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Three indicted by Dukes County grand jury

A Dukes County grand jury returned indictments against three Island men on June 22.

Oak Bluffs School principal resigns

On Sunday, Oak Bluffs School principal Laury Binney caught superintendent of schools James Weiss and school committee members off-guard with a June 26 email announcing his resignation.


Gretta Gonzalez and Mario Arellano of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Charlie Arellano, on June 23 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Reward offered for information about injured turkey

Articles in The Times about a wild turkey running around Vineyard Haven with an arrow through its back caught the attention of The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and the Humane Wildlife Society Wildlife (HWSW).

Fire causes heavy damage to Morgan Woods apts

Edgartown firefighters responded to a report of a house fully engulfed in flames late Wednesday afternoon in the Morgan Woods housing development off Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road.

MV Hospital squeaks into the budget black

For a new hospital that looks pretty rich, the profit at the end of the fiscal year on March 31 was pretty thin.

Red Cross will assist animal shelter in emergency

The American Red Cross, Cape Cod and Islands Chapter and the Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard announced that they have formed a collaboration to help provide emergency shelter and support pets and their owners on the Island.

The Yard hosts Bombshell Sound Agents dance party

On an island that has traditionally embraced blues, folk, and rock and roll, a dance music revolution is washing up the Vineyard's beaches, and it's going to begin up-Island with a bang.

For a new American, the nation’s birthday is now hers to celebrate

On this July Fourth, Mary Anny Oggioni Deyette, a native of Brazil and resident of Vineyard Haven, will have a great deal to celebrate.

I choose not to hire businesses that employ illegal aliens

When I go shopping at the grocery and liquor stores and at donut and sandwich shops, or when I hire businesses for services, such as home repair or lawn care, I do expect to pay a bit more because of our location.

First time Edgartown author pens “Hundred Day Haul”

"Hundred Day Haul" is a bittersweet drive through a different America, one that is worth remembering —especially in the hopes of that optimism being restored.

It’s our birthday. Look up with a smile.

As a nation, we grouse too much.

West Tisbury

Hazy skies seem to hold in the heat and obscure the landscape as though a theatrical scrim was dropped over the island.

Code Red would provide Island-wide emergency notification

Oak Bluffs emergency management director Peter Martell remembered recently that his town found itself in an embarrassing situation last fall.

No turn for tern

"No Turn For Tern! A Martha's Vineyard Moonlight Mystery," Rebecca J.

Open days, open gardens

Six lovely private gardens in Edgartown were opened to the public on Monday, thanks to the Open Days Program of the Garden Conservancy, a national organization dedicated to preserving garden spaces of remarkable beauty and historical import.

Made on Martha’s Vineyard: Favorite Brand Ice Cream

You'd never guess Karen Colombo's first batch of ice cream was a disaster after tasting her Favorite Brand Ice Cream, made in Vineyard Haven and sold only on the Island.

A red letter day

In the rush of our day to day lives with all its routines and rigors, we often fail to take note or are caught unaware of those special moments that end up being among the most important of our lives.

Eco MV teams up with popular lobster roll night

Every Friday night volunteers serve up fresh lobster rolls from 4:30 -7:30 p.