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Matt Malowski named RHS interim assistant principal

Superintendent of schools James Weiss appointed Matt Malowski as interim assistant principal at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) on Monday.

Ladies member-member

The combination of Helen Green and Anne Lemenager is proving all but unbeatable in the ladies member–member tourney.

Superintendent to appoint OB School principal soon

In the wake of Oak Bluffs School principal Laury Binney's June 26 announcement that he would resign this fall, James Weiss, superintendent of Island schools, said yesterday he hopes to appoint a new principal very soon.

How Island kids spend the summer

Martha's Vineyard is a busy place for teens in the summer.

Chappy bike path survey rolls out new numbers, old arguments

A survey of Chappaquiddick property owners shows that 38 percent of those who responded to the survey favor a mixed-use path for bicycles and pedestrians.

A brief history of Coast Guard Station Menemsha

The United States Coast Guard traces its history back to August 4, 1790, when the first Congress authorized the construction of 10 vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling.

Feast of the Holy Ghost this weekend

The annual Feast of the Holy Ghost starts this Saturday at 6 pm at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs.

For millions of years, the painted turtle endures, but how?

Chores push our walk at Duarte's Pond into the evening.

Loretta Balla

Loretta (Di Domenico) Balla, owner of the Seaview Hotel in Oak Bluffs, died May 28 at the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth with family and friends by her side.

How not to do paving business

A man identifying himself as Lee Gill visited The Martha's Vineyard Times office Wednesday.

State would build a public fishing pier in Oak Bluffs

Island fishermen have often looked longingly at the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority terminal.

Menemsha Pond is closed to shellfishing temporarily

Menemsha Pond was closed to all shellfishing indefinitely Tuesday following the fire that destroyed the Coast Guard Station boathouse on Monday.

VNA opens a capital campaign

The Vineyard Nursing Association has begun a capital campaign to fund the purchase of the building that houses its office, off State Road in Vineyard Haven.


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Alabama returns home after unscheduled stop in the Mystic River

The Vineyard Haven schooner Alabama, Capt.

State rejects State Road/Old County safety plan. Next, a new plan?

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) has rejected the West Tisbury selectmen's request that traffic delineators be installed along State Road at the intersection with Old County Road.

Cape Cod League Baseball

A blistering hot day may have discouraged some to take in the second annual Connors Cup Cape Cod League baseball game at the M.


In a story published on July 1, "Reward offered for information about injured turkey," the name of one of the organizations that is offering the reward was incorrect.

Taxes level, services down, frustration up in Oak Bluffs

In some ways visible, some not so visible, and some soon to be visible, two years of budgetary belt tightening in Oak Bluffs are beginning to be felt in the form of service cuts and staff layoffs.

Catch of the week

Justin Paquette holds up a 38-pound striped bass he caught Sunday onboard the Mary Sea, with Captain Jonathan Boyd of Menemsha Blues Charters.