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Nicole Jackson, on a shopping mission

We sent Times graphic designer Nicole Jackson out on a mission: “Stay local, and find treasures for everyone on your Christmas list, and yourself,...

Sort of “like being Santa:" A Red Stocking recap

“You get more than you give,” says Susie Wallo, co-chair of the Red Stocking Fund. “You get the joy of helping children.”Since the 1930s,...

Edgartown works

To the Editor:Thanks to the Edgartown selectmen for responding quickly when it was brought to their attention that Edgartown residents pay $25 for a...

Them Bones

It was late in the day. Busy with patients, I couldn’t come to the phone, but my secretary relayed the message. “Lucky has a...

Chilmark: Pick up your Poop

I walk my dogs regularly at Lucy Vincent Beach, and am appalled that dog owners collect and bag their poop, then leave it behind...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Nov. 16, seven pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Sue Collinson and David Donald, followed by John...

Anxiety workshops scheduled

 A tradução desta nota se encontra no final da versão em inglêsThe Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC), in conjunction with the Youth Task Force...

Night Heron Gallery adds a new artist

Night Heron Gallery at 58 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, has announced that fused-glass artist Jeri Dantzig has joined the cooperative gallery as a new...

Dr. David Finkelstein attended the Eye-Sight 20/20 vision conference

Dr. David Finkelstein, of the Vineyard Haven optometry office of Dr. Finkelstein and Dr. Shea, recently attended the Eye-Sight 20/20 vision conference in Natick....

Martha's Vineyard Court Report: Nov. 16 – 20

Nov. 16, 2015Melissa C. Martin, Edgartown; DOB 1/9/70, assault and battery, intimidating a witness/juror/police/court official: continued to pretrial conference.Nov. 17, 2015Kaitlin M. Kram, West...

What up-Island kids want for the holidays: Robots, snow days, and world peace

Interviews by Katie Goldsmith, Chilmark, age 12, grade 6:Lily Haynes, West Tisbury, age 8, grade 3What's the best gift you ever gave someone?I gave...

Academic honors

Tisbury School Honor RollGrade 5, High HonorsIsabella Bibiano, Mateo Darack, Katherine DeSorcy, Faith Fecitt, Baylee Furtaw, Harper Hearn, Jonathan King, Anya Kisselgoff, Liam Marek,...
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VIDEO: The Lighthouse Project

I have had the idea for this project since the release of my first aerial video of Chappaquidick just over a year ago. Growing up, I spent countless hours fishing and swimming by the Cape Poge Lighthouse, but knew very little about the history of the lighthouses on Martha's Vineyard.

This was then: Professor Gough

Wheelmen pose in front of a turn-of-the-century Oak Bluffs bike shop, where the Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank stands today. The signs read “Repairing &...

Reverend Bill is here to stay

On the Sunday following the Paris shootings, it was SRO at the nearly century-and-a-half-year-old UU church on Main Street, Vineyard Haven. The Rev. William...

Tisbury: Congratulations Vineyard football team

It was a close and hard-fought game — but the Vineyard football team came through yet again. Congratulations to all the team members and...

You’re wearing that?

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

Letter from Cuttyhunk: Preserving our maritime history

Happy Thanksgiving to all! I am thankful for so many things this season, including the unique and colorful maritime history we all share on...

Oak Bluffs: the season of giving

Our town is quietly preparing for the coming holidays. Decorations are being put in place in our parks, stores, and streets, invitations have been...

Aquinnah: There is much to be grateful for in our little town

Happy Thanksgiving, one and all. There is much to be grateful for in our little town. I especially appreciate all the families with young...