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Labor Day Artisans Festival is back and bigger than ever

If you haven’t had a chance to make it to the Vineyard Artisans Festival this summer, Labor Day weekend will provide an opportunity to...

‘Grange Exchange’

The “Grange Exchange,” a multifaceted display of antiques and fine things, continues at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury this Friday, Sept. 2, from...

Slip away with a slice

Learn how to “Pioneer Pizza” with the team from Slip Away Farm this Saturday, Sept. 3, from 9 am until 1 pm. This Farm....

Artists rise together through Yard events

A.R.T. on the Vine (Artists Rising Together on the Vineyard) is a celebration of an Island community of creators and performers who have found...

Free guitar concert

Composer and guitarist Ben Yarmolinsky will perform a free concert of original songs and solos at the Chappaquiddick Community Center this Saturday, Sept. 3,...

Last chance for dinner at Among the Flowers

This past week, on one of my after-dinner strolls in Edgartown, I walked by a bustling Among the Flowers. I realized Among the Flowers...

Patti Lupone sings the swan song for the Broadway Concert Series season

Broadway legend Patti Lupone will close out Martha’s Vineyard’s inaugural Broadway @ concert series this Friday, September 2.The Vineyard shows are an extension of...

Ask a Geek: Looking for handy tech gadgets

Dear Geek,We all love gadgets. What handy tech gadgets would you recommend for my business? I’m looking for things that you’ve used, and things...

John S. Kenney

John S. "Shack" Kenney, D.V.M., 79, died on Saturday, August 27, 2016, with his family by his side.His lifelong love of horses led him...

Poetry Corner: Closing Time

Last night, smoke,steak and wine.Up late — endless jokesabout right womenand wrong womenThis morning it's clearand cold. You coverthe pontoon boatwhile I watch warblersblow...

Return to the River of Doubt

Updated Sept. 2, 10:22 amIn 1991 Tweed Roosevelt of Vineyard Haven got a phone call from a man he didn’t know — a certain...

Oak Bluffs Police locate missing elderly woman

Updated 5:30 pm, TuesdayFollowing an all out search and an appeal for help from the public, Oak Bluffs Police located Ruth Lockhart, a 71-year-old resident...

Visiting Vet: The All Creatures Great and Small Awards

It’s time for Dr. Jasny’s Almost Annual Labor Day All Creatures Great and Small Awards. Last year September slipped right past me without an...

Have Faith: Music that inspires

Peter Boak — retired music teacher, director of the Island Community Chorus, minister of music, choir director, organist, and Great Dane enthusiast — is...

Academic honors

Ryan Sawyer of Edgartown completed Colby-Sawyer College's internship requirement with the UPS Store in Vineyard Haven this summer.

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, August 22, 14 tables were in play. North-South winners were David Donald and Barbara Silk, followed by...

Edgartown

As I write this, I’m counting down the hours until I go back to work. By the time you are reading it, I’ll already...

West Tisbury: Hats off to the WT library

We have finally had some cooler days and nights. It doesn’t feel so crowded and frenetic in town. By the time you are reading...

Tisbury: 5K Run/Walk for Vineyard Haven library

Safe travels to Mya Houston. She has gone to Nairobi, Africa, to the Imani Rehabilitation Center, where she will work with a professional staff....

Chilmark: Please remember to vote.

Labor Day so soon? This summer flew by, despite the humidity, and I can hardly believe school opens on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Welcome to...