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Enjoy Martha’s Vineyard music, food, and pools to benefit YMCA

The YMCA will host its second annual Cool Pool Parties series this Saturday, July 28, from 7 to 10 pm.

Two docs and love at bay

"Plimpton!", "Ethel", and "Remembrance" screen with Martha's Vineyard film groups.

Folk legend Greg Brown comes to Union Chapel on Martha’s Vineyard

The twice Grammy nominated Greg Brown will be playing at the Union Chapel on Saturday. Mr. Brown is a staple on Prairie Home Companion.

Tisbury celebrates the arts

The Tisbury Business Association will hold "Celebrate the Arts,Vineyard Haven!" on Sunday July 29 to promote diverse local arts.

Boston’s best comedians continue to come to Dreamland Ballroom

Three of Boston's best comedians will be performing at the Dreamland Ballroom in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing on Martha’s Vineyard

Peter Parker/Spider-Man, everyone's hero, in an over-the-top, action-packed feature that easily keeps pace with its early incarnations.

Session musicians form “super group” at Hooked

Four notable session musicians come together to give Hooked a night to remember. Come see Rick Marotta, Joe Caro, Neil Stubenhaus and Jon Gilutin.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

July 13, 2012Kenn Karakul, Palm Beach, FL; DOB 2/14/53, OUI-liquor or .08%, 2nd offense, negligent operation of motor vehicle, violating signal/sign/markings on a state...

West Tisbury art sale will benefit library

Jane Newhall's paintings are charmingly innocent, capturing many Vineyard scenes as well as still life images of flowers, books and bottles.

Summer People: Clara Grossman

Clara Grossman is the third subject of Summer People. She is a loving grandmother of eight and a survivor of the Holocaust.

“Island Cup” chronicles the Nantucket-Vineyard football rivalry

James Sullivan's book "Island Cup," is the story of the Nantucket-Martha's Vineyard football rivalry.

Shark Tournament was a monster block party

Hundreds of onlookers on land and on the sea crowded around the scales to catch a glimpse of a shark. But not everyone was thrilled by the sight.

When food and water run out, resourcefulness can save the day

If you are new to growing some of your food, you are discovering that success requires a daily commitment of time, observation, and close inspection.

X-rays are helpful diagnostic tools, but they can be misleading

It was still likely that a fish bone, or similar item, swallowed at the beach that day was the source of Sito's troubles.

Working from home: Customs attorney Jeff Meeks

West Tisbury is home and office for customs attorney Jeffrey Meeks who has found a way to work off-Island from the Island.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

The Thursday, July 19, Island Bridge Club (IBC) game, sanctioned by the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL), saw Mollie Whalen and partner Joe Ashcroft take first place overall with a 65.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

V-MAP (Vineyard Men for Abuse Prevention) will stand on the seawall adjacent to the Lagoon Pond drawbridge from 11 am to 3 pm, Saturday, July 28, to take a stand against abuse of women.

Weddings/Engagements

Elizabeth Forns Oak Bluffs and Christopher McMahon, both of Oak Bluffs, married on June 23 at the Sailing Camp in Oak Bluffs.

Births

Jessica and Afonso Arantes of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their son, Guto Arantes, on July 21 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Academic Honors

Bess Child of West Tisbury received a Master of Social Work from the School of Social Work at Simmons College in Boston.