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Yard Sales: Sept. 1-3

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SSA diverts ferries from Oak Bluffs

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven.M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 4:05 pm.M/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole 5:20PMM/V...

An SSA ferry and Katrina share history

Thirteen years ago, Hurricane Katrina buzz-sawed into the Gulf Coast, dealing biblical-scale damage to Louisiana and Mississippi.The 255-foot MV Island Home was under...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: What can I buy on Martha’s Vineyard, (Redux)?

 Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chit chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by...

MVRHS golfers off to winning start

The Vineyarders teed off the new season on Thursday at Squirrel Run Country Club in Plymouth against the Rising Tide Herons and came away...

Noise is growing from airport

To the Editor:I love Martha's Vineyard, and have lived in West Tisbury for seven years. With each passing year, the noise from our neighbor,...

Boat was hoisted off beach

Update Sept. 1The 50-foot Azimut motor yacht named Buffalo Soldier crashed into the Oak Bluffs north jetty Thursday night, crippling the vessel and leaking...

West Tisbury grants what may be its first official mooring

West Tisbury selectmen, acting in their capacity as the town’s harbormasters, issued a seasonal mooring permit to Chilmark resident Perry Ambulos on Wednesday. It...

Sturbridge lieutenant is Tisbury chief finalist

Updated Sept. 6A lieutenant with the Sturbridge Police Department is the lone finalist to become Tisbury’s next police chief.Mark Saloio, who lives in Brimfield,...

Don’t bug out over West Nile virus

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced today that West Nile virus(WNV) has been detected in a mosquito collected in Tisbury on August...

MVRHS Football reloads under veteran Coach Herman

Donald Herman is an old-timey football coach not given to flowery talk. He throws predictions around like manhole covers. Herman ended a two-year retirement...

It’s time to head back to school

The days of shopping for pencils, notebooks, and fresh new outfits are here. While students are adjusting their sleep cycles and getting mentally prepared...

Oak Bluffs finishes stale ‘doughnut hole’ swap

Oak Bluffs officials ironed out complicated property issues with the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank on several parcels of land in the Southern Woodlands Reservation.The...

Lone star ticks strengthen Vineyard foothold

Lone star ticks, relative newcomers to the Vineyard, have become entrenched, are multiplying, and are gaining territory on Island, Dukes County tick program biologist...

Mental Illness: The attack, and the PTSD that followed

We opened this series on mental illness with Hermine Hull’s touching piece about her struggles with depression (bit.ly/HHDepression). Last month, Martha’s Vineyard Times contributor...

Art exhibit and reception featuring Rob Hauck

On Saturday, Sept. 8, from 3:30 to 5 pm, all are invited to an art reception at the West Tisbury library to honor the...

Save the date, pick your plate

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) is serving up its second round of MV license plates.All remaining plates that were not sold or auctioned in...

MassDOT plans bike path work on the Island

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that bike path reconstruction and related work will be conducted on the Manuel Correllus State Forest...

Landscapers clean up V.H. Post Office

Landscapers were working on the Vineyard Haven Post Office, a part of a building complex that had been deemed an eyesore. Tisbury selectman Melinda...

Steedman: ‘Buildings don’t make schools, people do’

For Peter Steedman, his job as Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School’s new director is more than just a simple occupation — it’s a calling....