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The sun comes out at the PAC

There are a few key components that everybody knows about the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie,” turned radio show turned hit musical “Annie.” The...

Much ado at the Vineyard Haven Public Library

Through the doors of the first-floor reading room at the Vineyard Haven Public Library is a patio, and behind the patio a statue. The...

Sharks comedy show is always a hit

When Lenny Clarke takes the stage Sunday night, August 6, it will be a collision of two of his favorite things — baseball and...

Everybody wins at the Possible Dreams Auction

 It’s hard to say what was more beautiful Sunday evening — the weather or the overwhelming generosity at the 39th annual Possible Dreams Auction....

Britt’s Beach beat: The lifeguards of South Beach

The rising sun is blaring gold, and sits low in the sky. It’s early enough that the sand has barely been touched. There’s something...

Susan Lee Schwoch

Susan Lee Schwoch, 62, of Oak Bluffs, died unexpectedly at Massachusetts General Hospital on July 19, 2017.Susan Lee Lima was born in Oak...

Rug Sox, Honeys win playoff openers

The Martha's Vineyard Women's Softball League double-elimination playoff tournament got underway Thursday night, with the Rug Sox taking on the Shady Ladies at Veterans...

See you at the circus

It was all face paint and costumes at Cinema Circus in Chilmark on Wednesday. Families and children gathered at the Chilmark Community Center for...

Repairs made to harborside extinguishers within four days

Dockside fire extinguishers near the harbormaster’s shack in Menemsha sported fresh inspection tags, and sat in cabinets sealed with new doors, when The Times...

Two injured as Airport Mobil fuel tank is removed

Two people suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon as crews attempted to remove a pipe from a fuel tank at the former Airport Mobil so...

Steamship Authority diverts trips from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven.M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 1:35PMM/V MARTHA'S VINEYARD from Woods Hole 2:30PMM/V...

Island Queen cancels Saturday trips

According to a Tweet from the Island Queen, the ferry from Falmouth to Oak Bluffs has canceled all of its trips to and from...

Not only is Airport Mobil closed, it’s gone

It looks like a remnant of a bygone era, something you’d see on a road that was once a thoroughfare until an interstate highway...

Yard Sales July 28 – 30

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Edgartown taxi driver accepts punishment from police

A Stagecoach Taxi driver who was caught driving with a 2-year-old child on his lap has had his license to operate in Edgartown revoked.The...

‘Julius Caesar’ sign stolen

updated August 2, 2:10 pmThe sandwich-board sign for the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s all-female rendition of “Julius Caesar” was stolen last Thursday and remains missing...

Built for fun

The STEM-based Lego camp Let Go Your Mind took a hands-on approach to summer learning with robotic Lego builds during its first week at...

Dramatic rescue in Wareham after boat capsizes

Twelve people were rescued from an overturned boat near Hog Island Channel in Wareham, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.The Coast Guard, Buzzards Bay...

Island towns score Community Development Block Grants

On Thursday, July 20, state officials announced Community Development Block Grant awards, and several Island towns will receive considerable funding. Edgartown was awarded $1.2 million...

Chilmark bans drones from Squibby and Lucy Vincent

Chilmark selectmen voted to unanimously to prohibit drones from flying above Squibnocket and Lucy Vincent beaches at their July 25 meeting. On the recommendation...