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Roy B. Hope

Roy B. Hope died surrounded by family on Saturday, December 29, at Falmouth Hospital.A viewing will be held for family and friends at Nickerson-Bourne...

Oak Bluffs library gets a new Steinway

Over the Christmas holiday, David Stanwood delivered a new Steinway baby grand to the Oak Bluffs library. In a video produced by the Times,...

Edgartown Inn sells for $5 million

Updated Jan. 2The Edgartown Inn has sold to developer Charles Hajjar, a Milton-based developer, for $5 million.Earle K. Radford Jr. purchased the historic inn...

Travel alert: Strong winds force some cancellations

Updated Jan. 1 8:15 amThe following trips have been canceled due to Weather conditions.MV ISLAND HOME 6 am Woods Hole to Vineyard HavenMV MARTHA'S...

Islanders share wishes for 2019

Meditate more. Lose 10 pounds. Write stuff down. Whatever it is you wish to accomplish in 2019, The Times wants to know. We set...

Tisbury firefighters extinguish chimney fire

The Tisbury Fire Department responded to a chimney fire at a home on the corner of Paula Avenue and Lambert’s Cove Road at about...

Joan M. Glodis

Joan Glodis, born Sept. 19, 1938, to Philip and Edna Duprey in Worcester, died Dec. 3, 2018, in the company of her daughters in...

Vineyarders ground Falcons in boys hoops

Martha’s Vineyard and Mashpee played one heckuva boys basketball game Friday night at the Sancy Pachico Gym in Oak Bluffs. Feeding off the energy...

SSA cancels some Friday evening ferries due to weather

According to alerts received from the Steamship Authority, the 5:20pm, 6:15pm and 7:15pm Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole and 6:15pm, 6:30pm and 7:30pm Woods...

Governor Baker signs AirBnb tax bill

Friday afternoon, Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a bill that seeks to tax and regulate short-term rentals like those offered at AirBnB and...

Therese J. (Farland) Evans

Therese J. (Farland) Evans died on December 11, 2018, at the age of 90. Born and raised in Oak Bluffs, she was the daughter...

Man struck by car in West Tisbury

Updated Dec. 31At approximately 10:30 am, Friday, West Tisbury police, fire, and Tri-Town Ambulance responded to an incident involving a car striking a pedestrian...

Elizabeth ‘Anne’ Carter

Elizabeth “Anne” Carter died unexpectedly on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018,  at Mass General Hospital with her loving family by her side holding her hands.She...

Island unaffected by statewide 911 issues

A statewide technical problem that led to a brief 911 outage Friday morning did not affect the Island.Dukes County Sheriff’s Office deputy Anthony Gould...

Police arrest man disembarking Island Home

Tisbury police and a Massachusetts state trooper arrested a man on the passenger ramp at the Steamship Authority terminal in Vineyard Haven Wednesday afternoon....

A common goal

To the editor:All too often the perceived needs of Woods Hole and the Vineyard are at odds, especially with regard to the Steamship Authority....

Ava Pearl had previous engine failures

Last May the fast ferry Ava Pearl lost power off East Chop and was towed into Vineyard Haven.  A U.S. Coast investigation of the...

End of year amendment greenlights Yellow House project

After crossing their T’s and dotting their I’s on historic and conservation restrictions for the Yellow House, Edgartown made one last amendment to their...