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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,...

Dr. Elizabeth B. Miller (Rawlins)

Dr. Elizabeth B. Miller (Rawlins) was born on Nov. 25, 1927, and died at the age of 96 on Feb. 3, 2024. Elizabeth (“Betty”)...

Frederick Jackson Jr.

Frederick Jackson Jr. (“Fred”), a man who could turn any gathering into a party, passed away peacefully on Feb. 13, 2024, surrounded by his...

Richard T. Jennings

Updated Feb. 20 Richard T. Jennings, 83, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Feb. 18, 2024. He was the husband of Carol Ann Jennings. A funeral...

Gloria Wong

Gloria Wong, 95, of Vineyard Haven, died on Jan. 24, 2024, at her home. A memorial service for Gloria will be held on Sunday,...

Frances Marjean Lear

Frances Marjean McKinney Smith Lear, age 81, longtime resident of Oak Bluffs, died on Jan. 20, 2024, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Jean, as she...

Summer reservations up on Vineyard route

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The Steamship Authority (SSA) announced in a Friday morning press release that the ferry service experienced “robust demand” during the opening summer reservation dates...

Election nomination papers due next week

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There’s still some time left for those who need to submit nomination papers to run for election, although the deadlines are fast approaching.  On Thursday,...

Pro-Biden vote is wasted vote

To the Editor: In her letter of Feb. 2 defending the Biden administration’s support for the Israeli government, Linda Vadasz makes a number of inaccurate,...

Oct. 7 a ideological awakening

To the Editor: Can the weak mind of the world traverse the serial difference between Israel and Hamas? One side decapitates and sells severed heads,...