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The Martha's Vineyard Breast Cancer Support Group hosts its annual event, Get Your Pink On, this coming Wednesday, Oct.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

This film is a riveting action thriller that puts audiences at the center of the chase and a police drama that celebrates the value of friendship and the unsung efforts of police officers when they try to keep the rest of us free from violence and evil.

The game is football and good food

Are you ready for some football? It's that time of year again. Bring on the chicken wings, chili, brisket, and beer.

Shoppers list their favorite Martha’s Vineyard stores

I thought I'd share some of your neighbors' favorite stores and why they have elevated their choices to such heights.

Carly Simon at Dreamland in benefit for breast cancer month

Carly Simon tops the star-studded lineup of local and regional musicians joining forces to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month this Saturday.

Click picks: Editor’s event picks for the week

This Saturday, Oct.

Tisbury School Harvest festival was a fall treat

The Tisbury School Harvest festival on Sunday included a potluck supper, live music, hayrides, pumpkin decorating, face painting and games.

Martha’s Vineyard art happenings

Aquinnah photographer Lisa Vanderhoop will exhibit her work at the Sovereign Bank in Chilmark from October 12 through November 2.

Photos: Martha’s Vineyard Local Wild Food Challenge

Meg Athearn of Chilmark took home the grand prize at the third annual Martha's Vineyard Local Wild Food Challenge, held this past Monday.

Paul Brissette will receive Creative Living Award

The award ceremony is Thursday, October 18 at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury.

A breath of plein air at Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Weekend Plein Air Artist Sessions continue through October 28.

An evening of sight and sound at A Gallery

The loft-like A Gallery was transformed into an urban style performance art space this past Sunday, Oct. 7, during the penultimate event for the gallery.

Photos: End of Summer Cruise aboard the Seastreak

This past Saturday, Oct. 6, the Seastreak ferry and Hurd Publishing hosted an End of Summer Cruise on the ferry.

Photos: Annual Art of Chocolate Festival on Martha’s Vineyard

Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs celebrated 16 years in operation at the annual Art of Chocolate Festival this past weekend.

William Sweeney

William "Billy" Sweeney, 60, of Oak Bluffs, and formerly of West Tisbury and Medford, died on August 30 in Boston.

Maddie Scott is a percussion sensation

The talented Martha's Vineyard Regional High School junior shows up regularly at the Friday Open Stage nights at The Base Collective at Alex's Place.

Jimmy Tingle’s ‘Dream’ to support Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

The nationally acclaimed comedian brings his Humor for Humanity presidential campaign to Martha's Vineyard Friday, October 12.

Martha’s Vineyard salt ponds face environmental dilemma

State scientists set levels to restore local ponds, but meeting those levels will be not be easy or inexpensive.

Medicine cabinet cleanups exceed expectations

Islanders drop off thousands of unwanted prescription medications safely and securely.