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Musicians come together for M.V. Skatepark

This Saturday, Oct. 10, DCLA/Dukes County Love Affair, Crooked Coast, and Taxidermists reconnect to raise money for the Martha’s Vineyard Skatepark. ​DCLA is a...

Local Wild Food Challenge: Go big or go home

The Local Wild Food Challenge, a culinary competition that uses wild-caught, -hunted, -grown, or -gathered ingredients from right here on the Island, will return...

Stumbling along

From time to time we will feature cartoons about life on Martha's Vineyard. The San Francisco–based website Bernalwood.com announced last week the launch of Qoopy.co,...

Wining and dining at the Atlantic in Edgartown

Under the starlit sky, beneath a tented patio that twinkled with delight, guests gathered at the Atlantic in Edgartown for a recent night of...

Comedians raise money for animals

Dan Frigolette and Jordan Raybould come to the Harbor View Hotel to raise money for the Liberty Humane Society on Friday, Oct. 9. The...

Out of this world for Matt Damon’s box office hit “The Martian”

Last week, the premiere of Ridley Scott’s “The Martian” coincided with NASA scientists’ announcement of the discovery of water on real-life Mars, the fourth...

In the Garden with Lori and Jack

Seeing that first load of mums come in is bittersweet, for sure. It’s the telltale sign that summer is drawing down and the leaves...

Will the real katydid please stand up?

In much of the eastern United States, the name “katydid” refers most often to the true katydid, Pterophylla camellifolia. A bulky, leaf-like insect, this...

‘Made with Clay’ at the M.V. Museum

This weekend the Martha’s Vineyard Museum opens its latest exhibit, “Made with Clay: Pottery for Use and Beauty.” The display showcases items from the...

Community gathers to celebrate sustainability at the latest Living Local Festival

A little wind and rain didn't prevent people from flocking to the Ag Hall last Saturday for the 16th annual Living Local Harvest Festival....

WUMB gives back to Island supporters with free live music

While many Vineyarders may be unfamiliar with radio station WUMB, the UMass Boston–based noncommercial station has a dedicated following on the Island, including 200...

Get your shop on at these Columbus Day weekend sales

There’s a lot going on this weekend. Fall festivals are popping up all over, as many businesses prepare to wind down. Another perk of...

For the fun of fall: Seasonal festivals abound this weekend

Fall has arrived, and festival season is upon us. Here’s where to get your food and fun fix this Columbus Day weekend.Indulge in all...

John Ellis Kline

John Ellis Kline of Hingham died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with cancer....

Maritza Bretton-Sands

Maritza Bretton-Sands, whose Vineyard history spanned the 1960s to the present, died on Sept. 28 of a heart attack while on vacation in Cancun,...

Chilmark: the kindness of strangers

Thankful for the rain, the falling of branches before they break under snow, kindness of strangers who pass through our lives, so much support...

Aquinnah: last hurrah of the season

September’s over, most but not all of the boats are out of the pond, and this coming weekend is the last hurrah of the...

M.V. CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Oct. 18

Help fight hunger by participating in the 25th anniversary CROP Hunger Walk on Sunday, Oct. 18. The walk will start at 2 pm in...

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Sept. 28, nine tables were in play. Finishing in first place in the North-South direction were Dave Donald...

Tisbury: congratulations Julie Immelt and Ben Whelden

The Tashmoo meadow could not be mowed because of the monarch butterflies. So last Saturday’s marriage of Julie Immelt and Ben Whelden had to...