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Coming soon: The Art of the Personal Altar

A new and provocative show, The Art of the Personal Altar, is being added to the season at Featherstone Center for the Arts.

Close up at Shaw Cramer Gallery

56 Main Street, Vineyard Haven

What have you learned about art from listening to gallery goers?

Melissa Breese, Shephard Fine ArtSpace, Oak Bluffs: "A lot of what I do is educate people about what they're looking at — especially when it's abstract.

Glances: Happenings at Vineyard art galleries

This past spring, Jeanne and Malcolm Campbell took a trip to Iceland to both celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary and being as they are both travel photographers, to participate in a photography class.

Minton makes $10,000 putt

Stuart Minton, part of the Donaroma's Nursery foursome, won $10,000 by successfully holing a 40-foot putt in the 12th annual Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Golf Classic, Monday, at the Vineyard Golf Club.

Fall Tennis Classic

The second annual Island Fall Tennis Classic to benefit Martha's Vineyard Community Tennis will take place Friday, September 30 through Sunday, Oct.

Sports highlights

The MV girls varsity soccer team hosted a skilled and speedy crew from Scituate, Saturday, and came in second 3-1.

Vineyarders drop Westport for field hockey win

3-1 victory for the MVRHS field hockey team.

Bishop Feehan ties Vineyard on late goal

Varsity Soccer Players John Oliveira and Jack Roberts each scored a goal, but the game ended in a tie.

Weekend training

On September 24 and 25, the answer for roughly 20 Island firefighters from all six Island towns was training.

Thanks to the SSA

I would like to thank the Steamship Authority, morespecifically the crew at the Oak Bluffs terminal on Tuesday, September 27, at 6:15.

Fresh Air Fund thanks helpers

This year, 43 New York City children found out once again just how special summer is in Cape Cod.

Not the Vineyard way

I have just finished reading the article published in the MV Times September 23, entitled

West Tisbury science scores demand acknowledgment

West Tisbury School's eighth grade students scored number one in the state in science, for the second year in a row.

Wait your turn

Thumbs down to those who don't wait their turn at the Blinker.

A delight

It was indeed a delight to attend the award presentation by the Massachusetts Cultural Council to Pia Webster last Thursday.

Oak Bluffs, gone to the dogs

I came home from the mail today to find an overfed, irate Chihuahua mix in my yard, and when I got out of the car it was growling and barking at me.

He’s looking for an invite

Gene Sisco and Joyce Steves Storm of 93 South Water Street, Edgartown probably don't like publicity (

Kudos to the VTA

I would like to thank you for this opportunity to voice my opinions of the Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA).