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Hospital ER director placed on leave

Martha's Vineyard Hospital confirmed that Dr.

West Tisbury selectmen discuss affordable housing

Affordable housing committee chairman Mike Colaneri told the West Tisbury selectmen last week that Sovereign Bank has reviewed the latest proposed ground lease to be entered into by homeowners of the units at 250 State Road and found it sufficient for private lending and acceptable under requirements of the federal government's Fannie Mae mortgage guarantee program.

Support for cancer support

Dozens of walkers headed out from Little Bridge on Beach Road in Oak Bluffs on Saturday morning on a walk that would take them to the Edgartown Lighthouse and back.

What to do with those old mattresses – an environmentally helpful solution

Several years ago, Mike and Pat Chmura, owners of East Chop Sleep Shop, had a logistical and environmental dilemma that needed solving.

National Guard honors Oak Bluffs police chief

In a ceremony on May 2 an agency of the Department of Defense honored Oak Bluffs police chief Erik Blake for his support of employees who serve in the National Guard with the "Patriot and Above and Beyond.

Oak Bluffs selectmen name priorities – spending, revenue dominate

Oak Bluffs selectmen, each acting independently, agreed on several goals – or at least – themes that deserve priority attention this year.

Bonnie Stacy is the new curator at MV Museum

Bonnie Stacy is the new curator at the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

Long delayed Sengekontacket dredge permit in hand

Oak Bluffs selectman Duncan Ross thrust a sheaf of papers high above his head and declared, "Feast your eyes on this document.

Bridge to Cape Cod

Last weekend 18 Vineyarders played duplicate bridge in pair and team events at Chatham Bars Inn on the Cape, in American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) Senior Regional and Open Sectional tournaments.

Edgartown housing advocate steps down

Alan Gowell, an advocate for affordable housing in Edgartown, resigned from the affordable housing committee Monday, at the selectmen's regular meeting.

MVC approves, sort of, hospital parking plan

The new Martha's Vineyard Hospital is ready for occupancy.

Sharky’s Cantina will be honored

The Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce will present JB and Heidi Blau, owners of Sharky's Cantina in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, the "Build a Better Mousetrap Award," at Cape Cod SCORE's 17th annual awards breakfast, on May 20, at Old Yarmouth Inn in Yarmouth.

Tisbury beer and wine regs set, applications ready

Tisbury uncorks the town's new wine and beer licensing process today.

Law enforcement is off to the races

The Island's police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel are familiar sideline sights at the many local road races and bicycle events, directing traffic, keeping the race participants safe, and tending to injuries.

Surfcasters invite kids to learn fishing skills

The Martha's Vineyard Surfcasters Association will sponsor a free kids fishing jamboree, from 9 am to noon, with lunch provided, at the Edgartown School on Saturday.

YTF concludes lecture series for parents Friday

The Dukes County Health Council's Youth Task Force (YTF) will host a presentation focusing on social host liability law issues by Kathi Meyer of Plainville and Attorney Mark Hoover at 7 pm tomorrow night at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) library conference room.

New Oak Bluffs SSA terminal debut set

The Steamship Authority plans a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Wednesday, May 19, to dedicate the new Oak Bluffs ferry terminal.

Chicks and children

As many as 200 people showed up Saturday at the Chilmark Community Center to enjoy a day filled with family activiities, crafts, games, food, live animals — all in support of the Chilmark Preschool.


"The article that appeared in the May 6 issue [of the Times] was not productive.