Monthly Archives: May 2010

New veggie cookbook by Susie Middleton

"Fast, Fresh and Green" by Susie Middleton, photographs by Ben Fink, Chronicle Books, April 2010, 224 ppg.

Mother’s Day on Martha’s Vineyard

One way to celebrate your mom this Sunday, Mother's Day, is to take her to brunch.

Unlucky Nantucket Sound

The unfortunate aspect of the Cape Wind project is that it is a good project but in the wrong place.

YTF program next week concludes series for parents

The Dukes County Health Council's Youth Task Force (YTF) will host a presentation by Kathy Meyer of Plainville at 7 pm Friday, May 14, at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School library conference room.

Tisbury holds ESF groundbreaking ceremony

Neither lack of sun nor soggy ground could dampen the spirits of Tisbury's emergency services facility (ESF) building committee, the selectmen, and community members at a ground-breaking ceremony at the West Spring Street site on Sunday afternoon, April 25.

Van tours are his business

Martha's Vineyard Transport has been doing van tours as a charter company, and has brought thousands of people to Edgartown who spent money that day and returned in the future.

MV Savings Bank charitable fund supports six nonprofits

The Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Charitable Fund awarded grants totaling $9,500 to six Island nonprofits this spring.

Info pics

The TasteIn its 24th year, the M.

Falmouth Academy will host open house

Falmouth Academy will host a spring open house from 2 pm to 4 pm, Saturday, May 15 for families interested in learning more about the school.

The first fish of the season is a welcome sight

I am not surprised in late April to see the vehicles of well-known Island fishermen with fishing rods on top or in the back of a truck bed.

Fishing regulations

There are wonderful opportunities to take advantage of the abundance of fish and shellfish on Martha's Vineyard.

Farm Institute director leaves ahead of schedule

Matthew Goldfarb, executive director of The FARM Institute, has left the organization earlier than originally announced.

Yuan Gardens springs to life

Longtime Island resident Teresa Yuan has opened a new garden maintenance and design business called Yuan Gardens.

Gallery owners define “Island art”

It's an expression that has sometimes been used dismissively to describe the fast-buck paintings of lobster traps, lighthouses, and postcard seascapes, but there is more to "Island art" than tourist appeal.

Shopping: Game on

Games have a way of bringing people together, letting you get to know each other while laughing the night away.

Edibles: Tried and true

You've arrived on the Vineyard and you're hungry.

Entertainment: Dance, music, theater

It's spring, and the Vineyard is beginning to bustle with all forms of entertainment, offering big town entertainers in an up-close and personal small-town setting.

Calendar of Events

Evensong Gathering 6–7:30 pm, Unitarian Universalist Chapel, Vineyard Haven.

Senior softball diplomacy is a hit in Cuba

Alan Bresnick, 71, hasn't played a complete game of baseball since 1955 when he was a senior in high school.

Winnetu offers Islanders a deal

The Winnetu Oceanside Resort at South Beach will again offer its popular "Islanders Stay for Free" spring promotion.