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Bridge Notes

At the Nov. 20, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, 12 pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Barbara Besse and Carol...

Oak Bluffs: Music and lights

Oak Bluffs shines the brightest at Christmas and holiday time, and this year is no different. Already the decorations have begun to appear around...

Edgartown: They are subtle, but always there

I missed you all last week! With work, and the holidays, and an injured (again) kid, I just couldn’t keep up with everything, and...

Tisbury: Ice slamming hockey

Heard on Main Street: One person saying “You've made my day!” makes my day.The holiday season is upon us. I certainly enjoyed the warmth...

Chilmark: Please, let’s go

I picked up my GOOD Farm turkey Tuesday morning and headed home after errands. Got a call from my husband just before leaving to...

Numbers may tell different story

To the Editor:The Times reported two weeks ago in their headline that liquor brought new vitality to V.H. And of course the owner/manager of...

Aquinnah: The Trot

The annual Chilmark School Turkey Trot was last Tuesday, and it was very exciting. For the first time in school history, two children tied...

Building committee focused on upcoming deadlines

The Tisbury School Building Committee has agreed to have the project manager and architect work up two possible budgets that town leaders can choose...

Edgartown police chief is retiring

Edgartown Police Chief David Rossi announced Monday he’d be stepping down from his position. The decision came after he suffered a heart attack on...

Chilmark voters approve ownership of Squibnocket Beach

Updated Nov. 28, 4:30 pmChilmark voters unanimously and speedily passed a 16-article special town meeting warrant on Monday night, including language making Squibnocket Beach...

WHOI ship searches for missing sub

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) research vessel Atlantis is playing a role in the search for the missing submarine San Juan from Argentina....

The MVTimes launches ‘The Minute’ daily newsletter

On Monday, Nov. 27, The Martha's Vineyard Times launched "The Minute," a newsletter sent to readers’ email inboxes by 5 pm each weekday. The...

‘I wouldn’t be here without you guys’

It was late morning on a picture-perfect July day on Martha’s Vineyard in 2016 when Noelle Lambert’s life changed forever.One minute, the first-time Vineyard...

Crew removes, repairs ceiling at Vineyard Haven terminal

A two-person construction crew, working in an area contained within walls of plastic inside the Vineyard Haven ferry terminal, was working to remove and...

Steamship Authority hires company for Vineyard Haven repairs

Repairs to the Vineyard Haven seawall will be made by the Robert B. Our Co. of North Harwich, according to minutes of the Steamship...

Fix up abandoned boats for next generation

To the Editor:In the form of carcasses in the weeds behind various town beaches and common shorelines, and in the incidence of kids who...

Virginia Helen Iverson

Virginia Helen Iverson Virginia Helen Iverson, 71, died on Saturday, Nov. 18, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, after being hit by a car in...

Aquinnah town clerk informs selectmen of retirement

Aquinnah town clerk Carolyn Feltz is retiring. In a brief letter to the board of selectmen, Ms. Feltz wrote that Dec. 31 would be...

SSA cancels Katama trip

The following trips have been canceled due to Unforeseen circumstances.M/V KATAMA 8:45PM Woods Hole to Vineyard HavenFor more information, please call 508.548.3788 or 508.693.0367This alert was sent on 11/24/2017...

Stop & Shop with the help of a cop

Updated Nov. 27Members of the Tisbury Police Department stationed themselves in the Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop parking lot to help direct traffic, unload...