Monthly Archives: May 2016

Two men face charges for breaking into cars, stealing vehicle

In an investigation that led police from Oak Bluffs to Tisbury and resulted in charges from both towns, Oak Bluffs Police said Mark “Markus”...

Janette Andrews Joins Cape Cod Five as Martha’s Vineyard branch manager

The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank announced that Janette Andrews has joined the bank in the role of branch manager of the Martha’s...

Chilmark: welcome to all the summer interns.

Flags are flying, Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and we must be the vigilant ones when driving. In fact, the other day someone...

Edgartown: taking time to remember our veterans and heroes

Spring is actually starting to spring here on M.V., finally. I got an hour or two in on Saturday morning laying in the sunshine...

Island Stop and Shop waste contributes to green energy facility

In April, Stop and Shop Supermarket Co. opened a green energy facility in Freetown that converts expired grocery products from New England Stop and...

‘The Circle of Mothers Project’ kicks off the season at Gallery Josephine

In 2012, Trayvon Martin, an innocent black teenager, was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer. The acquittal of the boy's shooter precipitated the...

Martha's Vineyard students win state science fair awards

Three projects by Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) students took prizes at the 67th annual 2016 Massachusetts State Science and Engineering Fair. The...

Births

June Antonia HermanErin Lashnits Herman and Daniel Herman of Berkeley, Calif., announce the birth of a daughter, June Antonia Herman, on April 19, 2016,...

Academic honors

GraduationClara Corjulo of Chilmark, from Salve Regina University.Dean’s listKelly McCarron of Edgartown, at Suffolk University.Rae Filley of Edgartown, at Northeastern University.Alice Keenan of Edgartown,...

Jeannie Wright rides to fight diabetes

On July 9 and 10, Jeannie Wright from Oak Bluffs will ride in the New England Classic Tour de Cure, a 150-mile bike ride...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, May 9, seven tables were in play for a charity game. Finishing first overall were Gail Farrish...

Windemere residents embrace their inner artists

You walk into the main exhibition room of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. Overhead lights blaze with that artificial excitement projected at a Broadway musical....

Leslie Baker paints with the power of raw color

The name of Leslie Baker’s most recent show is “Raw Color” and that is what you will see: a collection of paintings and monotypes...

See Martha’s Vineyard flora and fauna flourish at spring nature events

It's not exactly beach season yet, but with mild spring weather predicted for the Memorial Day weekend, why not spend some time outdoors exploring...

Environmental issues inspire at Film Center festival

Now in its second year, “Nature as Inspiration” will bring seven documentaries about the environment to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. In...

MVRHS and Windemere meet up for the ‘Senior Prom’

On Sunday afternoon, students from Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s High Honor Society donned their prom attire for the second weekend in a row,...

Spring Fling Horse Show coming soon

Registration is open for the hunter/jumper Spring Fling Horse Show on Sunday, June 5, at 9 am at the fairgrounds in West Tisbury. There...

Winners announced for 2016-17 Island Book art contest

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2016-17 Island Book Cover art contest. All Island sixth graders were invited...

Harvest of the Month: Seafood

As a child, I spent a lot of time with my dad on his oyster farm in Edgartown. I didn’t enjoy oysters as much...

Down Island Restaurant is a six-course salute to local ingredients

Whenever a new restaurant opens on the Island, you know some thought and research went into the entire experience. In the case of the...