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How do you know?

The young woman said she mistrusted what the media do.

A hospital to celebrate

Sunday, Islanders will visit the new Martha's Vineyard Community Hospital, at the invitation of the trustees, to see what years of planning and broad generosity from seasonal and year-round residents has wrought.

Tribe Consumer Expo focus is on health environment

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) will sponsor an exposition designed to provide participants with access to a wide variety of environmental health and energy expertise.

Technology provides a mainland bridge to MGH

Despite a gleaming new façade, in the physical sense, the new Martha's Vineyard Community Hospital remains an island outpost of medical care linked by ferry and, in an emergency, helicopter to the mainland.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission reviews Tisbury Marketplace

With a proposal for a new two-story building with retail and office space, a marine related business and an apartment, topped with a "green roof," Reid "Sam" Dunn hopes to build on the success of Tisbury Marketplace.

No beer/wine, just dollars and sense in Tisbury

A fiscal year 2011 (FY11) operating budget of $20.

A nation betrayed

It was another sad day for our nation when the Democratic Party passed the health bill over the objections of the people and without a proper consensus between the parties.

Her safe haven

Following immediately on the heels of Penelope Dickens' heartbreaking and tragic death on March 8 came an extraordinary outpouring of support from her Island friends and the entire Island community.

Thanks, and the work continues

The volunteers of the Martha's Vineyard Fish Farm for Haiti Project thank all those who have donated financially and materially to our Earthquake Relief efforts.


On Saturday, March 27, a fundraiser to purchase uniforms for the boys tennis team at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School was held at the Vineyard Youth Tennis Center, under the sponsorship of the newly formed organization, Martha's Vineyard Community Tennis (MVCT).

Part of the problem, part of the solution

As owners of Tony's Market in Oak Bluffs, we want Island residents and officials to know that we are, and for a long time have been, keenly aware of traffic issues on Dukes County Avenue.

Now, an assault on Vineyard Sound

The July 2 issue of The Times, on page 43, displayed a plan showing the coastline of the state of Massachusetts.

What’s with the Mill Pond

To the Editor:On April 13, voters will be making many important decisions. One item, Article 31, on the Annual Town Warrant, deals with the...

SSA reports financial improvements in 2009

The national economic collapse, building since early 2007, culminated in the last quarter of 2008.