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Israel ends public comment on selectmen’s agenda

While Tristan Israel was over in Edgartown performing music on the porch of the Harbor View Hotel, the chairman of the Tisbury board of...

Edgartown Post Office exasperates Islanders

Many Vineyarders aren’t pleased with the performance of the Edgartown Post Office and, as a result, have slammed it on social media over the...

Vineyard Montessori to offer full-year program

Vineyard Montessori School is unveiling a summer-school program designed to meet daycare needs for ages “2.9” (nearly 3) to 6. They’re running a half-day...

Meet the Fleet turns 4

The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust’s fourth annual Meet the Fleet will take place Thursday, August 2, from 4 to 7 pm in Menemsha....

Sea scallops return to Menemsha

Wednesday morning, Sam Hopkins and his boat Endurance brought the first sea scallops in years to Chilmark, thanks to a hard-won $1 million permit...

Kids crabbing once more at Crab Corner

The popular pocket of water between the Menemsha Jetty and Chilmark’s transient dock is once again full of wading children, a year after electrical...

MVH Profile: Anthony D. Piland, physician assistant–certified

Anthony, how did you get to the MVH?I initially worked with Rocco Monto, M.D in West Tisbury and in Nantucket. He decided to move...

Vineyard Scene: Islanders support the arts at Featherstone Gala

Last Saturday I attended the annual Featherstone Center for the Arts Gala. I was simply blown away by the event, having never been to...

Dreams coming true

On Sunday, July 29, at 3:30 pm, Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) will hold its Ruby Anniversary Possible Dreams Auction at the Winnetu...

Book talk with mystery writer Cynthia Riggs

The West Tisbury library hosts a book talk with mystery author Cynthia Riggs on Thursday, August 2, at 7 pm. Riggs will talk about...

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

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no nosso site: mvtimes.com/category/portuguese—translation/. Following my last column regarding the topic of immigration, I decided to continue to talk...

Artists make up a community at Harthaven

Featherstone Center for the Arts is honoring 11 Harthaven artists at the Francine Kelly Gallery this week through August 8. It is the first...

Pigskins will fly at MVRHS football camp

The 22nd annual edition of football summer camp begins July 30 through August 3 on the track infield at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High...

Rug Sox and Honeys win playoff openers

The Martha's Vineyard Women's Softball League double-elimination playoff tournament got underway with a twin bill Tuesday night at Veterans Park. With the top-seeded Mama's...

Affordable living

We are increasingly dazed and confused about our place in a nation that does not resemble the place and the people we thought we...

An ‘uncanny nanny’

Island Theater Workshop celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and this summer’s production is its most ambitious yet — “Mary Poppins,” with lead characters...

Wild Side: Erythrodiplax, the lazy dragonfly

I have a special fondness for species that have evolved to exploit conditions that would that would be inhospitable or even harmful to near...

This Was Then: ‘Rich Devils’

From 1908 until 1922 (or perhaps a few years later), Professor Edwin Treat ran a prep school for boys in Eastville. It was open...

Along came Polly

The Polly Hill Arboretum celebrates its 20th anniversary this week with a plethora of games and activities. The Times had a chance to meet...

The Dogcharmer: Retractable leashes

Retractable leashes have caused thousands of injuries, to people and dogs. Mostly rope burns, cuts, and eye injuries, and even amputations. It's easy to...