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What’s with the Mill Pond

To the Editor: On April 13, voters will be making many important decisions. One item, Article 31, on the Annual Town Warrant, deals with the...

Now, an assault on Vineyard Sound

The July 2 issue of The Times, on page 43, displayed a plan showing the coastline of the state of Massachusetts.

Part of the problem, part of the solution

As owners of Tony's Market in Oak Bluffs, we want Island residents and officials to know that we are, and for a long time have been, keenly aware of traffic issues on Dukes County Avenue.


On Saturday, March 27, a fundraiser to purchase uniforms for the boys tennis team at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School was held at the Vineyard Youth Tennis Center, under the sponsorship of the newly formed organization, Martha's Vineyard Community Tennis (MVCT).

Thanks, and the work continues

The volunteers of the Martha's Vineyard Fish Farm for Haiti Project thank all those who have donated financially and materially to our Earthquake Relief efforts.

Her safe haven

Following immediately on the heels of Penelope Dickens' heartbreaking and tragic death on March 8 came an extraordinary outpouring of support from her Island friends and the entire Island community.

Islanders ignore trend, go Coakley

Singing their own tune, and doing so in splits better than two to one in four towns, Vineyard voters led the parade for state...

The high price of affordability

The provision of needed affordable housing on Martha's Vineyard has become exclusively the responsibility of a series of public-private partnerships. Zoning and development rules...

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

January 8, 2010 Samuel G. Arruda, West Tisbury; DOB 1/10/85, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon: one year pretrial probation. Matthew Hannigan, Edgartown; DOB 8/25/75,...

Frozen water

Thawing and freezing repeatedly is what the winter months are all about at this latitude. For waterfowl, frozen water, or ice, creates all sorts...

Island businesses invited

The Martha's Vineyard Times has invited Island businesses to a presentation of the newspaper's new online directory features today, from 4 to 6:30 pm,...

Chilmark, West Tisbury sponsor free dental clinic for seniors

Vineyard Smiles, a mobile dental program of Island Health, Inc. and the Vineyard Health Care Access Program, will travel to the Up Island Council...

OB terminal cost rises

The cost of the Steamship Authority's (SSA) Oak Bluffs terminal project is expected to increase by approximately $500,000, due to the expense of replacing...