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"The streets are now festooned with more glow-in-the-dark paint than the Haunted Mansion in Asbury Park, and not even William Shakespeare himself was as reflective as the surface of Lake Avenue is now.

Wind Spin: Farmstand draws buzz with wind turbine

One hundred fifty feet from the base of its gleaming steel tower to the tip of a turbine blade at its highest point, Morning Glory Farm's newly erected wind turbine made its mark in Edgartown this week.

MVRHS students excluded for drug infractions

Four Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) students allegedly involved in drug related activities have been excluded for the remainder of this school year and the first quarter of the next academic year, according to an email to The Times yesterday from superintendent of schools James Weiss.

Humpback whale washes up on South Beach

A backhoe pulled a dead humpback whale out of the surf Sunday so that New England Aquarium staff could perform a necropsy.

Local firm wins affordable housing bid

The Island Affordable Housing Trust has selected MacNelly Cohen Architects of West Tisbury and LDa Architecture & Interiors of Cambridge to complete design plans for six multi-family affordable houses in Tisbury.

FWS will discuss plans for Nomans Land

Once sheep pasture, then bombing range, the next chapter in the history of Nomans Land, the small island southwest of the Vineyard, is about to be written.

Memorial Day mingles memories with celebration

Glorious weather and an influx of welcome weekend visitors helped make the Island's Memorial Day weekend an occasion for both solemn remembrance and a celebration of summer to come.

UMass study suggests regionalization of some services, in the interest of efficiency

Real estate and other taxes paid by year-round and summer residents of the six Island towns support regional, municipal, and educational services to the tune of $68 million.

Marines will hit the beach with fly fishermen Saturday

The Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club will host the 19th annual Fly Rod Striped Bass Catch and Release Tournament Saturday.


A story published on May 27, "Kelly McCarron sentenced to jail for fatal accident," should have referred to Judge H.

Special Olympians shine in competition

Three Vineyard athletes, along with a contingent of two dozen coaches, teachers, parents, and fans, traveled to Mashpee High School last Friday for the fourth annual Special Olympics of Massachusetts (SOMA) South Section Cape Cod School Day Games.

Coast Guard changes command, keeps steady mission

Chief Jason Olsen took command of United States Coast Guard Station Menemsha last Thursday, in a crisp military ceremony before a large group of Coast Guard officers, enlisted men and women, veterans, Menemsha town officials, families, and friends.

West Tisbury special town meeting is Tuesday

West Tisbury will hold a special town meeting at 7 pm, June 8, at the West Tisbury School.

West Tisbury asks state for safety markers at intersection

The West Tisbury selectmen, and the town police and fire chiefs have formally asked the state highway department to install traffic delineators along the center line at the intersection of State Road and Old County Road, the scene of a recent three-car accident.

SEED loans benefit Island businesses

The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation has closed on five small business loans in the Cape and Islands totaling $750,000.

Tisbury selectmen approve Lake Street dock fueling

Tisbury selectmen voted to approve regulations for fueling at the Lake Street dock at Tashmoo at the conclusion of a public hearing that occurred during their meeting Tuesday night.

Tisbury lab keeps water testing close to its source

The Tisbury Department of Public Works is in the final stages of establishing a certified water testing laboratory at the Tisbury Wastewater Facility.


In the May 20 issue of The Times, the article "County budget shifts save little" incorrectly reports that most county employees will receive a 3.

Olga Hirshhorn turns 90 in style

On a warm, clear night in Washington, D.

A draining courtroom scene, as Kelly McCarron is sentenced to jail for fatal accident

In a courtroom filled with family, friends, and sadness, Kelly McCarron, 18, of Edgartown pled guilty in Edgartown District Court Friday to vehicular homicide, while driving under the influence of alcohol.