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Michael Moore and the Coen Brothers serve up laughs

Two lighthearted films play at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. “Where to Invade Next,” Michael Moore’s latest documentary, takes a mellower turn...

Q & A with comedian Dave Sawyer

Martha’s Vineyard comedian Dave Sawyer, a member of the sketch comedy team Sawyer and Hurley, will be performing at the 11th annual Toronto Sketch...

Islanders Read the Classics kicks off Thursday

The Vineyard Haven library will host the first “Islanders Read the Classics” on Thursday, March 3, at 7 pm at the the Katharine Cornell...

Bliss out at Peter Simon Dance Party

Peter Simon had so much fun at his birthday party at the Barn Bowl and Bistro last month, he decided to make it a...

The Webber Journal, Installment II

In 1947, five years before he rescued 32 crew members from a sinking tanker off the coast of Chatham, Bernie Webber was stationed in...

Act III: Hunter Moorman

The Island’s first baby boomers turn 70 this year. Our 65-plus population is growing far faster here on the Island than in the of...

Have faith: A visit to Bodhi Path

Every other week, Connie Berry will report on the news, events, and people at Martha’s Vineyard’s various places of worship.When I met Sharon...

Edgeworthia chrysantha

This is a misleading time of year on the Vineyard. Bird song is once again enlivening Island woods and thickets. Sunrise now occurs at...

Stress hyperglycemia

When Cata’s owner passed away last year, the elderly kitty was adopted by Good Samaritan One, who soon noticed she was losing weight. Maybe...

MVYouth awards 2016 expansion grants to three Island nonprofits

Updated 10 am, Friday.Grants awarded by MVYouth totaling $510,986 to three local nonprofits will fund an upgraded youth club facility, completion and expansion of...

Scratch League Week 4: Feb. 25

Total AverageRobert Rippcondi631 210Robert Tabares502 167Jeff Corr Sr.491 163Bryan LeCompte573 191Chris Joseph683 227Bob Goulart453 151Richard Medeiros491 163Mark Seawell432 144Marissa Jeknavorian546 182Josh Burgoyne524 174Mike Poirier477 159Chris Reynolds344 114Will Fielding299 99Tom Dellarocco495 165Patrick Medieros657 219Season High Total: Chris...

Vineyard students recognized at Falmouth Academy’s 28th annual science fair

Two Martha’s Vineyard students were among those receiving top honors at the 28th annual Falmouth Academy science fair on Thursday, Feb. 18. Several other...

This was then: The steamer Martha’s Vineyard

The sidewheel steamer Martha’s Vineyard was one of the four original steamships owned by the enterprise now known as the Steamship Authority. Built in...

Tisbury Tigers excel in math competition

Ten Tisbury Tigers from the Tisbury Elementary School, accompanied by math teachers Ms. Forrester and Ms. Canham, participated in a regional MathCounts competition on...

The West Tisbury Dumptique grand reopening

The West Tisbury Dumptique reopened on Tuesday, March 1, after its annual cleanup closing for the month of February. The Dumptique will be open...

Think:Kids workshops coming to Martha’s Vineyard

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative, in conjunction with Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Disability Services Family Support Center, the Youth Task Force, the National Alliance...

Martha's Vineyard Court Report: Feb. 18 – Feb. 29

Feb. 18, 2016James R. Joyce Jr., Edgartown; DOB 3/23/86, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, speeding: continued to pretrial...

Chilmark: Congrats to Coffee Co.

What a great last Friday night at Pathways, getting to see Ben Cheney from the Yard perform a solo; Claire Ganz introduce her interactive...

Brown – Meisner

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Brown of Vineyard Haven are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Courtney Brown, to Eerik Meisner, son...

Tisbury: 'Molly Sweeney' comes to the library

That was a rather nice February. I do enjoy these bits of spring that assure us that warmer days are coming. I hear that...