Monthly Archives: May 2015

Tisbury annual picnic celebrates community

Several hundred people enjoyed food, music, and games at the annual Memorial Day picnic held at the Tisbury Waterworks overlooking Lake Tashmoo Monday.The beautiful...

New blood rejuvenates the Wesley Hotel

The ink was barely dry on the final sale agreement for the Wesley Hotel, but last Friday morning, Rob Blood, founder and CEO of...

Sawyer Klebs moves around

Members of the class of 2014 share their thoughts and experiences while navigating their first year out of high school. Sawyer Klebs writes from...

Reliable recall for a boxer, and some tick talk

Tom Shelby, who has trained dogs and their owners on Martha’s Vineyard and in New York City, answers readers’ questions about their problematic pooches....

Vineyard Black beat Vineyard Gray, 12-0, in Babe Ruth League

In the Gateway Babe Ruth League, two Vineyard teams, Gray and Black, took identical records of 6-2 into a Saturday Island clash at home...

Back in the Day: The Smith family and the unfortunate Donner party

Capt. Nelson Smith of Edgartown was born on Jan. 22, 1925. That makes him 90 years old, and he’s spent most of those nine...

Little League car wash for Cooperstown trip

The Little League will sponsor a car wash at the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena this Saturday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, to raise...

Big Brother Big Sister Foundation will collect Island donations

Big Brother Big Sister Foundation (BBBSF) will host an Island donation pickup day on Saturday, June 6. BBBSF collects used clothing and household items,...

Food and fitness retreat on the Vineyard

Local wellness expert Emily Phillips is teaming up with former Red Sox nutritionist Tara Mardigan (theplatecoach.com) and Best of Boston yoga teacher Amy Leydon...

Busy weekend ahead for MV United soccer

The Martha’s Vineyard United soccer teams have nine scheduled home games this weekend. On Saturday, the clubs have a total of five games across...

A grand opening for the Lighthouse Grill at the Harbor View

Last Thursday the restaurant at the Harbor View Hotel opened its doors under a new moniker: the Lighthouse Grill. The new name honors the...

Cape Light Compact wants to save Island businesses money

Cape Light Compact, a municipal energy-buying group, will hold a presentation on Monday, June 8, from 5:30 pm to 7 pm at the Harbor...

Chilmark: An opportunity to share your memories of Peggy Freydberg

Last week I stopped at the Santander Bank, the second to last Friday I will ever be able to do so. Nikki Lou Youngblood...

Community note: The Yard returns with extensive, diverse lineup

The Yard, in its 43rd year and under the artistic direction of David R. White, returns for the summer with diverse range of resident...

Community note: Tisbury Travel Club off to Newport

The Tisbury Travel Club, a nonprofit day-trip program operated and overseen by the Tisbury Council on Aging that provides affordable trips to Islanders, is...

Community note: Tower Foundation accepting grant requests

The Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation is now accepting preliminary grant requests for its 2015 Intellectual Disabilities grant cycle, through the foundation’s online...

Community note: Kevin Ryan named ITW artistic director

Island Theatre Workshop announced the recent appointment of Kevin Ryan as artistic director. Mr. Ryan, vice president of Island Theatre Workshop, is familiar to...

Shore fish outweighed boat fish in Dick’s tourney

The shore fishermen had the advantage in Dick’s Bait and Tackle’s 23rd annual Memorial Day weekend derby. A total of 48 fishermen entered the...

High School View recognized for journalistic excellence

Members of the staff of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School student newspaper, The High School View, won a number of major journalism awards...

Girls lacrosse heads to state tournament

The Martha’s Vineyard varsity girls lacrosse team defeated Norton 20-2 on Monday, and clinched a spot in the state tournament in the process. The...