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The Community Seed Library comes to fruition

The Martha’s Vineyard Community Seed Library, one of three of its kind in the state, was launched in October at the West Tisbury library,...

Poet’s Corner: To Spring Forth

Nature wakes north latitude with a warm and lingering caressWoods rouse themselves from winter’s dreamsTo put on springtime dressWitch hazel’s spiky flowers curl when...

Oak Bluffs: Voice your opinions

Well, are we holding our breaths, waiting to see if there actually will be no more snowstorms? The birds have started their flirtatious songs,...

Alice Kyburg opens the Center for New Learning in Vineyard Haven

The foundation of learning is connection; connection between information and understanding, between experience and integration, between teacher and student. For Alice Kyburg, the founder...

A flurry of spring

In the gardenWhere to begin? Snow and crummy conditions may have set our schedules back, but be assured that in the end all will...

We’re new, and ignored

Bemused readers ask novelist Nicole Galland for her take on navigating the precarious social landscape that comes with living on the Vineyard. Nicole, who...

Edgartown: Time to dust off the pastels

I’m feeling very hippity-hoppity this year after running into one of Peter Cottontail’s assistants doing some preparatory Easter shopping in Falmouth last weekend. I...
HGTV Dream Home 2015

HGTV Edgartown Dream Home winner announced

On Tuesday, HGTV announced that Kathy O’Dell of Huntsville, Ala., was the winner of the HGTV Dream Home Giveaway of a Cape Cod–style home...

Learn more about the Common Core

On Saturday, April 4, at 2 pm, the Vineyard Haven Public Library will host a talk and book signing with Kay Scheidler, author of...

Beacon of Hope Church holds first Founder’s Day

Forty members of the new Beacon of Hope (BOH) Church gathered to sign covenants of membership at their Founder’s Day celebration on Sunday, March...

Chilmark: In memory of Margaret Howe Freydberg

Too cold for the beginning of spring, but thanks to a couple of foggy wet days, an abundance of ground is visible, spread like...

Bridge results

At the Martha's Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on March 24, eight pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Dan Cabot and Carol...

The Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival sets dates for 2015

The Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival (MVF&WF) has partnered with a local company to produce the eighth annual event, which is scheduled for...

Aquinnah: Catching up over Easter eggs

This Sunday is the great and famous Easter Egg Hunt at the Duck Inn in Aquinnah, starting at 1 pm. This past weekend there...

Births

Kyla Keane LaneHeather Lane, originally from Edgartown, and Mike Lane of Plymouth announce the birth of a daughter, Kyla Keane Lane, on Feb. 17,...

Vineyard boys varsity tennis crushed in first match of the season

Division I Barnstable High School was in a league all its own Tuesday

Fabric de-stash time at Oak Bluffs library

This month, the Oak Bluffs library is hosting a craft-supply recycling program, “Yarn and Fabric De-Stash,” designed to help Islanders accomplish some spring cleaning...

Living Local Harvest Festival seeks volunteers for fundraising opportunity

The Living Local Harvest Festival is currently inviting Island youth in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade to apply for the festival’s annual community volunteer...

M.V. Healthy Aging Task Force to host Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) workshop

To meet the needs of Island elders that want to age in their home for as long as possible, the Martha’s Vineyard Healthy Aging...

Prescribed fire planned for Long Point Wildlife Refuge

The Trustees of Reservations is planning a prescribed fire at Long Point Wildlife Refuge in West Tisbury this spring, sometime before June 30. According...