Monthly Archives: May 2015

Breakfast is served: Delicious meals worth waking up for

Nothing gets me out of bed faster than knowing that breakfast awaits, especially when it’s breakfast prepared by someone other than myself. For this...

Island businesses grapple with unprecedented labor shortage

Even though Memorial Day has already passed, many Island business owners are still scrambling to find summer help.In a conversation with The Times last...

West Tisbury holds special town meeting Tuesday

West Tisbury voters will gather for a special town meeting this Tuesday at 7 pm in the West Tisbury School gym. There are only two articles...

Radical puppetry returns: Bread and Puppet Theater tours the Island

Bread and Puppet Theater arrived back on Martha’s Vineyard last week for four rousing performances of brass band music and radical puppetry, courtesy of...

Art Garfunkel will perform at the PAC this summer

Grammy award-winning singer and actor Art Garfunkel will grace the stage of the Martha’s Vineyard High School Performing Arts Center (PAC) on July 18....

Oak Bluffs selectmen choose Rose Cogliano to head Council on Aging

A long period of uncertainty at the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging (COA) came to an end Tuesday night when Oak Bluffs selectmen voted...

Big Bird and his creator, plus a 19th century English pastoral in ‘Far from...

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center brings two winners to the Island this weekend. I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story describes the evolution...

Vineyard girls tennis is on a roll

The Martha’s Vineyard girls varsity tennis team continued their excellent season by defeating Saint John Paul 5-0 on Thursday, May 22. First singles Samantha...

What’s on tap for the new season at Bad Martha’s

Bad Martha Farmer's Brewery officially opened for the season this past weekend, welcoming hordes of patrons eager to enjoy the glorious weather, some local...

Read This! “Appropriate” books?

Recently, I’ve had many conversations with people about whether or not children should be reading books written for an older audience. Authors and publishing...

Bridge results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, May 18, 10 pairs competed. Finishing first were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed by Caroline Baum...

Martha’s Vineyard hits peak time for tickborne illnesses

“The first week of June is gangbusters for ticks on the Vineyard,” Sam Telford, professor of infectious diseases at the Tufts University School of...

Ernie Boch Jr. pays tab for Tisbury School Washington trip

Ernie Boch Jr., CEO and president of Subaru of New England and Boch Enterprises, visited the Tisbury School Wednesday morning to present a check...

Gone fishin’: When good things happen to bad people

I pulled my truck into Tom’s driveway. He unclipped his fishing rod from the rod holder and grabbed his waders from the bed of...

An elderly bishon with a series of troubles

Violet is a bichon frisé. No, that’s not a kind of lettuce. It’s a canine breed the AKC describes as a “small, sturdy, white...

Aquinnah: Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations

What a windy, wonderful Memorial Day weekend. The weather was lovely; so many people were here opening up their homes; the Aquinnah Shop was...

West Tisbury: Music in the cause of peace

Beth Kramer will be writing the West Tisbury column in place of Hermine Hull for the next few weeks.Glenn and Linda Hearn are enjoying...

Tisbury: Welcome back to the old Capawock

Welcome back to the old Capawock. Thanks to Mark Snider and the Martha’s Vineyard Theatre Foundation, the Capawock opens this Saturday. Because the Martha’s...

Senior Days for boys baseball and lacrosse teams

The boys varsity lacrosse team and the boys varsity baseball team will have their senior days today at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School...

Lagoon bench dedication in memory of Shellfish Constable Derek Cimeno

Friends and relatives of Tisbury Shellfish Constable Derek Cimeno will dedicate a Lagoon-side bench in his memory at 10 am Saturday. The bench is...