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Unsightly, unsustainable, and unsafe

For years Islanders and local organizations have struggled to balance preservation and conservation of the Island and the special way of life that we all love with the development necessary to sustain economic opportunities for residents.

Pay up to cycle

After reading the recent articles concerning bike paths on the Vineyard, I might make a couple of suggestions.

Some simple ways to make cycling safer

The August 5 edition of The Times featured both an article and an editorial describing the desperate need and formidable challenges of providing safe and functional bicycling routes on the Island.

Do you say collusion?

There was a meeting at the Chilmark Community Center Sunday night about Cape Wind and our energy future.


Maybeline A.


Born in England, Bob Gothard began his career as a commercial photographer in 1966 as a fashion and portrait photographer for Vogue and Harper's as well as couture designers such as Armani, Dior, Jaeger, and Hugo Boss.

Mildred H. Bland

From 1995 to 2000, Mildred H.


Davis House Gallery, 1 to 9 pm, showing new paintings by Allen Whiting.

When does an artifact become art?

Tom DeMont, Owner/artist, Edgartown Scrimshaw: I think that an artifact becomes art when it has been handmade or hand-constructed.

Two who mattered to me

With retirement approaching from my position as outreach worker at the Edgartown Council on Aging, I am reminded of something my favorite philosophy professor used to say, "We all stand on the shoulders of someone else.

Bryn Walker trunk show features unique collection

Bryn Walker of 21 Kelley Street, Edgartown will hold a special trunk show this weekend featuring Cerca Trova Jewels, a line of exquisite handcrafted jewelry by Marie Fiedrich of Edgartown and Carlisle, and Zen Bijou, a unique collection of handmade silk flowers, pearls, and sea glass by Annie Smith of Carlisle.

Vineyard Seadog Calendar 2011

Being deep into the dog days of summer, the hottest and most sultry days, we should celebrate.

Ramsey Lewis Trio benefit concert

He's earned three Grammy Awards, seven gold records, and recorded 80 albums since he emerged as a major force in the jazz world 55 years ago.

Frances Perkins documentary

Many documentary films earn fireworks on their release, then disappear as fast as the pyrotechnics.

Weekend with Divas Uncorked

Karen Holmes Ward and eight of her friends are traveling to Martha's Vineyard this week to drink some wine — quite a lot of it, in fact — and then talk about it for the next four days.

New cookbook: Cathy Walthers’s “Soups and Sides”

Island resident and celebrated cookbook author Catherine Walthers spent last Friday evening at new Island gallery, Pep Art, celebrating the release of her third cookbook, "Soups + Sides.

Vineyard life according to Marty Nadler

"I'm a Vineyard addict," confessed Marty Nadler at the start of his comedy show, Very Vineyard, at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs last Saturday.

First Lady in photos; Tom Dresser’s latest

News of Barack and Michelle Obama's upcoming visit to the Vineyard has coincided with the continued promotion of two new books, books in which the couple are major subjects.

Fashion and opera take flight to benefit The Yard, Michael J. Fox Foundation

Cutting edge fashion will be on parade to the beat of a different drummer on Thursday, August 12, at the Martha's Vineyard Airport.

Seeing It Through: Richard Lee

For over 50 years Richard Lee has been perfecting the art of painting on panes of glass.