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Births

Lavinia de Freitas AlvesLudimila Alves and Lenilton Alves of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Lavinia de Freitas Alves, born on Feb....

Academic honors

Dean’s listEmma Caron of Oak Bluffs, at Villanova College of Engineering.Jacqueline P. Menton of Vineyard Haven, first honors at Clark University.Nina Pauline Listro of...

Adam Nessen

Adam Nessen, 51, of Boston died peacefully on Feb. 21 after a two-year battle with cancer. Adam, son of Beatrice and Peter Nessen, brother...

Scholastic Art and Writing award recipient reflects on achievement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wdvmcUXhkA&t=9sLast month, the Boston Globe announced that 20 students from Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School received awards for their artistic accomplishments in writing, painting,...

Robert J. Priore

updated March 8, 11:30 amRobert J. Priore, a longtime resident of Vineyard Haven, died peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family and friends,...

Oak Bluffs town hall building committee to host open house

Members of the Oak Bluffs town hall building committee will host an open house this Wednesday, March 1, at the Oak Bluffs fire station from noon to...

Eleanor L. Waldron

Eleanor L. Waldron died at her West Tisbury home on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. She was 95.Her family is planning an informal graveside gathering...

Edgartown Great Pond dredging complete

Updated Monday, March 6Last week, crews were winding down dredging operations on the Edgartown Great Pond. The dredging is paid for by the Edgartown Ponds...

Youth Hockey Bantam Wales Mariners defeat Rams and Devils in double header

On Sunday, February 19 Martha’s Vineyard Youth Hockey’s Bantam Wales Mariners travelled to the University of Rhode Island to take on the Junior Rams...

MVRHS boys hoops draws Stang in tourney opener

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) received the eighth seed in the south sectional round of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) state high...

MVRHS boys and girls hockey fall in MV Ice Arena finale

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Boys and Girls varsity hockey teams lost their respective season finales in a bittersweet experience on Friday at...

No decision for Geoff Rose at West Tisbury ZBA

Frustrated in his effort to open a medical marijuana dispensary at a proposed new location at 90 Doctor Fisher Road in West Tisbury, just...

Spring? Pinkletinks sing in Lambert's Cove, with soundtrack

Alex Goethals wrote The Times on Friday to report that he heard Pinkletinks in his Lambert's Cove neighborhood.This first peeper report is almost two...

Dog owners put on notice at Trade Wind Fields Preserve

Over the past 20 years, finding a balance between conservation and recreation at Trade Wind Fields Preserve has been a fraught, and at times...

Chilmark selectmen approve a street license for John Tiernan to conduct historical Vineyard van...

Two Chilmark selectmen approved a street license after a public hearing on Tuesday, Feb. 21, for John Tiernan and Caleb Caldwell, his partner, to...

West Tisbury selectmen want marijuana dispensary to stay put

Geoffrey Rose, who holds a provisional license for selling medical marijuana, has tried for four years to open a medical marijuana dispensary in West...

Graduation comes early for some

By Alexis CondonSeven regional high seniors have already fled the all-too-familiar nest of the high school after accumulating enough credits to graduate early. For...

Athletes compete at states

By Alicja VickersSeveral members of the school’s Indoor Track and Field team competed in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) Division 5 State Championships...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsLately, I have been forcing myself to think about any positive aspects that...