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Choro das 3 at the West Tisbury library

On Thursday, August 6, at 7:30 pm, Brazilian instrumental group Choro das 3 will perform a family-friendly concert at the West Tisbury library. Choro...

Tribal rock musical “Hair” takes the stage at the Performing Arts Center

If you don’t read those words, you SING them, then you came of age in the late Sixties, and quite possibly you went the...

Bridge results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, July 27, 12 tables were in play. Finishing first North-South were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed...

West Tisbury monument will honor new generation of veterans

In anticipation of erecting a new monument that will honor West Tisbury veterans, town officials are actively seeking the names of West Tisbury residents...

Oak Bluffs: Islanders Write, Vinyasa Flow at the library, and cottage tours

Have you driven by the old Oak Bluffs basketball court down at Niantic Park lately? Well, it was there one day and gone the...

Marjorie Mason displays her “Vineyard Landscapes”

The Christina Gallery hosts an exhibition featuring works by Marjorie Mason, titled “Vineyard Landscapes,” this week, with an artist’s reception on Thursday, August 6...

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard will hold its annual fundraiser on August 10

"This last chapter of Dad's life reminds me of being on the water at night.Everything seems ominous and uncertain.There are uncharted hazards to watch...

Holmes Hole Sailing Association August series begins

It was another wild and windy, overcast Thursday-evening race to finish off the July series on the 30th. Most of the 14 boats were...

Poet’s Corner: In Praise of Dirt

Beneath our notice, background, base —primal field, the force that molds us;this planet's still our refuge place —gravity still hugs and holds us.We occupy...

Shakespeare buffoonery en plein air

Is it a well-kept secret or knavishly common knowledge that attending plays — in particular Shakespeare — in the Tisbury Amphitheater above the Tashmoo...

William J. Meade Jr.

William “Bill” J. Meade Jr. of Bradenton, Fla., died on July 22, 2015. He was 77.William, or Bill, was a devoted educator who began...

Memorial service for Edward W. Hewett

There will be a gathering of Ted's friends and family on Saturday, August 8, from 4 to 6 pm at the Hewett home in...

Author Junot Díaz opens up

On Thursday evening, Pulitzer Prizewinning author Junot Díaz greeted a packed garden at Noepe Center for Literary Arts in Edgartown with the question, “Is...

Jerome Kohlberg Jr., Gazette owner, leveraged buyout pioneer, dies at 90

Jerome Kohlberg Jr., a longtime seasonal resident, owner of the Vineyard Gazette, philanthropist and Wall Street pioneer, died Thursday, July 30 at his home...

M.V. Chamber Music Society mixes it up with Beethoven and Billy Childs

A mix of classical music and jazz informs much of this Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society’s 45th-anniversary summer concert series, and Monday night’s concert...

‘77%’ gives 100 percent value

As you leave the theater after watching “77%” by Rinne Groff, directed by Claudia Weill, the third offering of the Vineyard Playhouse summer season,...

La Soffitta: A little piece of Italy comes to Vineyard Haven

Some of the best restaurants in Italy are tucked away between buildings, nestled in dimly lit alleyways, and kept under wraps by the local...

Yard sales on an interactive map, August 8-9

Here's a link to our interactive yard sale map.It’s summer and yard sales are happening all over the Island each weekend. Here’s another handy map for...