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Holiday spirit lights up Gatchell house

Continuing a 33-year tradition, at 5:30 pm on Thanksgiving evening Lynn and Robert Gatchell of Oak Bluffs will hit the switch on thousands of Christmas lights, along with a holiday decoration lineup that includes flying reindeer, candy canes, talking Santas, a toy train, choir people, penguins, and a nativity set outside their home on County Road.

JVs bow to Pope John, 40-28

The Vineyarder junior varsity played Pope John Paul II High School of Hyannis Saturday morning.


Gobble, gobble! Today is the day all those wild turkeys roaming our neighborhoods mourn the loss of their compadres, all to our culinary delight.


I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all those who helped me in the aftermath of my motorcycle accident on Sunday, November 14.

Whalers top junior high Vineyarders in football match

The Martha's Vineyard junior high football squad played the first game in Saturday's Island Cup clash with Nantucket on the jayvee soccer field at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Carol Combra Clark

Carol Combra Clark died peacefully at her home in Tisbury surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 20, 2010, after a lengthy illness.


Sweet, sweet Menemsha scallops.


Two Vineyard girls basketball teams, one made up of fifth grade girls from Island schools, and another made up of seventh grade girls, entered the Kim Craft tournament at Falmouth Academy last weekend.

Remembering those in uniform this holiday season

As part of the holiday season The Martha's Vineyard Times invites our readers to provide an update on Islanders serving in our country's military, for publication in the December 30 issue.

Sun saves costs for Edgartown wastewater plant

Installers made final connections to complete work this week on a new solar power system for Edgartown's wastewater treatment plant.


Happy Thanksgiving everyone.

Restore Mill Pond

There has been discussion of late regarding the situation of the Mill Pond and Mill Brook in West Tisbury.

Ice hockey: Mites hot on ice

The red-hot Martha's Vineyard Travel Mites defeated Lower Cape Cod, Sunday, 5-2.

Deer shotgun season begins Monday

The Massachusetts two-week deer shotgun season begins one-half hour before sunrise Monday and ends one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, December 11.

Don’t be an idler

I am an environmental wacko.

Tisbury police caution Islanders about phone scam

Tisbury police caution Islanders to be wary of a phone scam in which they may be asked to call a number with an 876 prefix.

Change roars, and we retreat from the noise

In the characteristically Vineyard argument over dirt bikers and the noise they make roaring around the track they use at Nip and Tuck Farm, some of the debaters argue that the dirt bikers indulge that particular activity because there's so little for young Islanders to do.

The shopping scene in Tisbury

The Tisbury Business Association continues its recent tradition this year with a number of holiday festivities geared towards shoppers — keeping shops open until as late as 8 pm in December.

Solar power added to Edgartown warrant

Edgartown selectmen added an article to the December 16 special town meeting warrant that would clear the way for a town sponsored solar power project.