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Art on the Vine

Art on the Vine took place in Edgartown August 12 to 15, with more than 20 contemporary artists and educational panels focusing on visual...

Dear Geek: RMM

I am a one-person IT department (though I wear a bunch of hats, and IT was thrust on me), and I struggle to manage...

Bach and cocktails at Farm Neck

A lively evening of cocktails, food, live cello music from the world-renowned musician Jakub Jerzy Omsky Trawkowski, conversation, and an opportunity to support and...

Quote of the week

“We call them the Bureau of Environmental Malfeasance. WIth them it’s drill baby, drill, dig baby, dig, or spin baby, spin.”–Chris Brown, Point Judith...

The Big Question: Short-term rental tax

Are you in favor of a short-term rental tax on residential Vineyard rental properties?Reply online as a comment, or send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com...

Martha’s Vineyard Court report for August 2-13

Updated August 20August 2, 2018Jason B. Archambault, Hyannis; DOB 6/3/78, operating motor vehicle with suspended registration: to be dismissed upon payment of $100 court...

Abigail Caleigh Mulvey

Darya Mulvey and Kyle Mulvey of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Abigail Caleigh Mulvey, on August 12, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Rose Wesley Lopes

Katelynn Lopes and Nathan Lopes of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Rose Wesley Lopes, on August 8, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Eli Thomas Ricker

Chelsi L. Ricker and Dallas A. Ricker of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Eli Thomas Ricker, on August 9, 2018, at...

Isla June Mayhew-McMahon

Siren Mayhew and Sean McMahon of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Isla June Mayhew-McMahon, on August 10, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

‘WTF’ is not the biggest issue

To the Editor:Several people responded to articles online and in the papers complaining about the acronym “WTF.” Your concern about the clever twist of...

Cape Light Compact offers up to 90 percent incentives for energy improvements

From now until Columbus Day, Cape Light Compact has increased its incentives for eligible businesses that participate in an energy assessment of their facility....

A director says so long

To the Editor:If this appears in Thursday's edition, my wife and I will be on our way to our next adventure in Louisiana. After...

Joseph A. Jones

Joseph A. Jones, 29, of Vineyard Haven died suddenly on Monday, July 30, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was the son of Elizabeth...

Signs of a theft

To the Editor:We returned to our home in Chilmark after a month away, and found that someone had stolen our sign, "Boulders End." It...

Ferries alter service for fireworks, road race

The Steamship Authority will divert several ferry crossings in and out of Oak Bluffs on Friday, August 17, because of road closures associated with...

How to pass a horse

To the Editor:I think this is a good time to spread the word about how to approach and pass horseback riders. There are more...

Plastic pollution

To the Editor:I applaud the move toward paper straws, as reported a couple of weeks ago. However, this effort to reduce the plastic pollution...

Simon’s shabby treatment

To the Editor:I am writing in support of Peter Simon's effort to photograph on assignment at Lola's. I am increasingly concerned at the rise...

Candidate signs, signs, everywhere the signs

To the Editor:With the growing number of tourists and visitors not knowing their way around, signs abound, everywhere. It's understandable, with so many cars,...