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Holiday show at the Hebrew Center

For the third year in a row, the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew School will hold an eclectic holiday bazaar on Nov. 15. The event will...

Charter School seniors awarded scholarships

Based on high academic achievement on their MCAS exams, four students from the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School qualified to receive a four-year John...

The 12 steps to spiritual awakening

It’s no secret that 12-step programs have demonstrated positive, life-changing effects on those suffering from addiction since their creation over 75 years ago. Herb...

Practice bomb for sale is a relic of one man’s passion

“Inactive practice bomb for sale” read a recent ad in The Martha’s Vineyard Times classifieds section. There was very little information; the ad said...

Neil Welch fundraiser

A fundraiser for Neil “Apple” Welch will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Portuguese-American Club from 5 pm to 8 pm.Neil is...

Oak Bluffs: Upcoming Holiday Celebrations

We are now on the cusp of the whirlwind that starts the upcoming holiday celebrations, but let’s enjoy this quiet time while it lasts....

West Tisbury: November's beauty

A gloomy start to November with gray skies and leftover debris from last week’s heavy rain and wind. Our woods look raggedy. The trees...

Edgartown: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Welcome, November! Did you remember to turn your clocks back this weekend? I must admit that I love that first Sunday morning when I...

Poet’s corner: To This Wonder

By Jeffrey AgnoliIn two days of stormall remaining leaves are shorn.Fields of diamondsopen in the vastnessbetween branches.In centuries of fearall angelic insight seems to...

William C. Mill

William (Bill) Mill of Vineyard Haven, predeceased by his beloved wife Muriel (Sue), died Oct. 31, 2015, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital, surrounded by...

Daniel Kaeka lll

Daniel Kapioanuenue Kaeka lll, 79, of Hilo, Hawaii, died on Oct. 29, 2015, after a long-term illness. Danny "Hawaii 5-0" Kaeka was born on...

Helen F. Issokson

Helen F. (Goldberg) Issokson, 90, died on Saturday morning, Oct. 31, 2015, at her home in Vineyard Haven. She was the wife of S....

They walked (most of the way) around the Island: Two old girlfriends circumnavigate the...

Catherine Urban, with a husband, Russ, four grown children, and a captain’s house on Main Street in Vineyard Haven, and Anne Rose from Boulder,...

Slideshow: Recreational scalloping season begins in Tisbury

Hours before small children donned Halloween costumes for trick-or-treat, avid scallopers donned their waders to scoop up the first fresh Vineyard scallops of the...

Slideshow: Trick or treat on the Vineyard

The Times covers costumes and candy on Halloween.

Setting the record straight

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