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Get your groove on

An open mic night will be held at Island Music, the guitar shop on Main Street in Vineyard Haven, on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at...

Deep relaxation

Welcome the New Year on Sunday, Jan. 1, from 4:30 to 5:45 pm with a Restorative Sound Journey. Using Himalayan and crystal singing bowls,...

Walking in his path

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John McCarter and Kody, his amazingly appealing and photogenic Pomeranian, have given us a fabulous gift — “Kody’s World: The Unseen Martha’s Vineyard.” To...

Explore art

A scavenger hunt at the Oak Bluffs library is designed to share treasured 3D panels created by artist Margot Datz. The 17 panels, located...

UPDATE: Living the dream

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After a coastal storm caused street flooding and ferry cancellations on Friday, Martha's Vineyard woke up to a fresh coating of snow Saturday morning...

Edgartown discusses Norton Point takeover

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The Edgartown parks department met Thursday to discuss the town’s next steps in taking over Norton Point Beach after it was announced last week...

Up-Island school budget certified with a call

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The up-Island school committee voted 4-1 to certify the fiscal year 2024 budget after a public hearing on Thursday evening, just in time for...

Powerful storm pounds Martha’s Vineyard

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This story is being updated frequently. If you know of any storm-related news write to us at editor@mvtimes.com. Islanders woke up Friday morning to driving...

Tisbury boosts residential exemption

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Tisbury’s select board voted 2-0 on Wednesday to fatten the town’s residential tax exemption from 18 percent to 22 percent. The change comes as...

Batten down those hatches (and reindeer)

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The Island is gearing up for what’s expected to be a significant wind and rain storm. According to the National Weather Service, winds are expected...

West Tisbury approves VTA electric bus equipment plan

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Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) administrator Angela Gompert returned during a Wednesday, Dec. 21, meeting with a new plan to install a 500-kilowatt transformer for...

County kicks off Norton Point negotiations

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With the Trustees of Reservations stepping away from their role as stewards and managers of Norton Point Beach, Dukes County Commissioners must work to...

MVRHS committee approves FY24  budget

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After a public hearing on Wednesday, Dec. 21, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee voted 6-1 to approve the amended proposed fiscal...

Oak Bluffs, Tisbury look to triple embarkation fees

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In a joint meeting with the select board on Dec. 21, the Oak Bluffs finance and advisory committee recommended an increase to the town’s...

Owen Downie, naval hero

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On Dec. 16, veterans gathered in the General George Goethals American Legion Post in Vineyard Haven for a Wreaths Across America ceremony, an event...

Liquor law change endorsed by Tisbury select board

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During a brief public hearing on Dec. 21, the Tisbury select board voted 2-0 to support a legislative change that allows alcohol to be...

Stop the bleeding — regionalize

Someone dared utter the word “regionalize” on the Vineyard, and fires did not ignite spontaneously, massive waves did not crash over the Island, and...

M.V. receives state grant for adult education

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The Baker-Polito administration announced in a press release that numerous adult education providers, including Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools, were awarded “historic funding amounts” totaling...

Cheer by the forkful from Edgartown PD

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On Saturday, Dec. 17, Vineyard seniors got a holiday treat from the Edgartown Police Department, a filet mignon dinner. Police officers traded in their...

Heart for Sofia Hart

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A community fundraiser for a 29-year-old Vineyard resident who is on the waiting list for a heart transplant garnered roughly $25,000 on Dec. 18. In...