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Vineyard boys lose to Wareham 75-56 to end playoff season

The Martha’s Vineyard squad could not overcome the sharpshooting Vikings.

‘Still Alice’: A moving portrait of Alzheimer’s

Oscar winner Julianne Moore shines in her portrayal of a woman in the throes of the disease.

Vineyard girls edge Hanover 55-53 in thriller to advance in state tourney

A 3-pointer sealed the deal with 18 seconds remaining in the game.
Martha's Vineyard Times Logo announces a change in online comment format

Martha's Vineyard Times publisher Peter Oberfest announced this week that The Times online comments would no longer be restricted to registered Facebook users. The...

An Island staycation

Making the most of school break at home

Bus will carry fans to Saturday's basketball playoff game

Bus transportation has been arranged to carry fans to the playoff game between the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball team and a strong...

Vineyarders tame wildcats 70-48, move on to quarter finals

Updated Friday, February 27 at 1:35pm The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball team came out firing on all cylinders Thursday at the Sancy...

Martha’s Vineyard adult education agency enters a new phase

With his breadth of nonprofit knowledge, executive director Sam Hart is breathing new life into ACE MV.

Vineyard girls hockey team falls to Fontbonne 3-1 to end season

Despite determined play, the girls could not overcome the firepower of one of the strongest teams in the state.

Film Center to the rescue

To the Editor: Like the rest of our Island community, the Island Community Chorus, with over 100 members, was getting restless and frustrated. Weekly snowstorms...

Bring back the Jersey boys

To the Editor: Zeus and Apollo, the team of Jersey oxen raised and trained as working animals at the FARM Institute (TFI) have been 'on...

Plea to preserve Denniston house

To the Editor: The following is a copy of a letter sent to Pam Melrose, chairman of the Oak Bluffs historical commission. I am writing on...

The Yard delivers the world

To the Editor: On behalf of the fifth- and sixth-grade classes of the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, I would like to thank The Yard...

Mullen Way concerns outlined

To the Editor: Recently a developer submitted a plan to subdivide a 7.1-acre parcel of land off the narrow lane Mullen Way in Edgartown. The...

What to do, and not do, on the long road

To the Editor: My name is Tara Nitardy, and I am recovering from an eating disorder. Next week is National Eating Disorders Awareness week. Do...

A grant game changer

To the Editor: An atmosphere of great celebration prevailed here at the Island Wide Youth Collaborative and Martha’s Vineyard Community Services last week following the...

Commuters a consequence of housing gap

To the Editor: I would like to ask the The Times to follow up on two issues related to and touched upon by Barry Stringfellow...

Marvelous project, wonderful kids

To the Editor: Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6 and 7, the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School and the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse Theater Project staged four...

A welcome flicker of life

The prospect that life might return to the Strand Theater in Oak Bluffs and the Capawock Theater in Vineyard Haven is good news. These...

One of Edgartown’s finest

To the Editor: The extraordinary beauty of this Island has always enchanted me. I call it one big Japanese garden. The Island is alive with...