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Volunteer opportunities on Martha’s Vineyard

Looking for a way to do good on the Vineyard?There are many Vineyard organizations currently looking for volunteer help. These organizations include:Vineyard Village at...

Martha's Vineyard field hockey knocked out of tournament play

A heartbreaking loss knocked Vineyard field hockey out of tournament play on Thursday. The game ended with a final score of 2-0 against Dover-Sherborn.Martha’s...

What are book clubs reading?

What are almost as numerous on Martha’s Vineyard as scrub oak trees? Book clubs. In addition to the numerous private groups held in friends’...

Mocha Mott’s will reopen in Oak Bluffs

“It was an ordeal; I wouldn’t wish it on anyone,” Tim Dobel, co-owner of Mocha Mott’s, told The Times on Tuesday. The beloved coffee...

Jessica and Nick take the plunge

To many a bride’s dismay, wedding season on Martha’s Vineyard comes hand-in-hand with hurricane season. Picking the right weekend in the fall can be...

Meet the Teacher: Dr. Carrie Fyler, biology teacher, at MVRHS

Why did you come to the Island?I actually have been coming to the Vineyard since 2005. My husband’s family has been here since the...

Masters of the universe

Balls of rock and flaming gas decorate a section of the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest bike path across the road from the West...

The Martha’s Vineyard Wind Festival blows into town

The residents of the houses lining Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs may be used to looking out their front windows and spying a kite...

MVRHS preseason practice gets athletes back into shape

At 5:45 am Tuesday morning, cars pulled into the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) parking lot, and half-awake kids got out, lugging athletic...

Semester Off offers options for graduating high schoolers

Update: Aug. 23, 9:50 am Dr.Goldberg's talk scheduled for Aug. 24 at the Oak Bluffs Public Library entitled “When Higher Education Fails — What Every Parent Should...

Island Theater Workshop invites you to ‘Be Our Guest’ at ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Cutlery comes alive in Island Theatre Workshop’s (ITW) rendition of “Beauty and the Beast.” “People are dressed as giant five-foot plates, forks, and knives....

Take a pause with sunset kayak tour

On the other side of the Jaws Bridge, Sengekontacket Pond feels entirely separate from the traffic creeping along Beach Road, newly sunburnt families piling...

Postcard from Europe: From Paris to Geneva to Munich

Times intern Sophia McCarron traveled Europe for several weeks, and has just returned to the Island. She filed this story from Munich.Three weeks...

Island Style: So, what did you wear to the prom?

Olivia Knight, junior, Chilmark Did it take you a long time to find your dress?I got it over April break. I went to a few...

Prom, as always, is enchanting: Slideshow

Complete with sparkly dresses and tuxes, the class of 2017 gathered at Ernie Boch Jr.’s house to take pictures and kick off their prom...

Startup Weekend Blue explores the blue economy

“Once you set foot in that room, you have no way of knowing who’s going to be there and where your ideas are going...

Montessori Model UN

Fourth and fifth graders Silas Stanek-Streed, Tomas Carreno, and Matthew Coggins from Vineyard Montessori School recently had their first experience with the Montessori Model...

Poetry contest seeking submissions

The Voices of Peace Poetry Contest, celebrating its 21st anniversary this year, is looking for submissions. Entries should focus on thoughts of peace, abolition...

The 1920s roar onto the PAC stage with ‘Chicago: The Musical’

Catch Chicago this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Performing Arts Center.

Meet the teacher: Melissa Braillard

Every now and then, the Times will profile Island teachers. Interviewer Sophia McCarron is a junior at MVRHS and an MVTimes intern.Where did you...