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Holiday Blues

Judging by the attendance at a talk by Dr.

Martha’s Vineyard gardeners still picking, and planning ahead

While kale and root crops extend this season, local gardeners are planning for the next one.

Red Stocking volunteers race to the finish

Grace Church was a whirlwind of wrappers, packers, sorters, and stackers preparing for tomorrow's distribution of Red Stocking gifts.

Vineyard Museum will move to the old marine hospital in Tisbury

It will be a few years, but eventually the museum will occupy a large site that looks out over the Lagoon.

YMCA teen center opens

And then there's the Base, a funky, fantastic lower level that's part performance center, part sound studio, part hang-out spot, and all cool.

Al Hurwitz, WWII combat artist, demonstrates technique

On Pearl Harbor Day, the VFW hosted an unusual art exhibition by combat artist Al Hurwitz.

Holiday flowers pose limited threats for pets

Some lilies can make some pets very sick, but most plants and flowers are can coexist with pets just fine.


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Two Island boaters become officers in Coast Guard Auxiliary

David Pothier and Chris Scott recently became officers in the local chapter of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Sea Spa Salon adds specialist, specialty

Sea Spa Salon located inside the Vineyard Square Hotel in Edgartown announced that Virginia Vogt has joined the team as an aesthetician and makeup artist, with credentials in oncology aesthetics, resurfacing peels, peptide infusions, and lash extensions.


A paragraph in a news brief published Dec.

Island businessman warns of BBB email scam

Island businessman Peter Goodale is cautioning Islanders to be aware of an email scam that targeted him.

Ralinda Lurie will leave Permanent Endowment Fund

The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha's Vineyard announced that executive director Ralinda Young Lurie of Chilmark has decided to move on after four years of successfully heading the foundation.

SSA traffic decline continues

Steamship Authority passenger traffic was off 1.

Island fisherman plays Santa to Dutchman in need of a lure

Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Send him some lures, make him very happy. Foreign aid takes many forms.

AG says former Island filmmaker defrauded state

Los Angeles-based movie director Daniel Adams inflated expenses for two films he made in Massachusetts in order to collect $4.

Popular Menemsha Cafe restaurant closes

Last day to enjoy Menemsha Cafe dinner is Friday, December 16.

Oak Bluffs man arrested on second drug offense

Members of the Martha's Vineyard Drug Task Force arrested Luke Depriest, 32, of Oak Bluffs on drug charges, following a search of his house on Thursday, December 8.

Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust looks at Edgartown library

The non-profit organization will begin talks with Edgartown about acquiring the historic Carnegie Library building.

Edgartown selectmen select plumber, poet for posts

Selectmen and water commissioners disagreed on their choice to fill a vacant seat on the water commission. The selectmen prevailed.