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Martha’s Vineyard court report: June 20 – 27, 2016

June 20, 2016Robert F. Boland, Marstons Mills; DOB 3/10/82, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, failure to wear a seat belt, no inspection sticker:...

The fire outside

Tired of that rusty metal pit you’ve been burning pitch pine scraps in that your fireplace can’t digest? Looking for something fresh to add...

Harvest of the Month: Herbs

Herbs are one of my favorite types of plants to grow and cook with. Just a small amount can completely change the taste of...

Oak Bluffs: Kindergarten graduation

Friday last, a very important event was held at the Oak Bluffs School. It was the kindergarten graduation, for 40-plus students. Family members and...

Garde East is Vineyard Haven’s freshest catch

A change of guard has taken place at the old Blue Canoe property on Beach Road. Acclaimed New England chef Robert Sisca has introduced...

Academic honors

GraduationAllison D. McAndrews of Vineyard Haven, summa cum laude, from Western Carolina University Honors College.Korrine Altieri of Edgartown, cum laude, from the University of...

The M.V. Museum celebrates the future with an “Evening of Discovery”

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum, long sited on School Street in Edgartown, formerly and modestly known as a historical society, and soon to be perceived,...

Mechanical Failure

By John Eisnerif you can leave yourselfjust for a momentyou will see them trottingthru glass held corridorsthey pull black bags on wheelsmoving only forwardaway...

PeaceQuilts sales help Haitian women stitch together a living

The winding gravel walkway into Heather Gardens Nursery in West Tisbury led visitors to much more than the usual abundance of spring plants last...

West Tisbury: They haying is done and the sheep are sheared

Well, here we are. Strawberries. Peas. Bluefish. Flags and fireworks. It’s Fourth of July weekend. Everyone is busy getting ready for houseguests or just...

Edgartown: Welcome to summer!

I’m sad to say I’ve spent the first two full days of my summer vacation sick! Doesn’t it figure? I think I was just...

Tisbury: Liberty bells, summer reading, and new stores

Did you know that the Liberty Bell rang at 2 pm on the Fourth of July in 1776? That was after the last of...

Get ready for Possible Dreams

The Art Buchwald Possible Dreams Auction, which benefits Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) and its six core programs, celebrates its 38th anniversary this year...

Aquinnah: Time for the beach!

With all this amazing weather, I know everyone is eager to get to Philbin. So listen up, because the beach sticker hours are a...

Postcard from Japan: Summer spent on a distant shore

Naomi Pallas attended high school on Martha’s Vineyard, and has written for The MV Times for several summers. She recently finished a research program...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Riding with Rogue

Dear Dogcharmer,I have a question regarding my 1-year-old puppy, Rogue. Rogue arrived in our lives last spring, and has since never liked or felt...

Dioctria hyalipennis

In my effort to study insects, the goal is simply to learn at least one new thing every day. Over time, in theory, the...

Edgartown library has grand opening

A festive crowd turned out on Saturday afternoon for formal ribbon-cutting ceremonies celebrating the completion of the new Edgartown Public Library (which has been...

Chilmark: At last, summer is here

The grass is high, and haying season is in full swing. Chilmark softball season held a pre-game last Sunday, with its new flag flying,...

George A.J. Santos

George Augustus John Santos died Wednesday, June 1, 2016. He was 92.Affectionately known as “Kilowatt,” George was the husband of the late Phyllis (Pezzulo)...