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Monthly Archives: August 2017

After 18: Sophia McCarron

Every year The MV Times asks four recent high school graduates to write about their experiences during their first year after graduation. Sophia McCarron...

Hurricane Harvey has Vineyarders considering preparedness

The National Hurricane Center predicted “above normal” hurricane activity in the North Atlantic this year. Hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30,...

Shining service at Chilmark Tavern

When one of my favorite cream-colored sweaters was splashed with red wine covering most of the front, there was no better place to be...

International Film Festival brings the globe to the Island

Now in its 12th year, the Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival will screen more than 40 films from 24 countries during the week after...

Eggs are easy

Cooking for one is so inefficient and lonely, but everyone experiences it at some time or another. I suppose it’s better than cooking for...

Medical marijuana dispensary planned for State Road

Patient Centric of Martha’s Vineyard plans to operate its retail medical marijuana dispensary at 510 State Rd. in West Tisbury, according to an application...

All-Island School Committee hears plans for special needs, OPEB funds

Island schools are building a continuum of shared services for special needs children that will offer consistent programs and assistance, which could benefit students...

Meetings roundup Sept 5 – 21

Edgartown Board of SelectmenEdgartown Town HallTuesday, Sept. 5, at 4 pm Chilmark Board of SelectmenChilmark Town HallTuesday, Sept. 5, at 5 pm Aquinnah Board of SelectmenAquinnah...

West Tisbury selectmen draft response to state nitrogen report

West Tisbury selectmen agreed at their August 23 meeting to draft a response letter to a Tisbury Great Pond nitrogen draft report submitted to...

Hilda Jardin Backus

Hilda J. (Jardin) Backus, 91, died on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at her home in Vineyard Haven.She was predeceased by her husband Rodman...

Open Houses September 1 – 4: An interactive map

Shopping for your Martha's Vineyard dream home? Open Houses are happening all over Martha's Vineyard this Labor Day weekend and we've compiled them on...

The next level

James Sashin left the Island yesterday to attend Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, after a long baseball season that took the righthanded pitcher across the...

Whispering winds

Sixteen optimists drifted to the Holmes Hole Sailing Association start line on Thursday evening. The forecast wasn’t encouraging, but determination to sail grows proportionately...

Dortmund tops Inter to win inaugural MSA Cup

The names of the famous clubs are known throughout the soccer world: Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan, Borussia Dortmund, Gremio of Porto Alegre,...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: August 21 – 25, 2017

EdgartownAug. 21, Rutledge A. Simmons sold one-half interest in 158 Chappaquiddick Rd. to Joseph J. Currier for $367,900.Aug. 21, Peter and Tina Vaz sold...

Court report August 11 – August 28

August 11, 2017Zachery R. Sweeney, Oak Bluffs; DOB 10/11/85, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle: to be dismissed upon payment of $100 court cost. August...

High wind and waves on the way

Harbormasters on Martha’s Vineyard say stay out of the water Wednesday.According to The National Weather Service, high winds, dangerous riptides and serious surf...

Mental Illness on Martha’s Vineyard: My anxiety disorder

What word should I say? “Big” or “large”? Have I turned off the stove? Did I leave the door open? Is it locked at...

Your music, my noise

To the Editor:I have never understood why some people feel the need to impose their music on the rest of us. Whether it's a...

Thanks for the Chappy parking!

To the Editor:Grateful recognition by this Chappaquiddick resident for the new parking-area improvements at the Chappy Ferry Point. Intelligent and thoughtful design followed by...