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Poet’s Corner: Tantrum

By Barbara PeckhamThe wind is having a tantrum.It whines and screams andHowls around the house,Tearing at the shingles,Whacking the roof with branches,Blowing porch chairs...

Happy Thanksgiving, or not.

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

Immigrant stories shine at Film Center

Brooklyn, now one of New York City’s trendiest locations, provides the locale for the movie “Brooklyn,” set in the 1950s and foreshadowing the borough’s...

Slice of Life dishes out comfort

If you ask Pete Smyth of the Oak Bluffs restaurant Slice of Life how he would describe his food, he’d respond with one word:...

‘Eat, Paint, Love Your Body’: A Martha’s Vineyard one-day retreat

On Dec. 5, from 9:30 am until 5:30 pm, The Kitchen Porch will host a one-day retreat at the Chilmark Community Center with Jan...

Island Housing Trust donor makes matching gift

The Island Housing Trust (IHT) has set a goal of raising $50,000 in donations between now and the end of 2015. If the organization...

Christmas comes to Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs rang in the holidays with their annual Post Office Square tree lighting on Wednesday, Dec. 2, but the celebration doesn’t end there....

James Taylor awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

James Taylor was one of 17 recipients presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House on Nov. 24. Mr. Taylor, a...

Births

Cormac John MoriartyElizabeth Anderson Moriarty and Timothy Matthew Moriarty of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Cormac John Moriarty, on Nov. 23, 2015,...

IMPosters in the building

The teenage improv troupe the IMPosters will kick off its winter season with a two-act show at Alex's Place on Saturday, Dec. 5, at...

Stuff a bus

The Oak Bluffs Fire and EMS Department will help give Island children a happy holiday with their annual “stuff a bus” event this Saturday,...

MVRHS Winter Concert

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s annual Winter Concert will be held at the MVRHS Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7...

Edgartown: Looking for Thanksgiving tales

Not surprisingly, I haven’t heard from many of you regarding your fun, family-filled Thanksgiving stories. It’s understandable, I’m probably not the first person you...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Nov. 23, 10 pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Pat Devaney and Jane Haley, followed by Art...

Demolition begins first stage of Water Street apartment building construction

 https://youtu.be/vLPZCNDczKkThe construction process for the six-unit affordable rental apartment building on Water Street in Tisbury began Tuesday morning with the demolition of the uninhabitable...