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MVC rebuts charges in roundabout decision lawsuit

The lawyers said West Tisbury and Edgartown do not have standing to sue the MVC under the existing legislation.

Intimate evening with two prize-winning poets

Jennifer Tseng and Fanny Howe, two prize-winning poets from West Tisbury, will headline the Speakeasy Series of author talks on January 4.

Literary roots & shoots: New Island publishing ideas in 2011

The Island has always had its share of literary dons and doyennes, and many – McCullough, Brooks, Horwitz, Riggs – were busy this year.

What’s your New Year’s resolution?

This past Thursday, Dec. 22, Times staffer Susie Safford asked partygoers at a Winter Solstice party the age-old question.

Tips for New Year’s party hosting & hopping

Whether you are planning to head out to celebrate or are having a quiet celebration, here are some tips.

Teen dance party at the Y

The new Teen Center at the YMCA of M.V. in Oak Bluffs hosts its first official event, a New Year's Dance Party for Teens on December 30.

Noteworthy events

A pop-up shop at the NYE Gallery on Uncas Avenue in Oak Bluffs will be open everyday for the next couple of weeks.

Reel Picks

Steven Spielberg's animated adaptation of the Belgian action-adventure comic strip about Tintin, the boy reporter who teams up with Captain Haddock, bounding around and searching for lost treasure in non-stop action.

Sail MV, Confident Captain team up to offer captain’s course

Captain/Ocean Pros and Sail MV will offer a captain's course this winter.


A news brief, "Al-Anon meeting site moved," published December 22 ought to have identified the group as the Wednesday night Alcoholics Anonymous women's step meeting.

Edgartown police unwrap identity of Cape woman accused of theft

When police discovered her real identity, they learned of outstanding warrants for her arrest in six different cases.

Tisbury selectmen appoint acting police sergeant

At the recommendation of Police Chief Dan Hanavan, the selectmen agreed to promote police Officer Christopher Habekost to acting sergeant.

Edgartown selectmen hear proposal for new Main Street restaurant

Edgartown selectmen listened to a preliminary proposal for a new Main Street restaurant, at their meeting Tuesday.

SSA says Katama was in reverse when struck by Island lobster boat

At no time did the lobster boat acknowledge any radio traffic from the Katama or stop to ensure the safety of both vessels the SSA general manager said.

West Tisbury police investigate failed break in at Conroy Apothecary

Thieves cut the building's electricity in an unsuccessful effort to circumvent the pharmacy's alarm and surveillance camera system.

Tisbury police investigate theft of ambulance narcotics

Detective Mark Santon said police wanted to alert the public because some of the drugs could be very dangerous if misused.

A holiday update on Martha’s Vineyard soldiers in service

In appreciation for their service to their country and to let them know they are remembered, The Times provides this update.

Shopping locally matters to businesses, and to you

We've done a great job educating people about why buying and eating locally grown food matters. Now it's time to mount a strong buy local campaign.