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‘For All the Saints’ encore performance

“For All the Saints,” a historical pageant of the Federated Church, is being brought back for encore performances Saturday evening, Sept. 8, at 7...

Chilmark: Changing times as new season arrives

The hardest part of this time of year is losing light and sundown creeping to an earlier and earlier time, evening walks cut short...

Boys of summer

Since the early ’70s I have ardently played in the purposely informal Chilmark summer softball pick-up games. From Toomey's Field on State Road, then...

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/.This month's Brazilian Face is Paulo DeOliveira. Paulo is the first Brazilian-American politician elected to...

Gentle giant

On a recent Saturday morning, a white horse named Noble gently carried children around an outdoor ring as family members waved from a fence...

MVRHS boys soccer preview

The MVRHS boys soccer team begins the 2018 season this week with high expectations, a five-year run of success, and no small amount of...

Vineyard Little Leaguers play in Cooperstown

A team of 12-year old Martha’s Vineyard Little Leaguers and four coaches traveled to Cooperstown, N.Y., home of the Baseball Hall of Fame, to...

Tisbury receives state dredge money

The town of Tisbury has received a $129,000 state grant for dredging, according to an email from town administrator Jay Grande.The announcement comes as...

Not reflected in the algorithm

The following hardly qualifies as a healthcare data point. I’m sure the wizards who carpenter the algorithms that model healthcare access and costs have...

It’s worse in Paris

It’s fitting that we marked the long Labor Day weekend by honoring the seasonal and seasonally exhausting work of hosting 2018’s Island visitors. In...

Meeting a Queen and a King

In 1959, Lenny and I ran away to Detroit to get married. My father drove us. He thought we were going to be interviewed...

Tribute to Trina Kingsbury

To the Editor:To say Trina lived an outrageous/notorious life would be to short-circuit her kindness and artistic talent.As features editor at The Times,...

Another book, perhaps?

To the Editor:I very much enjoyed Michael Pollan’s recent talk at the Chilmark Community Center on his latest book, “How to Change Your Mind,”...

Tourneys shouldn’t kill fish people don’t eat

To the Editor:The Martha’s Vineyard Derby and Nantucket Inshore Classic both are about to start, and it’s hard to believe that false albacore are...

Fishing for brown sharks no longer appropriate

To the Editor:Congratulations to the MV Times for choosing such a talented writer and vastly knowledgeable fisherwoman as Janet Messineo as the new fishing...

A milestone worthy of a prize?

To the Editor:We are rapidly approaching the moment when an SSA ferry reservation will reach 9's across all seven digits.I think the reservation...

MVRHS harriers run past Monomoy in season opener.

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls and boys cross-country teams ran to opening-day victories over Monomoy Regional of Harwich in their Cape and...

The votes are in

Updated September 6Voters overwhelmingly chose T. George Davis for clerk and Daphne DeVries for register of probate in Tuesday’s primary election.Davis won the...

A not so special delivery

A Jeep Cherokee slammed into a parked UPS truck at about 6:10 pm Tuesday on Edgartown–West Tisbury Road near the Youth Hostel. Solar glare...

Legendary Vineyarder Trina Kingsbury dies at 74

Artist and woodswoman Trina Kingsbury died at her home on Tea Lane in Chilmark Friday. She was 74.The daughter of Gertrude and Craig...