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Community Note: Carol Sing at the Federated Church

There will be a Carol Sing at the Federated Church in Edgartown on Sunday, Dec. 11, from 2 to 3 pm, as part of...

Chilmark: Final weeks at Chilmark Chocolate

I hope everyone got to enjoy a peaceful weekend with friends, family, or favorite animals. If you didn't get to Chilmark Chocolates before Turkey...

The Gatchell family lights up the night

Rob and Lynn Gatchell of Oak Bluffs have been in the business of spreading Christmas cheer for many years, and they’re back at it...

Offshore Ale fundraisers

Offshore Ale has announced three fundraisers for the month of December. According to a press release, on Dec. 7 they will be hosting a...

Aquinnah: Shop local

One holiday down, two to go. I hope everyone had a peaceful Thanksgiving and that family members with differing points of view did not...

Academic Honors

Edgartown School honor rollGrade 6High honors: Paige Anderson, Julia Murray, Daniel Serpa.Honors: Dyana Burke, Clara Cabral, Samantha Folts, Ingrid Gundersen, Caroline Kelleher, Marcos Rodriguez,...

Emerson Mahoney

Every year The MV Times asks several recent high school graduates to write about their experiences during their first year after graduation. Emerson Mahoney,...

Hands-on health assisting

By Adeline HaymanStudents traded in their pencils and notebooks for scrubs and the firsthand experience of observing at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital as part...

Schedule subject to change

By Mackenzie Condon and Alicja VickersStudents, teachers, and administrators have begun discussions that could have far-reaching implications for the regional high school’s daily schedule....

John T. Lesperance

John T. “Jack” Lesperance, 77, of Gardner, died unexpectedly Thursday, Nov. 10, while vacationing in Costa Rica.Born in Gardner on August 10, 1939, he...

Martha’s Vineyard Coast Guard Auxiliary elects new officers

At their Saturday, Nov. 19, meeting, members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-9 elected Timothy Carroll and Glenn DeBlase as flotilla commander...

John Howard VanPutten

John Howard VanPutten, 46, died peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 27, at his home in Vineyard Haven. John was born on July 11, 1970, in...

Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group director steps down

When The Times first reached Rick Karney on Nov. 18 to follow up on a rumor that he was retiring as the Martha’s Vineyard...

Edgartown selectmen grant extensions: Tin Hangar liquor license to Dec. 31, school sidewalk to...

The Edgartown selectmen quickly decided on Monday to extend the seasonal liquor license of the Tin Hangar, and to extend the sidewalk on Robinson...

Pre-Thanksgiving 5k draws over 200 to Oak Bluffs

An eager bunch of 212 runners and walkers took a break from basting their turkeys and watching football to participate in the 2016 Turkey...

Vineyard runners honor memory of Kevin Johnson

The 12th annual 5K for KJ was held on Saturday, giving many Vineyard runners a chance to work off their Thanksgiving dinners and turkey...

Ward Just looks back to ‘The Eastern Shore’

As the image of an Adirondack chair on the cover of Ward Just’s 18th novel suggests, “The Eastern Shore” is the relaxed but not...

Fly into the Tin Hangar, Edgartown’s newest year-round eatery

The talk of the town, specifically Edgartown, is the new restaurant that has opened up where Flatbread used to be. Tin Hangar, a new...

Not Your Sugar Mamas introduces plant-based meals

In about a month or so, we’ll see a huge spike in gym memberships and talks of diets. In January, half the world decides...

Jemima James merges old and new with double-album release

On Nov. 18, Jemima James celebrated the release of her most recent musical effort at Pathway Arts at the Chilmark Tavern, with special guests...