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Online memoir class, led by Moira Silva

Starting Wednesday, April 1, from 1 to 2:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will host an online Memoir Workshop led by Moira Silva. Classes...

Photo challenge for MVRHS students

Chris Baer, art, design, and technology chair at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, has posted a challenge to his photography students: Document your lives...

Academic honors

High honor rollKyle Rollins of Edgartown, at the Tilton School.

Get creative

By Kate FeifferRemember when there wasn’t enough time in our overscheduled lives to sit down quietly, for even an hour, to read, write, and...

Calib Martins Edwards

Natalia Martins and Clay Edwards of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Calib Martins Edwards, on March 19, 2020, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Hope and Justice art competition

The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard announced a competition for all Island students responding to the theme of “Hope and Justice”, according...

Maximum wonder

To the Editor: I have never taken the annual spring renewal pageant for granted. Every March my heart soars at my first sighting of the...

Refuge by the sea

Part of the journey through the woods is finding a place of respite. Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary, a 400-acre Sheriff's Meadow property in West...

Hike the hills

Draw on the strength of nature to reach the other side of a hill. Menemsha Hills is a 211-acre Trustees reservation in Chilmark featuring...

Connected at the roots

Experience a place on the Island where time seems to stand still. The Southern Woodlands Reservation is a 234-acre M.V. Land Bank property in...

Poet’s Corner

I Am the Hug By Don McLaganI am the hug you didn’t get — the bosom-soft embrace, a rugged chest-bump that didn’t press your heart. There are no arms...

First remote IHT homeownership lottery 

On Tuesday, March 10, Island Housing Trust (IHT) held its first remote IHT homeownership lottery via a video conference. According to a press release,...

Quote of the Week

“It was a kick in the gut for everybody; Monday was maybe the most interesting, convoluted day in the history of our business.”–J.B. Blau,...

The Big Question: Temperature checks

Should passengers be required to have temperature checks before boarding SSA boats?Reply online as a comment, or send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com with the...

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital to host virtual town meeting

Martha's Vineyard Hospital will be holding a virtual town meeting on Wednesday, March 25, at 2 pm on the COVID-19 crisis. The public can...

Supermarkets should limit customers

To the Editor:For days now — or has it been weeks? — I have been thinking about the staff in our grocery stores. They,...

Bill to allow towns to postpone local elections heads to governor

The Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate passed a bill Monday allowing municipalities to postpone 2020 local elections, push back voter registration deadlines, and...

Daffodils were a bright spot

To the Editor:The Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group would like to express heartfelt gratitude to the many members of our Island community who devoted...

What brings us joy

Readers of the MV Times Minute sent us photos of what's bringing them joy in these trying times. Send us your photos at newsletter@mvtimes.com!

Nantucket issues shelter-in-place order

Updated @12:45Nantucket has issued a shelter-in-place order on the Island. The order was issued by selectmen and the board of health. It takes a...