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Edgartown: Sunny gift

If I was the excitable, dance in the aisles, hang from the chandelier, and sing at the top of my lungs type, I’d be...

Ranked-choice voting coming to the Island

On Sunday, Oct. 1, from 1 to 2:30 pm at the Howes House (in front of the West Tisbury library), Voter Choice MV will...

Foundation announces deadline for grant applications

The Farm Neck Foundation has issued a call for applicants for the foundation’s 2016 grants. All Island nonprofit organizations whose goal is to improve...

Vineyard Montessori School to host admissions open houses in October

Beyond the shops and restaurants on Main Street in Vineyard Haven is the Vineyard Montessori School, where classrooms feel less like rote lecture halls...

Chilmark: Life’s a beach

Life's a beach — at least it was last Sunday; with summer temperatures, Lucy Vincent's parking lot was nearly full. The warm weather is...

Bridge Results

At the Sept. 18, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, nine tables were in play. Finishing in first place in the North-South...

Aquinnah: Nothing too severe

I hope everyone got through the storm all right. I heard tell of some power outages due to downed trees, but nothing too severe....

Steamship cancels some ferry runs; diverts others

Updated 12:16 pm:Some Wednesday trips by the M/V Governor have been canceled after a "sheen" was spotted in the water by the ferry's...

Dredge is here and project is days away

A massive dredge moved into place in Menemsha Monday, and is ready to finish a long-awaited project to clear the channel.Last month, the Army...

Time to speak up about chemical use

To the Editor:I took more than a passing interest in the “Greening Martha” appearing in the Sept. 14 edition of the Martha’s Vineyard Times....

Care needed for aging population

To the Editor:After reading the article by George Brennan in the Sept. 14 issue about the closing of Wildflower Court, I had the feeling...

Cronig’s should rethink discount card decision

To the Editor:From where I stand, as a more fixed-income than not senior, Steve Bernier has made a poor business decision in withdrawing Cronig’s...

Appreciative of town’s quick response

To the Editor:I want to thank selectman Larry Gomez, and Ray Tattersall and his crew at the DPW. I was walking my dog down...

Support local stores

To the Editor:I stand in support of local retail food stores and stands: farm stands, farmers market, Cronig’s, Reliable, Tony’s, Menemsha Market, Chilmark...

Maurice Roland Young

Maurice Roland Young, known to his family as Reese, died on Sept. 17, 2017, in Vineyard Haven at the age of 67.Born in...

Carolyn Allen Brown

Carolyn Allen (Ripley) Brown of Oak Bluffs died peacefully in her sleep after a brief illness on March 16, 2017, at Massachusetts General Hospital,...

Nothing but the best at 2nd Annual Beer Fest

 After a long week stuck under thick clouds and heavy winds, Saturday brought locals, visitors, and brewers from all over the country under a...

Celebrating sustainability

On Saturday, the 18th annual Living Local Harvest Festival filled the West Tisbury Agricultural Hall and grounds with opportunities to play and learn, no...

What to do with striped bass? Make some Galvanized Codfish.

 I called Donnie Benefit the other day, fisherman extraordinaire and, as it turns out, an everyday kind of cook. He was starting to prepare...

Run for the Light

The Gay Head 10K Race is Sunday, Oct. 1, beginning at 11 am. Meet at Aquinnah Circle, and with your $30 entry fee, you’ll...