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Eat fish, think locally

As a beach trash hunter/remover, I usually find one or two messages-in-a-bottle each summer.


Well, the first annual Yoga Festival being held at the Beach Plum Inn is just the place for you to have those questions answered.

We are not the ‘co-creators’

Last week's MV Times, Page 15, devotes an entire page to a planned ecumenical service entitled ''It isn't easy being green.

Protection puts nature off limits

There comes a time where being over-protected is counterproductive.

Safe cycling is a shared responsibility

In his Letter to the Editor of August 26, Dan Benedetto suggested, in a sarcastic and unpleasant way, that experienced cyclists that use the road are "killing him," and that they should use "bike paths.

No place for turbines

A year ago, we Islanders first learned that in addition to the Cape Wind project, Deval Patrick's energy department had chosen Nomans Land and Cuttyhunk to create another massive wind factory (166 turbines, each 50 stories high).

From Martha’s Vineyard to the Azores

John Alley, former proprietor of Alley's General Store, a justice of the peace, cemetery commissioner in West Tisbury, a selectman in that town for years and a Dukes County commissioner for years as well, is a descendant of Azoreans, but he's never visited the mid-Atlantic archipelago.

Let my stones stay

What follows is a letter from the Edgartown selectmen to me, and my response.

Now, how about an app for an android or Kindle

Hi there, I just wanted to thank you for making The Times available online.


On Sunday morning my husband, Joel, mowed the lawn, played two hours of singles from 11 am to one pm (with a young guy) came back home and mowed some more, went down to his favorite restaurant, the Menemsha Cafe, fixed the front door, put on two new hinges, removed the shards from a broken window, puttied in a new piece of glass, came home, cut me a pile of kindling, took a quick shower and off we went to The Yard.

Treatment that breeds loyalty

The late Gilles Bridier himself sold to me my first pair of Nantucket "reds" in July of 1992.

AC Miller

A celebration of the life of AC Miller, of West Tisbury, who died on July 22, 2010, will be held on Sunday, September 12, at 1 pm at the West Tisbury Congregational Church.

There is money to be saved in residential and public buildings by new energy...

Promises of energy efficiencies in residential construction attract a great deal of attention.


Ed Cisek of Edgartown has become a performer on a Harold Team at the iO Theater in Chicago.

Henry J. Rose

A graveside service for Henry J.

Meredith Jane Aldrich

Lifelong educator Meredith Jane Aldrich died at her home in West Tisbury, surrounded by her loved ones, on Monday, August 23.

Management mistakes at TTOR

David Babson is a great guy, intelligent, personable, trustworthy.


Collaboration is everything! The following worked together in various ways to enable Featherstone to have a wonderful party on Sunday while celebrating the Art of The Ceramic Bowl: 18 creative Island potters, Little Rock Farm, Cash and Carry, Rickard's Bakery, Scottish Bakehouse, Alison Shaw Gallery, writers from The M.


Geraldine Alpert of Edgartown and Boston has become the fourth chairman of the Summer Institute at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center.