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Island Life Studio brings a splash of art to O.B. Harbor

A sea of fish and other marine creatures can be found swimming the walls of the Island's newest gallery. The Island Life Studio, tucked...

For a taste of the eclectic, stop into Soigne

Tucked on Upper Main Street in Edgartown is a culinary delight we know as Soigne, owned and operated by Puppy Cavallo for the past...

Chilmark: Fall hours for Menemsha

OK, September, we're happy to slow down while crowds slip away and Island life joyfully reconnects friends who've missed seeing one another except in...

Edgartown: September comes in like a lion

Welcome, September. Is there any kind of old adage for September coming in like a lion or a lamb? As I write, the forecast...

Hope Dementia offers Dementia Certificate program

An eight-hour interactive Dementia Certificate program is being offered by Hope Dementia and Alzheimer's Services, part of the HopeHealth family of services. According to...

Bridge Notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, August 29, 13 tables were in play for a club championship game. Tied for first place overall...

A trio of kestrels at Katama

Updated, Thursday, Sept. 8, 8:30 amPoking around the FARM Institute’s fields at Katama Farm last Saturday, I saw something I haven’t seen in decades:...

Register of Deeds primary contest is a four-way race

Next week, voters will choose from among four candidates on the Democratic slate who seek to replace Dianne Powers, Dukes County Register of Deeds,...

Martha’s Vineyard voters head to the polls this Thursday

Massachusetts voters will head to the polls on Thursday, Sept. 8, in a state primary election that will help set the stage for the...

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

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglês School for all Island kids is back this week, and slowly life takes...

Tisbury: “Ode to the Haggis”

Glenn Dickson and Linda Dickson Unczur have returned from a lovely visit to New Brunswick, Canada. They went for a reunion of descendants of...

Poet's Corner

Roots and VinesBy Linda Bergeron FreedmanOver the ocean they come by boatSome with jackets, some with coatsThey bike and hike and plan their dayTo...

West Tisbury: My own tropical storm

Hurricane Hermine. Downgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine, it’s sitting 300 miles offshore as I’m writing this column and waiting for the predicted rain and...

Martha’s Vineyard school staff ‘celebrate’ start of new year

Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools Superintendent Matt D’Andrea welcomed back more than 550 teachers and staff to the sounds of Kool and The Gang’s “Celebrate!”...

Grace Church will bless your backpack

Grace Episcopal Church in Vineyard Haven invites students of all ages to the annual Blessing of the Backpacks, this Sunday, Sept. 11, at 10...

Ninth annual Sisters and Friends getaway to Martha’s Vineyard

Nine years ago, when Connie Portis and 12 of her sisters and friends visited Martha’s Vineyard, she knew that the next year she would...

This Was Then: Tony the Scissor Man

Antonio “Tony the Scissor Man” DeCarlo walked the streets of Martha’s Vineyard every summer, mending umbrellas, sharpening knives, and grinding scissors for local customers....

I am not your server

Before we get to this week’s questions, last week’s column (Seasonal Shutdown) received an overwhelming response from readers on social media, via comments, and...

Answers from the Wild Side: Do Vineyard skunks look different?

The great outdoors can produce baffling mysteries. MVTimes Wild Side columnist Matt Pelikan tries his best to solve them. Got a question for the...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Alex the rambunctious retriever

My 13-week-old golden retriever Alex, while a bright and loving little guy, jumps up when we are sitting or walking, and bites our hands as...