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Blitz Karate members score

Karate instructor Timothy Merriman of Blitz Fitness in West Tisbury traveled with students Julia Bettencourt and Preston Averill to the New England Classic at Franklin Pierce University, February 11.


There's nothing like getting a February phone call from my dear friend Bill Edison.


Teens know it's Movie Night at the Vineyard Haven Library.


The wind is whipping through the barren trees, Chilmark Chocolates is closing down for a month, and everyone (or what seems like everyone) is abandoning their homes for someplace warm and sunny; it must be February in Aquinnah.


How exciting for students and teachers: a three-day weekend, and then only four days of school until February break.

Oak Bluffs

The weather is still behaving weirdly, but the birds continue to flock to the seed feeder.

West Tisbury

Swans and ducks were crowded together this morning when I passed by the Mill Pond.

“Gossip” premieres at the high school

MVRHS drama department original comedy "Gossip" opens here, then travels to theater festival.

Noteworthy events

On Friday, Feb.

Edmund J. Silva

Edmund Silva of Oak Bluffs died on February 5, 2012, at Massachusetts General Hospital, shortly before his 81st birthday.

Open mic at Waterside Market, Vineyard Haven

BYOB, song, poetry, comedy, prose, or anything you would like to read at Thursday's Open Mic Night.

Reel Picks: More about movies playing this week

A black-and-white, mostly silent film.

In the kitchen with Ben deForest

The first in a series of interviews with Vineyard chefs, The Times asked Ben deForest a few questions about cooking.

A good night for Rising Tide

Supporters of Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center dined at the ArtCliff last Thursday night.

Martha’s Vineyard science fair generated plenty of interest

The new emphasis on engineering was a great success for the science fair this year, said Elliott Bennett, who chairs the high school science department.

There are basic steps to run for elected office on Martha’s Vineyard

The deadline to file nomination papers in many Island towns is approaching fast.

Visualize your life at Featherstone workshop

Billie Sullivan, a multi-media artist with a background in graphic design and magazines, stresses that no artistic ability or background is necessary.

Change in the air for Bananas & Red Mannequin

And more on the We've Been Shopping Sale at Tracker.