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Off-season down-time: Ritz with salsa

Sweat and grace mix well on a fall evening on Circuit Ave.

When it’s raining cats and dogs: pet disaster preparedness

How to prepare pets, when it’s raining...cats and dogs

Bug off!

Ear mites cause both mechanical and chemical irritation, and often an allergic hypersensitivity reaction as well.

“Out of the Ruins” brings today’s Cambodia to life

A new novel by Island summer resident Sue Guiney explores cultural differences in a Cambodian medical clinic.

New veteran’s outreach program at Community Services

Networking, support, sailing and even yoga.

Edgartown: Hallow’s Eve plans

The scarecrows have been popping up all over town thanks to the Charter School children in anticipation of that spookiest of holidays: Halloween. Soon...

Chilmark: Rites of fall

One of my favorite rites of fall is the resuming of Island hand-papermaker Sandy Bernat’s Mixed Media Journal Group meetings. The first one happened...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: October 20 – 24, 2014

AquinnahOct. 20, Olivia Miles, widow and one of the beneficiaries of the estate Quentin Miles, sold her share in a lot on West Basin...

Read this! Writing the College Application Essay

Let’s face it. Childhood isn’t long enough. One minute you’re changing diapers and the next you’re helping your high schooler fill out college applications....

Ask the Dogfather: Frankie & Angus; pooches on the move

Tom Shelby, who has trained dogs and their owners on Martha’s Vineyard and in New York City, answers readers’ questions about their problematic pooches....

This was then: W.J. Mendence’s cigar and confectionery shop

Photos of long-ago Martha’s Vineyard.

The Patient and Family Council continue their work

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital uses a variety of resources, tools, and surveys to help understand and improve the experience of its patients. Among those resources...

Film Center comedies portray different views of aging

“A Master Builder” and “Hunting Elephants” play at the Film Center this week.

Trees show off their colors now

The autumn season is a good opportunity to pick up on characteristics and differences of various trees.

Oak Bluffs: Halloween scene

So is everyone getting prepared for the ghost, goblins, and trick or treaters on Friday night? Not only are many stores showing Halloween decorations,...

David Burns Corfield

David Burns Corfield, 75, a longtime resident of Martha’s Vineyard and former longtime resident of Chelmsford died Friday, October 24, at Brigham and Women’s...

Chilmark police make an arrest in farmstand thefts

A newly installed security camera recorded a woman pocketing money and led to her arrest.

Creative costumes light up the Artist’s Ball

Danielle Mulcahy, Keren Tonnesen, and Laurie Riley took away prizes at the second annual Fall for the Arts event.

Aquinnah: Town Hall flea market

Having spent the past weekend off Island in Montreal and Vermont I can say that we are still in fall and that up north...

Tisbury: Vote on Tuesday

The scarecrows created by students at the Charter School are a delightful addition to Main Street. Literary figures from Sleeping Beauty at The Beach...