Monthly Archives: May 2016

Carolyn Arbell Teixeira Jackson

Carolyn Arbell Teixeira Jackson, an economist who later became a Realtor and helped many families realize their dream of homeownership, and a devoted sister,...

Clarion Ann Benner Sullivan

Clarion Ann Benner Sullivan, a longtime resident of Oak Bluffs, died peacefully on Sunday, May 1, 2016. She was surrounded by all “the boys”...

M.V. Distilling Co. prepares for takeoff

A fascination with the fermentation process — that’s what got Ryan Shea thinking about the possibility of starting his own distillery on Martha’s Vineyard....

‘Beetlebung Farm Cookbook’ and ‘Women Healers of the World’ receive top awards

Two Martha’s Vineyard authors have received awards for their most recent books. Chris Fischer, author of the “Beetlebung Farm Cookbook,” won the 2016 James...

Arts MV holds vision planning meeting

Around 50 Islanders attended the annual Arts MV Annual Meeting on Monday — a surprising number, considering the early hour (8:30 am) and the...

How hard could it be to pilot a plane?

Two primary issues confront you when you’re on the verge of flying with a friend in her toy plane: 1) how to stop thinking...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: April 22 – May 2, 2016

April 22, 2016Eric Hatt, Edgartown; DOB 9/4/63, OUI-liquor or .08%: continued without finding for one year, the defendant is to attend the driver alcohol...

Real Estate Transactions: April 25-29, 2016

AquinnahApril 28, Richard K. Fabio and Sharon J. Nowell sold a rear lot on Moshup Trail to Elijah N. Rahman and Abiola Johnson for...

Births

Kieran Bohan Rottman Meg Rottman and Mikey Rottman of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Kieran Bohan Rottman, on April 30, 2016, at Martha’s...

The All-Island Elementary School String Program presented its Spring Concert

The All-Island Elementary School String Program presented its annual Spring Orchestra Concert on Thursday, April 28, at the Performing Arts Center. According to a...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: More fun with GSDs

Hi Tom,I have a 2-year-old German shepherd. She really enjoys romping around playing with her tennis ball, but the game turns from fetch into...

Vineyard girls softball team falls to Falmouth in slugfest, 10-8

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls softball team could not hold off the hard-hitting Falmouth Clippers at home on Monday, losing 10 to...

Lorna J. Giles

Lorna June Giles, a loving, energetic life spirit and force, died on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at the age of 62. She was immensely...

Edgartown: Wellness challenge

I went out for my run tonight. To be honest, it was the first one since I fell last week, due in part to...

Student Day of Poetry at Edgartown School

On April 15, 158 Edgartown fifth to eighth graders attended the Student Day of Poetry, sponsored by MassPoetry.org. According to a press release, five...

Edgartown paints the town Pink and Green

Spring is in bloom in Edgartown, and to celebrate the season and the arrival of Mother’s Day, the Edgartown Board of Trade is sponsoring...

Learn how to apply for Tisbury CPC funds

The Tisbury Community Preservation Committee (CPC) invites interested community members to attend a CPC application workshop, hosted by the Tisbury Vision Council.According to a...

A flashback to the ’80s and a portrait of Hemingway screen at Vineyard theaters

1980: What a time it was, in Richard Linklater’s superb new comedy, “Everybody Wants Some!!” playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. “Papa Hemingway...

Healthy Kids Day inspires healthy habits

On Saturday, May 7, the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard will hold Healthy Kids Day, a free community event to inspire kids to keep their...

Farm-fresh dinner kicks off 'Eat, Paint, Love Your Body' retreat

Jan Buhrman and Melissa D’Antoni will lead an “Eat, Paint, Love Your Body” retreat this weekend, but the public is invited to join in...