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Harold G. Hall

Harold G. Hall, Jr., 86, died on Monday, August 24, 2015 at his home in Edgartown surrounded by his family.He was the husband of...

A visitor’s meal, courtesy of the Farmers Market

April Steinert is a Massachusetts native who currently resides in Laguna Beach, Calif., with her husband, three children, and two dogs. She’s a frequent...

Great Island Couples: The Plotzes celebrate 70 years

And my last question to this sweet couple was what advice would they give other couples on staying together over so many years. Charles insisted on answering. “Sure there’ll be disagreements, arguments, that’s natural, but you must talk and work things out before going to bed. You can never go to sleep angry.” Lucille nodded in agreement.

Bridge results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, August 17, nine tables were in play for a club championship. Finishing first overall were Judy Cronig...

The salt marsh project

Naturalists can’t be sissies — even when it involves stinkiness, decay, and greenhead flies.Of all the habitats found on the Vineyard, the one I...

Realist Jeanne Staples opens at Granary

One of the Island’s most prominent realist artists, Jeanne Staples, is exhibiting her work at West Tisbury’s Granary Gallery through Saturday, Sept. 5.A member...

Featherstone opens ‘The Art of Ceramics: Free Style’

Visitors to Featherstone Center for the Arts enjoyed soup, rolls, and dessert on Sunday at the sixth annual Potters Bowl in exchange for purchasing...

Six MVAA artists at Old Sculpin Gallery

Artworks by six members of the Martha’s Vineyard Art Association are on display at the association’s Old Sculpin Gallery in Edgartown. Stephanie Reiter, a...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: August 17 – 21, 2015

ChilmarkAug. 21, Merle Wolff sold 49 Cobb’s Hill Rd. to Blue Heron LLC for $925,000.EdgartownAug. 17, Wendy R. Harman sold 21 Curtis Lane to...

Four months after the Nepal earthquake, Vineyarders still scramble to help

Geophysicists warned that the Big One was coming, but just as they predict the same apocalypse for California, people go about their lives without...

A look inside Gallery Josephine, a welcome addition to the Island art scene

The exhibit currently hanging at the recently opened Gallery Josephine will give visitors a good idea of what the newest addition to the Oak...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

A tradução deste artigo se encontra logo após a versão em inglês.On Sunday night, Ronaldo Marcelo de Andrade posted a plea for help on...

ACE MV to offer a Master’s degree program

According to a press release, ACE MV (Adult and Community Education of Martha's Vineyard) is becoming part of Fitchburg State University’s extended campus, and...

Mr. G’s Hip Hop hot sauces spice things up

“Where the sauce meets the soul” is one of Gregg Wilson’s words to live by, and also the slogan of his “Only on the...

Two one-man shows with many stories to tell

“Words are very important in expressing our understanding of life and questions of identity and who we are in the world. I believe in the power of telling our stories and discovering where we often get stuck in what is painful and traumatic.”

Discover your ‘Creativity + Courage’ with Dawn Breeze

Native Islander and graduate of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Dawn Breeze returns to the Vineyard to offer a one-day workshop and art exhibit....

The 154th Ag Fair, foodie edition

Every year the fair comes around, and every year I look forward to one thing: the food. Not the rides, not the animals, not...

‘Flying Over Sunset’ comes to Vineyard Arts Project

On Thursday, August 27, at 7 pm, the second performance of the musical “Flying Over Sunset” will take the stage of the Vineyard Arts...

Coast Guard helicopter causes a stir in SSA standby

A United States Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at the start of an unglamorous trip back to its home base on the back of...

Fortunata P. ‘Nata’ Metell

Fortunata P. ‘Nata’ Metell, 90, died on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at her home at Aidylberg Way in Oak Bluffs. Visiting hours will be...