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Public safety communications is a shared problem

To the Editor: The recent storms clearly exposed the precipice at which we all stand.  Our leaders owe it to each of us to act...

Real Estate Confidential: Go Jump in the Pool

Weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by Fred Roven, Martha’s Vineyard Buyer Agents.More...

You don’t have to go off-Island

To the Editor:There is no place like home.Why go off island for hip/knee replacement when the great Dr. Mabie is right here at...

Car damaged in midnight fire

A 1985 Chevrolet Cavalier was damaged by fire early Tuesday at 34 Bernard Circle in Tisbury.According to a police report, when officers arrived at...

Chilmark voters face six-figure Prop 2½ overrides

Monday night at 7:30 pm, Chilmark voters will face eight Proposition 2½ override articles totaling $171,136.76. The article assessments are intended to fund items...

Vineyard firefighters complete trench rescue training

Seven Island firefighters completed a tough state trench rescue course on-Island last week. Over the course of four days, Aquinnah Fire Chief Simon Bollin,...

Lt. Gov. Polito will visit the Island

Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito will visit Martha’s Vineyard tomorrow, April 19, to secure Community Compact Agreements with Oak Bluffs at town hall at...

The ‘cone of silence’

To the Editor:I have noticed that taxpayers on the Vineyard actually care about how their tax dollars are spent. When it comes to the...

A new suggested size for Tisbury School

To the Editor:We the undersigned residents of Tisbury support a more fiscally responsible, environmentally appropriate, historically sensitive, and culturally fitting solution that will meet...

New school is more efficient expense

To the Editor:We heard the arguments at town meeting both for both sides of the Tisbury school issue. I thought it would be best...

Tisbury School answers

To the Editor:Here are clarifications to statements made, and answers to questions posed, at the Tisbury town meeting.EnvironmentalThe question was asked about the environmental...

Lessons learned, we hope

What happened for a short time at last Wednesday’s Tisbury town meeting was disappointing, unacceptable, and should never happen again.When a reporter and photographer...

MV Katama will be out of service for months

The MV Katama will be taken out of service on Wednesday, May 23, for scheduled maintenance, according to Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis....

‘Skip the Straw’: CARE organization promotes straw-free Earth Day

In recognition of Earth Day, CARE for the Cape and Islands, a travelers’ philanthropy initiative that promotes the protection of the Cape and Islands...

Nelson Sigelman wins outdoor writers’ award

The New England Outdoor Writers Association (NEOWA) awarded Nelson Sigelman, Island writer and former editor of The Martha’s Vineyard Times, first place in the...

Community services to hold Electronics Disposal Day

Looking to get rid of some old electronics? The Martha’s Vineyard Community Services can help.The MVCS will hold its biannual Electronics Disposal Day on...

Correction

The article “Oak Bluffs voters approve $30.3 million budget” incorrectly stated Walter Vail proposed that money be transferred from the Council on Aging budget...

All Sports in One Place April 19-May 17

MARTHA'S VINEYARD REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL mvrhs.orgMassachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) miaa.netHome gamesEastern Athletic Conference (EAC)Varsity BaseballMon., April 23: vs. Sandwich, 3:15 pmTue., April 24:...

The Island’s most eligible animals

The Martha’s Vineyard Times is a dog-friendly office, and has a proud posse of both rescued and bred pups. Angels Helping Animals Worldwide and...

Roger Bart

Roger Bart died on March 30, 2018, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.Born in Manhattan in 1926, Roger enjoyed a lifetime relationship with the...