Home 2015 September

Monthly Archives: September 2015

Martha's Vineyard school leaders prepare for the new school year

The Martha’s Vineyard 2015–16 school year that begins on Tuesday will be accompanied by a number of changes in leadership posts that will combine...

Eight artists help celebrate eight years of abstraction at Louisa Gould Gallery

Now in its eighth year, the annual abstract show, “Poetry of Abstraction,” at Vineyard Haven’s Louisa Gould Gallery spotlights eight artists in a broad-ranging...

Island Alpaca Farm reports vandalism, injured alpaca

Barbara Ronchetti, owner of Island Alpaca Farm on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road in Oak Bluffs, said Tuesday that vandals struck her farm sometime between Wednesday...

‘Flying Over Sunset’ lifts off at the Vineyard Arts Project

Answer: They all took the new, experimental, not-yet-illegal drug LSD to help them with problems of a psychiatric nature.For movie star Cary Grant (1904–86),...

Friends of Edgartown 5K

On Monday, Sept. 7, unite with the Friends of the Edgartown Library for the Pennywise Path 5K Run/Walk to the new Edgartown library. This...

Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival turns 10

Films from around the world will play nightly at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center when the 10th Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival begins on...

Edgartown police recover missing boat worth $250,000

Edgartown police recovered a boat stolen from Edgartown Harbor early Friday morning, 12 hours after it was reported missing. Tisbury assistant harbormaster John Crocker...

What’s for lunch?

The back-to-school madness is upon us. As someone with no kids of her own, I get to observe this stressful and often expensive period...

Laugh for a cause at the Harbor View

On Saturday, Sept. 5, and again on Oct. 9, Comedy's Best Kept Secret Tour comes to the Harbor View with comedians Dan Frigolette and...

Gangsta rap and a thriller at Strand and Capawock fill Island screens

“Straight Outta Compton,” rising to the top of the box office with its story of gangsta rap’s formative group, N.W.A, plays this weekend at...

Tisbury selectman provides update on public records law

Tuesday night, Tristan Israel, chairman of the Tisbury board of selectmen, provided an update on proposed changes to legislation intended to strengthen the Massachusetts...

Undermanned Martha’s Vineyard football squad gets in gear for new season

Don Herman begins his 28th and final season as head coach of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School football team with a squad long...

Oar & Paddle Regatta makes waves, raises more than $1,000

The 24th annual Martha’s Vineyard Oar & Paddle Regatta saw 74 paddlers, and 5 dogs, race the 2.51-mile course that ran from Little Bridge...

Through glass, time can heal

Two months ago, we ran a story (bit.ly/BarneyZeitz) about Barney Zeitz’s plan to create stained glass windows for a church — once a synagogue...

Holmes Hole update: Off to Chappy by sail

The annual Holmes Hole Sailing Association (HHSA) race to Chappaquiddick was held on August 30th, another picture-perfect Sunday. Fourteen boats made the trip. The...

Les Cutler of West Tisbury places second in Lake George swim tournament

West Tisbury resident Les Cutler placed second in the 70-74 age category at the U.S. Masters National Open Water Championship held Saturday, August 29...

Vineyard Charity Golf Classic invites golfer sign-ups

The Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard and Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) invite golfers to participate in the first Vineyard Charity Golf Classic, to...

Aquinnah: The September happy dance edition

We made it. We made it. The pitter-patter you hear is every single Islander doing the September happy dance. It’s the fall equivalent of...

Tisbury: the school year commences

Thursday’s movie at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center is “I’ll See You in My Dreams.” You can see the full calendar of movies and...

West Tisbury: the kids are growing up!

After watching the opening into the Tisbury Great Pond remain open for a full eight months, it was surprising to see how quickly it...