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World War II ordnance exploded at Long Point

Update:A Massachusetts State Police Bomb Squad exploded a 100-pound photo flash bomb Tuesday evening creating a loud bang that reverberated throughout the region.A Times...

Help at a time of stress

To the Editor:A big, late thank-you to Andy Farrissey and staff for coming to my house to assist Craig Willet to help find a...

Hospital staff should be highlighted

To the Editor:What is the vision for Martha's Vineyard Hospital? Is it to be the largest collector of art by Island artists? Where are...

Wait is over to speak up

To the Editor:There are over 50 people on the waiting list for a mooring permit in Tashmoo. Moorings are hard to come by, and...

Passionate about Dickinson

To the Editor:I joined an enthusiastic crowd of fellow Emily Dickinson admirers to see the opening of “A Quiet Passion.” The idea of a...

A taxing situation

To the Editor:Massachusetts housing availability and affordability victims are experiencing the violation of their 14th Amendment rights. Specifically, Section 1: “All persons born or...

Quotation marks strained respect

To the Editor:I would like to thank the Times for running the story about me having the right to wear the religious headgear of...

Featherstone was a community effort

To the Editor:In your otherwise excellent coverage of the wonderful developments at Featherstone, there was an oversight regarding the center's founding that deserves clarification....

New program helps feed children in the summer

There will be free lunches for children aged up to 18 from July 11 to August 11 at the Oak Bluffs Public Library on...

West Tisbury opts to demolish old courthouse

West Tisbury selectmen agreed to level the town’s old courthouse on Old Courthouse Road to make way for affordable housing.The selectmen arrived at a...

Doctors Gold and Katz have returned to the Island

Integrated Health Care welcomes back Dr. Iris Gold, acupuncturist and natural medicine doctor, and Dr. Steven Katz, chiropractic orthopedist.According to a press release, Dr....

Food distribution on Friday in Vineyard Haven

Serving Hands will distribute food from the Greater Boston Food Bank on June 23 from 2 to 4 pm at First Baptist Church on...

Oak Bluffs tour company ignores its license parameters in Menemsha

Martha’s Vineyard Excursions, LLC, an Oak Bluffs tour bus company whose registered agent, Susan Bennett, criticized competitor Oak Bluffs Land and Wharf Co. at...

Buoys late for work

Chilmark selectmen learned Tuesday night that buoys that mark the swimming area off Menemsha Beach were not afloat.Selectman Jim Malkin, the board’s harbor...

Creamers, Rug Sox, Snaps win

The Creamers and Rug Sox continued their hot starts through Tuesday night's play in the Martha's Vineyard Women's Softball League. The Creamers edged the...

Lizzie Williamson and Victoria Scott repeat as state doubles champs

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls tennis first doubles pair Lizzie Williamson and Victoria Scott played the MIAA Individual Doubles Tournament semis and...

The Big Question: SSA Amenities?

If you could add any amenity to the ferry rides, what would it be?Reply online as a comment, or send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com...

Weinstein on Beckett airs on MVTV

The “Islanders Read the Classics” event from June 13, featuring Philip Weinstein’s discussion of Samuel Beckett’s play “Krapp’s Last Tape,” will be shown this...

Lenora Bea Ruel

Beatrice Whiting and Patrick Ruel of Chilmark announce the birth of a daughter, Lenora Bea Ruel, on June 20, 2017, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Benjamin Lacerda Marins

Janayna Marins and Alexandre Marins of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Benjamin Lacerda Marins, on June 15, 2017, at Martha’s Vineyard...