Martha’s Vineyard school students leap into summer

The Martha’s Vineyard school year officially ended at noon Friday. Across the Island, students jumped up from their desks and ran for the exits and...

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West Tisbury selectmen balk at horse trail request

West Tisbury selectmen met last Wednesday afternoon. Topping the agenda was a request to amend the conservation restrictions placed over 142 acres of the...

Chilmark selectmen refer high school turf field to MVC

Chilmark selectmen met Tuesday evening minus one member and voted to refer a project by MV@Play, a newly formed nonprofit, to install artificial turf...

Boys & Girls Club, Ice Arena will share manager for the...

Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club executive director Peter Lambos, who just accepted an offer to become new general manager of the Martha's Vineyard...

Menemsha harbormaster, passing boater rescue nine from burning boat

A pleasant weekend visit to Menemsha Harbor by a member of a visiting local yacht club ended with a harrowing rescue of nine persons...

All-Island Planning Board and MVC team up to tackle affordable housing

Members of two regional bodies, the long-established Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) and the more recently established All-Island Planning Board (AIPB), met on Monday night...

Vineyarder claws out a living in the lobster business

A fog bank hugged Menemsha Harbor in the dull gray light of a recent dawn. The smell of strong coffee wafted out of the...

Martha’s Vineyard Coast Guard Auxiliary chapter recognizes members

  On Saturday, at a modest ceremony in the training room of Coast Guard Station Menemsha, Coast Guard Auxiliary officials recognized three members of Flotilla...

On Martha’s Vineyard, tackling ticks one yard at a time

Last Friday, The Times accompanied Dick Johnson, field biologist for the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health Tick Borne Disease Initiative (TBDI), on a tick...