Monthly Archives: May 2010

Mary Fuller remembered

It's been two years since Mary Fuller's passing.

West Tisbury

The subtlety of shad bush blooming in its quiet way was last week.

Food Pantry aided record number of winter visitors

The Island Food Pantry helped 510 families with food assistance this winter, according to project coordinator Armen Hanjian.

Tisbury

Wonderful news! Cheryl Holenko is celebrating being cancer free after successful rounds of chemotherapy and radiation last year.

Chilmark elects Jonathan Mayhew

Chilmark voters elected Jonathan Mayhew, a fisherman, to a seat on the board of selectmen.

The eyes have it

Glaucoma is defined as an increase in interlobular pressure (IOP) caused by impairment of normal drainage of fluid inside the eye.

Shoulder padding

The director of an Island nonprofit with whom I meet every week looked out from his office window a month ago and surveyed a raw, drizzly, early-spring morning.

Lambert’s Cove Art Studio student show

Cynthia Wayman has been teaching children of all ages at her Lambert's Cove studio for more than 30 years.

Chilmark

Although May Day is not a widely celebrated tradition in the States, the spirit and customs are a key attribute in the uniqueness of the Chilmark School.

Caitlyn Francis signs on with champs

Caitlyn Francis of Oak Bluffs, a senior at MVRHS, has recently signed a letter of intent and received a partial scholarship to ride with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship equestrian team at the University of Georgia next fall.

West Tisbury housing question for special meeting warrant

West Tisbury selectmen last week approved five articles to appear on the warrant for a special town meeting, at 7 pm, Tuesday, June 8, at the West Tisbury School.

New rape charge against Vineyard Haven man

Peter Duart, 42, of Vineyard Haven, already facing charges in connection with an earlier arrest, was arraigned Friday on a additional count of rape and an additional count of indecent assault and battery in Edgartown District Court, following an investigation by Oak Bluffs Police.

An honor to have served

I am writing to inform the Martha's Vineyard community that I have resigned from my position of executive director of Women Empowered.

Water is Life Festival in photos

The Water is Life Festival, sponsored by National Geographic and World Waterway, concluded Sunday evening at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, after a weekend full of events — from a book signing and authors' reception to a movie screening and concert.

Spa gifts for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is the perfect time to say thank you for all that your mom has done for you over the years, from birthing you to rubbing your back when you were sick.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Broken Embraces”

"Broken Embraces," the latest film from Spain's master director Pedro Almodovar, creates a dazzling pastiche of love, death, and melodrama that often feels dream-like.

Taylor Toole: Martha’s Vineyard filmmaker debuts latest

"After Work," Taylor Toole's newest film, was almost an afterthought.

Vineyard Bellydance and Revue perform Friday

Expect a lot more than harem costumes and shimmying this Friday during the Vineyard Bellydance and Revue show.

Culinary Experiences with Jan Buhrman

Food enthusiast teaches range of workshops in the coming weeks.

Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Network’s year-end meeting

She grew up in a rough New Bedford neighborhood, dropped out of school at 15, lived in her car and tended bar at a biker hangout.