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Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

A versão em português deste texto se encontra no final da versão em inglês.Not so long ago, every Massachusetts resident debated whether hosting the...

Boston doctors called to ministry

The Revs. Drs. Gloria and Ray Hammond spoke Sunday morning at the Tabernacle. After years of addressing community health needs, they felt called to...

Robyn Nash named a Walk Hero

Updated 10:10 am, July 28Robyn Nash of Vineyard Haven has been named a Walk Hero for the 2016 Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, presented...

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, July 18, 13½ tables were in play. In the North-South direction, Dave Donald and Barbara Silk finished...

Chilmark: Garlic Season

You may love the smell of a fresh fruit pie baking, or something cooking on the grill; for me heaven is garlic season. When...

Aquinnah: Vacationing

I am writing my column this week from Squam Lake in New Hampshire, where I’ve come for a family reunion. I cannot tell you...

Edgartown: On driving

I have entered a whole new world in the last week. My boy, Riley, turned 16, and we all know what that means, don’t...

Birth Announcements

Ever Wilde GalliganEmily Galligan and Paul Galligan of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Ever Wilde Galligan, on July 20, 2016, at...

Oak Bluffs: Things to do

Updated 8:53 am, July 28  Summer fun so many years ago, when I was growing up, was vastly different for kids than it is...

Tisbury: What should be changed at Owen Park?

Today, July 28, at 4 pm, the children’s librarian Ms. Felicia at the Vineyard Haven Public Library will teach button-making for kids. This is...

West Tisbury: Friends of the West Tisbury library’s Book Sale

Two inches of rain here Friday night, a drenching downpour with thunder and lightning that sent us running downstairs to close windows and unplug...

Dennis Lopez crafts life lessons in ‘Journeyman’

Every once in awhile we run into a book that is so good that we want everyone to read it. “Journeyman: A Tradesman’s Tale”...

HereLab — there lab, everywhere a lab lab

Updated 1:50 pm, July 27It’s only fitting that the story of HereLab be in our Community Works section, because HereLab and our community are...

Possible Dreams Auction: Here because of you

Imagine scoring the best seats in the house for the Oak Bluffs fireworks, with private dining at Offshore Ale Co. Or having a Bad...

The circus comes to Martha’s Vineyard in Shirley Mayhew’s latest book

Almost exactly 53 years ago, in August 1963, the Mills Brothers Circus came to Martha’s Vineyard, a much-publicized milestone journey. The late-night ferry crossing...

Sand Bar is a sandy paradise in Oak Bluffs

For someone who lives and works in Edgartown, exploring the other towns during the peak of the summer season sometimes gets a little hectic,...

Noepe Center will host writing workshops at Islanders Write

Noepe Center for Literary Arts is hitting the road and heading to Islanders Write on Monday, August 7. Justen Ahren, founder and director of...

An intimate evening with Junot Diaz and John Forte supports Community Services

Only a handful of people will have the opportunity to attend what is, arguably, the hippest event of the Vineyard summer season. On July...

At Edgartown Pizza, dining out doesn’t have to break the bank

Sometimes I take living on Martha’s Vineyard for granted. But when I meet a family on vacation and I hear their gratitude to be...

The story's the thing at the Moth

The first storyteller was probably a caveman who came home one night and told his clan about the wooly mammoth that got away. Panting...