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Practice bomb for sale is a relic of one man’s passion

“Inactive practice bomb for sale” read a recent ad in The Martha’s Vineyard Times classifieds section. There was very little information; the ad said...

Stop and Shop proposes to expand Edgartown store

Stop and Shop representatives presented conceptual plans for an 11,320-square-foot expansion of the Edgartown store on Upper Main Street to members of the Edgartown...

UMass students present results of Island homelessness study

A group of eight students from the University of Massachusetts Medical School Rural Health Scholars program are expected to present the results of a...

Chappy ferry captain proposes new dock

Chappy ferry captain and owner Peter Wells wants to build a dock to connect his spare slip to the Edgartown town float on the...

New Dukes County social workers will focus on homelessness

As early as November, Dukes County will add two newly created and externally funded part-time positions for social workers under the county umbrella; their...

Farmers Market considers move to the new Ag Hall

In what has grown into a perennial debate, West Tisbury Farmers Market (WTFM) vendors are mulling the pros and cons of moving the outdoor...

Airport on track to meet FAA deadlines and expectations

Martha’s Vineyard airport commissioners met last Thursday and received an update on the status of the airport’s efforts to comply with FAA standards following...

Car thief swaps one stolen car for another, later found totaled in Katama

Edgartown Police are investigating the theft of a 2002 red Chevrolet Geo Prizm from the Dark Woods town lot near the Triangle Friday night...

Parking ban on Main Street, Edgartown, was for underground repairs

Edgartown instituted an all-night parking ban along a portion of Main Street that began at 6 pm Wednesday to allow the replacement of an...

Chappy Ferry is down to one boat to allow for routine maintenance

The Chappaquiddick ferry will operate with only one boat for about two months, starting Oct. 17, ferry owner and Captain Peter Wells told Edgartown...

Bay scallop season opens across the Island

The much-anticipated scallop season has begun to open around the Island.Edgartown’s recreational scallop season opened on Oct. 1 for dip-netters. The commercial season opens...

Island clergy organize to open doors for winter homeless population

Island Clergy Association members are devising a plan to operate a rotating winter homeless shelter from January to March. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in...

MVC signs off on demolition of century-old Edgartown house

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) voted unanimously last Thursday to allow the demolition of a 1890-era house in Edgartown following a review of the...

Edgartown begins preparations for tax-possession lot auctions

Edgartown selectmen will explore options to sell off lots the town owns, largely acquired as a result of foreclosures due to unpaid property taxes....

Edgartown Council on Aging luncheon highlights value of volunteers

On Friday, the Edgartown Council on Aging held a luncheon to honor and thank the volunteers who contribute so much to the program. Despite...

Women Empowered honors four Vineyard women at annual brunch

Women Empowered, an Island life-coaching nonprofit, honored four Vineyard women at the organization’s fourth annual fundraiser brunch, held at the Harbor View Hotel Sunday...

Less than half of Chappy residents respond to cell-reception survey

As part of a continuing wrangle over poor wireless reception on Chappaquiddick and whether a distributed antenna system (DAS) or a cell tower would...

Edgartown discovers $30k overcharge in high school budget

At their regular weekly meeting Monday afternoon, Edgartown town administrator Pam Dolby made Edgartown selectmen aware of an approximately $30,000 overcharge in the Martha’s...

Oak Bluffs firemen take home bowling trophy

Last Thursday night, the Oak Bluffs Fire Department took home the trophy in the inaugural annual Island firemen bowling competition at the Barn Bowl...

Women Empowered fundraiser will honor four Island women

Women Empowered, a nonprofit life-coaching organization, will honor four Vineyard women who have demonstrated a significant commitment to bettering the Island at its annual...