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Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival

Entering its eighth year, the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF) began screening works at the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven yesterday, August 11, and will continue through Saturday, August 14.

West Tisbury

Computers elude me.

Seafood throwdown at the West Tisbury Farmers Market

The West Tisbury Farmers Market hosts an exciting Seafood Throwdown this Saturday, August 14 from 10 am to 12 noon.

Yes, there are rules. And, there is discretion.

I noticed a heartfelt cry for help among the posts to the online Letters to the Editor column this week.

Baking challah at the M.V. Hebrew Center

What do you get when you combine 26 women, many of them novice bakers and all of them toting large bowls and all manner of mixing and measuring implements, in a confined space with a celebrity cookbook writer who's running a workshop to benefit the M.

Tony Bettencourt sworn in as Edgartown police chief

Tony Bettencourt is officially the new police chief in Edgartown, following a brief swearing in ceremony Monday at the selectmen's meeting.

We face a ‘silver tsunami’ and its accompanying health care costs

It's no secret that the baby boomer generation has influenced this country in areas from pop culture to politics and the economy.

Early-bird beach plums

This spring the beach plum blossoms were magnificent.

Back to school reminders

For Island school students, August's hot beach days and the Ag Fair are a harbinger of summer vacation's end.

Musical happenings at the Whaling Church

This weekend is music-packed at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown.

Action needed to reverse TTOR decision

The fishing community on the Vineyard needs to be aware that they are losing an outstanding fishing friend and supporter.

Trees, dogs, beans, and salt

Our shade trees are demonstrating their importance during the increasingly hotter summers the Vineyard is experiencing.

Oak Bluffs

Crowds, longer traffic jams, high humidity, and a struggle to remain patient signal the arrival of August.




One of the special pleasures of summer is casual dining.


It has been a different kind of week for me.


Congratulations to Ben Taylor.

No to three-wheelers

To the Oak Bluffs selectmen, please deny the approval of rental three-wheeled vehicles in our town.