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Agricultural Fair poster contest is open

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society announced the opening of the annual Agricultural Fair poster contest, which will run through April 1, 2015. The 154th...

High winds disrupt SSA Saturday runs; Sunday winter storm watch

11:45 am, Saturday The Steamship Authority has canceled a number of Saturday trips. Travelers are advised to check boatline schedules. The following trips have been canceled due...

What the heck is Vineyard scaping?

How to landscape using native plants, and make the birds and the bees (but not the ticks) happy.

State math questioned

To the Editor: This photo shows a beach, which the state owns up to this point, in the 40-foot right of way of Beach Road. The...

Completely unacceptable

The list of Martha’s Vineyard agencies prepared to react immediately in a major Island-wide emergency includes six town police departments, six town fire departments,...

Divine intervention at halftime

To the Editor: As I approach my 75th year of a relatively agnostic life, I wonder how, if my religious friends are correct, there is...

The Squibnocket conversation

To the Editor: Chilmark has a town meeting coming up on Monday, Feb. 2, to vote on the recommendation of the Squibnocket Committee. The committee...

Thanks for the air time

To the Editor: As a member of the Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club board of directors, I would like to thank WMVY radio for...

Solar is freedom

To the Editor: I believe there is an error in a news brief published Jan. 22 (“How Boston area pricing compares with the Island”) that...

Snow angel helped those in need

Good Samaritan Kristen Araujo ferried hospital workers in her four-wheel-drive Ford, and checked on the elderly during the raging blizzard.

A look at the Oscar-nominated live-action shorts

The Oscar nominees for Best Short Film (Live Action) will play Friday, Jan. 30, at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. Sponsored by Shorts HD...

Open Poetry and Writing at Pathways

The Open Poetry and Writing Series at Pathways continues Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 9 pm at Pathways Living Room Studios at the Chilmark...

Free 'tween and teen yoga

Beginning this Saturday, Jan. 31, and running through Feb. 21, certified children's yoga instructor Laura Edelman will be teaching yoga classes for tweens and...

No school on Martha's Vineyard Thursday

There will be no school on Martha's Vineyard for a third day in a row. Martha's Vineyard Superintendent of School James Weiss told The Times...

Tuning in to Super Bowl XLIX

Catch the big game on one of 39 televisions across the Island this Sunday.

Martha’s Vineyard residents targeted in debit, credit card fraud

More than 100 Island bank customers have reported fraudulent debit card charges from stores in locations they never visited.

Epic blizzard departs Vineyard, leaving a massive cleanup job

More than two feet of snow in some spots left emergency responders and road crews stretched to the limit.

State officials hear first-responder communications concerns

MEMA communications specialists hold Island-wide meeting to hear of radio shortcomings.

Alley Cat closes its doors in style

The popular Vineyard Haven boutique will make its final sale on Saturday.

New ownership at the Ocean View

Earlier this month the Ocean View Restaurant in Oak Bluffs came under the ownership of Mike Santoro, who owns the Lookout Tavern and Fishbones...