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MVRHS girls win first swim meet of season, boys fall at New Bedford

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls swimming team notched its first victory of the season on Thursday in New Bedford. After trailing by...

Winter storm alert for Dukes County

The National Weather Service has posted a winter weather advisory for Dukes County from 4 pm Friday until 12 am Saturday. At 1:20 pm...

Barbara Ann Boch

Barbara Ann (Lyons) Boch of Norwood and Edgartown died, surrounded by her family, on Dec. 13, 2017, at the age of 86.She was the...

Real Estate Confidential: Buying a home on Martha’s Vineyard? Know the lingo

Buying a home can be intimidating if you are not familiar with the terms used during the process. To start you on your path...

Reflecting on spirituality

To the Editor:After reading the letter to the editor about Island clergy enabling their right to assemble, I just want to congratulate them on...

Volunteers needed

To the Editor:The residents of Windemere are getting ready to celebrate the holidays. We have so much to be thankful for this year. We...

Planning board should have a say

To the Editor:At a selectmen's meeting, Jeff Kristal of the Tisbury finance committee suggested that the property, previously the firehouse lot, is worth a...

Think ahead

With Christmas just two weeks away, and the New Year just three, it’s unlikely that a run for local office is on your mind....

Appeal deadline passes for ADA Marshard

No appeal was filed by the Dec. 11 deadline at the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers (BBO) by Laura Marshard, an assistant district attorney...

SSA cancels more ferries

The Steamship Authority cancelled the  6:15 pm Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole and the 7:30 pm Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven ferries on Wednesday, Dec. 13,...

Evelyn DeLoach

Evelyn DeLoach died on Dec. 12, 2017, peacefully and well taken-care-of in Chelmsford, at the age of 106, two months shy of her next...

Interactive screening of a fun holiday film

On Friday, Dec. 22, at 1 pm, kids and families are invited to join the West Tisbury library for a free interactive screening of...

Winter break activities at the West Tisbury library

On Tuesday, Dec. 26, through Friday, Dec. 29, the West Tisbury library will offer a full schedule of crafts, lunch, and film screenings. According...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: December 4 – 8, 2017

ChilmarkDec. 5, Martha Murray, trustee of Hope Greer Eisenman Revocable Trust, sold 5 Jethro Lane and 31 Tilton Rd. to Richard W. and Lisa...

Court report: Nov. 27, 2017 – Dec. 11, 2017

Nov. 27, 2017Jason Jordan Francis, Oak Bluffs; DOB 6/30/93, assault: continued to pretrial conference.Breno E. Silva, Oak Bluffs; DOB 8/23/85, assault and battery on...

Rising Tide and the MVCHC collaborate on therapeutic riding

The M.V. Community Horse Center and Rising Tide are collaborating by bringing the RT classes to the MVCHC facility for the winter. “We are...

Farm Neck Foundation announces annual grants

The board of directors of the Farm Neck Foundation has announced annual grants for the year 2017. According to a press release, this year’s...

Christmas tree sales benefit Vineyard families

Proceeds from the sale of Christmas trees at Jim’s Package store in Oak Bluffs will go to the families of Luke Gurney and Jim...

Not a fan of sale idea

To the Editor:When is it really a fire sale?I’m referring to the Times article where Mr. Kristal suggests the sale of the previous site...