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Vineyard Haven Library 5k and Fun Run

Discounted early registration is now open for the annual 5k race to benefit Vineyard Haven Public Library. According to a press release, on Sunday,...

Registration open for fall literature seminar with Phil Weinstein

Philip Weinstein, the Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor of English Emeritus at Swarthmore College, will present the next in the ongoing program series “Islanders Read...

M.V. Airport Business Park

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Defining the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Business Park is tricky. It has 101 leaseholding businesses, is located on airport land, has two parcels that are...

Union Chapel welcomes Dr. Aliya F. Browne

As the Union Chapel 2019 season comes to a close this Sunday, Sept. 1, trustee Dr. Aliya F. Browne will deliver the sermon. Browne is...

Court Report: August 19 – August 26

August 19, 2019 Cicero Emanuel Deassis, Edgartown; DOB 9/3/95, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes violation: continued to pretrial conference.   August 22, 2019 Rahjiv Amarsingh, Worcester;...

Cribbage Results

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On August 20 at 6 pm, the Vineyard Cribbage Club met at the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs for week 22. Only 18 players...

Bad Martha’s locally made oyster stout

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You’ve heard of milk stout, oatmeal stout, dry stout, and even chocolate stout, but how about oyster stout? Oyster stout now exists on the Island...

Cloud of controversy follows Alan Dershowitz

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Updated August 29 Harvard Law professor and high-profile defense attorney Alan Dershowitz will discuss his new book, “Defending Israel: The Story of My Relationship with...

Quote of the Week

“That’s going to be a problem.” –Vineyard Haven fisherman Jeff Canha, on whether the proposed Vineyard Wind site would be off-limits to fishermen

Edgartown: Life is starting to slow down

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Island life is starting to slow down, and Labor Day is upon us. What do you think? Was it busier than usual, quieter than...

The Big Question: New marijuana facility

Is it a problem that the person applying for a marijuana facility in Tisbury had his liquor license suspended at a bar in Boston...

Garden Notes: Ahoy, Labor Day!

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The season winds down, and containers often look it, with lanky stems short on flowers. You can toss them, or — you can practice...

Coast Guard releases West Chop docs

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In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, with repeated appeals, made by The Times, the U.S. Coast Guard released more than 400...

Sheriff’s office offers inmate education program

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The Dukes County Sheriff’s office is now offering inmates at the Jail and House of Correction the opportunity to utilize Education Over Obstacles tablets. The...

Oak Bluffs joins complete count committee

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Oak Bluffs selectmen tapped planning board chairman Ewell Hopkins to sit on the complete count committee to help brainstorm ways to get more people...

MVRHS wins Special Olympics award

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Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School is being recognized with a “national banner,” recognizing its efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with...

Have faith: Harbor Homes MV

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I met last week with Father Chip Seadale from St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and with Karen Tewhey, Associate Commissioner for Homeless Prevention for Dukes...

Oak Bluffs: Labor Day crowds

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Here we are again four days before Labor Day 2019 and the start of school the next day. There do seem to be fewer...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: August 19 – 23, 2019

Chilmark Aug. 23, Robert L. Ameen sold 458 North Rd. to Nancy Ameen for $560,000.   Edgartown Aug. 19, Joseph R. Jokubaitis, Personal Representative of the estate of...

Tisbury: Why on earth?

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Heard on Main Street: We have two lives, and the second begins when you realize you only have one. Drivers in town need to be...