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Poet’s Corner: All I ever need

By Philip A. ZentzGive me a place to standA little shelter above my headSome earthly sustenanceWith its abundance we all are fedI need no...

Edgartown: new experiences

I’ve had a huge “growth experience” this week. When it comes to parenting our kids, Jamie and I have always had pretty clear lines....

West Tisbury:Thanksgiving is the sweetest holiday

Thanksgiving is the sweetest holiday, getting together with friends or family, sharing a meal, being grateful for what we have rather than asking for...

Make every holiday purchase a local one with Tisbury Turkey

Want to make a difference in the community this holiday season? Here’s an easy way: Buy from the online marketplace Tisbury Turkey (tisburyturkey.com), and...

Let the shopping begin

'Tis the weekend. The holiday shopping countdown is on. The Vineyard celebrates its version of Black Friday with a host of holiday markets, trunk...

Controversial author to speak on ‘forgotten wisdom’ of ancient civilizations

Bestselling author Graham Hancock, whose unconventional theories on prehistory have made him the subject of much controversy and a huge Facebook following, is currently...

Sheila Carroll Hall

Sheila Carroll Hall died unexpectedly at Falmouth Hospital on Nov. 20. She was 82.Sheila was born in New York City on Sept. 28, 1933,...

Chamber Music Society hosts Thanksgiving-time tunes

Every year the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society hosts a special Thanksgiving weekend concert. “Our regular season is the summer program,” says MVCMS artistic...

Steve Jobs and James Bond are larger-than-life film characters

Filmgoers have their choice of two hit movies playing Thanksgiving weekend at the Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven. Computer visionary Steve Jobs is the...

Turkey Talk: Chefs share their best Thanksgiving tips

If you still have no idea how to cook your turkey, we’ve rounded up some of the best turkey-cooking tips from local chefs and...

Reflections on a season of Groovy Sue

Last Sunday was Suesan Stovall's birthday, but don't ask her how old she is. It was also the closing exhibit and sale of her...

Celebrate winter squash, November’s Harvest of the Month

Show a picture of a pumpkin to almost any child, and they will be able to identify this round, orange fruit that is ubiquitous...

Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District launches logo contest

The Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District (VHHCD) is inviting all residents of Tisbury to participate in a contest to create a logo for the...

Christmas at the Meinelts’

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum will open a special holiday exhibit in the Spotlight Gallery, which is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to...

Get running at the 5K for KJ

Runners and walkers are invited to participate in the 5K for KJ road race this Saturday, Nov. 28, starting at 10 am at the...

Mary Rogers, former Oak Bluffs tax collector

Mary Kidder Rogers, former Oak Bluffs tax collector, died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. She was 88.Mary was born on July 10, 1927,...

Vineyard shuts out Nantucket, returns with Island Cup

Updated 3:45 PM TuesdayWhen Martha’s Vineyard football players huddled together prior to the start of the 37th Island Cup played on Nantucket Saturday, Coach...

Jailed on contempt, Ben Hall Sr. released hours later after he pays up

Updated Tuesday, November 24,In a dramatic courtroom session Friday, Superior Court Justice Cornelius J. Moriarty II found Ben “Buzzy” Hall Sr. of Edgartown, patriarch...

Ben Hall Sr. gets 90 day jail sentence for contempt

Updated: Ben Hall Jr. released from jail after he pays up.Judge Moriarty found Ben “Buzzy” Hall guilty of contempt Friday afternoon in Dukes County Superior...

Edgartown Police seek families in need of a turkey dinner this Thanksgiving

The Edgartown Patrolman's Association plans to give away fresh turkeys to Edgartown individuals and families in need of a bird on Thanksgiving.The Association plans...