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Ask the Geek: Backing up

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He will be writing regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners....

Quote of the week

“This is an industry killer; we’re not playing by the same rules.”—Califfe Singh, owner of Adam Cab, regarding the fact that unlike Island cab...

The Big Question: Should Eversource be allowed to spray?

Should Eversource be allowed to spray herbicide along Island electrical corridors?Replies:Absolutely NOT!   We really try to set a higher and healthier standard on...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: October 16 – 20, 2017

EdgartownOct. 17, Terese Harigan Ziminsky and Maurice H. Hartigan, 3rd, trustee of the Anne M. Hartigan Qualified Personal ResidenceTrust and Trustees of the Maurice...

Barbara Dacey is leaving WMVY

WMVY’s Barbara Dacey is leaving the radio station at the end of the year, after 32 years as an on-air and behind-the-scenes employee at...

Michele Issokson Sbrega

Michele (Issokson) Sbrega, 42, of Grantham, N.H., and formerly of Durham, N.H., died peacefully on Oct. 13, 2017, at her home. Michele was born...

Memoir Writing Workshop with Moira Silva

Beginning Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 10:30 am to 12 pm, writer Moira Silva will lead a four-week Memoir Writing Workshop at the West Tisbury...

Every day is Halloween at Ghost Island Farm

Every day is Halloween for West Tisbury farmer Rusty Gordon. Even in mid-summer, spooky cobwebs adorn his Ghost Island Farm shop, a disembodied hand...

Grief support group begins

A nonprofit support group for families who are grieving the death of a child will begin on Monday, Nov. 6, from 7 pm to...

Falls Prevention Bingo with VNA nurse Liz Sanderman

The West Tisbury library will host a Falls Prevention Bingo event on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 12 pm with VNA nurse Liz Sanderman, R.N.,...

Fall Energy and Economic Resources Expo

On Oct. 28, from 9 am to 12 pm, Dukes County Social Services Program is sponsoring, along with the Community Action Committee of the...

Barbara Dacey leaving WMVY

WMVY's Barbara Dacey announced today that she is stepping away from her longtime position at the Martha's Vineyard radio station. According to a press...

Right whale death investigated by IFAW

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is investigating the latest death of a right whale. This time the whale was found washed up...

Have faith: CROP Walk update

The CROP Walk was held Oct. 15, and by all reports it was a great success. There were approximately 83 walkers, including children in...

Births: Oct. 16, 2017- Oct. 19, 2017

Tucker Pierce SchaeferLana and Roger Schaefer of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Tucker Pierce Schaefer, on Oct. 19, 2017, at Martha’s...

Marie Allen receives Living Legend Award

The Living Legend Award was presented to Marie B. Allen of Oak Bluffs by the New England Area Conference of the NAACP at its...

This Was Then: The grist mill and the rat fire

The old S.B.S. grain store on Water Street, Vineyard Haven, was a longtime side business of the successful grocery enterprise of Smith, Bodfish, and...

After 18: Willa Vigneault

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

Tisbury: Stolen rubbish

Heard on Main Street: Somebody stole my garbage can!That voice was mine. On Monday morning I brought the newly emptied can in from the...

Visiting Vet: Corneal ulceration

Zebulun was having fun playing ball with his owners this past August. I’m sure the big labradoodle is a stellar athlete, but somehow, instead...