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Menemsha planning forum slated for Feb. 9

The Chilmark planning board will host a public planning forum on Menemsha at the Chilmark library on Feb. 9 at 2:30 pm. Architect and...

Truck clips ramp, slams into tree

A driver and his passenger were injured Monday afternoon when the Ford pickup they were in smashed into a tree. The driver, Daniel Serusa,...

Best Construction awarded Best of Houzz 2018

Best Construction of Martha's Vineyard has won “Best of Customer Service” on Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. According to a...

MVSB celebrates Patriots’ day

MVSB celebrates Patriots’ dayPatriots’ day at MVSB was on Friday, Jan. 19, to congratulate the New England Patriots for earning another trip to the...

Colonial Reproductions turns 40

Colonial Reproductions of Edgartown is celebrating 40 years of business on Martha’s Vineyard. According to a press release, owner and president Norman Rankow started...

Ralf Pirozzi joins board of directors

Ralf Pirozzi, co-owner of Resortman–Vineyard Coach & Martha’s Vineyard Transport, has been invited to join the board of directors of the New England Livery...

February Chamber workshops

Free workshops, sponsored by the Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce in partnership with SCORE, will be offered this February:Managing the Millennial WorkforcePresented by...

Black History Month and more at the Chilmark library

Every Wednesday in February, at 5 pm, there will be a Black History Month event at the Chilmark library. According to a press release,...

A talk with James Anthony, CEO of MVSB

We recently had the opportunity to talk with Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank CEO James Anthony about how he ended up here on the Island,...

Quote of the week

“This will be a long-term investment; I’m looking forward to bringing it back to its past glory.”–Bernard Chiu, founder of Upland Capital Corp., on...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: January 22 – 26, 2018

ChilmarkJan. 26, Jeffrey A. Parker, trustee of Jeffrey A. Parker 2000 Trust, sold 27 Hewing Field to Janet Ferguson and David Sayre for $1,550,000. EdgartownJan....

The Big Question: Offshore drilling

Are you in favor of offshore oil and gas drilling in the North Atlantic?Reply online as a comment, or send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com...

Snow much to enjoy

I was sitting on a sofa in our bedroom, the TV providing the only light in the room, watching as this young quarterback, battling...

Albert W. Allen III

Albert W. (“Buddy”) Allen III of Vineyard Haven died on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, at the Lahey Clinic Hospital in Burlington. He was 73....

Flawed process

Former Police Chief David Rossi made an excellent decision when he withdrew as a participant on the screening committee that will help pick his...

In polarized times, clean energy is what unites us

With today’s political climate in Washington, D.C., so polarized, it may seem like liberals and conservatives have hardly anything in common. But there’s at...

West Tisbury chief douses Tri-Town Fire Dept. spark

Newsletter readers: Looking for the Robbie Burns Link? Here it is.West Tisbury Fire Chief Manuel Estrella III told The Times Wednesday he does not...

Have an interest in running for town office?

It’s February once again, and that means it’s time to start thinking about spring elections. Each town on the Island has several positions open...

Town stabilization funds proposed to fund high school repairs

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School school committee is expected to vote next week on a subcommittee proposal to ask Island towns to establish...

Affordable housing bill passes House

Last week, the Massachusetts House of Representatives voted to pass a bill that would increase spending for affordable housing in the commonwealth.The $1.7 billion...