Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society’s spring concert is a gift to the Island

This Sunday afternoon, May 25, the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) kicks off its 44th season with a couple of distinguished visiting artists presenting a mixed bag of classical and more contemporary compositions. The annual spring concert will provide a prelude to the organization’s upcoming season and is an opportunity to get a taste […]

Sculptor Jay Lagemann to show work in Maryland

Jay Lagemann of Chilmark, known for his monumental “Swordfish Harpooner” in Menemsha, will show both large and small sculptures at the Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland, during the summer of 2014. The reception for members and guests opens the show on May 30. Jay Lagemann: Language in Motion will be exhibited from May 31 […]

Islanders mourn and remember Pat Gregory

Pat Gregory’s individual acts of kindness, the range of his interests, his sacrifices to the public exercise of citizenship, and his grace and humility made him of our community in a unique way. Ever the teacher, Pat’s legacy is not the hole that his death has left behind, it’s the caring friend and neighbor he’s shown we each can be.

Reward for information

To the Editor: The Tehama County Sheriff’s office is offering a $1,500 reward for information leading to the capture of the man who murdered Pat Gregory. They accept donations to the reward fund. If you want to add to the reward for the capture of Pat’s murderer, send a check to Tehama County Sheriff’s Office, Secret […]

No shame in aging

To the Editor: I am almost 81 years old, and it hasn’t always been easy to survive to this stage. But in recent years, I have been getting increasingly frustrated and annoyed at the contemptuous way all of you, including and especially my fellow old people, insist on talking about aging and old age. Why […]

Support for Lynn Ditchfield, ACE MV

To the Editor: In the past two years it has been my pleasure to be a student in one of Lynn Ditchfield’s ACE MV courses and to work in collaboration with her and Scarlet and Rex Jarrell of the Yoga Barn in offering a Yoga Teacher Training and a yoga, relaxation, and meditation class at […]