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Paul Karasik wins 155th annual Agricultural Society Fair poster contest

When New Yorker cartoonist Paul Karasik heard about this year’s Agricultural Society Fair poster design contest, a nostalgic vision came to mind.Mr. Karasik distinctly...

‘Love and Friendship’ turns Jane Austen into a hilarious romp

Based on an early novella by Jane Austen, the movie “Love and Friendship” retools the beloved 18th century author’s work. It plays this weekend...
private chef Gavin Smith of foodmindedfellow

Meet a food-minded fellow, private chef Gavin Smith

Martha's Vineyard private chef Gavin Smith creates a restaurant experience in the comfort of your own home. Whether you’re looking to hire a chef...

Aquinnah: Busy Memorial Day weekend

Wow. That was a busy Memorial Day weekend. I honestly don’t remember a busier one in the time that I’ve been here. The shops...

Oak Bluffs: spring, where are you?

It’s with great sadness that we report that Megan Alley’s husband, Dennis, died this week. Holly Nadler will be writing the Oak Bluffs column...

Having a ‘High Time’ at the M.V. Playhouse season opener

The latest offering from the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse finds Timothy Leary in a living room lab, with a tray of sugar cubes soaked in...

The Local Ingredient: Island Bee Co. hits the sweet spot

Spring is a busy time at the Island Bee Co. — for both the bees and the beekeeper.After initial checks on the winter survival...

Birth

Diamond-Rose Darlene MiddletonLatonia James and Julius Middleton of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Diamond-Rose Darlene Middleton, on May 29, 2016, at...

Academic honors

GraduationAugusta Dillon of Vineyard Haven, cum laude, from Simmons College School of Nursing.Alyssa A. Adler of Chilmark, cum laude, from Elon University.Liam M. Wallace...

Real Estate Transaction: May 23 – 27, 2016

ChilmarkMay 26, Deborah Hilton Morelli sold 30 Shadbush Hollow to Susan Straight for $739,000.May 26, Leonard M. Nelson, trustee of SRB Ruby Trust, sold...

Saturday Strolls highlight the offerings of the Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District

The first Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District Saturday Stroll was a big success. Pedestrian traffic kept Main Street hopping during the early evening hours,...

Martha's Vineyard Court Report: May 12 to May 27, 2016

May 12, 2016Kyle J. Dubay, Vineyard Haven; DOB 2/26/93, disorderly conduct, subsequent offense: dismissed at the request of the commonwealth.Kyle J. Dubay, Vineyard Haven;...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, May 23, eight pairs competed. Finishing first were Mollie Whalen and Joe Ashcroft, followed by Diana Dozier...

Vineyard Gardens grows green thumbs with series of garden talks

June was already busting out all over at Vineyard Gardens Saturday morning, even though it was still Memorial Day weekend. Customers arriving at the...

Film screening and potluck will launch new initiatives for Vineyard Voyagers

Vineyard Voyagers, Inc., an Island nonprofit which brings outdoor expeditionary learning to Island youth, will host a film screening, potluck, and presentation of new...