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West Tisbury Column

Congratulations to Hugh Knipmeyer who was selected for a Vineyard award by the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

Aquinnah Column

What is up with the killer mosquitoes this year? I live on the south side of Aquinnah and we rarely get mosquitoes, but we are under siege right now.

Chilmark Column

Here is a public service announcement from Katie Carroll, Chilmark board of health chairman: Mosquitoes are thick this summer and most do not carry diseases.

“The Ape Woman” rock opera to premier at The Pit Stop

A rock opera, "The Ape Woman" composed and written by May v. Oskan, will premier at The Pit Stop in Oak Bluffs Wed., August 29.

Dance Theatre of Harlem visits Martha’s Vineyard

The 18 dancers have been working for the past two weeks with two choreographers at the Vineyard Arts Project.

The Times asks: What would you change about Martha’s Vineyard

The Times traveled to the annual Agricultural Fair this past week to ask, "What would you change about Martha's Vineyard?"

Drinks of the week on Martha’s Vineyard

This week, we tried the Granola Smoothie from State Road Restaurant and a Barely Legal from The Atlantic.

Carlos Montoya at home in Sweet Life Cafe kitchen

It's a Friday morning in August. The restaurant expects to serve 100 dinners, starting in just over six hours. But chef Carlos Montoya is relaxed.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival closes season with “Starbuck”

Sperm donor David, father to so many, may not be a guy who should be a father at all.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

Jason Bourne on the lam again, this action-adventure has a new hero.

Vineyard summer resident to discuss African American architecture

Ellen Weiss has written an engaging social history of people and architecture of the early 20th Century South.

Kid’s corner

Children's book picks from Sondra Murphy, Children's Librarian at the Oak Bluffs Library

Literary events this week on Martha’s Vineyard

Author's talks & more this week on Martha's Vineyard.

Featured favorites: recommendations from Vineyard bookstores

Want to learn about Martha's Vineyard? This week we have recommendations from Book Den East, Bunch of Grapes & Edgartown Books to get you started!

Good Night Louise: Roots kept real on Martha’s Vineyard

Good Night Louise is a folky medley of Americana and blues. They've quickly become a sought after band on the Island.

A drumming experience

To the Built on Stilts drummers, thank you for joining in to play for dancers is a very unique, surreal, and beautifully connective privilege.

Drawing a crowd at Cuttyhunk

On August 8, I made my first trip to Cuttyhunk after living on the Island for the last seven years.

Keep dancing

Thursday morning, sleepy-eyed yet excited for the day ahead, I joined my sister and her friends at The Yard for their morning dance class.

Dreaming of a better democracy

I had a dream last night that our democracy today looked like our forefathers intended – a government run "for the people, by the people.

What’s next?

Erik Albert's letter of August 9 [Back to you, W.