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Monuments pay tribute to the fallen

 Editor’s note: With the unofficial start of summer upon us, it’s worth noting the reason most of us will enjoy a holiday on Monday....

‘Red House’ is changing hands

It’s been a long time coming, but the “red house” located on Martha’s Vineyard Hospital property is being leased to the Martha’s Vineyard Community...

Parking at Collins Beach is a perennial problem

In the off-season, it’s a place for people to eat a sandwich by the water or to bring a dog to romp in the...

Aquinnah casino opponents given time for Supreme Court appeal

Like a Ferris wheel cabin being stopped at the top of its arc, a federal appeals court has frozen its decision in the case...

Martha’s Vineyard Museum wins state grant, groundbreaking planned

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum is one giant approval step and now a $225,000 state grant toward building its new facility in Tisbury.On Thursday, the...

A sticky situation

There's a reason my wife and I bought new construction when it came time to plunk down thousands on a home. We had already...

Aquinnah election causes some confusion

Adam Wilson was elected to the Aquinnah board of assessors, but he can’t start just yet.Mr. Wilson, who ousted long-time incumbent Michael Stutz by...

Chilmark selectmen stand by their chairman

The Chilmark board of selectmen blasted a story in The Times about the ongoing squabbles over a Squibnocket structure that aims to provide access...

Officer Santon faces possible discipline after woman prisoner found unresponsive

A 25-year member of the Tisbury Police Department is on paid administrative leave and facing a disciplinary hearing in an incident that involved a...

Wilson wins assessor’s seat in Aquinnah

Adam Wilson may be leaving as town administrator, but he’ll still have ties to the town.By a vote of 75-57, Mr. Wilson was elected...

Another win for tribe in battle for Aquinnah bingo hall

Update: A federal appeals court has said it won’t rehear a case involving the federal Indian gambling rights of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head...

Patron finds $1,000 in book about Lyme disease

This is a tale you might find, well, in a book.On Wednesday, May 3, library assistant Caroline Drogin was working at the West Tisbury...

Town meeting isn’t the end of battle over Squibnocket structure

Doug Liman walks up to his neighbor’s ocean-view cottage and is greeted with a hearty handshake by Richard Regen. Mr. Regen’s family has owned...

Donaroma says no conflict in Edgartown sidewalk work

An Edgartown selectman is speaking out to clear the air about allegations that his company is profiting from the town’s sidewalk project.Michael Donaroma told...

Vineyard Wind announces new partner for offshore wind project

updated May 9, 2:45 pmA major player in the international renewable energy market is joining the race to erect a wind farm off the...

National Guard prepared to ferry in and help during disasters

They loaded their vans and trucks onto the Steamship Authority ferry and climbed up the stairs in their camouflage uniforms to sit among the...

Bid process starts for offshore wind purchase

The bid to bring offshore wind to the ocean waters 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard moved ahead this week when the state’s major...

Adam Wilson leaving one Aquinnah job, running for office

Adam Wilson is leaving his job as the appointed Aquinnah town administrator, but he’s hoping to remain connected to the town as an elected...

Test program to trim nitrogen in Tisbury watersheds

As many as 10 property owners in Tisbury will be able to test a new septic system component in an effort to reduce the...

Nip it in the bud

It’s become the buzz of the Island, or at least the Islanders Talk Facebook page.Nips. Empty tiny booze bottles, that is, tossed on the...