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Boys basketball team bests Somerset

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School coach Mike Joyce's varsity basketball team ran away from the Somerset Blue Raiders at the Sancy Pachico gym, Friday, 66-46.

Incredible help

I just wanted to write to The Times to thank our community here on the Island for all the help they have offered in our search for our missing dog.

I’ll help

Rupert's brother is crowing in Jerneganville at all hours of the day and night also.

Chief Cioffi did the right thing

Kudos to Brian Cioffi for saving the young doe (Jan.

An apology

I want to apologize to the Island community for driving while impaired with alcohol, on December 31, 2010.

Come visit

I would very much like to invite residents of West Tisbury and Chilmark to come and visit us here in the UK at West Tisbury, Tisbury, and Chilmark.

Rupert speaks

To the Editor:Rupert has written a letter but I had to sign it for him:"Hey listen up. It's not about you. It's all about...

Barbara F. Seward

Barbara Flanders Seward, 87, of Menemsha, died peacefully on January 3, 2011, at Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Habitat for Humanity M.V. creates needed housing

The foundation for Habitat for Humanity's ninth home on the Vineyard is ready to receive a former antique shop donated by the Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank.

Between a rock and a rooster

For almost three years I have remained silent about a situation that has finally become intolerable.

Parking ticket zeal helps no one in Tisbury

I thought it important and helpful to convey my thoughts regarding a recent experience that clearly is not pro MV business.

State hikes penalties for higher income uninsured

Uninsured residents of Massachusetts who are deemed able to afford health insurance but fail to obtain coverage will face higher penalties this year under a plan quietly approved by the Patrick administration last week.

Alma P. Barvenik

Alma Pjura Barvenik, 92, of Stratford, Connecticut, the widow of Frank X.

Marjorie G. Masek

Marjorie Gibbon Masek, age 70, died on December 10 at her home in Vineyard Haven, with her family gathered to her bedside, and supported by Dyan Espindle, RN of Island Hospice.

MVC proposes rules for wind turbines

Enclosed with this letter to Island planning boards are model regulations prepared for the Island Wind District of Critical Planning Concern.

Real estate prices here still forbiddingly high

Before the economy took a tumble, homeowners checked the weekly sales of nearby real estate rather than the Dow Jones Averages, to see how much their net worth had increased.

Anne W. Gordon

Anne Welch Gordon, a resident on Eastville Avenue in Oak Bluffs for 27 full years of retirement and for summers since 1942, died on November 23 in Oakland, California, where she was living near her daughter.

Anita Marie Ciancio

Anita Marie (Labelle) Ciancio, 87, of Oak Bluffs died Monday evening, January 3, 2011 at Windemere Nursing Home.

Helen P. White

Helen P (Benefit) White, 85, died peacefully with her family at her side, December 29 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.