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Above and beyond at the SSA

To the Editor:My wife has been receiving treatment at Dana Farber in Boston for the past several years. Most appointments are early in the...

SSA cancels some ferries

The following trips on FRIDAY 01/17/2020 have been canceled due to Weather conditions.M/V KATAMA 8:35AM Woods Hole to Vineyard HavenM/V KATAMA 9:50AM Vineyard Haven...

Tina Miller Joins Point B Realty 

Point B Realty has announced that island resident Tina Miller has joined the real estate sales team of Point B Realty. According to a...

Quote of the Week

“Woo-hoo Tisbury — a first.”– Tisbury selectman Melinda Loberg joking about the proposed paid parking meters in Tisbury being the first on the Island  

The Big Question: Real estate transfer tax

Would you support a real estate transfer tax on high-end properties to fund affordable and workforce housing?Reply online as a comment, or send your...

Red Stocking has Christmas covered

To the Editor:As we at Red Stocking are fond of saying, “There are angels everywhere!” This Christmas season proved this once again. Angels and...

A thorny issue

An FBI investigation. Settlement of a sexual harassment complaint against the fire chief. And town administrator Robert Whritenour slipping up at a public meeting...

Saltzberg named ‘Reporter of the Year’

MV Times reporter Rich Saltzberg has been named Reporter of the Year by the New England Newspaper and Press Association.Saltzberg has been a full-time...

Garrett, Gilpin, Schofield, Maxwell take honors in pickleball tourney

The Island’s first winter indoor pickleball tournament was played on the courts at Airport Fitness on Saturday, Jan. 11. The tournament was open to...

Girls hockey earns weekend split in Boston

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls hockey team traveled to Boston over the weekend for a pair of games, and came back...

The Eben A. Thacher revisited

A couple of weeks ago, Chris Baer wrote about the Eben A. Thacher, a bumboat that functioned as a tug and steamer at the...

Amy Lynne Combra

Amy Lynne Combra died unexpectedly, at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford, on Jan. 8, 2020. She was 49.A full obituary will follow in...

IHT presents six new townhomes in Tisbury

The Island Housing Trust (IHT) recently finished construction of and is accepting applications for six new townhomes on Greenwood Avenue in Vineyard Haven, according...

Talk on Muskeget and Nantucket with Crocker Snow

On Thursday, Jan. 23, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will feature a talk with Crocker Snow, author and awardwinning journalist....

Dance class with Ballroom Dance M.V.

On Sunday, Jan. 19, at 1:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will present a waltz dance class led by Ballroom Dance M.V. According to...

‘Dress a Girl Around the World’ dressmaking gathering

On Sunday, Jan. 26, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, join Sarah Vail to help finish making dresses for the nonprofit organization Hope 4 Women...

Heather Norton wins national moviemaker award

Heather Norton, who grew up on the Island on Norton Farm, and is a graduate of MVRHS and of Barnard College in New York,...

Lambert’s Cove Road work begins next week

A portion of Lambert’s Cove Road in Tisbury, which has been closed since a portion of it washed out Dec. 10, should be open...

Go digital in the new year 

Learn how to use your CLAMS library card to enjoy entertainment and learning resources, including borrowing ebooks and audiobooks on Overdrive, streaming movies on...

Bridge results

At the Jan. 6, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, seven pairs competed in a Junior Fund special game. Finishing in first...