Yearly Archives: 2011

Knitters support West Tisbury Library expansion project

In appreciation for using space in the West Tisbury library, a weekly knitting group made a quilt to be raffled for the library's benefit.

Habitat for Humanity hard at it on Martha’s Vineyard

Volunteers, individual or in groups, are always needed to keep Habitat's low-income housing projects moving forward.

The 150th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair was a blast

Tons of people, great weather, and added attractions made for a fabulous Fair over the weekend. How many days left till next year's Fair?

Poem: To a Boy with a Belgian Giant

Hoping thousands of spectators would be there,he readied this draft horse for the Fair.

For nine 1983 MVRHS grads, reunions become annual

Why wait every five years to enjoy the company of old classmates? A group of 1983 high school grads decided not to.

Visiting Vet: Guinea pigs can suffer as much as most other...

A guinea pig seems like an innocent, low-maintenance pet, but potential trouble lurks with even the most basic pet.

On Martha’s Vineyard, dogs rule

Owners trotted out hundreds of pooches at the Ag Fair's always popular dog show last Sunday morning.

Garden Notes: Gardening on Martha’s Vineyard starts to slow down

All the signs point to it: pesky yellow jackets, heavy dewfall, the katydid and cricket chorus, roadside banks of goldenrod. Summer is cresting and Labor Day looms.

From dad to daughter, as she leaves Martha’s Vineyard for college

Not so long ago, Tom Pallas watched his daughter, Naomi, start kindergarten. Now she's heading off to college, and he's got some...advice?