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High school mandates civics course for seniors

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A newly established civics course will be a requirement for seniors at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) going forward. History teacher and social studies department chair Olsen Houghton presented a broad explanation of the...

Spencer Huntington Nitchie

On Friday, August 6, 2021, Spencer Huntington Nitchie of Baltimore, Md., died after a short illness. He was 57, a musician, father, husband, brother, son, and loving friend to many. He was widely known...

Rosemary Elizabeth Gambino

Rosemary Elizabeth Gambino passed away comfortably in her bed, surrounded by loved ones, after a nearly two-year battle with small cell lung cancer. She was 70. Rosemary was born in Middletown, N.Y., to Margery Horton...

Final Art Stroll of the season features an auction and a dance performance

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The Oak Bluffs Arts District (Dukes County Avenue and environs) is concluding its Art Stroll season this Saturday with additional artists, music, dance, and a special event. From 6 to 7 pm, the Arts...

Don’t let them push doctor out

To the Editor: This is a letter that was also sent to Sen. Julian Cyr. We have a situation on the Vineyard that is creating a critical health problem. The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has denied service...

Cardboard Box apologizes for ‘unjustly targeting’ black woman

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The Cardboard Box in Oak Bluffs has issued a public apology following an incident this week when a bouncer allegedly accused a Black woman of using a fake ID, even though the ID was...

Lon Allan Jackson

Lon Allan Jackson, 69, unexpectedly but peacefully transitioned at home on June 25, 2021.  Lon was the firstborn, on Jan. 21, 1952, of Billy and Blanche Jackson in Los Angeles during an era of difficult...

Aquinnah celebrates the Fourth

Aquinnah held its annual Fourth of July parade on Sunday.  

Ann Helen Sherman

On June 2, 2021, Ann Helen Sherman of Edgartown left this world the way she lived — with the grace of a queen, the soul of a lamb, and the heart of a lion....

Noah Glasgow named Falmouth Academy valedictorian

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Chilmark resident Noah Glasgow was awarded valedictorian of Falmouth Academy, a prestigious honor for any high school senior. He told The Times that he knew he was in the running for the award, but wasn’t...

Hospital makes vaccination push

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The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is making a big push to vaccinate the small Island population that hasn’t yet received a vaccine. Speaking to reporters Wednesday morning, chief nurse and chief operating officer Claire Seguin said...

Making his case to voters

To the Editor: I'm Roy Cutrer, and I’m running for Tisbury select board. Many voters in the town already know me, who I am, what I do, and what I stand for, so I’d...

Steamship Authority cancels some ferries

The following trips on SATURDAY 05/29/2021 have been canceled due to weather conditions. MV GOVERNOR 5:30 am Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven MV GOVERNOR 6:30 am Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole MV WOODS HOLE 5:30 am Vineyard...

Governor trips canceled due to mechanical issues

Updated 1:45 pm The Steamship Authority ferry described as a “warhorse” as it returned to service Wednesday after $1.3 million worth of maintenance apparently took a bullet. In email messages to customers Friday morning, two crossings...

Hans P. Stibolt Jr.

Hans P. Stibolt Jr. of Oak Bluffs died at the home he loved on March 4, 2021. Born more than 100 years ago in Longmeadow, on Sept. 20, 1920, Hans lived a long, fulfilling...

O.B. voters approve bottle ban

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Updated 9:30 pm  Oak Bluffs became the fifth Island town to adopt Plastic Free MV’s plastic water and soft drink bottle bylaw at annual town meeting Saturday afternoon. There were 154 voters at Saturday’s special and...

Courtney Caesar Hall

Courtney Caesar Hall passed away peacefully at his childhood home on April 29, 2021.  He was the greatest of human beings, who lived a life that read like many lifetimes. Courtney was an exceptional professional...

COVID vaccine FAQs

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A public forum was hosted Wednesday evening by Communication Ambassador Partnership, an interagency group aimed at bridging communication for the Island’s Portuguese-speaking population, focused on the vaccine information. The forum, which was also held...

Green-Beach, Balboni win O.B. seats

Updated 7:30 pm  Newcomer Emma Green-Beach and incumbent Jason Balboni won the two open seats on the Oak Bluffs select board, edging out Rich Michelson at the polls Thursday in the Island’s only contested race. Green-Beach,...

Mary Hill Tucker

Mary Hill Tucker of Oak Bluffs died peacefully on March 14, 2021, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital, four days shy of her 103rd birthday Mary was born on March 18, 1918, in West Chester, Pa., the...
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