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Deborah Mccormick Reed

Deborah McCormick Reed of Edgartown died at her home on Jan. 5, 2019. She was 88.She was born on Sept. 16, 1930, in Attleboro...

Martha’s Vineyard Bank welcomes small business expert Teri Ferreira-Keyes

Martha’s Vineyard Bank has hired Teri Ferreira-Keyes to lead the bank’s branches in Woods Hole and in Falmouth on Palmer Avenue as manager. According to...

Trustees land two state grants for Vineyard projects

The Trustees of the Reservations have been awarded grants from the Massachusetts Division of Fish and Wildlife for projects at the FARM Institute in...

Democrats elect new officers

The Democratic Council of Martha’s Vineyard, informally known as the M.V. Dems, on Saturday, Jan. 12, elected its new officers. They are Holly MacKenzie...

Money in the bank?

The idea of a Housing Bank was first floated two years ago, as towns were getting ready to do their annual dances at town...

Taking on plastic bottles

To the Editor:We would like to thank both the Chilmark board of health and board of selectmen for helping us move forward on our...

Time to fix the flood

To the Editor:Regarding the flood zone between the fire station and the Oak Bluffs transfer station at Trade Winds Avenue: It's not in a...

Say no to expansion

To the Editor:The Vineyard does not need more planes, hangars, runways, and a larger terminal and parking area. Last summer's air traffic was incessant....

Needs know no season

To the Editor:On Christmas Eve, the Salvation Army completed its Red Kettle Collection on the Island for 2018. Our service to the Island...

Bountiful harvest of fish

To the Editor:To the organizers, volunteers, donors, and fisherman of the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby, we would like to thank you...

Question of the week: Room-occupancy tax

 Do you think a portion of the room-occupancy tax should go to affordable housing?Reply online as a comment, or send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com...

Quote of the week

“We have no income stream like this. This is a phenomenal opportunity.”–Jeff Kristal, chairman of the Tisbury finance committee, on the proposed music festival 

Daniel E. Harnen

Daniel E. Harnen, 82, of Vineyard Haven died on Monday evening, Jan. 14, 2019, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was predeceased by his...

Edith Chinlund Brown

Edith Chinlund Brown died peacefully on Jan. 5, 2019, just shy of her 83rd birthday.Edie was born on Jan. 13, 1936, in New York...

Island Housing Trust receives $9,375 donation

Feiner Real Estate recently awarded $9,375 to the Island Housing Trust as part of their Client’s Choice Program, according to a press release. The...

In praise of SSA employees

To the Editor:It is a great disappointment but no surprise to learn of the unrepentant ineptitude of the board of governors and the management...

Richard J. Andrade Sr.

Richard J. Andrade Sr. of Vineyard Haven died on Jan. 13, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. He was an Island native, where he...

GoFundMe page for Island musician and teacher Will Luckey

Three weeks ago, much beloved and longtime Islander Will Luckey was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer. Luckey is well-known on...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Statistical Best Values

Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chit chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by...