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Judge denies Squibnocket causeway injunction

Updated Sat.,Oct.21, 10:20 am*On Friday afternoon, Judge Gary Nickerson denied the emergency injunction sought by “Ten Persons of the Commonwealth” against Squibnocket Farms and...

Dr. James Albert Riley

Dr. James Albert Riley of Edgartown died at home on Oct. 4, 2017, three weeks short of his 91st birthday. He was born in...

This was then: Going up!

Elevators have long remained off-Island curiosities for the entertainment of Vineyard kids visiting the mainland, as there have been precious few to ride here...

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...

Judge reduces bail for fentanyl suspect Alex Carlson

Alex Carlson, who was arrested Monday night by the M.V. Drug Task Force for possession of 103 grams of Fentynl, appeared in court on...

Wendy Griswold Reily

Wendy Reily died peacefully on Oct. 15, 2017, in her beloved Martha’s Vineyard cottage, surrounded by her family and friends.Wendy was born on...

Martha’s Vineyard celebrates 40 under 40

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce hosted their second bi-annual 40 Under 40 event on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the Harbor View Hotel. The...

MVC approves Oak Bluffs town hall plans

At its Thursday night meeting, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission unanimously approved plans for the Oak Bluffs town hall, 11-0.The project is estimated to cost...

Judith Ann Nichols

Judith Ann Nichols, 78, of Vineyard Haven died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.Judy was the wife of Stephen...

Rest for the weary

It was a dark and stormy night when the group of seven wounded warriors made their way out to Chilmark for the start of...

Squibby bridge decision in hands of judge

Update Oct. 19A superior court judge will decide whether to stop construction of a bridge at Squibnocket Beach after visiting the site Wednesday.There was...

Consultant needed for Chappy tower project

To the Editor:I was surprised to see a picture of myself holding a photo of the temporary AT&T cell tower which is now on...

A successful drive

To the Editor:On behalf of the Edgartown Public Library, we would like to thank all the volunteers and local businesses that made our second...

Tower is an easy call

“What’s that?”“Hold on a minute, I can’t hear you.”“You’re going to have to call me back.”Dropped call.Let’s face it. We’ve all had these kinds...

Hospital group surveys community

In The Times this week, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Concerned Citizens is seeking community input into a survey.“The survey is your opportunity to let Martha’s...

Organizational shakeup at Oak Bluffs EMS/Fire Department

Acting on an Oct. 3 report from consultant/retired Brewster fire chief Roy E. Jones, as well as recommendations by Oak Bluffs fire chief John...

Chilmark selectmen reopen Crab Corner

With nighttime temperatures dipping below 50 degrees, Chilmark selectmen agreed to reopen Crab Corner at their meeting Tuesday night.The small beach between the...

M.V. Drug Task Force intercepts major fentanyl shipment

Officers from the Martha’s Vineyard Drug Task Force arrested Alex Carlson, 30, of Edgartown and charged him with trafficking in more than 10 grams...

Vineyard field hockey clinches berth in state tourney

The Vineyard varsity field hockey team dusted themselves off after losing an Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) title showdown with Bishop Stang at home last...

MVRHS sports highlights October 12-17

Cross CountryVineyard harriers impress at Brown InvitationalThe Vineyarders competed in East Greenwich, R.I., on Saturday against teams from across New England, New York, and...