouts for boys and girls hockey, boys and girls basketball,...

Ryan Mae Bodnar

Meg and Jay Bodnar of Aquinnah announce the birth of a daughter, Ryan Mae Bodnar, on Nov. 22, 2016, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Ryan...

Julie Caroline Alves Uhru

Elienay Alves and Dilson Uhru of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Julie Caroline Alves Uhru, on Nov. 29, 2016, at Martha’s...

This Was Then: Buried treasure

In gale winds and heavy seas in the fall of 1850, the bark Missouri of New York, loaded with a cargo of Indonesian pepper...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: November 21 – 25, 2016

ChilmarkNov. 22, Chloeco Holdings LTD sold 20 David's Way to Robert C. Schiff Jr. and Dawn W. Schiff for $6,125,000.EdgartownNov. 21, Stephen C. Turner...

Bimmer the computer cat

By Nancy LangmanYou gotta love that catSitting close at handKnowing where he’s atFeeling part of the bandContent takes on new meaningAs I watch him...

Oak Bluffs: Peaceful December

Hello, December. Last week Thanksgiving brought many people to our Island to celebrate with their families, and it seems as if suddenly we are...

Tisbury: Open House at the Vineyard Haven library

It was fun! Thanksgiving at the Black Dog was like a neighborhood party. All the best people were there. The meal was delicious, the...

Edgartown: It's called 'break' for a reason

As I sit down to write, I’m attempting to relish my last day off before returning to work Monday morning. As usual, I had...

West Tisbury: Lots of Thanksgiving stories

West Tisbury was full of visitors for Thanksgiving weekend. Tables big and small were set out with pretty china and sparkling glass, everyone arriving...

Spring peepers

Late November may be a strange time of year to write about an animal with “spring” in its name, but among the absolute truths...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Tashmoo

Dear Tom,First of all — totally enjoyed your presentation in the Campgrounds in August, and have requested that they have you again next year.We...

Every picture tells a story

What happens after the last school bell rings at 2:05? Between classes? Behind the teacher’s back? The MV Times challenged Martha’s Vineyard Regional High...

Court Report: for the week of November 28, 2016

November 28, 2016Aaron Bezahler, Vineyard Haven; DOB 1/18/95, shoplifting by asportation: continued to pretrial conference.Christopher Crane, Edgartown; DOB 10/31/66, leaving the scene of property...

Bridge Notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on Nov. 21, nine pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Barbara Besse and Dave Donald,...

Ginny Langley

Beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, Anne Virginia “Ginny” Langley of Edgartown and Naples, Fla., died peacefully after a brief illness on Monday, Nov. 21,...

Community Note: Silent auction to benefit the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury Library Foundation will hold a silent auction and raffle to benefit the West Tisbury library from Dec. 5 until Dec. 19....

Community Note: Gleaners thank-you luncheon

Island Grown Initiative (IGI) hosted a luncheon at Chilmark Community Center on Sunday, Nov. 20, to celebrate this year’s gleaning accomplishments and welcome new...