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U.S. Soccer coaches clinic

The Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association will offer Island youth soccer coaches two coaching clinics on March 10 at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School...

Sailor, sailor, home from the sea

Fourteen-year-old sailor Landon Cormie of Vineyard Haven put up big numbers early at the 29th International Palamos Optimist Trophy regatta in Spain in February. Competing...

MVRHS 2018 varsity football schedule announced

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) varsity football team has announced an 11-game schedule for the 2018 season.The Vineyarders will compete as an...

So many to thank for 20 Miler

To the Editor:Thank you for the recent write-up on the Martha's Vineyard 20 Miler and Amity Island Relay (MV Times, Feb. 22 edition). It...

Oak Bluffs Planning Board denies Lagoon Ridge special permit

Updated Feb. 28The long fought Battle of Lagoon Ridge is over — maybe.Initially, it appeared the special permit for Lagoon Ridge, a proposed 23-lot...

League of Women Voters to hold candidate forums

Want to be more informed on local elections? Look no further than the series of voter forums being sponsored by the League of Women...

Ag Society considers saving doomed building

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society is looking into moving a West Tisbury building slated for demolition onto to the Ag Society’s fairgrounds for use...

Sea Star required Coast Guard tow two months before it sank

Just two months before it sank following a dramatic rescue on Feb. 14, the 65-foot fishing vessel Sea Star required an emergency tow from...

CPR/First Aid Certification Course

Thanks to MV Fishermen's Preservation Trust, you can sign up for the Fishing Partnership's CPR/First Aid Certification Course, to be held on Tuesday, March...

Neighborhood Convention March gathering

The Neighborhood Convention holds its March gathering at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church on Tuesday, March 6, at 11 am. Father Chip Seadale will talk...

The Tisbury School ‘Can Castle Challenge’

The Tisbury School “Can Castle Challenge” ended Friday, Feb. 16. According to a press release, the annual food drive is part of a weeklong...

‘Meditation, Mindfulness, and Beyond’

Dr. Elliott Dacher will be teaching “Meditation, Mindfulness, and Beyond,” at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital for eight consecutive Wednesday evenings, beginning 6 to 8...

Family to Family class

The Family to Family (F2F) class, sponsored by the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI), will begin on March 5 in Vineyard Haven. According...

Ask the Dogcharmer: Larz

Dear Dogcharmer,Hello! Thanks so much for taking the time with us last week. My question for you is, "How do I get Larz not...

An evening of musical sharing with Steve Maxner

The next event in the “Impact of War on Our Community” series at the West Tisbury library will be on Saturday, March 10, from...

High court showdown set for April 23

A case involving a Martha’s Vineyard immigrant will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court Monday, April 23, the court announced late last week.In...

The Meat Ball

Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Hall was filled with people, meat, dancing, and music Saturday night for the Ag Society’s third Meat Ball. All were welcome,...

The local ingredient: Greens at the Greenhouse

March is about the time I start craving fresh lettuces and greens. It’s a tough time to find super-fresh local vegetables, and supermarket greens...

DIY publishing

Authors who self-publish their work are gaining more and more legitimacy every day. There are now countless success stories for self-published books, such as...

School on the rock

When Laura Walton moved to Martha's Vineyard last fall to take on the role of music teacher at the Edgartown School, what she discovered...