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Science! and scientists of Martha’s Vineyard

Retired Stanford professor and West Tisbury resident Paul Levine will contribute this regular column devoted to scientific research taking place today, along with profiles...

Tashmoo walking tour

On Saturday, Nov. 7 (rain date Nov. 8), the Vision Council is sponsoring a guided walking tour of Lake Tashmoo. It begins promptly at...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsThis Friday, Nov. 6, at 7:30 pm, the Martha's Vineyard Film Center presents the acclaimed Brazilian film "Que...

Robert Edward Phillips

Robert Edward Phillips was born on Jan. 24,1933, in Oak Bluffs and died on Nov. 1, 2015, at the age of 82. He lived...

Healthy Aging Task Force survey is in the mail

Nearly 5,000 Island seniors this month have an opportunity to weigh in on desired elder care services through a questionnaire now in the mail...

John M. Wuerth

John Minott Wuerth, formerly of Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, died peacefully at the age of precisely 95 and a half on Tuesday evening, Sept....

Buchanan – Valenti

Bri Buchanan, daughter of Frances Pizzella and the late Robert Buchanan of Vineyard Haven, married Ethan Valenti, son of Patricia and Peter Valenti of...

The dark side of fall

“If you like fall,” one of my insect-enthusiast friends recently griped, “you’re basically saying that you like watching insects die slowly.”It’s true. There are...

Recipe: Sweet Potato Maple Purée, the perfect fall side dish

Before you read the recipe below, here’s fair warning: You’ll become obsessed with this lusciously smooth, savory, yet sweet sweet potato and maple purée....

Recipe: Turmeric White Hot Chocolate

During the fall months, my consumption of hot chocolate increases immensely. It’s just the perfect after-dinner dessert, and half a cup of hot chocolate...

Raising the barn

The 22nd annual Barn Raisers Ball, to celebrate the historic construction of the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury, will be held at the Ag...

Beware the ides

On Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 pm and Sunday, Nov. 8, at 4 pm, the Martha's Vineyard Playhouse will present a short, comical Shakespeare...

Can’t wait for Turkey Day?

The First Baptist Church Parish House in Vineyard Haven will host a pre-Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday, Nov. 7. There will be two seatings, one...

This week’s films cover class issues in Brazil and a modern journalism scandal

“The Second Mother,” Brazil’s entry for the 2016 Foreign Language Oscar, opens at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. “Truth,” the gripping story...

“Made of Clay” exhibits Island pottery made to last

The clay cliffs of Aquinnah are one of the Island's most popular attractions. The variety of earth tones represented in striations on the sheer...

Islanders Talk comes together over cookies for a cause

Islanders Talk, the popular Facebook group for Island news, recently hosted a Bake-Off and Bake Sale to benefit the Islanders Talk Benevolent Fund, a...

Art and dance meet Halloween: Yard performers in a fright fest at the old...

It doesn’t take a Hollywood set designer to transform the old Marine Hospital in Vineyard Haven — recently purchased by the Martha’s Vineyard Museum,...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Oct. 26, seven tables were in play. Finishing in first place in the North-South direction were Barbara Silk...

How are you voting?

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

Tisbury: embracing technology

Paintings by William Carter are on display at the Vineyard Haven library. These are oil paintings of lovely landscapes, including swans and the Gay...