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Drilling rig shelters from hurricane Sandy in Oak Bluffs Harbor

The barge, which looked very much like an oil drilling rig, prompted many questions from Island residents.

Menemsha boy’s cherished boat missing

Brooks Carroll is hoping it was a good Samaritan, and not a thief, that took his rowing dinghy.

Aquinnah police take emergency vehicle operating course

Officers Maria Williams and Curtis Chandler of the Aquinnah Police Department received training at an Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (EVOC) held October 10-11, at the U.

GPS course offered for mariners

The Martha's Vineyard Detachment of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a two-week GPS for mariners course beginning Wednesday, November 28, 2012.

Harbor View Hotel plans New Year’s fireworks redux

The grand hotel plans to ring in the New Year with a bang, after a successful fireworks celebration last year.

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank Charitable Fund awards grants

Annual grants go to MV Center for living among others.

Martha’s Vineyard Veterans Day activities honor those who served

Oak Bluffs' Veterans Day parade is one of 62 regional observations officially designated nationwide by the Veterans Day National Committee.

MVC meets Thursday night to review DRI checklist

The commission is near the end of its biennial review of its trigger thresholds and might add big house proposals to the list.

Cronig’s adds to solar panel canopy

The second stage of the Vineyard Power Cooperative's (VP) solar canopy project at Cronig's Vineyard Haven supermarket is well under way.

Tisbury town administrator John Bugbee assumes part-time duties

With his contract cut short and his duties as town administrator reduced to an advisory role, Mr. Bugbee remains a town employee until December 31.

Roofs, renovation, rats at Oak Bluffs special town meeting tonight

Tonight: Voters will decide whether to spend $250,000 on long-deferred maintenance to town buildings. Read all the warrant articles here.

Chilmark counsel suggests defensible big house regulation

The key to successfully regulating big houses in small, immensely valuable Chilmark may be to fold rules into districts of critical planning concern.

Don’t fall for the Youth Task Force

In response to The Youth Task Force full page ad in the November 1 MV Times.

A message to voters from Thailand

After my recent return to Chiang Mai in Thailand, after spending time on the Vineyard and casting my vote there without really being inspired by politics, a friend gave me a couple of issues of City Live magazine – Chiang Mai.

The real author

The "Historical Perspectives" column in the October 25 issue of this newspaper describes the Edgartown Lyceum, a forum for debates on Island and national issues in the mid-1800s.

SSA and the cost of living

In the October 24 issue of The Times, we learned that the SSA is going to impose another increase in charges.

Different cultures unite in soccer

Martha's Vineyard is a unique and beautiful place to live and work, which attracts people from all over the world.

A politician with the human touch

I enjoyed reading your piece on our late Governor Frank Sargent [At Large: Who me?, November 1].

He will be missed

The recent death of 98-year-old Bob Hughes of Oak Bluffs, former postmaster and school teacher, closes a chapter on a crusty character who could recall the last heath hen and the invention of basketball.

Thanks to so many

On behalf of the Friends of Tim Fullin Fundraiser committee, thank you all for the outpouring of support on Saturday, November 3.