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Edgartown: full moon, emptying Island

I don’t know what had more of an effect on the quiet in town this past weekend — the fact that a lot of...

It’s Labor Day

Labor Day weekend nears; a seasonal turning point approaches. Whether or not it penetrates the conscious mind, everything senses it at the cellular level,...

Norma Atherholt Jones

Norma Atherholt Jones died Friday, August 28, at her home by her daughter Deborah’s side. She was 91.Norma was born in Norwood, Pa., to...

Between heaven and earthly delights

Celibacy. What good is it? Clearly it has spiritual benefits, as a means to channel the seeker’s passion into connection with the divine (Freud...

Eating light bulbs

The dog wasn’t even on-Island, but I have known the owner since she was a little girl, and she wanted my advice. “He ate...

Island Faces portrait competition continues, exhibit opens Friday

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s Island Faces portrait competition, which opened in January and accepted entries through June 1, will continue with a juried show...

State ban on helicopters at Katama Airfield pauses hangar project

Long-delayed plans to build a new, larger hangar at the Katama Airfield are up in the air while the Katama Airfield Commission decides whether...

Grammy awardwinning talent headlines annual jazz festival

Summer's not over yet. And that's not just judging by the sultry weather. One last multiday festival will heat up the Old Whaling Church...

A look at the abundant offerings of Island Grown Initiative

From sweet and tart strawberries to rich purple and green basil plants, the 31,000-square-foot glass greenhouse at Island Grown Initiative’s (IGI) Farm Hub at...

Lucy Levick

Lucy Levick of Edgartown died peacefully on August 24, 2015. She was 94. She is survived by her four children, 10 grandchildren, and five...

Allen Whiting: From landscape artist to visual storyteller

Perhaps the best-known of the Vineyard's landscape painters, Allen Whiting has captured the rugged beauty of the wild up-Island areas for four decades now....

Honk, honk. Boom, boom. Early Canada goose hunting season starts Tuesday

The Massachusetts early Canada goose hunting season begins Tuesday, September 8, one half hour before sunrise and ends at sunset on Friday, Sept. 25....

Meet your farmer: Jefferson Monroe

In a series of profiles, The Times introduces the men and women who farm on Martha’s Vineyard. For a complete interactive map of Island...

Vincent Chahley’s ‘Ocean Soul’ now at the Film Center

The work of photographer Vincent Chahley is currently on display at the Feldman Family Artspace at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. Mr. Chahley’s exhibit,...

Academic honors

Dean’s listJulia Cooper of Edgartown, at Colgate University.Dana Jacobs of Vineyard Haven, at Colgate University.

Tribal Baroque returns

Last year, audiences were wowed by the spectacle known as Tribal Baroque — the very colorful and multitalented duo from New York whose unique...

Birth

Olivia Zora DavisDragana Davis and Peter Davis of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Olivia Zora Davis, on August 28, 2015, at Martha’s...

Oak Bluffs: Labor Day weekend is upon us

Our used-to-be symbol of the end of summer is coming up. Labor Day weekend will be here in another day. We will see some...