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I've never been as excited to see a bunch of wire spools as I was this weekend, and this is an electrician's daughter speaking.

Micromanaging the MVC

The Edgartown selectmen have been known to protest against the popular Island perception of Edgartown as the Island town that plays least well with others.

Great sadness, but the work will continue

It is with great sadness that I have learned of the death of a great colleague and friend, Dave Simser.

Thank you

Thank you for reporting the upcoming show, "Tish Hinojosa; From Texas on a Christmas Night" at the Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church Street, Vineyard Haven, on December 18, at 8 pm.

Bunch of Grapes hires new children’s book buyer

Bunch of Grapes Bookstore on Main Street in Vineyard Haven, an independent, locally owned year-round bookstore, announced that Susan Savory has joined the business as a children's book buyer.

Remembering those in uniform this holiday season

This holiday season The Martha's Vineyard Times plans to acknowledge Islanders serving in our country's military in two ways: With updates on military personnel and with reader greetings to our men and women in uniform published in the December 30 issue of The Times.

Helen M. Burt

Helen Norene McDonald Burt was born on October 10, 1926, in New Hope, Alabama.

Felix Neck

Dozens of Island families enjoyed Saturday's Fall Festival at Felix Neck.

Tisbury approves new beer/wine license applications

Tisbury selectmen Geoghan Coogan and Tristan Israel approved new beer and wine license applications for Little House Café on State Road and Tropical Restaurant and Bakery on Beach Street, following public hearings at a meeting Tuesday night.

Y provides free water safety program to students

Students from the Chilmark, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and Tisbury schools will participate in two water sessions in the Y's swimming pool.

Permit violations halt Sengekontacket dredge project

The dredge crew working in Sengekontacket Pond missed 12 work days in November, after the U.

Martha’s Vineyard brunches

Brunch might be my favorite meal to eat. I love a long, lingering morning meal, bottomless cups of coffee, comfortable clothes, no particular place to go.


Padraigh S.

Kara Taylor’s The Incomplete Story…a self portrait

Artist Kara Taylor held an opening reception this past Saturday at her Vineyard Haven gallery, Kara Taylor Fine Art.

How the new law defines bullying and cyber-bullying

As approved by Governor Deval Patrick, May 3, 2010, St.

Martha’s Vineyard Museum exhibits 17th century textiles

Textiles were some of the most valuable possessions that a family had in the 17th century because of how long they took to make and the quality of the material.

Island schools make plans for anti-bullying law compliance

Island schools are up against a December 31 deadline to submit plans for bullying prevention and intervention to the state's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

West Tisbury students provide holiday meals

On Tuesday, November 23, 10 members of the student council at the West Tisbury School arrived at Community Services to deliver all the fixins' for Thanksgiving meals for 40 Island families.