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The Rotary Club works to make a difference here and abroad

The Martha's Vineyard Rotary Club helps local charities as well as international causes.

Kayakers circumnavigate Martha’s Vineyard in record time

It took a trio of kayakers 11 hours to circle the Island, a trip that provided a unique vantage point and included a variety of sea conditions.

West Tisbury School flies pinwheels for peace

On Friday, the West Tisbury school took part in an international art project, Pinwheels for Peace, and "planted" pinwheels in front of the school.

Register now for fall adult ed classes

Forty-three courses are being offered by the Vineyard ACE this fall.

Poet’s Corner: Island a Go Go

Island a Go GoSummer. 1967.The Ogres jamming latedown on Beach Road, sweat out"Satisfaction" like they own it.Summer kids and locals shaketo a...

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

There may be an autumnal chill in the air but not at the duplicate bridge tables where the competition is still pretty hot.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The Tisbury Senior Center will sponsor a music appreciation hour Monday with Charles Blank, musicologist, who will describe how 20th-century social and cultural changes influenced the music of the Broadway musical.

Weddings/Engagements

Sarah Safford Omer and Benjamin deForest were married on the Quansoo Beach on Sunday, September 23 under bright and sunny skies before a crowd of friends and family.

Births

Leon F.

Living Local Harvest Festival is the place to be Saturday

The notion of Living Local has "exploded," and this weekend's Harvest Festival celebration is the moment to join in the enthusiasm.

Aquinnah

Here are some things I didn't know before I moved to Aquinnah from New York City: winds come from different directions, take-out delivery is not a God-given right, all-wheel drive is important, and Monarch butterflies migrate.

Tisbury

The 9th Art of Chocolate Festival will open with a preview party tomorrow evening at Featherstone.

Chilmark

Whoa Nellie, this town is a hoppin' place.

West Tisbury

Procrastination is my worst habit.

Edgartown

I haven't gotten out much in the past couple weeks, as I seem to have fallen victim to every fall bug going around the Island.

Oak Bluffs

Fall must be here: Ken Debettencourt on Wing Road has plowed up the remains of his beautiful field of zinnias and is preparing the area for a winter's rest.

Plein air ‘Paint Out’ at the Dragonfly Gallery

This is the third year of the event, which produces small, reasonably priced landscapes with Island settings.

Meg Mercier at the Old Sculpin

The Martha's Vineyard Art Association and the Old Sculpin Gallery will open "Artist Reflection: Scenes along the Shore," paintings by Meg Mercier, on September 29.

Sweet indeed

Featherstone's 16th anniversary celebration, on Friday, October 5, promises to be one sweet evening.

MV Museum fundraiser combined fine food and great art

Artists and museum supporters gathered at a home in Vineyard Haven's historic Williams Street district to enjoy a three course dinner.