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Pardon the interruption

There was no trouble Monday during Sandy's visit, none on Tuesday as we assessed the damage.

Sandy takes a bite out of Martha’s Vineyard

None of it was unexpected for Islanders used to winter storms reshaping beaches, or even catastrophic "” except perhaps for lovers of Lucy Vincent Beach.

Local meat, just in time for the holidays

"I have yet to eat any locally produced food that is not superior to anything trucked onto the Island."

Foraging: an opportunity to go wild on Martha’s Vineyard

Turn a walk into an expedition to gather flora to make your own centerpiece.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

Hess is More, the brain-child of Danish composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Mikkel Hess, is performing on Friday, November 2, at Dreamland in Oak Bluffs.

Editor’s pick of this week’s happenings

Friends and family of Tim Fullin of Vineyard Haven are having a benefit party at the Portuguese-American Club this Saturday, Nov.

Tonight: Harvest dinner will show off Martha’s Vineyard student produce

Enjoy a locally-sourced dinner at the M.V. Regional High School on November 5.

Book suggestions for young adults

"Burn For Burn" by Siobhan Vivian & Jenny Han – This series-starter is set on fictional, postcard-perfect "Jar Island," home to charming tourist shops, pristine beaches, amazing oceanfront homes.

A good move for Midnight Farm on Martha’s Vineyard

Midnight Farm has relocated to the former home of the Bunch of Grapes, and owner Tamara Weiss is happy about it.

Cooler weather means hotter cocktails

Instead of muddling mint for a mojito, warm up with hot apple cider, drinks made with cinnamon whiskey, and apple and pumpkin beverages.

Chilmark selectmen hire group to study Lucy Vincent erosion

The goal of the study is to come up with the least aggressive and most cost-effective solutions to slowing erosion along Chilmark Pond and Lucy Vincent Beach.

Shakespeare for the Masses returns with “King John”

As usual with Shakespeare for the Masses, the adaptation is short, funny, and physically lively.

Food enthusiasts collaborate on cookbook for families

Josh Levy and Prudence Athearn Levy of Vineyard Nutrition created a cookbook with Island Grown Schools and Mass in Motion for simple, healthy meals.

Election 2012: Senator Scott Brown or Elizabeth Warren

Democrats hope to regain a seat Republicans hope to hold in a race that has attracted national attention and heaps of money.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

A Halloween teen comedy about a high school senior, Wren, who's supposed to be babysitting her younger brother, but gets an invitation to the party of the year.

Lies, suspense in “Arbitrage” at Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

Welcome to the world of hedge fund trading in "Arbitrage," a first-run thriller playing at the Martha's Vineyard Film Center.

When can we expect number nine?

In 1938, a storm surge of 10 to 12 feet inundated the coasts of Rhode Island, Connecticut, southeastern Massachusetts, and Long Island, NY.

Election 2012: Keating versus Sheldon in Ninth District race

The Times asked Mr. Keating and Mr. Sheldon to respond briefly to a series of questions.

Tisbury selectmen meet Thursday night

With severe weather conditions predicted to last through Tuesday, the Tisbury selectmen postponed their regularly scheduled meeting to 5 pm tonight, November 1, at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

Election 2012: MVC race includes mix of old guard and newcomers

Fourteen names appear on the ballot for nine slots. Five of the 14 candidates are incumbents.