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Martha’s Vineyard rallies for togetherness

 More than 300 people gathered at the usual Five Corners spot to rally for families and reformed immigration policies. Organized by Sarah Nevin of...

Dr. Glassman makes cannabis house calls

On Monday, July 2, and Thursday, July 5, Rabbi Dr. Yosef Glassman will return to Martha’s Vineyard for his house-call tour to recommend medical...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Stone Homes

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,...

West Tisbury selectmen appoint new assistant treasurer/collector

On the recommendation of recently appointed treasurer/collector Kathy Logue and town accountant Bruce Stone, West Tisbury selectmen unanimously appointed Joan Chavez as assistant treasurer/collector...

The long and winding Beach Road

Several Tisbury residents and Beach Road property and business owners pushed back against the 100 percent design plan for Beach Road presented by the...

Fishing pier was a group effort

To the Editor:The Times Fishing Report column of June 20 featured a discussion of the state fishing pier in Oak Bluffs. We are very...

Stop calling us the enemy

Too often in recent days, weeks, and months, we’ve felt the bitterness toward news people doing their jobs grow. It’s no coincidence that President...

Young Island activists continue march for their lives

Island residents Keith Chatinover, Owen Engler, and Mackenzie Condon live in a different world today. It’s a world in which they are adults and...

Brock and Hope Callen to receive Walter Cronkite Award

Brock Callen and his wife Hope Callen will receive this year’s Walter Cronkite Award for their perpetual support of Island conservation and their dedication...

Station Menemsha holds change of watch ceremony

 Master Chief Robert Riemer handed off command of Station Menemsha Thursday to Senior Chief Justin Longval at a change of watch ceremony in the...

Joan Coles Potter

Joan Coles (Wall) Potter, 83 years young, died at Massachusetts General Hospital on June 18, 2018, while surrounded by her family. Like her husband,...

Scoba F. Rhodes

Scoba F. Rhodes, 79, of East Falmouth died on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the Falmouth Hospital after an illness. He was born in...

Chilmark Town Column

It's nice to see surfers and standup paddleboarders return to Squibby in the early morning hours, and makes filling a couple of bags with...

Gas station pumps up construction

Construction of a gas station off Barnes Road in the Airport Business park is moving along after several delays on the project.Louis Paciello, owner...

SSA diverts ferries headed to Oak Bluffs

Updated 10:45 amDue to weather conditions, the Steamship Authority has diverted the 9:30 am trip from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven on Thursday. The...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsThis month's Brazilian face is Rozana Pires. She arrived in the U.S. in...

Salting the wounds

Picked-up pieces as we waited in line just about everywhere over the past week.The Steamship Authority has done it again. During a crossing between...

Conservation, public access are priorities

To the editor:Your recent editorial on the Trade Wind Fields Preserve missed a number of facts about the property and its history.  As the...

United colors of Oak Bluffs

Over the past few days I have wandered slightly aimlessly along Circuit Avenue to take its lifeforce temperature during the calm before the storm....

Sea school

In 1961 Martha’s Vineyard resident Robert Douglas, now 86, bought a house next to Owen Park. Overlooking an empty harbor, he drew plans for...