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Night Heron Gallery full of creativity and energy

The Night Heron Gallery in Vineyard Haven feels like a mix between a boutique packed with unique gifts and a mini Artisans’ Festival. Both...

Portrait of the artist in full: The magical life of Ray Ellis

Painting A Life, Ray Ellis: An Artist Seen Through His Work, 192 pages, 159 paintings, Compass Prints, Savannah, Georgia, 2014 Before his death in 2013,...

Annual Feast of the Holy Ghost is Saturday and Sunday

The annual Feast of the Holy Ghost is this Saturday and Sunday, hosted by the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs, which calls the event...

Music and mealtime in the meadow

The FARM Institute will hold its annual Meals in the Meadow event this Saturday, July 19, from 5 to 10 pm. The evening features...

Patricia A. Costa

mass will be celebrated in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Massasoit Ave, Oak Bluffs at 10 am, Wednesday, July 23, followed by...

Downed electric wire closed State Road

The driver of a Bruno’s dumpster hauler was temporarily trapped in his truck while emergency crews work to shut power off to a wire...

Funeral Mass for Donald L. DeSorcy Monday

Donald L. DeSorcy of West Tisbury died on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Longhill Assisted Living Facility in Edgartown. He was 85. Donald’s Funeral...

Point B Realty celebrates their fifth anniversary this summer

 Meet Your Merchant Plus is sponsored content. * Point B Company History It was a gutsy move, opening a new real estate company during the toughest...

Week Four: Isaiah Maynard’s Cross Country Ride

If I'm with someone, like Erik or Brendan and Stef we will talk most of the day. We talk like we aren't strangers. About our family, personal struggles, relationships, goals in life, future plans... We open up like we know each other. It's like the biking breaks down the walls between us. I love it.

Great Island Couples: Tim and Eileen Maley

This past winter we spent many evenings in front of an open fire in the wood stove, fully aware of just feeling contented. We’re probably between crises of some sort — who isn’t — but there’s a strong feeling of being settled, and we are ready to roll with the next punch that comes along.

Thanks for the hands-on experiences

To the Editor: As I wrapped up my year as the alternative education science teacher at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, I polled my students...

The other 49 weeks

To me, this bench is special. It is something that I think about for the 49 weeks of the year when I’m not on Martha’s Vineyard. It is a majestic throne that overlooks a water kingdom. It exhilarates me through the peace and serenity that recharge my batteries each year.

Lord of the Rings

The Rennekers watched, aghast, as the priceless third-generation heirloom ring arced away, then disappeared into three feet of water.

Martha’s Vineyard court report

July 3, 2014 Winstead M. Adams, Doylestown, PA; DOB 3/3/95, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle, possession of open container of alcohol in...

Academic Honors

Graduates Zoe Fisher of Aquinnah received a Bachelor of Arts from Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. Abigail Larsen of Chilmark received a Bachelor of Science from Roger...

Can I burn a tick off me?

C’mon folks, it is just a tick bite. It is not like getting bitten by a taipan (a snake with a highly lethal bite) in the Australian outback, where there is some justification in immediately amputating the bitten body part.

Gone Fishin’: Fluke fishing is not glamorous or ritzy, just fun

A cable news pundit described the Island as 'ritzy and glamorous.' I suppose that impression would be accurate if one’s world only encompassed kiss-kiss cocktail parties and swank dinners in summer echo chambers. It sure does not describe the VFW Fluke Derby, and for that I am very grateful.

Ryen Russillo headlines ESPN radio show

Ryen Russillo of West Tisbury is cohost of SVP and Russillo, an ESPN radio show. The program was chosen as the best national...

Chappy Comcast signups remain short of goal

To people who resist the deal because they resent having no other choice in cable provider, Mr. Filley says that when it comes to something as crucial as technology, it’s better to have one monopoly than none at all.

Oak Bluffs town officials unanimously approve year-end transfers

Oak Bluffs selectmen and the town finance and advisory committee (FINCOM) met on Tuesday to deliberate year-end transfers to cover department shortfalls for the...