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Let’s help the environment and Post Office

To the Editor: With the recent decision to no longer recycle at Post Offices in Vineyard Haven and Edgartown has come a wave of complaints...

Disappointing school vote

Commitment to constructing a $46.6 million replacement for the Tisbury School failed by 21 votes on Tuesday, 567-546. After a six-year planning process, and...

In praise of Vineyard Power

To the Editor: I am writing to praise to Richard Andre, the CEO of Vineyard Power, and his longtime associate Erik Pekar for their consistently...

Just say no to plastic

To the Editor: Islanders recently joined the global community in taking action this Earth Day — participating in Zero Waste Week, cleaning up beaches, and...

Spruce up the sanctuary

Start the season with a resolution to get outside and volunteer. Mass Audubon is hosting its 12th annual Volunteer Day on Saturday, April 28,...

Shear good time

Ever wanted to feel the furry fuzz of an Island alpaca? Get up-close and personal this Saturday, April 28, at Island Alpaca for the...

Get ready to laugh

The Harbor View Hotel hosts an evening of comedy on Friday, April 27, at 8 pm. The show features standup comedians Sean Sullivan, Scott...

Feelin’ hot hot hot

It’s finally here — the 32nd annual Martha’s Vineyard Big Chili Contest. On Saturday, May 5, the P.A. Club is hosting the hottest event...

YMCA Orcas medal at Special Olympics meet

The YMCA of Martha's Vineyard Orca swim team competed in a Special Olympics event at Bridgewater State University on April 22. Twenty-five athletes took...

The Big Question

If you had had foresight, what business would you have started on the Island 25 years ago? Reply online as a comment, or send your...

Quote of the week

“Josh and I had some conversations about his Food Truck business, and he’s a fan of Offshore and we’re fans of his.” –Phil McAndrews, co-owner...

Pertile helps Bryant claim NEC tennis championship

Grant Pertile of Edgartown and his Bryant University tennis team became the first program in school history to win five consecutive Northeast Conference (NEC)...

Give your business a financial checkup

Business consultant India Rose and insurance expert Erin Muldoon present a free workshop on how to evaluate the sustainability of your business, employee appreciation,...

Harbor View Hotel welcomes new general manager

The Harbor View Hotel recently announced the appointment of Diana Rosure to the post of general manager. According to a press release, Rosure brings...

Shored Up Digital, a new digital marketing company, launches on Martha’s Vineyard

Shored Up Digital, a social media management and digital marketing agency co-founded by Angela Prout and Marnely Murray, has launched on Martha’s Vineyard. Angela...

MVRHS sports highlights

Sailing The MVRHS sailing team defeated Sturgis Charter School of Hyannis, 3-0, Monday afternoon under clear blue skies and light winds on Lagoon Pond. Joe...

Story written about Ghana trip was ‘tone-deaf’

To the Editor: Since I am sending this letter to a larger audience, I would like to reference the Martha’s Vineyard Times’ previous coverage of...

Poem: When

By Carolyn O’Daly I searched without for happiness, and I found fragments. I opened my soul to love, and my heart was slaughtered. I covered myself with armor, and searched...

Court Report: April 13-20

April 13, 2018 Keona M. Chung, West Tisbury; DOB 11/5/91, assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, malicious destruction of property over...

West Tisbury library offers free guitar course

Have you taken a beginner guitar class and want to learn more? Do you have basic guitar skills, but want to improve and practice?...