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Bridge notes

No results were posted for the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, Sept. 21.At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on Tuesday, Sept....

All-Island Planning Board zeros in on housing crisis

The All-Island Planning Board (AIPB), a recently formed regional committee created to bring modernity and unity to Island zoning bylaws, met at the Chilmark...

Women Empowered honors four Vineyard women at annual brunch

Women Empowered, an Island life-coaching nonprofit, honored four Vineyard women at the organization’s fourth annual fundraiser brunch, held at the Harbor View Hotel Sunday...

The annual Oak Bluffs Beach Clean-Up Day a success

This past Saturday, Sept. 26, the efforts of the participants of the Oak Bluffs Beach Clean-Up removed 10 bags of trash along the shore...

Poet’s Corner: I met a stone wall today

I met a stone wall todayOur conversation was heavyThe weight of the words and thoughts seemed unbearableIts stone boundary lines set limits to my...

Less than half of Chappy residents respond to cell-reception survey

As part of a continuing wrangle over poor wireless reception on Chappaquiddick and whether a distributed antenna system (DAS) or a cell tower would...

Join the Tisbury Travel Club for a trip to Boston Symphony Hall

The Tisbury Travel Club is organizing a trip to Boston Symphony Hall on Friday, Nov. 27, the day after Thanksgiving. The TTC has several...

Noepe and the FARM Institute welcome first farm writer in residence Kristin Griffin

“Given my interest in writing about farming and my love of the Vineyard, this opportunity was essentially my dream realized,” says Kristin Griffin, the...

Edgartown discovers $30k overcharge in high school budget

At their regular weekly meeting Monday afternoon, Edgartown town administrator Pam Dolby made Edgartown selectmen aware of an approximately $30,000 overcharge in the Martha’s...

Family reunion

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

Ladies who laugh: A night of ‘Broad Humor’ at A Gallery

Who says women can't be funny? Well, virtually nobody. Except possibly some seriously out-of-touch male chauvinists and, maybe, a few envious women.This Friday, Oct....

Comedian Charlie Nadler releases live album to benefit Alex’s Place

Island-grown comedian Charlie Nadler is a true standup talent with all the trimmings. Topical, thought-provoking, and downright funny, Charlie sold out a performance in...

Real Estate Transactions: Sept. 21 – 25, 2015|

AquinnahSept. 25, Michael Dourmashkin, Thomas Dourmashkin, Peter Dourmashkin, and Barbara Dourmashkin Case sold 65 Moshup Trail to S. Fain Hackney, trustee of 65 Moshup...

West Tisbury: saying goodbye to Ernie Mendenhall

I just don’t know where to begin this week’s column. Nothing feels right, like the world is in total upheaval. Maybe it’s some weird...

Farm Neck Foundation grants available

The Farm Neck Foundation is now accepting grant applications from Island nonprofit organizations whose goal is to improve the quality of life in the...

Wedding

Miner – BrownBill and Caroline Miner of Vineyard Haven and North Attleboro announce the wedding of their daughter, Lindsay Miner of Chilmark, to Aaron...

Edgartown: welcoming an old, new writer

As I sit here following a big family dinner in honor of a weekend visit from my siblings, I’ve been trying to come up...

Pathways meets the Yard with Marianne Goldberg’s OceA Wilderness

When you show up at the campus of the Yard on a given evening when a brush of balm still infuses the air —...

This was then: Chief Chadwick

Blacksmiths Ed Colleton (1876–1964; left) and Elmer Chadwick (1868–1953; right) stand in Chadwick's workshop in Vineyard Haven, located roughly where Tisbury Market Place is...

Samavesha Yoga Festival

Join a host of national and international yoga teachers as they come together on the Island for the annual Samavesha Yoga Festival, held at...