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Sorry kids, schools are gearing up for a return

Martha’s Vineyard public schools open Tuesday, Sept. 5, for all students K-12.In an opening letter to staff, Matt D’Andrea, superintendent of schools, wrote that...

Adam Wilson joins DONG staff

It’s official, former Aquinnah town administrator Adam Wilson joined DONG Energy as the company’s liaison to Martha’s Vineyard residents and community groups.As The Times...

Tisbury board considers purchase of West William Street property

The town could soon be the owner of a dilapidated, albeit, historic building.On Tuesday, the Tisbury board of selectmen met in closed session for...

Oak Bluffs fireworks moved to Sunday

UPDATED Aug. 18 at 4 pmA predicted rain storm, which could include thunder and lightning, is forcing the Oak Bluffs Fire Department to move...

Steamship Authority agrees to delay some freight runs

Freight will be arriving on Island 15 minutes later in the fall, but those 5:30 am ferries may still be serving Martha’s Vineyard next...

Ad for caregiver was a scam

Nichole Wilson says she was scammed after answering a classified advertisement in The Times.Ms. Wilson answered an ad looking for a home health aide...

Plan your trips accordingly

Anyone taking the Steamship Authority ferries in the next few days should take note: The SSA has posted advisories on its website alerting travelers...

Tribe leader told Senate committee gambling was off the table

The 82 pages in two separate petitions filed before the U.S. Supreme Court regarding a Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) casino can be...

Search warrant yields heroin, drug arrest

A West Tisbury man is being held in lieu of $5,000 cash bail on drug charges after a search of his home Saturday, according...

Tashmoo turning into a party on the water

Lake Tashmoo is a popular spot for people with power boats to drop anchor, play music, and drink alcohol, and some Tisbury residents say...

Post Office is ready to let it grow

Bryan Cimeno Jr. won’t have to remove his plants from the Vineyard Haven Post Office after all, a Post Office spokesman told The Times...

Airport commission looks at Business Park expansion

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission is in talks with the Federal Aviation Administration to consider additional places to develop surrounding the Island’s airfield.At a...

Tribe vows to continue to fight for bingo hall

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is vowing to continue to fight for its homeland after the town, state, and a community group...

Police issue warning about Portuguese man-of-wars

The Edgartown Police sent out a text alert and tweet Thursday warning that Portuguese man-of-wars have been spotted at State Beach and Bend in...

Tanks have been moved to Chappy

Three underground storage tanks pulled from the ground at the former Airport Mobil are in a grass field on Chappaquiddick waiting for the next...

Vineyard visitors launch petition to censure president

Two men on the Island for the summer have initiated a petition drive that’s already garnered some attention.Jules Bernstein and Michael Cooper started a...

Ernie Boch Jr.: Park is ‘going to be beautiful’

A permit for a proposed Vineyard Haven park, expected to pay tribute to Ernie Boch Sr., automobile magnate and Edgartown resident, has been approved...

It was a feeding frenzy of shark information

Greg Skomal makes his living poking great white sharks with a pole aimed at fastening a tracking device to them. Sometimes, to get the...

Town, state make case for Supreme Court intervention

The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to resolve a conflict between the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and the town of Aquinnah,...

Former doctor charged with indecent assault

A former Island doctor who voluntarily resigned his license to practice after an allegation that he inappropriately touched a patient is facing criminal charges...