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“Certified Copy” at Capawock Theatre

What does authenticity mean? Is a copy as valuable as an original? Acclaimed Iranian director Abba Kiarostami poses these questions in his latest film, "Certified Copy," playing Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17, at the Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven.

Noteworthy events

Detrick Lawrence Productions, a film production company that produces many films for emergency response organizations, seeks those interested in speaking roles for an upcoming film to audition on April 21 and 22.

Camp Safe Haven benefit on Martha’s Vineyard

The Safe Haven Project, a global, nonprofit organization empowering HIV+ youth and parent of Camp Safe Haven Martha's Vineyard, hosts a fundraiser this coming Tuesday, April 19, at The Simon Gallery in Vineyard Haven.

Old-time fiddler Bruce Molsky performs on Martha’s Vineyard

Fiddler, vocalist, guitar, and banjo player Bruce Molsky, of whom musician Linda Ronstadt says "There's an incredible power of history and tradition in his vocals," didn't start his professional music career until he was 40.

New stores in Edgartown

Spring flowers aren't the only things blooming in Edgartown.

Rasmus Sayre receives commendation from Senator Wolf

Rasmus Sayre, a 13-year-old eighth-grader at Tisbury School, received a special citation from State Senator Dan Wolf in a ceremony in the school library on Monday.

Martha’s Vineyard Little League field clean-up

On Saturday, Martha's Vineyard Little League Field Day, some 70 young baseball players of the Little League Majors and Minors and their parents and coaches, with lots of help from all around the Island, refurbished the Island's Little League fields: Manter's Field, West Tisbury, Veira Park, Oak Bluffs, and Nunes Field, Edgartown.

Martha’s Vineyard track teams dominate Cohasset

Coach Joe Schroeder's Martha's Vineyard track teams ran off with one-sided victories Saturday, when Cohasset came to visit the high school oval.

Martha’s Vineyard girls lacrosse team wins first three games

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls' varsity lacrosse team stepped off on the right foot.


If the town meetings didn't tell you that spring is here, the glorious trees blossoming and pretty flowers appearing all over town should make it clear.

Landmarks receives professional designation

The Massachusetts State Division of Professional Licensure has awarded the designation of Licensed Real Estate Broker to Diana Lynn, Karl Buder, Lynn Buder, and Dave Federowicz of Coldwell Banker Landmarks Real Estate of Vineyard Haven.


I went from hearing no pinkletinks a week or so ago to hearing them all the time.

Martha’s Vineyard birders look out for vagrant migrants

With spring migration building up steam, Vineyard birders likewise ramp up their birding.


Harriet Poole Otteson has returned from her 27-day adventure to Africa.

Meet my furry friend

This March, in Edgartown, a half-dozen houses were broken into.

West Tisbury

There were lots of familiar faces at the Performing Arts Center Saturday night.

A money-saving idea worked

I am the head custodian in the Oak Bluffs School, at a time when money is very tight.

Refreshing interconnectedness

Having recently had occasion to avail myself of some of the many and varied social services offered and rendered by our close-knit community, I was pleased by the kindness, compassion, and professionalism given me by Mary Ledde and the entire staff of the Martha's Vineyard Health Care Access Program.