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A Thanksgiving treat from Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society

World-class musicians take the stage on November 23 with Much Ado About Music.

Martha’s Vineyard high school students compete in design challenge

The next time the power goes out, the winners of a competition at the regional high school to build their own flashlights will be ready.

Greg Orcutt is recognized for his service to the Island community

Big Brothers and Big Sisters and Habitat for Humanity volunteer receives award for public service.

Child labor is the subject of the film “The Harvest”

America's labor force includes child farm workers. This film is the story of three who work to help their families.

Get outdoors at Felix Neck’s Fall Festival

On Friday, visit Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary for live music, food, nature crafts, and to see birds of prey up close.

Friendsgiving, pizza delivery, and pies on Martha’s Vineyard

If you've had it with leftovers, here's some help. If you've really had it with left overs, a new pizza delivery service.

Menemsha Coast Guardsmen will be on watch on Thanksgiving

The crewmembers, mostly young and far from home, will celebrate Thanksgiving with their shipmates, ready if needed.

A common pigeon asks for help on a Martha’s Vineyard ferryboat

The episode reminded me that humans and animals, for all their differences, also share many similarities.

Black Friday Martha’s Vineyard-style

The deals may not be as big as Walmart's or Best Buy's, but there are still places to shop and save on the Vineyard this Friday.

Gatchell family lights up season of giving on Thursday night

Lights tonight! A Martha's Vineyard family brightens up the holidays.

Graphic novels: More than wham! and bam!, Dan Cooney explains

Meet graphic novelist Dan Cooney at Bunch of Grapes this Friday, Nov. 23, at a discussion and demo.


Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! If you are travelling I hope your roads are smooth and uncongested, and if you are staying put I hope you are surrounded by people you love.


This Friday morning support the Tisbury Class of 2013 so that they may discover the nation's capital.


I am sure by now we have all driven by the white turkeys in the Whiting's West Tisbury field.

West Tisbury

There has been frost on the roof the past two mornings, silvery and sparkling.


Each week, I have 800 words in which to share with my town the things I think they need to know.

Oak Bluffs

And here we are again at Thanksgiving.

Sports highlights

Billy Reagan, of Oak Bluffs, a 2009 MVRHS graduate and a senior at Westfield State University, was named to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) all conference men's soccer team.

Vineyard FC loses Masters title on PK’s but gains promotion

The unbeaten M.V. Over the Hill soccer team lost a penalty kick shootout to the Albania Vets after a 1-1 tie but still moved up to Division 5 in 2013.

Ducks mightier than Longhorns in flag football finale

The Ducks were the big winners in the season ending flag football bowl games at the M.V. Boys and Girls Club on Saturday morning.