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Delegation of Edgartown Democrats to be elected

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An Edgartown delegation will head to the state Democratic Convention in early June. Edgartown members of the Democratic Party will convene virtually on Zoom...

The High School View: Shortage of coaches; Cultural appreciation in the cafeteria

Read the MVRHS High School View: 2-22-2024 The High School View is staffed and prepared entirely by students from the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School,...

Ralph Kirkham Safford III

Ralph Kirkham Safford III (“Kirk”) of West Tisbury passed away in Boston on Jan. 10, 2024, with his wife, Kristine, by his side. Born in...

Words won’t save us from the next storm surge 

State and local officials have been treading water for too long on how to handle increasingly frequent and destructive flooding at Five Corners in...

Boys basketball qualifies for the League division

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Despite their loss to Nantucket at TD Garden last month, the Vineyard boys basketball team bounced back, being named Cape and Island league champions...

MVRHS swimming Sectionals and State Championships wrap up the season

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Earlier this month, MVRHS swimmers traveled to Worcester and Boston for the South Sectional Championships and the D2 State Championships after qualifying for the...

Are you built for stilts?

Built on Stilts, the Island’s community dance and performance festival, is accepting registrations for participating artists of all stripes, now through July 1. The...

Hula for seniors

Hula is a form of dance that increases strength, flexibility, and gracefulness. It is also used for community building, timing, coordination, memory, cultural appreciation,...

Black History Month scavenger hunt

Celebrate 10 amazing Black individuals who changed the world while you have fun searching for their pictures around the Oak Bluffs library. Find all...

Fungus farming

Learn to grow mushrooms with Matthew Dix of North Tabor Farm. The class will focus on shiitake mushrooms, but will cover oyster and wine...

Poet’s Corner: Poem by Michael Oliveira

By Michael Oliveira the book of your life would you skip to the last page to see how it ends? Michael Oliveira has lived and worked on Martha’s...

For our readers

The MV Times welcomes Letters to the Editor on topics that are of interest and relevant to Islanders. Recently we have received a large...

Clarifying the state’s retirement plan

To the Editor:  After reading a recent Letter to the Editor (“Corruption in retirement plan for public employees,” Feb. 8), it appears there is some...

Real Estate Transactions: Feb. 12 – 16, 2024

Edgartown  Feb. 15, Marshall D. Cook and Isabelle D. Cook, trustees of Cook Family Trust, sold 3 Winter St. Unit D and 32 North Water...

Engagement: Kracht – Doriss

Allison and Stuart Doriss of Edgartown and Estero, Fla., are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Jack Doriss, to Taylor Kracht of...

Births

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Emmett Henry Martineau Taylor Achin and Philip Martineau of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Emmett Henry Martineau, on Feb. 12, 2024, at...

Academic honors

Dean’s list Sebastian Alexander of Oak Bluffs, at American University in Paris. Catherine Stewart of Vineyard Haven, at the College of the Holy Cross. Aiden Marek of...

Island Grown embraces co-leadership model

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Two top Island Grown Initiative administrators, Noli Taylor and Michelle Gittlen, will assume co-directorship roles in the organization as longtime executive director Rebecca Haag...

William Daniel Bennett

William D. Bennett of Lambert’s Cove died peacefully at home with his family on Feb. 15, 2024. He was 86. Bill was born on Oct....

Phoebe Reese Lewis

Phoebe Reese Lewis, 94, of Milwaukee, Wis., died on Jan. 26, 2024, at St. John's on the Lake in Milwaukee. Born on August 6, 1929,...