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Gay Head Lighthouse, on the move and in the kitchen

As the Gay Head Lighthouse was being moved back from the cliffs earlier this month, Sue Guido-Burke of Mendon and West Tisbury was also...

Art in bloom at the Old Mill this weekend

This weekend the Old Mill in West Tisbury will be transformed into a vibrant, colorful gallery when the Martha's Vineyard Garden Club takes over...

Movies plus music equals Film Center festival fun this week

A new score for the 1925 film classic The Phantom of the Opera, performed by the Berklee College of Music’s Silent Film Orchestra, will...

Summer has finally arrived

It was a busy day at Oak Bluffs Harbor on Saturday, where hundreds turned out to take advantage of the beautiful weather at the...

Nancy Shaw Cramer Showcase — a new venture

Fabric artist Nancy Shaw Cramer may have closed her Vineyard Haven gallery, but she has hardly disappeared from the Island’s art scene. She will...

Calendar Challenge: Can we talk about pickleball?

The Times will occasionally feature reports from the field by readers experiencing events or classes we've listed. Recently arrived from New York, new Times...

Another season of art and environmental stewardship at Gay Head Gallery

Aquinnah’s Gay Head Gallery, “a contemporary gallery with a conservation mission,” opens this weekend with new work by Island artists Marie Louise Rouff, Elizabeth...

Night Heron Gallery celebrates five years of cooperative art

Vineyard Haven’s Night Heron Gallery will celebrate its fifth anniversary with an artists’ reception on Saturday, June 27, from 5 to 7 pm. The...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: June 1 – 22

June 1, 2015Garrett John Rice, Edgartown; DOB 8/15/88, negligent operation of motor vehicle, speeding in violation of special regulation: continued to pretrial conference.June 11,...

Time for 'A Walk in the Woods'

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse introduces its second play of the season this week, A Walk in the Woods by Lee Blessing, directed by MJ...

Musical Mondays are back at Featherstone

Featherstone’s popular Musical Mondays have returned for the summer on the center’s outdoor stage. Next up, on Monday, June 29, the tunes of Dana...

L’Etoile celebrates 30 years with another season of fresh, innovative cuisine

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, we stopped by L’Etoile in Edgartown to catch up with Michael Brisson, chef and owner of the popular...

Oak Bluffs: Fire station progress

Don’t ever tell anyone that you are going to make a quick trip into Reliable Market to pick up a few things. It is...

’50s Sock Hop at Oak Bluffs library

Travel back in time with the Oak Bluffs library on Friday, June 26, from 6 to 8 pm for a ’50s Sock Hop. The...

Side notes from the Side Yard

A Salt Lake City native, Chloe Jones graduated from Wesleyan University this past May with a double major in dance and Hispanic literatures and...

White House honors Chilmark couple

Judith and Arthur Obermayer of Newton and Chilmark were the sole inductees into the Small Business Innovation Research Hall of Fame at the White...

Holmes Hole sailing season is underway

The Holmes Hole Sailing Association inaugurated its 39th season in fine style under ideal conditions on Thursday evening, June 18th. Skippers were well pleased...

Thank you from the MV NAACP

To the Editor:The late Senator Edward W. Brooke III said, “Life’s urgent, most persistent question: What are you doing for others?”On Friday night, June...

Time for a substance abuse strategy

To the Editor:For many months now, we’ve been hearing about the Commonwealth’s opioid crisis. Last Thursday’s Times announced its arrival on Martha’s Vineyard. Heroin,...

Investing in our children

For periodically taking the measure of the community, few opportunities are better than the few weeks surrounding the end of the school year.The ebullience...