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Harvest of the Month: Eggs

It’s March, which means spring is on the way! The weather might say otherwise, but the proof is in the snowdrops beginning to sprout...

Recipe for success

Island author Cynthia Riggs has developed an improbable recipe for the success of her 13 Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries. Here’s the deal: Begin with a...

Female faces

On the website for artist Timo-Nanda Elliott, he expresses his personal philosophy: “The trouble with perfection is, it's apt to be boring.” There's certainly...

A transgender woman negotiates a bigoted world

“A Fantastic Woman,” which just won this year’s Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards, plays at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this...

U-10 Squirts in hunt for state title

The Under-10 White Squirts youth hockey team travels to West Springfield this weekend to compete for the state title in their division.The U-10s, coached...

Tim Roberts spurs MIT hoops to Elite 8 in D3 NCAA tourney

Tim Roberts, former Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) standout, helped power the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Engineers to the Elite 8 round...

NE Revolution offers clinics to Island youth soccer

Representatives of the New England Revolution professional soccer club will be on-Island March 17 and 18 for a series of free clinics for Island...

Protest needed to raise awareness

To the Editor:I plan to join the March for Our Lives in Washington on March 24.After reading “A People’s History of the United...

No backup plan if school vote fails

Tisbury selectmen are withdrawing an article that would have essentially been a fallback plan if voters don’t support construction of a $47 million new...

Martha’s Vineyard battered by blizzard

The wind is whipping, with a gust recorded at 66 mph in Aquinnah, and a wet, mushy snow is accumulating on the ground. Martha’s...

Edgartown selectmen set agenda for police chief interviews

Next Monday, March 19, will be a busy day in the selection process for the next Edgartown police chief. Selectman Art Smadbeck announced the...

Harbormaster coordinates rescue from Peter Pan bus

On Saturday afternoon, while traveling on a Peter Pan bus en route to Boston, Edgartown harbormaster Charlie Blair quarterbacked the rescue of a kiteboarder...

Deputy harbormaster crushed beneath boat

Edgartown deputy harbormaster Michael Hathaway sustained serious injuries when a boat fell on him Monday morning while it was being taken off a trailer...

Man rescued from atop ham radio antenna

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnFQm_4_9W0An 80-year-old Edgartown man was rescued Monday morning by the Edgartown Fire Department from a ham radio tower in his yard.William Welch, an electrician...

M.V. Hospital takes legal action against Joe Woodin

The mysterious and messy divorce of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) and former CEO Joe Woodin added a new wrinkle last week.On March 5, attorneys...

Dilapidated house razed

The rundown and neglected house at 29 Franklin St. was reduced to dust and debris Monday afternoon in Vineyard Haven. Co-owner Bill Westman, who...

Academic honors

Dean’s list Emma Caron of Oak Bluffs, at Villanova University College of Engineering. Samantha Lucille Bunker of Chilmark, at Clark University. Jacqueline P. Menton of Vineyard Haven,...

Study shows Vineyard Wind’s economic benefits

A study released Monday by Vineyard Wind and produced by the Public Policy Center at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, found that the offshore...

Parking lot belongs to town

To the Editor:I would like to bring your attention to a misstatement in the March 8, 2018, MV Times. On page A8 it was...

Masters swimmers shine in Short Course Championships

The Martha’s Vineyard Masters Swim Team, based at the YMCA and coached by Rainy Goodale, traveled to Harvard University on Saturday, March 10, for...