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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Pop up to the Beach Plum Inn for a pop-up dinner

The Beach Plum Inn may not be open for nightly dinner this summer, but you can still enjoy a savory supper while overlooking Menemsha...

Oak Bluffs: Summer wishes

Here is August already, and I am hoping for a few wishes to be granted this month. I wish shoppers would not leave their...

Chilmark: Photos of Chilmark Pond wanted

Raspberries are ripening, blueberries are growing, and we're just a couple weeks behind mid-Island for these delectable treats. Drones have been legally banned over...

Bridge results

At the July 24, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, 17 tables were in play for a club championship....

Aquinnah: Wampum jewelry sale

Fynn Monahan celebrated his 14th birthday Aquinnah-style, with a low-key party on Philbin Beach. There was skimboarding, Kadima playing, sand burying, and a quest...

Above and beyond call of duty

To the Editor:On Tuesday July 25, in the evening, my wife and I and her sister and brother-in-law were driving on an Edgartown road...

Foxes could be answer to Lyme

To the Editor:What do Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket have in common? Well, among other things, we tend to have the highest Lyme disease rates...

Car, and vacation, fixed

To the Editor:We rent a house in Edgartown for a month every summer. This year, at the beginning of our second week, our car...

Shine sunlight on hospital decision

To the Editor:It is encouraging to see engagement of a wide range of people in shaping the future of the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Frederick...

No tears for Airport Mobil

To the Editor:No one should have any sorrow for the Airport Mobil gas station in its battle with the airport commission. This is the...

‘Sea’ is a must-see

To the Editor:I would like to applaud the Nixon family of Chilmark on their work “Sea of Hope.” I hope the schools here...

Oh, what a grateful tale

To the Editor:Last week I decided to go for a quick bike ride down to the store. I was cruising along Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road...

A heartfelt thank-you

To the Editor:My heartfelt thanks to the Island community.In the past few weeks, I made a decision to retire from my teaching position at...

In defense of Tri-Town Ambulance

To the Editor:We are sorry to read in the MV Times about internal issues troubling the Oak Bluffs Fire and EMS departments. We are...

Criticism was misdirected

To the Editor:Many thanks to The MV Times for bringing the serious safety deficiencies to light in Menemsha Harbor (July 27, "Missing fire extinguishers")....