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Photos: Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod

With the new year comes the start of the second century that U.S Coast Guard aviators have guarded American shores. Along with stations across...

Featherstone’s new modular building rolls through Vineyard Haven

Featherstone Center for the Arts’ new pottery studio arrived on-Island Thursday. State Police Sergeant Joseph Pimental escorted the sections up State and Edgartown-Vineyard Haven...

Schools delay opening two hours due to snow

Updated, 9:45 am FridayMartha's Vineyard schools, including the MV Public Charter School, will open two hours later this morning due to the snow, according...

Welcome to the Island, baby Acacia

The first Island baby of 2017 arrived at Martha's Vineyard Hospital at 9:03 am on Wednesday, Jan. 4. Acacia Lima was born to parents...

Island Pitch Perfect contest

Updated Jan. 20, 1:07 pmIf you have an idea for a product, a process, or a procedure, the Island Pitch Perfect contest could bring...

Movement afoot at long-dormant Bradley Square

Thursday night, Matt Viaggio, owner of the half-acre lot at the intersection of Masonic Avenue and Dukes County Avenue in Oak Bluffs, a.k.a. Bradley...

Challengers portend lively election season in Oak Bluffs

This April’s Oak Bluffs town election is already shaping up to be a spirited affair.Two of the five seats on the board of selectmen...

A selectman as MVC commissioner: Not so surprising after all

As we reported in last week’s Times (Oak Bluffs selectmen appoint selectman Gail Barmakian to the MVC, Dec. 29), the appointment of a selectman...

Rep. Dylan Fernandes sworn in on Beacon Hill

Dylan Fernandes officially became the new state representative for the Cape and Islands when he was sworn in at an inaugural ceremony at the...

Why some places need to burn

After a few delays due to higher winds, The Trustees of Reservations burned part of Wasque on Nov. 14. Folks over 50 might remember...

Islanders have priority access to two off-Island detox centers

As part of a pilot program, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) and Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) have entered into an agreement with two...

New Years resolutions

What’s your New Year’s resolution for your business? More technology? Take more vacation? Hire more help?Send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com with the subject line...

A whale of a July Fourth adventure

Dear Geek,With all of the calamities that happen to computers and other technology, you must have some pretty funny stories. What experience provided you...

Good old-fashioned customer service

Living on an Island presents all kinds of challenges. It's tough to keep an off-Island doctor's appointment, for example, on a day when ferry...

Pear tree removal on Clough Lane delayed

Town administrator Jay Grande told Tisbury selectmen on Tuesday that the removal of two Bradford pear trees on a property on Clough Lane in...

Robert Ogden sworn in as Dukes County Sheriff

Robert Ogden is the new sheriff in town. Mr. Ogden was sworn in as the new Dukes County Sheriff on Wednesday afternoon at the...

Tisbury School raises $3,000 for Red Stocking Fund

The Tisbury School participated in their third annual ‘Tigers Give Week’ from Dec. 12 through Dec. 16. Activities that week focused on the spirit...

Where is the sense in hospital parking policy?

To the Editor:At 2:30 am Wednesday, I was diagnosed at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital's emergency room with both pneumonia and the flu. As usual,...

Climate change, the Vineyard environment, and the president

Supporters of Donald Trump wanted a president who could “shake up the system.” Given the president-elect’s proposed cabinet choices and advisors, we can expect...

MVRHS sports results Dec. 28, 2016-Jan. 3, 2017

Boys Varsity Hockey (2-2-1) Wed., Dec. 28: Spaulding (N.H.) 6, Martha’s Vineyard 3 MV goals: Aksel Cooperrider, Jacob Gundersen, Nainoa CooperriderThu., Dec. 29: Martha’s Vineyard 4,...