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A huge success

Windemere's auction to benefit the residents' activity fund was a huge success.

A peak into The Yard’s 2010 season

For most of its 40-year existence, The Yard in Chilmark has been dedicated to dance with a two-fold agenda: fostering national talent in the world of dance through residencies, and bringing world class original performances to Island audiences.

Doing the right thing

To the man driving a white van on Martin Road in Vineyard Haven on Wednesday night, the one who came back to find us after accidentally hitting our gray and white cat, Buddy, who crossed the road right into his wheels: thank you so much for taking the time to come back.

Chilmark

Today marks the beginning of summer vacation for our local school children.

David O’Docherty, Irish artist, dies while swimming in Katama Bay

David O'Docherty, 75, of Lynn died Saturday morning while swimming in Katama Bay in Edgartown.

Correction.wg

In a story called "Any rare bees around?" in the June 17 Times, the date of the first training session is incorrect.

Creative living award nominees sought

The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha's Vineyard is accepting nominations for the 2010 Creative Living Award.

Announcements

Phoenix Aiello of Edgartown and Bill Malfa Jr.

Grant funds overtime to stop underage drinking

Oak Bluffs police have won federal funds that will allow officers to work overtime to enforce alcohol laws.

George W. Maury Jr.

A military burial service for George W.

Where to find party supplies on the Vineyard

Summer on the Vineyard brings lots of activities, extended family members, friends, and loads of parties.

Where to get sandwiches on Martha’s Vineyard

Only the organized and practical have everything they need for a day at the beach before leaving the house.

Fashion show at Il Tesoro

Il Tesoro at the Terrace in Edgartown introduced their summer lunch menu to a crowd this past Monday, June 21, in collaboration with a fashion show with In the Pink, a Lilly Pulitzer signature store.

HarborFest and Summer Solstice fill Oak Bluffs

The 19th annual HarborFest and the fifth annual Summer Solstice celebration, hosted by the Oak Bluffs Association (OBA), was "as good as ever," according to Dennis daRosa, president of the OBA.

Bloomsday: Rejoicing in Joyce at the Katharine Cornell

On Wednesday last week, this year's edition of Arts & Society's Bloomsday celebration at the Katharine Cornell Theatre was a delightful 90 minutes of Irish music, history, whimsy, laughter, and serious dramatic renderings of the words of the exuberant, sensual, brilliant, and sometimes-difficult-to-understand Irish writer James Joyce (1882-1941).

Taste of the Vineyard: Oh what a night

Underneath the surface of this elegant, indulgent, fashionable event, there is a fierce undercurrent in the sea of pinstripe and pink.

To all who helped

To any and all who helped with a safe haven over my aging head, God bless you all.

Doing what must be done – for nonprofits summer is no season of respite

The nonprofit organizations of Martha's Vineyard deliver our babies and sit with us when we're dying.

Gallery hopping

It began rather quietly five years ago in downtown Edgartown, and four years ago in the Arts District in Oak Bluffs; the towns' art galleries took over the streets for the evening.