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Six positions up for election in Aquinnah

Aquinnah town elections take place on Wednesday, May 13, from 8 am to 8 pm, and there are currently six officials running unopposed for...

Oak Bluffs opts not to appeal Land Court ruling 

Oak Bluffs has decided not to appeal a Dec. 26 land court decision that was not in the town’s favor. John and Susan Zarba, pro...

Plastics contribute to climate change

To the editor,Whenever you use a plastic bottle, it affects the environment. This may not affect you specifically, but it will affect generations to...

MVTimes paywall will launch Sunday, Feb. 23

The MVTimes paywall will go up on Sunday evening, Feb. 23. What about the paywall? After viewing five articles (individual stories) in a calendar month,...

Enrolling the Island

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce has joined forces with the League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard to achieve their goal of “100%...

Tisbury firefighters hold drill

Tisbury firefighters trained with stabilizing jacks Wednesday night behind the town’s emergency services building. The jacks are used to prop and secure vehicles after...

Shelley E. (Devine) Carter

Updated, Thursday, 12:21 pmShelley E. (Devine) Carter (71), of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Feb. 19, 2020 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Family...

Nonprofit Collaborative hires new executive director

The Martha’s Vineyard Nonprofit Collaborative (MVNC) has hired a new executive director, Jackie Friedman, to take the place of longtime executive director Peter Temple,...

Zarbas seek legal fees from Murphys

Oak Bluffs homeowners John and Susan Zarba have filed a motion for attorneys’ fees and costs in a long and bitter superior court case...

Pyramid scheme targets Brazilian community

Oak Bluffs Police are investigating a pyramid scheme targeting the Brazilian community. The scheme involves people approaching other people about a game that “promises...

Academic honors

Dean’s list Kyra Whalen of Vineyard Haven, at the University of Vermont.Sarah Thomas of Edgartown, at Emmanuel College.Ana Rosso of Edgartown, at Emmanuel College.Patrick...

Annual rabies clinic

The annual rabies clinic, sponsored by the Animal Shelter of MV, will be held on March 7, from 10 am to 1 pm at...

For David

You’re doing a crossword.I’m working on a puzzle.Do you love me enough?What’s the missing word?Do I love you enough?Where’s the missing piece?Yesterday I was...

Real Estate Transactions: Feb. 10 – 14, 2020

AQUINNAHFeb. 11, Kenneth Libertoff and Karen L. Harrington sold a one-half undivided interest in 411 Lighthouse Road to Robert J. Ivry, Judith B. Ivry,...

Dementia education series

The West Tisbury library will host a three-part dementia education series with Alicia Seaver, vice president of memory care operations and certified memory impairment...

Every witch way

Join director Tim Boland at Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury on Saturday, Feb. 22, for a survey of the natural history, cultivation, and...

The Aquinnah Democratic Caucus

The Aquinnah Democratic Caucus for the MA State Democratic Convention is on Friday, Feb. 21, at 4 pm at the Aquinnah Town Hall. According...

Kids can cook

During the winter break, kids can learn how to cook at the FARM Institute. On Wednesday, Feb. 26, they can try making diner food...

Death Café and green burial presentation

On Sunday, March 1, at 1:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will host the next Death Café with Heather Massey, facilitator and co-founder of...

Creativity Workshop

Discover your creativity and explore ways to further develop it. This unique workshop is on Sunday, Feb. 23, at Featherstone Center for the Arts,...