There are more luxurious accommodations on Martha’s Vineyard than the Tisbury and Oak Bluffs school gyms. But on Friday night, more than 150 tired members of a stranded tour group were more than happy to sleep on cots set up on the parquet floor as Hurricane Arthur lashed the Island with torrential rains and high […]
I just like getting candy,” she said, chomping on a piece of bubblegum. “I didn’t even know there was such a thing as July 4th candy corn.
The Vineyard Haven Band, which kicked off its season last weekend in Ocean Park, will be performing on the Island every Sunday night at 8 pm. The performances will alternate each weekend between Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs and Owen Park in Vineyard Haven, with special performances on the Fourth of July and Illumination Night. […]
The 43rd annual Tisbury Street Fair will take place this Tuesday, July 8. Live music, sidewalk sales, games, food and more will fill Main Street in honor of the town’s birthday, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Main Street will be closed to all vehicle traffic and parking.
Livingston Taylor will bring an evening of whimsical folk stories and melodies to the Old Whaling Church this Saturday, July 5, at 7:30 pm. Today, nearly 50 years after he recorded his first record, Mr. Taylor continues to delight audiences with his upbeat tunes and soft ballads that range in genre from folk and gospel […]
The Steamship Authority is diverting scheduled trips to and from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven Friday evening due to weather. The 7:30 pm departure of the Martha’s Vineyard from Woods Hole to Oak Bluffs has been diverted to Vineyard Haven. The Martha’s Vineyard will depart from Vineyard Haven at 8:30 pm. For more information, call […]
Hurricane Arthur, the first named storm of the summer season, is moving quickly up the east coast, and is expected to bring heavy rain to Martha’s Vineyard beginning Friday evening, July 4th. The storm could dump 2 to 4 inches of rain on the region in 24 hours, producing flash flooding in some areas. The […]
Oak Bluffs public safety officials plan to close East Chop Drive from Monroe Avenue to Brewster Avenue, beginning at 6 pm, July 4th until 4 pm, July 5th. That section of the roadway is already reduced to one lane to protect the eroding coastal bank. The crumbling corniche that wraps around East Chop bluffs and overlooks […]
The canker, or tumor, had grown around the bone above Jack’s hoof, and had to be removed very carefully. The vets needed to have an MRI machine on the area for the entirety of the surgery, which Jack underwent lying down. Jack was one of the largest horses that Tufts has ever done this type of surgery on
The Americans have the power ‘to begin the world over again.”’They have the opportunity ‘to form the noblest, purest constitution on the face of the earth’ because ‘the birth-day of a new world is at hand.’