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Zapped squirrel responsible for brief power outage

Power went out briefly just after 7 am Monday morning in several areas of the Vineyard. A squirrel stepped where it should not have...

Ribbon cut, questions persist on drawbridge

A host of dignitaries cut a ribbon for the ceremonial opening of the temporary Lagoon Pond drawbridge Friday. Among those attending were Mark Forest,...

Veteran Edgartown police chief announces retirement

After 33 years with the Edgartown Police Department, the last 15 as its chief of police, Paul Condlin announced his retirement Monday, effective August...

Facebook photos lead to alcohol charges

For several months, Chilmark Police received reports of drinking parties attended by underage teens at a Welles Way residence, occupied by Beach White, 20,...

Commendable

To the Editor:With heartfelt gratitude, I want to say thank you to the person who returned my wallet, which I left in the shopping...

Windemere’s devoted care

To the Editor:The new year brought great sadness and grief to our family. My mother, Claire T. Coggins, passed away in the early hours...

Striper fishing now a political issue

To the Editor:I urge all of the public to pay close attention to Nelson Sigelman's article last week and to the upcoming House Bill...

Housing Trust clarifies affordability safeguards

To the Editor:Last week's article in the Vineyard Gazette regarding the Island Housing Trust's request to amend the West Tisbury planning board's special permit...

Thanks to NStar

To the Editor:In the very early morning hours of January 7 (about 12:30 am), an unidentified vehicle struck and wiped out the main transformer...

Better health care choices

To the Editor:Thanks, MV Times, for the well researched, clear and helpful article that still gives us hope for some better choices ("Hospital dollars...

On memory’s road

To the Editor:Just finished my usual skim of Island news via MV Times, and a short article by Doug Cabral caught my eye. In...

Bridge enough

To the Editor:Can someone explain to me, with a straight face, why the new bridge is considered to be temporary? It seems sturdy enough...

Thanks to Coach Sherman

To the Editor:I just wanted to take a moment to thank Coach Sam Sherman for all his years of hard work and dedication to...

The coach would continue

To the Editor:I would like to respond to the notice in the help wanted column of The Martha's Vineyard Times, about the boys JV...

The plan didn’t notice the iceberg

To the Editor:In "Not the Last Word" (Jan. 7), Nis Kildegaard frames the Island Plan as a conversation. I'm intrigued.Where did this conversation come...

Pulling weeds and business

To the Editor:Morning Glory Farm is a farm. I worked there in the field for two summers, not as a young back-to-the-lander but as...

It is a farm

To the Editor:Though I've been told that you can't please all the people all the time, it's still upsetting to read the letter from...

MVCS’s new leader: Wiet Bacheller

When John and Wiet Bacheller first moved to the Island in 1968, seven years after Martha's Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) was established, the couple...

Play on: “Twelfth Night”

For every season there is a play, and right after New Year's, it's time for "Twelfth Night." Cue Shakespeare for the Masses: Quick and...

Republican Scott Brown

Tuesday's special election to fill the Senate seat that is vacant because of the death of Edward M. Kennedy is an opportunity for Massachusetts...