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Graysen Kirk: ‘I really hope that I can change something’

On June 19, under a blanket of blue sky and midafternoon humidity, hundreds of demonstrators marched from Vineyard Haven to Oak Bluffs to commemorate...

Update: COVID-19 cases pop up at Nancy’s, Morning Glory Farm

Updated July 1  Erring on the side of caution, Nancy’s Restaurant closed Monday for a deep cleaning after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Speaking to...

Island Autism Group will have a new forever home

Island Autism Group (IAG) is another step closer to providing long-term housing and a comprehensive support hub for those with autism on Martha’s Vineyard. Three...

Baker relaxes self-quarantine advisory

Updated 8:50 pm Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday that visitors coming to Massachusetts from New England, New York, and New Jersey will not be asked...

Allan F. Davey

Allan F. Davey, 85, died on Monday morning, June 29, 2020, at his home in Vineyard Haven. He was predeceased by his wife, Judith...

Mary Stokes French

Mary Stokes French, 92, of West Tisbury, passed away on June 29, 2020, at her home. She was the wife of the late George...

Carl E. Greer Jr.

Carl E. Greer Jr., 84, died Saturday night, June 27, 2020, at his home at Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs.  A memorial service will be...

Christopher Fried

A longtime resident of Martha’s Vineyard, Christopher Owen Fried died on June 20, 2020. He was 73 years old. Chris is survived by his daughter,...

Robyn Bandele Nash

Robyn Bandele Nash, Esq., 66, of Edgartown died on Thursday evening, June 25, 2020, at the family home in Oak Bluffs.  She was predeceased by...

Committee to review Church Street charging project

On Monday, Edgartown selectmen approved the membership of the Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) Church Street committee. The formation of the committee arose from a petition...

Building committee goes with $56.7 million option

Updated 8:30 pm Emotions were running high Monday night over how to proceed with the Tisbury School renovation-and-addition project, with the building committee's chair, Rachel...

Updated: Vineyard gives Schilling surprise salute

  Updated July 1 Tisbury Fire Chief John Schilling received an all-Island surprise tribute Monday night at Veterans Memorial Park. After 40 years on the Tisbury...

Update: one new confirmed case, two probable cases added

Updated 8:10 pm A new confirmed case of COVID-19 and two new probable cases bring the Island’s total number of confirmed cases to 34 and...

New York Times Book Review editor on how to foster a love of reading

Pamela Paul, the editor of the New York Times Book Review, has a book that just might help parents and their children during quarantine....

Woods arraigned in virtual district court

On Monday, Tisbury resident Eric Woods, 66, came before Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes telephonically, for arraignment on charges of assault and battery...

Motorist on MV Gay Head goes overboard

Updated July 1 A motorist traveling from Nantucket to Hyannis aboard the Steamship Authority ferry Gay Head on Saturday somehow went overboard, and was rescued...

Waterside work done for season in Woods Hole

Marine construction has ended for the season at the Steamship Authority terminal in Woods Hole. The Jay Cashman Inc. crane barge departed Friday. Thus...

Island RMV resumes some services

The Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) on Martha’s Vineyard has resumed some of its services. Speaking to the Times in front of the Island RMV,...

iEARN provides online international education platform

While schools are closed and both teachers and students are sequestered in their homes, one online education platform is continuing to connect educators and...

Legion will fly your flag

To the Editor: As you know, many U.S. flags that have covered the casket of a loved one are sitting and collecting dust, or packed...