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Haiti relief

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, the situation in Haiti is desperate, and Sr. Marie France Syldor, vicar-general of the Daughters of Mary Queen...

Chilmark: Chilmark Women's Symposium

Hurray, the Chilmark Women's Symposium is here, one of the highlights of every fall. On Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 am to noon, the speakers...

Barrens buck moths

From the naturalist’s perspective, the Vineyard is an odd and endlessly surprising place. Between the young geological age of the Vineyard, the ocean barrier...

Bridge Notes

At the regular 1:15 game at Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on Oct. 24, 10 pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Dotti...

Tisbury: Vineyard Committee on Hunger appeal

This afternoon, Nov. 3, from 1:30 to 3 pm, you can meet artist Gene Baer at the Tisbury Senior Center. Known for the Art...

West Tisbury: Witch hazels

Despite the few cool nights, we still have nasturtiums blooming outside our kitchen and my studio doors. The heat is on in the downstairs...

Aquinnah: a quiet Halloween

Halloween in Aquinnah was a quiet affair. There was no parties this year but there was the traditional drive-by trick or treating. Many of...

Island voters go to the polls Tuesday

Martha’s Vineyard voters will join voters across the state Tuesday to help decide a spirited presidential race and answer four ballot questions. Locally, Island...

Town polling locations

Polls open at 7 am and close at 8 pm:Aquinnah: Old Town HallChilmark: Community Center, 520 South RoadWest Tisbury: Public Safety Building, 454 State...

Dukes County Sheriff candidates square off

On Nov. 8, Vineyard voters will decide who will be the new Dukes County Sheriff, Acting Sheriff Robert “Bob” Ogden of West Tisbury, or...

Margaret Nelson

Margaret (Maggie) E. Macdonald Nelson of Naples, Fla., and Martha’s Vineyard, formerly of Sharon and Milton, died Sunday, Oct. 30 in Naples, after a...

Youth movement afoot in race for state rep

The contest for state representative is a two-way race between Democrat Dylan Fernandes, 26, of Falmouth and independent Tobias Glidden, 28, of Nantucket. A...

Dukes County Register of Deeds is a two-way race

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, voters will decide who will replace Dianne Powers, Dukes County Register of Deeds, who announced she would retire with two...

Two political newcomers vie for state senate seat

Two men, both political newcomers, will square off to represent the Cape and Islands in the state senate. Both men are political newcomers. The...

Love your local business with loyalty cards

Loyalty and punch cards are a no-brainer. Guests that frequent a business over time love getting something for free, and a loyalty or rewards...

International talent finds foothold on Martha’s Vineyard

Fifteen years ago, Mike Kerr moved to Martha’s Vineyard with a vision so singular and earnest that it’s a wonder his life rights haven’t...

‘Denial’ examines libel, free speech, and the Holocaust

“Denial,” a courtroom drama playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center, follows the libel trial of a British Holocaust denier. He attacks an American...

Barnyard Saints Blog: Thoughts on home

Island artist duo Danielle Mulcahy and Walker Roman hit the road at the beginning of October armed with a renovated fifth-wheel trailer, all of...

Experience history through fashion with ‘American Style and Spirit’

One way to chronicle the passing of time is through fashion — the perpetual changing of styles to accommodate the needs and tastes of...

Love on the rebound: Crazy bounces in paradise

Paul Samuel Dolman has written three riveting books about his life and what happens to it as he continues his search for peace and...