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Lenny Clarke at the Lampost

Comedian Lenny Clarke and his “crazy train of comedy” return to the Lampost in Oak Bluffs this Sunday, August 30. Mr. Clark will be...

Gone fishin’: Time and tide do wait when asked

The August 20 print edition of The Times republished the August 13 tide chart. My good friend Cooper Gilkes alerted me in a phone...

Squash Meadow Construction awarded LEED platinum certification

Bill Potter, owner and president of Squash Meadow Construction, said the exit exam for his Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional...

The ups and downs of Martha’s Vineyard bridge tenders

The Lagoon Bridge connects Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs on one of the most heavily traveled stretches of road on Martha’s Vineyard. It is...

New dry cleaning business opens up in Vineyard Haven

When Islanders Greg and Megan Carroll decided to open a Lapels Dry Cleaning franchise in Vineyard Haven, they assumed it would fill a need...

Birth

Reese Apricot KernsSkye Kerns and Rick Kerns of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Reese Apricot Kerns, on August 26, 2015, at...

Academic honors

Dean’s listWilliam Anderson of Oak Bluffs, at UMass Lowell.Alexandra N. Mazza of West Tisbury, at Virginia Tech.Megan Mendenhall of West Tisbury, at Smith College.Lucinda...

Niantic Park Playground Project needs volunteers

The Niantic Park Playground Project’s (NPPP) Community Build will be held Wednesday, Oct. 14, through Sunday, Oct. 18. According to a press release, the...

Peace educator will speak on “waging peace” at Vineyard Haven library

On Thursday, August 27, the Vineyard Haven Library Speaker Series will feature West Point graduate and peace educator Paul K. Chappell, who will speak...

Tisbury Car Show, new time and location

The Tisbury Fire Department will hold its ninth annual Car Show on Sunday, Sept. 6. This year the location and time of the show...

Poet’s Corner: Neighbor

by John Ortman"Hello, neighbor," he said, reaching across the leaning wirewith a strong hand calloused by the hoeing,to make me welcome;Handing me some garden...

ACE MV catalog to be inserted into MVTimes on Sept. 3

The fall ACE MV catalog will be distributed in the Sept. 3 edition of the Martha’s Vineyard Times.The catalog includes information on all of...

Flatbread event to benefit West Tisbury Church

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, Flatbread Co. will donate a percentage of flatbread sales (large or small size) during the benefit to the fundraising efforts...

Geraldine Brooks and other Vineyard women honored at Stina Sayre Design

Last Saturday artist Elizabeth Whelan presented her latest portrait unveiling, “Island Women in Portrait,” to an enthusiastic crowd at Stina Sayre Design’s Boutique and...

Jennifer Christy explores the places between things

Jennifer Christy grew up on the Island from the time she was 7. During our conversation she spoke of paddling around Quitsa Pond in...

Pizza benefit for the West Tisbury Church

This Tuesday, Sept. 1, the Flatbread Co. in Edgartown will host a benefit event for the West Tisbury Congregational Church. As summer winds down...

TEDx Martha’s Vineyard at the Performing Arts Center on Monday

Monday, August 31, will mark the second annual TEDx Martha’s Vineyard (TEDx MV) event, a day of thought sharing which takes place at the...

“Sweetened Water” underway at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

“Sweetened Water,” a new play about loss, faith, and complicated love, set on the Vineyard, is currently playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse.The play...

Pickups at the ferry

Bemused readers ask novelist Nicole Galland for her take on navigating the precarious social landscape that comes with living on the Vineyard. Nicole, who...

Meryl rocks, ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ rolls

Playing at Island theaters this weekend are two Hollywood films, “Ricki and the Flash,” with Meryl Streep as an aging rock ’n’ roll musician,...