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Weekly Update – Last-minute gift ideas and holiday events, Dec. 16

Where to go for the best stocking stuffers and plays, film screenings and concerts happening this weekend on Martha's Vineyard.

Grace Church hosts Christmas storyteller Susan Klein Sunday

Storyteller Susan Klein will present an evening of folkloric, literary, and autobiographical Christmas stories appropriate for audiences age 8 and older 5 pm, Sunday night December 15 at Grace Episcopal Church on Woodlawn Avenue in Vineyard Haven.

Mary Louise Osmers

Mary Louise (Graham) Osmers died peacefully at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oak Bluffs on November 29, 2011, at the age of 89 years.

Ellen Bang-Birge

A memorial service for Ellen Bang-Birge will be held at Chapman Cole & Gleason funeral home on Thursday, December 22, from 5 to 7 pm.

Martha’s Vineyard real estate: Looking back, looking ahead – part 1 of 3

We posed that question (along with a number of others) to a group of Vineyard brokers and you'll find the information you need to keep up with our very unique real estate market right here in the weeks ahead.

Black powder shoot punctuates Vineyard deer-hunting season

The Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club black powder shoot provide a test of shooting skills and weaponry.

Vineyard hockey teams off to winning starts

Season opener victories for both boys and girls hockey teams.

Vineyarders swim against Sacred Heart, Pope JP II

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School swim club hit the pool at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs for a pair of meets last week as the regular season got underway.

Vineyarders take a bite out of Sandwich

The Vineyard varsity basketball teams travelled to nearby Sandwich Tuesday and returned to Vineyard Haven victorious as the high school hardwood season tipped off.

Sports highlights

The 8th grade girls travel basketball team continued their winning ways by defeating Nauset, Saturday morning, at the Sancy Pachico Gym, 42-17.

West Tisbury

There is a room across the south side of our house.

Oak Bluffs

As Christmas and Hanukah approach, so does perhaps the best gift of all as news tells us that all U.


What a turnout we had this year for Christmas in Edgartown.


Ten days until Christmas.


Shoppers were really into the season on Sunday.


'Tis the season for open houses, eggnog, shopping local, and surrounding ourselves with friends.

‘Tis The Season

at this December addition at Sunset Lake.

P.A. Club hosts casino night for MV Youth Hockey

The Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs hosted a casino night, Saturday, to benefit Martha's Vineyard Youth Hockey.

A pasta menorah is original, inexpensive, and fun to make

Who needs fancy, when you can get great results with a little imagination and ingenuity.