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Obama visit topped the list of most read stories on

The top web stories of 2014 reflected an interest in the presidential vacation and local Island news.

The sobering reality of an OUI arrest

An arrest for driving under the influence is costly financially and personally say those who have lived through the experience.

Martha’s Vineyard in 2015: Care to predict the future?

A few predictions for the upcoming year by MV Times contributing editor Kate Feiffer. If these predictions do come true, using the Lagoon Bridge as...

A bracelet is forever

West Tisbury artist Hannah Keefe makes permanent jewelry.

The new and the old – Island chefs spill the New Year’s beans

Best dishes of 2014, and what’s up for 2015.

Kicking off 2015 with style

Martha’s Vineyard artists and gallery owners share their New Year’s Eve rituals.

Year In Review: Martha’s Vineyard books of 2014

And Some Thoughts About Our Literary Future.

Humans of Martha’s Vineyard: What are your New Year’s resolutions and traditions (and hangover...

I have a notebook strictly for resolutions, and every year I make 10. At the end of the year I check the list to...

Blood drive was a success

To the Editor: The Red Cross held a blood drive on Martha’s Vineyard on Thursday, Dec. 18. I helped promote the blood drive as much...

Taking stock and looking ahead

As we bid goodbye to 2014 and anticipate the promise and challenge 2015 holds for Martha’s Vineyard, New Year’s Day provides an opportunity for...

Extreme generosity

To the Editor: The Island has once again proven its extreme generosity in giving to our annual Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign. We wish to thank...

Collaboration, but on a larger scale, needed

At a recent Donors Collaborative meeting of nonprofit executive directors, Betty Burton, who runs the Family to Family Holiday Meal Program, told the group...

Year in review: It was a good year for Island sports fans

Martha’s Vineyard teams and individuals provided plenty to cheer about in 2014.

How (and why) to run a fundraiser

The Beatrice Bennett Great Aspirations Memorial Scholarship event.

A lump of coal

To the Editor: A raise for Whritenour? I would have thought a lump of coal in his Christmas stocking would have been more appropriate (Dec. 17,...

What gives with gas?

To the Editor: Gas prices on the Island are still overpriced. The price seen in some states is $2 a gallon. Why do we pay...

Fred trades in friendship

To the Editor: I have known Trader Fred (also known as Fred Mascalo) for 30 years, and he has enriched my life. He has not...

Cape Light Compact provides answers

To the Editor: We are writing in response to the letter by Jim Oakes published Dec. 11, titled “More excellent reporting, please.” The Cape Light Compact...

2014: A bumper crop of great movies

A retrospective in Island cinema.

Letters from your neighbors

Goodbye to 2014, with a glance at the year about to end and a look ahead to the fresh one. Again this year, The Martha's...