Jim Swartz, campaigning his IRC 52 Vesper out of the Edgartown Yacht Club, dominated racing in two days of buoy racing, then finished a close second in the ‘Round the Island Race.
But, upswing is slow, variable across market segments, and lacks conviction.
A day of discussion about the art, craft and business of writing. Join us for panel discussions, book signings, workshops and other literary delights.
Almost without exception, since its founding in 1984, The Martha’s Vineyard Times has published an annual list of Vineyard real property values (VPV), and in recent years has made this data available online. For reasons sublime or pedestrian, the publication has always been a big hit. Not with everyone, mind you, but with most. Some […]
The Possible Dreams Auction to benefit Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) has changed a lot in recent years. The date, the venue, the auctioneer, even the name of the event — now the Art Buchwald Possible Dreams Auction, in honor of the longtime auctioneer who died in 2007 — have been reworked. That’s not to […]
Snow R. Corwin Calvin and Geneva Corwin of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their daughter, Snow Ruth Corwin, on July 16 at Massachusetts General Hospital. Snow weighed 3 pounds, 14 ounces.
Jackson R. Gaffey Julie and David Gaffey of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their son, Jackson Richard Gaffey, on July 15 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Jackson weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.
Oak Bluffs health officials Thursday morning reopened Inkwell Beach and Pay Beach in Oak Bluffs, closed since Tuesday because of high bacteria counts. Oak Bluffs health agent Shirley Fauteaux told The Times that the results of water samples taken Wednesday from the two popular beaches along Sea View Avenue showed bacteria levels had fallen within […]
Whistling is an art whose time has come, suggests Kate Davis and David Heilbroner in their film, “Pucker Up: The Fine Art of Whistling.” These filmmakers, who summer in West Tisbury, have two new films playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. In addition to “Pucker Up,” their most recent documentary, “Newburgh Sting,” about an […]
It was a hard job convincing people in Congress this wasn’t the case…I was told directly by other congressmen that these are rich people with waterfront homes. I tried to tell them that these are mostly family homes, many of them passed down through generations, but that was the mindset.