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Local Boy Scouts receive donations

Goodale Construction Company has donated $1,000 to the MV Scout Troop 93 in Oak Bluffs for the purchase of merit badge books. Each merit...

Aquinnah: This Year's First Blizzard

Well, it was a great weekend until the Pats lost. Now the Denver Broncos are going to the Super Bowl where they will surely...

Births

Dash Winter Dillon Abigail and Ryan Dillon of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Dash Winter Dillon, on Jan. 22, 2016, at Martha’s...

Academic honors

Dean’s listAmy Fligor of Edgartown, at the University of Delaware.Susanna M. van Rooyen of Vineyard Haven, at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vt.Emma R....

Services Thursday for Otis A. Rogers, Jr.

Otis A. Rogers Jr., a lifelong resident of Oak Bluffs and longtime volunteer firefighter who served his community, died peacefully on January 26, just...

Stuck in the Snow

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

West Tisbury selectmen hear about housing idea for seniors

A triangular lot near Lambert’s Cove and State Roads is eyed for an affordable senior living development. Solar panel project raises concerns.

Robert A. Lunbeck

Robert Ashton Lunbeck died peacefully at home in Audubon, Pennsylvania, on January 21, surrounded by family. He was 88.Born December 1, 1927, in Toledo,...

Marion Brush Landfors

Marion Brush Landfors of East Walpole died January 20, 2016 in E. Walpole. She was 90 years old.Born, raised, and wed on Martha's Vineyard,...

Art Sale and musical potluck will benefit artist Doug Kent

On Friday, January 29, from 4 to 7 pm, there will be an evening of live music, food, and an art exhibition and sale...

Pick a favorite Oscar-Nominated Short before the ceremony

The 2016 Oscar-Nominated Shorts arrive at the M.V. Film Center this weekend. The live action and animation shorts will play on Friday, January 29,...

Introducing ‘Islanders Read the Classics’

“Definitions belong to the definers, not the defined,” Toni Morrison wrote in her Pulitzer prize-winning novel, Beloved. The Martha’s Vineyard Times and The Martha’s...

Tickets available for this weekend’s Big Chili Contest

The 30th annual MVY Radio Big Chili Contest will heat up the PA Club in Oak Bluffs this Saturday, January 30. As always, ticket...

Discovering lunchtime at Little House Cafe

After five years of living on Island and writing about food, there are few restaurants on this little patch of land that I haven’t...

Slideshow: The Barn brainstorms at Thursday night trivia

The Barn Bowl and Bistro in Oak Bluffs has now added trivia night to its extensive list of off-season activities offered. Every Thursday night...

Take a trip to India: Indian Night at Chowder Company

As a lover of all types of ethnic cuisines, the realization that the Martha’s Vineyard Chowder Company had brought back their Indian nights every...

Celebrate Carnaval early in Oak Bluffs

The Oak Bluffs library will celebrate Brazilian Carnaval this Saturday, January 30, from 11 am to 3 pm. In Brazil, Carnaval is an annual...

Snack and bid at the MVRHS Hockey Auction

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Girls Hockey team will host a fundraiser at The Wharf Restaurant in Edgartown this Saturday, January 30, at...

Stained glass artist helps a German town recognize its history

The Unitarian Universalist church in Vineyard Haven will host stained glass artist Barney Zeitz at a special service on Sunday, January 31 at 11...

Cultural Council announces grant recipients

The Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council (MVCC) has awarded 45 grants, totaling $39,086, to cultural programs in each of the six Island towns. The council...