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Meet the Teacher: Dr. Carrie Fyler, biology teacher, at MVRHS

Why did you come to the Island?I actually have been coming to the Vineyard since 2005. My husband’s family has been here since the...

Masters of the universe

Balls of rock and flaming gas decorate a section of the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest bike path across the road from the West...

Births

Krishawn MorrisonClaudia Morrison and Krishna Morrison of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Krishawn Morrison, on Sept. 25, 2016, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Hero’s welcome for a wounded warrior

Last Friday was bright and sunny on the Island, and a very good day for U.S. Army Master Sergeant Gerard Thomas. The wounded warrior...

Community Works: Medici money

For years Vineyard artists, social planners, teachers, and moonlighting storytellers have been given honoraria to help them with their projects. Like sea glass and...

This Was Then: The artist mystic

Hanging in the staff room of the Edgartown Library is a 10” by 16” oil painting titled “Scene at Cuttyhunk” signed by the artist,...

Local Ingredient: Plum tomatoes

There is a method for preserving excess tomatoes that gets little notice: roasting. With this technique — my fall favorite — tomatoes are cut...

Living Local Harvest

Tomorrow night kicks off the annual Living Local Harvest Festival at Agricultural Hall, with Susan Klein from 6 to 8 pm sharing a program...

Memorial service for Nancy T. Bailey

A memorial service for Nancy T. Bailey, formerly of Vineyard Haven, will be held at 470 Lambert's Cove Road, West Tisbury, on Sunday, Oct....

West Tisbury: Living Local Harvest Festival

Fall officially began last week, and it already feels like the summer heat is well behind us. Sweaters and socks are coming out of...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: September 19 – 23, 2016

ChilmarkSept. 19, Claire Nicole Chinoy, trustee of the Claire Nicole Chinoy Revocable Trust, and Michael Chinoy and Lynn Shelton Curry, trustees of the Michael...

Tisbury: Rosh Hashanah

Watch for the 250 cyclists taking part in Cycle Martha’s Vineyard next Saturday, Oct. 1. Be prepared to drive safely and leave space for...

This Was Then: The marble works of Indian Hill

Established in 1888, Henry H. Norton’s granite and marble works stood near the top of Indian Hill in North Tisbury. While clay, sand, peat,...

Poet's Corner: Pond Poem

swallows carried wordsslipping from my tongueswooping curveswingspans diveflapping speedno longer dissonantvowels fallingconsonants buzzingcrickets zingeyes on heavenas letters plinklike drizzleon an evening pondon high beholdlovely...

Island boaters ask Coast Guard to modify buoy removal plan

U.S. Coast Guard officials heard straight talk from some of the Island’s most experienced sailors at a public hearing in Vineyard Haven last week...

Oak Bluffs: Favorite time of year

It is practically unanimous: This is absolutely the most favorite time of year for Islanders. The weather, the lessening of frantic planning and working,...

Have Faith: Music man

Every other week, Connie Berry reports on the news, events, and people at Martha’s Vineyard’s various places of worship.I try to make it to...

Martha’s Vineyard tunes into first presidential debate

It may not have been on a par with the first moon landing or a Patriots Super Bowl, but the hype that preceded the...

Boomerang

“Hi, Boomerang,” I greeted the big tan dog in my exam room. But wait. The person sitting beside the husky greyhound cross wasn’t her...

Sean Charles Wilcoxson

Sean Charles Wilcoxson, a man with a huge heart and spirit, died on Sept. 11 as a result of injuries sustained in a car...