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Possible Dreams auction turns right at the ‘Blinker’

While drivers round the Roundabout, the old Blinker will go to the highest bidder at the charity auction Sunday.

Crop report: What’s growing and selling at Martha’s Vineyard farmstands.

This week we stopped by Alley's Farm Stand, Beetlebung, and Mermaid farms.

A Gallery re-opens in Oak Bluffs

A number of Vineyard-related artists will be on display in the newly renovated former NYE Gallery on Uncas Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

Love and plagiarism: The story of Dylan’s mentor

"I structured the play like a Wikipedia page – sort of a menu of someone's life. It also includes footnoted information," says writer Larry Mollin.

Entrain to headline at Flatbread

The band first came together on Martha's Vineyard and is celebrating 20 years of music making at Flatbread on Saturday, July 27.

Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival authors talk about their vacations

What do visiting authors plan on doing on their vacations? Eat, drink, and sleep.

13 swimmers swept away in current rescued off Norton Point beach

Rip currents turn a day at the beach into a frightening situation, at the opening from Katama Bay to the ocean, where the current flows furiously.


The MV Times 2013 Vineyard Property Values, published July 18 listed incorrectly the assessed value of property owned by Thea Hansen, Trustee, as $836,400.

Amy Stewart discusses the botany of booze at Edgartown Books

And the author shares one of her favorite drink recipes with The Times.

Featured favorites

"Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" by Cheryl Strayed – After her mother's death, Strayed finds herself caught in the mire of despair, doing drugs and having one night stands.

“Life According to Sam” and more on Martha’s Vineyard screens this week

Rather than give in to an incurable disease, Dr. Leslie Gordon's response to her son Sam's illness was to take action.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

The film screens at the Katharine Cornell Theater, in Vineyard Haven, Saturday, July 27, at 8 pm.

Proposed Grey Barn Farm wind turbine complies with noise levels

Wind turbine plans for the Grey Barn remain on hold, but the proposed turbine complies with state noise guidelines, according to a recent study.

Tuna trip to Chatham makes for a whale of a tale

A tuna fisherman once said, "I pray to God that when I die my wife does not sell my tackle for what I told her I paid for it."

Oak Bluffs emergency management director defends boat repairs

Emergency management director Peter Martell said the fire and rescue boat needed to be fixed, and he took charge.

Island Grown Initiative adds Chilmark spring property to portfolio

The agricultural nonprofit said it has no intention to go into the water business or land conservation with the purchase of the Dunkl family homestead.

‘The Vineyard’ – the docu-soap that is us. Not

There were some recognizable faces in 'The Vineyard,' but it wasn't easy to recognize ourselves. At least, we hope it wasn't.

Variety the theme at Old Sculpin reception

Six Island artists show new work on Sunday.

How they moved the Schifter house, step by astonishing step

In the end, homeowner Rick Schifter said of the salvation of his Wasque house, the pictures on the walls weren't even disturbed.

Brokers say summer rentals are big business

Owners of rental properties rely on the internet and brokers to fill vacation homes. For brokers, rentals keep the cash flowing.