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Plenty of jobs; few workers

Stop & Shop says it would like to hire 100 new part-time employees for its Edgartown and Vineyard Haven stores.  Other Island business owners are...

SSA meets its prints

Anyone who has spent any time inside the Steamship Authority’s Vineyard Haven terminal knows it’s never going to be confused with any of the...

No fireworks, but visitors still came

The Fourth of July weekend was busy, but not as busy as is typical on Martha’s Vineyard. That seems to be the consensus from...

New assistant fire chief hired by Tisbury

Tisbury has a new assistant fire chief. Patrick Rolston was hired by a unanimous vote of the select board Tuesday. Rolston replaces Greg Leland, who...

Gomez defeats Loberg in Tisbury race

  Updated June 24 Former selectman Larry Gomez is back on the select board after defeating incumbent Melinda Loberg and political newcomer Melanie Englert. During Tuesday’s election,...

Supreme Court rejects Trump’s DACA decision

Updated 3:30 pm The U.S. Supreme Court dealt the Trump administration another blow this week, this time rejecting President Donald Trump’s order to rescind the...

Three vie for one select board seat in Tisbury

Ahead of the Tisbury town election on Tuesday, June 23, we reached out to incumbent Melinda Loberg and challengers Larry Gomez and Melanie Englert,...

Pandemic has had ‘severe negative impact’ on business

It’s been pretty clear that the COVID-19 pandemic decimated Island businesses over the past three months, and has left business owners wondering what the...

Standing in support of Black Lives Matter

The blaring of honking horns you may have heard at Five Corners Thursday afternoon was in support of four people holding signs to show...

Dining in the park is no longer on menu

Adam Epstein, a part-time Island resident and promoter of Beach Road Weekend, has pulled the plug on a short-lived idea to offer al fresco...

How food truck regulations roll

Regulations that essentially make it impossible to have a food truck in Vineyard Haven, unless you park it in front of an existing restaurant,...

Phil Wallis: ‘I’m not a museum guy’

When his brother, David, told him about an opportunity at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum five years ago, Phil Wallis wasn’t looking for a job,...

Dining in the park?

The person who brought Beach Road Weekend to the Island last summer is looking at an innovative idea he thinks might help the Island’s...

The forgotten heroes of D-Day

The men who landed on the beaches of Normandy are regarded as heroes, and they most certainly deserve that moniker. But the D-Day invasion...

Shell game: Board tackles abutter dispute

The Tisbury board of selectmen quickly authorized town administrator Jay Grande to sign a license for a newly approved aquaculture farm. Then they debated for...

Housing needed now more than ever

There was no tent. No lovely vistas of golfers at Farm Neck. No fluffy eggs or fruit bowls. And there were no mimosas (at...

‘We’re creating a foundation in the community’

It will be a BYOM (bring your own mimosa) event when Island Housing Trust (IHT) holds its annual fundraising brunch on June 1. Because...

Now playing: More office space?

The town of Tisbury is looking at using Katharine Cornell Theater for office space, to spread out town employees without moving them to other...

Ferry traffic down dramatically on Memorial Day weekend

The usual crowds for sunset at Menemsha were nonexistent on Monday night, Main Street in Vineyard Haven was quiet, and one longtime Island resident...

Print edition of The Times delayed one day

Your print edition of the Martha’s Vineyard Times will be a day late. Due to problems at the plant used to print the newspaper, one...