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An evening of live opera

On Friday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 pm at the West Tisbury library, Music Street presents live opera as sung by soprano Bethany Worrell and...

Dance the Yard at the former Marine Hospital

On Friday, Oct. 30, from 6 to 9 pm, Dance the Yard will collaborate with the Martha’s Vineyard Museum and local musicians organized by...

Oak Bluffs selectmen award North Bluff contract for the final time

When Oak Bluffs selectmen unanimously voted on Sept. 22 to accept a $5.25 million bid from Westborough-based MIG Corp. to rebuild the North Bluff...

Free youth screening of ‘He Named Me Malala’

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society and the Martha’s Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative (MVYLI) invite everyone under the age of 18 to a free screening...

The work of Darcie Lee Hanaway pops up at Tisbury Water Works this weekend

Artist Darcie Lee Hanaway has had a presence on the Vineyard art scene ever since she moved here in 2007. However, her visibility has...

The Local Ingredient: Cooking ideas for the bay scallop

In 16 years of cooking bay scallops this way and that each fall, one of my favorite scallop dishes remains the very first I...

Scallop season is the sweetest time of the year

Scallop season has begun to open around the Island, and with the proper shellfish license and equipment, anyone may bring home a sweet dinner.Scallops...

Mass. Memories Road Show travels to Martha’s Vineyard

If you had to pick three photos to preserve for posterity, how would you decide which to choose? The Mass. Memories Road Show had...

Sip on this: M.V. Cider Co. offers nautically inspired hard cider

It’s always a nice surprise when I run into a new company on Martha’s Vineyard, often through a random encounter on social media. This...

Martha’s Vineyard public school enrollment numbers stay steady

Martha’s Vineyard Public School enrollment is down just slightly, by five students, this year, according to a census of students physically present in school buildings...

Songstress Roberta Kirn launches the Martha’s Vineyard Family Chorus

Roberta Kirn’s most important mentor is Ysaye Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock, with whom she began studying in 1994, taking her workshop...

Vote for statewide school assessment system looms

A vote next month by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) could usher in changes to statewide school assessment testing. School...

Time to Trick or Treat

With Halloween falling on a Saturday this year, there is no shortage of events to keep everyone in the festive spirit of the holiday...

Revive by Sarka

Seventeen years after coming to the Vineyard from the Czech Republic, Sarka Havlatkova owns a holistic spa and natural beauty apothecary in Vineyard Haven...

Treat Yourself

Fourteen years ago Julie Huot and her sister Isabelle Morley opened a tanning salon on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs. Today the multi-service spa...

Chilmark: in the mood for opera?

How cool is it that the entire Chilmark School took a field trip to Orange Peel Bakery to make pizzas with their garden harvest?...

Real Estate Transactions: October 19 – 23, 2015

AquinnahOct. 22, Patricia A. Burgess sold 8 Jeffers Way to Ryan and Amy Crowley for $750,000.ChilmarkOct. 23, Joanne S. Hansen and Judith D. Graham...

Save the Date for the Friends of Vineyard Haven Library Fabric & Yarn Sale

The Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library are planning a Fabric and Yarn Sale to benefit the library on Saturday, November 14th from 10:30 AM to 3:30...

When Starr ate rat poison

Starr is a typical Labrador retriever, which means he loves to eat and isn’t picky about the menu. So it was no surprise that...

Textures of autumn

Clear days and nights result in radiational cooling, leaving behind a heavy blanket of dew the following morning if we narrowly avoid frost, or...