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Scituate skates past MVRHS girls, 2-0

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Sometimes the puck just doesn’t go in the net. The MVRHS girls hockey team had one of those games against longtime rival Scituate in...

Chilmark spends $900,000 to secure land for ambulance barn

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Chilmark selectmen recently finalized a deal to buy land behind town hall. The purchase will help further the multiyear quest to replace the town’s...

Vandalism unnerves Edgartown neighborhood

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Updated Dec. 23 A string of vandalism in Edgartown caused damage of varying degrees to several homes early Friday morning. The damage is connected to...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Fireplace glowing and frosty winds blowing

Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chit chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by...

Fewer wells testing positive for PFAS

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The investigation into contamination from per- or polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) continues at Martha’s Vineyard Airport, and this week’s results are encouraging. Out of 76...

Revived ‘Airbnb bill’ heads to Governor’s desk

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The Massachusetts House and Senate leaders finalized a deal Thursday night to tax and regulate short-term housing rentals through websites like Airbnb and VRBO,...

Selectmen give owner of foreclosed house a lifeline

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West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously on Wednesday, Dec. 19, to give the former owner of 1034 State Rd., which was taken in a tax...

Eversource, AG’s office warn of scam

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On Dec. 19, The Times received a faxed promotional flyer that touted the ability to “take control” over one’s Eversource electric rate, which the...

Note to readers

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Because of our printing schedule, this newspaper was produced and shipped to the printer on Friday. For breaking news since then, please check out...

Best in MV sports 2018

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Middle school hoops championships The Charter School girls held off Tisbury, 34-27, to win the first sports title in school history, and the Edgartown Eagles...

Proud night for Edgartown, Tisbury fire chiefs

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On the evening of Wednesday, Dec. 19, a group of Edgartown and Tisbury firefighters achieved a Vineyard milestone, becoming the first volunteer training graduates...

Bill Glazier: ‘Worth its weight in gold’

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Once a week, rain or shine, for the past 10 years, Edgartown resident Bill Glazier has been delivering food to seniors as part of...

Christmas and Christmas Eve services

Christmas Eve Monday, Dec. 24 4 pm: Christmas Eve Family Eucharist St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 51 Winter St., Edgartown 4 pm: Christmas Eve Vigil Mass St. Augustine’s Church, 56 Franklin...

Joan Collins: ‘I should pay them’

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Joan Collins is seated, and four first graders — two boys and two girls — gather round, eager and alert. In another corner, a teacher’s...

In her element

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When Jennifer Passafiume was 5 years old, she took her first swimming lesson at the Bend in the Road Beach. At 15 she was...

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank sponsors van to ‘Godwink Christmas’ movie

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank sponsored a shuttle van for residents of the Hillside and Woodside retirement communities to attend the bank’s sponsored screenings of...

Eleanor Colwell Barrie

Eleanor Colwell Barrie, 94, died peacefully at her home in Vineyard Haven on Dec. 16, 2018. She was born on June 30, 1924, to...

YMCA merges with Ice Arena

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Leaders at the YMCA and the Martha’s Vineyard Arena have approved a merger between the two entities, according to a joint release from arena...

Movie night was fun and appreciated

To the Editor: On behalf of the residents of Island Elderly Housing, I would like to thank the Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank and Patti Leighton...

Consultant’s report proves his point

To the Editor: Does the board have the required courage to have itself reviewed? That’s something I posted on August 11 on Save our Steamship...