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Business brief: Rectrix to provide ground services for JetBlue

Rectrix Commercial Aviation Services, Inc., a provider of private charter jets, aircraft management, and fixed-base operations services in Florida and Massachusetts, has been selected...

Bridge results

Due to the weather, no games were held at either the Edgartown Bridge Club or the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club last week.At the Island...


So the Vineyard looks more like the Arctic than any of us could have imagined, and cabin fever seems to be at an all-time...

 Free program on the basics of Alzheimer's offered

The Alzheimer’s Association will present a workshop on the basic issues of Alzheimer's and related dementias on Thursday, March 12, from 1 to 3...


Here I am, reporting once again from the Arctic tundra, with no end in sight to the icy spectacle. Between the treacherously slippery ground...

Tisbury workshop on tax exemptions for residents 65 and older

Tisbury assistant tax assessor Ann Marie Cywinski will be available at 1 pm, Monday, March 2, at the Tisbury Senior Center to provide information...

Oak Bluffs

Are we there yet? Meaning, Are we almost at the end of this stormy, snowy winter? The snow and ice have brought many planned...

MVCS names Jan Hatchard new donor-relations manager

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS), the Island’s umbrella social services agency, announced that Jan Hatchard has rejoined the agency in the newly created position...

READ THIS! A walk in the PARCC?

There’s a new test in town, and it’s coming to your school. Hopefully by now you have heard that MCAS is out, and PARCC...

Jean Hopkins Sargent

Jean Hopkins Sargent of Vineyard Haven, formerly of Needham, died on Feb. 21. She was 81.Jean grew up in Newton, and graduated from the...

Martha’s Vineyard provides a winter home for sea ducks of all varieties

The largest number of ducks often remain on the water just off land, but recent weather conditions have forced them into local bays.

Martha’s Vineyard Times honored by the New England News and Press Association

Science reporting, spot news reporting, and design were among the winning categories.

Sue Donovan Alton

Sue (Donovan) Alton, of Forest Hills, Pa., died Feb. 11. She was 91.Sue was a graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and retired as...

Vineyard icemen fall short in MIAA tournament bid

The hockey team needed two wins in the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Tournament to qualify for state play.

Aquinnah takes ownership of Gay Head Light

The federal government sold the historic structure for $1, clearing the way to relocate the lighthouse.

Harvest of the Month: Pea shoots

Growing pea shoots on a sunny windowsill in February is the greatest antidote to chilly, snowy days. In defiance of the bitter cold, round...

Girls defeat Bishop Stang, 52-36, clinch fourth seed playoff spot

The team’s first playoff game is 4:30 pm, Wednesday at home.

Vineyard teams gear up for student playoffs

Martha’s Vineyard hockey and basketball teams will be in the thick of playoff action.

Martha’s Vineyard boys basketball team claims EAC co-crown

lThe boys are Eastern Athletic Conference co-champs and now move on to the state tournament following their win 59-41 over Bishop Stang Friday night.