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Museum sparkles during opening gala

The evening started with champagne, ended with fireworks over Vineyard Haven Harbor, and had a keynote address by legendary author David McCullough sandwiched in...

Tisbury School flunks air quality assessment

An air quality evaluation of Tisbury School by the state Department of Public Health (DPH) shows the aging building lacks proper ventilation that could...

Barwick may be out as building inspector

The Tisbury board of selectmen made more than two dozen appointments to jobs and committees Tuesday night, but it was who was missing from...

Falmouth select board: SSA does what it wants

For the second week in a row, the Steamship Authority got a chilly reception in the town where its headquarters are located.At a meeting...

Get Island-specific warnings through CodeRED

Islanders, businesses, and visitors can expect a recorded call from Martha’s Vineyard emergency managers Tuesday morning about the CodeRED system.Island emergency managers have licensed...

Coast Guard vessel hit by laser from ferry

A young passenger aboard the Island Home ferry during the 7:15 pm crossing from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole shone a laser into the...

Woman accused of embezzling $3 million

A woman who allegedly embezzled $3 million from her Waltham-based employer used some of that money to buy a home in Vineyard Haven, according...

Judge rules against tribe in casino case

A federal judge has ruled that the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) must adhere to local permits for the construction of its Aquinnah...

SSA, Woods Hole residents clash over terminal

The Steamship Authority board promised it was there to listen, but Woods Hole residents who filled more than 100 seats of the Falmouth High...

Back in the paddle again

We had a terrible kayaking experience during an excursion from a cruise ship in the Caribbean. My son and I did fine, but my...

Momentum builds for state seal change

There is a renewed effort to change the state seal, particularly the arm and sword above a Native American that is seen by some...

SSA diverts some ferries

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven.M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 12:00PMM/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole...

Audience ‘wowed’ by Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO

A wide-ranging forum held by Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO Denise Schepici covered the increasing number of primary-care positions, the slow death of Windemere nursing...

Pulitzer prizewinning journalist Tony Horwitz dies

Tony Horwitz, a Pulitzer prizewinning journalist for the Wall Street Journal and a best-selling author who made his year-round home in West Tisbury, died...

Bringing Peter Simon’s life into focus

 Updated May 28More than 350 people crowded inside the Chilmark Community Center Monday to show Peter Simon something he’d shown to so many others...

SSA, your slip is showing

Updated at 12:15 pmThere was a noticeable uptick at the Woods Hole terminal Friday morning as tourists pulling luggage, toting golf clubs, and pushing...

Mill House demo leads to new protocol

A meeting between builder Peter Rosbeck Jr., building inspector Ken Barwick, historic commission chairman Harold Chapdelaine, and Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) officials was held...

Edibles blamed for Edgartown overdoses

Updated May 20Three people were taken to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Friday night after overdosing on edibles containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main ingredient in cannabis,...

Bread, soup, and camaraderie

The first thing that hit you was the smell wafting outside. You knew something good was happening inside. Pull open the door at the...

Final headliner announced for Beach Road Weekend

Beach Road Weekend’s second headliner is Phil Lesh and Friends, Adam Epstein, promoter of the three-day festival, told The Times.Lesh is the former bassist...