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Some ferries canceled

The following trips have been canceled due to Weather conditions.The Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven trip at 8:30 pm has been Cancelled due...

Stop & Shop: clean up on aisle 5, 6

This weekend’s nor’easter tore off a small section of the Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop roof, and the subsequent leak combined with the prodigious...

Guns and hoses

The upcoming second annual police versus fire department hockey game is scheduled for Saturday, March 17, at 5:30 pm. Oak Bluffs firefighter and paramedic...

Doris Gaffney

Updated May 14Doris Gaffney died at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oak Bluffs on Feb. 23, 2018. She was 98 years old.Born...

Academy Award has local ties

The Oscar for best documentary feature at Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony went to “Icarus,” a film that uncovered widespread doping at the Olympic...

Thorium is the answer to energy needs

To the Editor:I read Bill McKibben’s Fossil-Free USA in the March 5 issue of The Nation and I agree with the good work being...

PeeWees advance, Squirts fall in youth hockey playoffs

 Volkert Kleeman scored a hat trick, Yossi Monahan added a pair of goals, and Maks Pachico turned in a stellar performance in net, leading...

Another storm targets Martha’s Vineyard

Just when you thought it was over, another storm is in the forecast.The National Weather Service is forecasting another coastal storm that could bring...

SSA terminal comes down

Say goodbye to the old Woods Hole terminal for the Steamship Authority.The building is fenced off, interior work — including asbestos abatement — has...

Power outages continue; ferries back

Updated 7:20 pm , SundayAs of Sunday at 7:20 pm, less than 300 homes across the Island were without power, down from a little...

Vineyarders assess storm damage and begin cleanup

Updated at 7 am, SundayMartha's Vineyard woke up to strong winds, coastal flood warnings, and a lot of cleaning up to do Saturday. The...

On the Bedside Table: Susan Levine

Taking this picture was a good excuse to throw out the detritus that collects on my night table (like last night's dental floss that...

On My Mind: ‘Why don’t you take my insurance?

Buying good health insurance is an expensive proposition, and it seems only right that it should cover good mental health care. Yet a large...

Storm-related closings on Martha’s Vineyard

The Division of Marine Fisheries has closed all shellfish areas of the commonwealth of Massachusetts as a precaution because of potential effects of the...

Real Estate Confidential: Want to rent your Martha’s Vineyard house?

Weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by Fred Roven, Martha’s Vineyard Buyer Agents.Renting...

New hospital CEO opens up

You only have one chance to make a good first impression, and Denise Schepici seems keenly aware she has to make that impression leading...

Relentless nor’easter continues into Saturday

Send photos and videos with caption information to photos@mvtimes.com and please include your name and town.Updated 6:30 am Saturday to reflect developments.As powerful winds continue...

Lagoon Ridge not dead in the water

Updated March 6, 10:27 amLegally speaking, the Feb. 22 Oak Bluffs planning board vote that denied the special permit for Lagoon Ridge, the proposed...

New tobacco regulations in Oak Bluffs began March 1

On Thursday, March 1, the legal age to buy tobacco products in Oak Bluffs jumped from 18 to 21 years old. New regulations cover...

Clogged culvert causes flooding

A clogged culvert has caused flooding on the Beach Road bike path near the Caroline Tuthill Preserve in Edgartown. The culvert, which runs under...