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Chilmark selectmen push for fire chief contract

The Chilmark board of selectmen and Fire Chief David Norton are moving closer to a contract for the longtime chief, who has worked as...

Oak Bluffs library tackles trash

With looming dark clouds above on Tuesday, the rain held off for long enough to allow for the Oak Bluffs Public Library's Community Walk...

Vineyard Haven Harbor electrical investigation continues

Tisbury Department of Public Works director Ray Tattersall told The Times he has reached out to industrial electrician Cole Powers for assistance in an...

Cryptocurrency conference comes to the Island

A cryptocurrency conference will be held on-Island next week, moderated by Dr. Curt Cetrulo, a retired medical doctor, former professor at Tufts University, and...

Edgartown Police search for missing elder

Updated 1:45 pmAn elder missing in Edgartown has been found in good health, according to Edgartown Police Lieutenant Chris Dolby. Dolby said she was...

Fence is more than an eyesore

To the Editor:The fence at Tradewinds is more than an eyesore, it is morally confounding. How did an activity as benign as walking your...

Friends of Family Planning shows gratitude

To the Editor:The board and art show committee from Friends of Family Planning wants to express our gratitude and appreciation to the following:Liza Coogan...

Trees fell, and you helped clean them up

To the Editor:Philosophers can debate George Berkeley’s eternal question, "If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make...

Prepared to help in time of need

To the Editor:On behalf of the American Red Cross and the Island volunteer service organizations (Salvation Army, M.V. Medical Reserve Corps, and M.V. Disaster...

Something’s rotten at Tradewinds

To the Editor:A few years ago my husband, Drew, and I adopted a 6-month-old puppy from the M.V. Animal Shelter. Rosie was full of...

Quote of the week

“It’s hard to understate the enormity of impact that this house and the community inside it have made on the quality of the life...

The Big Question: Limit on cars?

Should there be a limit to the number of cars on the Island?Reply:Yes! I think there should be a limit to the number of...

Aquinnah families hit the jackpot

Two Island families will be making Aquinnah their permanent home after being selected by lottery to purchase new homes built by the Island Housing...

Court Report: May 25, 2018 – May 31, 2018

May 25, 2018Barrett A. Saben, Oak Bluffs; DOB 8/11/52, OUI-liquor or .08%, second offense, negligent operation of motor vehicle: continued to pretrial conference. May 29,...

West Tisbury: Congratulations Charter School class of 2018

It’s Flag Day. Bill Haynes’ birthday. Special Election Day in West Tisbury. Voting begins at 7 am at the Public Safety Building. “Shall the...

Garden Notes: The Sunny Place

Taken from “A Pattern Language” (Christopher Alexander et al., Oxford), No. 161 is the sunny place: “Of course, if the place is really to...

Merissa Nathan Gerson presents ‘Inherited Trauma 101’

On Thursday, June 14, at 4:30 pm, writer and educator Merissa Nathan Gerson will give a presentation at the West Tisbury library addressing the...

Right out of a movie

On a rainy Sunday night in late May, Islander Josh Paulson brought his girlfriend Lizzie to a movie at the Capawock. It was a...

Thomas Dresser presents ‘Whaling on Martha’s Vineyard’

On Thursday, June 7, at 5 pm at the West Tisbury library, local author Thomas Dresser will present his newly released book, “Whaling on...

Bridge Notes

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, no game was held on May 28 for the Edgartown Bridge Club.At the May 29, 7 pm game...