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Mariah MacGregor inspires creativity in Island youth

Just in time for the end of the school year, this is an introduction to Mariah MacGregor, art teacher at the Chilmark School. I...

Farm. Field. Sea. digs into Wampanoag heritage

The cars lining the street at Orange Peel Bakery in Aquinnah last Wednesday weren’t just for Juli Vanderhoop’s weekly community pizza night. For the...

A dry summer

“The landscape of Martha’s Vineyard — the shape of its coastline, the pattern of its forests, fields, and moorlands, the distribution of its roads,...

Chilmark: Promote up-Island sailing

Fireworks, weddings, and family celebrations are underway; yes, July is here. Sadly I just finished my last jar of Ethel Sherman’s blueberry jam, but...

Brexit

Dear Nicole,Will you field a question on local politics from an opinionated foreigner? I’m from England, and upset that the U.K. just voted to...

Broadway Concert Series hits the Performing Arts Center

Where to begin in this epic adventure? We are about to be deluged with Broadway stars over the course of the summer, one by...

Barbara Leiner’s color-rich abstracts come to the Chilmark library

Boston artist Barbara Leiner has a new exhibit of abstract and semiabstract oil paintings on display at the Chilmark Free Public Library. She has...

Beetlebung introduces a stellar brunch

Brunch, a treat normally reserved for Sundays, can now be found every single day from 10 am until 3 pm at Beetlebung in Oak...

Dana Williams returns to the Island for an intimate performance

Singer Dana Williams, best known for her 2014 Apple Christmas commercial and her popular YouTube channel, will take the stage Friday, July 8, at...

In ‘The Write Prescription,’ Judith Hannan explores writing as therapy

It’s a wonderful coping skill. When bad things happen to good people, we all love stories. That’s what the news is all about, and...

Atria elevates its summer wine series

This summer, Atria is pushing the boundaries when it comes to its wine dinners. Gone are the boring days of pairing reds with meats...

Take to the streets

The annual Tisbury Street Fair, now known as Cora Medeiros Day, will take place in downtown Vineyard Haven this Friday, July 8, from 6:30...

Fifty years after, The Ogres to rock the Lampost

Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. But sometimes it’s better. On Saturday, July 9, at the Lampost in Oak Bluffs, Sixties teen rock...

Sing a sappy song with Alan Cumming

It wouldn’t surprise me if the last thing you watched on TV had Alan Cumming’s name listed somewhere in the credits. Known for his...

Art event raises funds for Plum Hill School

A fundraiser as unique as the organization it benefits will take place on Wednesday, July 13, at the beautiful Flat Point Farm in West...

Island improv groups are laugh-out-loud funny

The Island-based youth improv troupes WIMP and the Imposters will perform at Alex’s Place at the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard from 8 until 9:30...

Gay Head Gallery now Sargent Gallery

The Gay Head Gallery in Aquinnah has officially changed its name to the Sargent Gallery. Gallery owner and curator Megan Ottens-Sargent said the new...

War letters humanize history on the Performing Arts Center stage

Updated June 30, 10:30 am. In a world of social media, emails, and text messaging, Andrew Carroll is one of the few who still seek...

Dogs take to Lambert’s Cove Beach

On a pair of gorgeous weekend mornings in early July, the scene at Lambert’s Cove Beach in West Tisbury was classic. Revelers of all...

Births

Félix Alexandre Barbey RossZoe Barbey Ross and Zander Ross of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Félix Alexandre Barbey Ross, on July...