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Alison Beth Reynolds

Alison Beth Reynolds died unexpectedly on July 27 at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital of natural causes due to a long-term medical condition — It...

The Poet's Corner: The Last Sail

As the sun shined throughShe squinted her eyesAnd waves came crashingAs they said their goodbyesHe boarded Blue HeavenUp went the sailsThey exited the harborOn...

Real Estate Transactions: July 25 – 29, 2016

ChilmarkJuly 26, Fielding Lewis and Elizabeth Ann Lewis sold a lot on Tea Lane to the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission for $1,200,000.EdgartownJuly 25,...

Births

Liah Jade WebbDavina Webb and Lancelot Webb of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Liah Jade Webb, on July 28, 2016, at Martha’s...

July 21– 29, 2016

tJuly 21, 2016Joseph L. Bourne, Waldorf, Md.; DOB 4/23/87, failure to stop/yield: not responsible; OUI-liquor or .08%: continued without a finding for one year,...

Ask the Writers

For the past three years, we’ve asked the speakers taking part in Islanders Write to answer a series of random questions. This year we...

Frank Wangler

Frank Wangler, a longtime resident and beloved character of Martha’s Vineyard, died on Saturday, June 18, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis of a...

Helen Curtis Peacock

Helen Curtis Peacock died Monday, August 1, 2016, at her home in Oak Bluffs. Helen was born at home on Hillman Street in New...

Ask a Geek: Can I make Windows 10 feel more like Windows 7?

Adam Darack is the IT administrator for the town of Edgartown. He will be writing regularly about the technological issues facing Island business owners....

Tuckernuck Antiques reopens

Tuckernuck Antiques in Oak Bluffs has reopened, specializing in Martha's Vineyard vintage and antique items such as old photographs, stereoviews, books, maps, souvenirs, etc....

The Menemsha Fish House

Alec Gale is well-known in the world of Martha’s Vineyard commercial fishing. The Island native started a business, the Menemsha Fish House, in 2006...

Island Theater Workshop invites you to ‘Be Our Guest’ at ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Cutlery comes alive in Island Theatre Workshop’s (ITW) rendition of “Beauty and the Beast.” “People are dressed as giant five-foot plates, forks, and knives....

Set designer Lisa Pegnato on painting ‘Red’

When you're an actor portraying a real person, you do your research, and to some extent — to a considerable extent if you're a...

‘Blue Moods’ strike a balance in Randy Coleman’s abstracts

Abstract artist Randy Coleman will return to the Cousen Rose Gallery in Oak Bluffs this week for a solo show, which kicks off with...

The M.V. Partnership for Health looking for class leaders

The Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is recruiting new class leaders from each town to become trained to conduct seminars on “Powerful Tools for...

‘Keepers of the Light’ exhibit and documentary opens in Aquinnah

Filmmakers Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth of Film-Truth Productions will launch “Keepers of the Light — The Gay Head Lighthouse Documentary and Historical Exhibit”...

‘We Minstrels 3’ concert explores the multiverse of music

Musical ensembles come about a little bit the way love affairs arise: equal sprinkles of happenstance, desire, and a match created by inexplicable magic,...

Jane Dreeben counts Islanders with an ‘Urge to Create’

We sometimes wonder how many people living on the Vineyard are actively engaged in creative pursuits. Is it 10 percent? 30 percent? More? In...

Vivian Male returns for fifth annual performance

Vivian Male defies classification. A trustee emerita at Boston’s Berklee College of Music, former special assistant to U.S. Senator Edward W. Brooke, and featured...

Mitchell sisters collaborate at A Gallery

Tapestry artist Julia Mitchell and her sculpting and drawing sister Lucy Mitchell have collaborated for an exhibit at Oak Bluffs’ A Gallery. “A Studio...