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The price of a fence

To the Editor: I consider myself to be an environmentalist, but am disheartened by the Land Bank’s fence on Trade Wind Fields Preserve. I’m a...

Looking out for patients

To the Editor: The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has been in the news a lot during the past few years. During that time, and before, a...

Wag more, bark less

To the Editor: Let’s be reasonable. It is not the mission nor the responsibility of a conservation group to provide and maintain dog parks. Perhaps...

Existing Tisbury School needs to be fixed

To the Editor: The latest attempt by the selectmen to remediate the issues at the Tisbury School once again may be doomed. As Mr. Grande...

Reasons for optimism

To the Editor: Earlier this week (June 12), a letter was published in The MV Times citing the prevalence and high cost of “substance abuse”...

Birth: Calvin Mac Stedman

Kate Stedman and Matt Stedman of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Calvin Mac Stedman, on June 14, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Harbor Festin’

Oak Bluffs celebrated its annual Oak Bluffs Harbor Festival this past Saturday, June 17. The festivities began at 10 am and lasted until 8...

Awareness raised on Inkwell

To the Editor: Tuesday night the BOS voted 4-0 (1 abstention) not to replace the signs. They saw insurmountable legal obstacles (commerciality/precedence) in doing otherwise....

Voters won’t decide so-called ‘millionaire’s tax’

In a decision that has implications for the state's richest residents, the state Supreme Judicial Court rejected a so-called “millionaire’s tax” ballot question for...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Who can you trust?

Weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by Fred Roven, Martha’s Vineyard Buyer Agents,...

Ferry should wait for last bus home

To the Editor: This letter was addressed to Marc Hanover: Mr. Davis left our children wandering the streets of Falmouth in the middle of the night;...

Ferries diverted from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven due to weather conditions on Friday. MV WOODS HOLE from...

Girls tennis advances to state Division 2 title match

Updated Saturday, June 16 The MVRHS girls tennis team will play for a fourth consecutive state championship, following a 4-1 victory over Foxborough in the...

Climate report to be presented in Chilmark and West Tisbury

During their next regular meetings, boards of selectmen in Chilmark and West Tisbury will host a listening session to hear the results of the...

Congratulations to Tony Shalhoub

Chilmark seasonal resident Tony Shalhoub won a Tony Award on Sunday night for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his role as Tewfik...

Birth: Eamon Atlas Murphy

Sarah Murphy and Colin Murphy of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Eamon Atlas Murphy, on May 7, 2018. Eamon weighed 8...

Birth: Madilyn Olivia Bradley

Danielle Bradley and Luke Bradley of Redondo Beach, Calif., announce the birth of a daughter, Madilyn Olivia Bradley, on June 6, 2018. She is...

Pinkletink race is Saturday

The MV Hurricanes youth running club will hold its second annual Pinkletink Pace 5k on Saturday, June 16, at 9 am, starting at the...

Birth: Beaufort Cruz Prescott

Melanie Prescott and Nicholas Prescott of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Beaufort Cruz Prescott, on June 10, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Birth: Elliott Herman Evans

Gabriela Herman and Tyson Evans of Chilmark and Brooklyn announce the birth of a son, Elliott Herman Evans, on June 9, 2018, at Martha’s...