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Steamship cancels some Sunday ferries due to weather

According to an alert from the Steamship Authority, the following trips have been canceled due to weather conditions: MV WOODS HOLE 4:05 pm Woods Hole...

Girls and boys lax off to winning starts

The MVRHS girls and boys lacrosse teams began a new era of play in the Cape and Islands League with opening-day victories over the...

Vineyard tennis serves up winners in season openers

The MVRHS tennis teams started off the season and their debuts in the Cape and Island League with opening-day victories on Thursday afternoon. With a...

Dorothy (Rockwood) Bolster

Dorothy Louise Bolster, 86, died March 16, 2019, at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, R.I. She was born June 4, 1932, in Bridgeport, Conn., the...

West Tisbury firefighters snuff out brush fire

The West Tisbury Fire Department deployed a tanker and both its brushbreakers to attack a hillside brush fire in a wooded area off Buttonwood...

West Tisbury approves 2019 Ag Hall schedule

West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously to approve a list of approved uses for the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society’s hall and grounds. The list comes...

Additional 30,000 H-2B visas announced

In a win for seasonal businesses that use foreign workers, U.S. Rep. Bill Keating, D-Bourne, has announced an additional 30,000 H-2B visas for the...

Island estuaries have a nitrogen issue

After three years of study, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, in tandem with Brian Howes, director of the Coastal Systems Program and a professor at...

Plaques belong in museum

To the Editor: First, I take issue with the title of the article published in The MV Times on March 28, “Civil war over Confederate...

Ground is broken on Greenwood Avenue housing

Island Housing Trust (IHT) broke ground on its latest affordable housing project Thursday on Greenwood Avenue in Tisbury, across the street from the entrance...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: So Close and Yet So Far Away

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 Fred...

Voters asked to create zones for recreational marijuana

On the cusp of final approval from the commonwealth for his medical marijuana business, Patient Centric of Martha’s Vineyard, CEO Geoff Rose is now...

Vineyard Montessori students become U.N. delegates

Students from the Vineyard Montessori School got a chance to participate in the Montessori Model United Nations (MMUN) program at the United Nations (U.N.)...

Falmouth P.D. warns public of ‘lethal opioid’ after three deaths

Falmouth Police have alerted the public to four overdoses, including three deaths, within the past three days. Police posted the public service message on the...

Dukes County ranked 50th healthiest community

U.S. News ranked America’s 500 healthiest communities for 2018–19, and Dukes County ranked No. 50 overall, and No. 1 in Massachusetts. Communities were ranked...

Herring return to Martha’s Vineyard waters

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head natural resources department recently documented the first herring sighting of the season with its underwater herring camera. As...

Meet Melisande Knowles

Blended voices echo generations of sound off the white walls and hardwood floors at Windemere’s Unit 3 Nursing and Rehabilitation Center every Monday afternoon. “What...

Man target-shooting at Crackatuxet didn’t see fisherman

An up-Island man in his 70s was target-shooting on Crackatuxet Beach in Edgartown Wednesday afternoon, but was unaware of a person fishing approximately 250...

Chilmark: MVFF success

Thank you to all the folks and volunteers at MVFF for another great film festival, a place to eat out and hang out in...

What’s your sign?

Astrology, the study of the movements and positions of celestial bodies and their influence on people and the natural world, has gotten a bad...