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Magnolia and lilac time

The old joke about Island spring, “January, February, March, March, March, June …” means expectations here are low. The flower buds of lilacs (Syringa...

West Tisbury: Library lobby to be dedicated to Pat Gregory

Hermine Hull is out this week; Beth Kramer is filling in.Welcome home, everyone, from April vacation.Amy Hoff and her daughters, Chloe and Hannah,...

Oak Bluffs: May brings spring proms

Sunshine, flowers, workers rushing to complete renovations on buildings — and already cruise ships have moored offshore, bringing many tourists walking about town. So...

Read This! Celebrate Poetry Month

Roses are redViolets are blueAnyone can write poetryYou, and your kids, too!She sells seashells at the seashore, and Peter Piper picked a peck of...

Toes

I fell off my bike last week and, being old enough that I no longer bounce well, I broke my toe. My big toe....

Cubs win big over Red Sox in Vineyard Little League opener

The Cubs shook off their winter rust quickly, surging to a 15-0 opening-day win over the Red Sox in Martha's Vineyard Little League major...

Edgartown: Pink & Green Weekend

I’m typing this week from one of Edgartown’s winter outposts, out west in Moab, Utah, where several of us winter-weary northerners and assorted East...

Rob Douglas wins French kitesurfing competition

Rob Douglas of Vineyard Haven defended his 2014 Sosh Cup title and won the 2015 trophy at the Mondial du Vent, a speed-sailing competition...

Kristin Zern, rental agent at Vineyard Open House Real Estate

Kristin Zern of West Tisbury, licensed sales agent and realtor at Vineyard Open House Real Estate, has been named director of its rental division,...

Jo Ann Murphy receives American Legion Citation

On April 11, American Legion National Commander Michael D. Helm presented Jo Ann Murphy, the Dukes County Veterans Services director, with the American Legion...

Tisbury: Why does water matter to you?

Tomorrow at 7:30 pm, the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse and MVY Radio present Amy Fairchild and the Fruit Flies. Tickets, $12, benefit the Martha’s Vineyard...

This was then: Tashmoo golf links

Chris Baer teaches photography and graphic design at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. He’s been collecting vintage photographs for many years.Tashmoo Golf LinksThe Tashmoo...

Varsity sailing squad misses chance at fleet nationals

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) varsity sailing team did well, but came up short, in the O’Day fleet qualifiers and finals on...

Volunteers needed to deflate Vineyard Youth Tennis bubble

The Vineyard Youth Tennis bubble will be deflated this Saturday from 9am to noon. Volunteers are needed to help wrap it up. Call Scott...

Amy Fairchild headlines the first Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse and MVY Radio collaborative concert this...

Amy Fairchild, an award-winning singer and songwriter, is performing Friday, May 1, at 7:30 pm at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse. The concert is the...

Healthy Kids Day at the Y

This Saturday, May 2, is the YMCA’s annual Healthy Kids Day event, a community initiative to help educate Island children about staying healthy. The...

MS: Ride the Vineyard

Cycling season on the Island gets underway this weekend with the annual Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard race on Saturday, May 2. The event...

Elsie Mae Gross Landers

Elsie Mae Gross Landers of Oak Bluffs died Monday evening, April 27, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was 83.Elsie was born in Edgartown...

Harvest of the Month: Salad Greens

Green is the color of late April, as the grass begins to grow and sprouts timidly poke through in the garden. Salad greens are...

‘Presence of Absence’: Using food as art and therapy

Molly Glasgow, owner of the Grey Barn and Farm in Chilmark with her husband Eric and sons Noah and Jakie, is a skilled photographer...