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Aquinnah: Victory at Standing Rock

Some good news this week: The Native American tribes gathered at Standing Rock in North Dakota have won a victory. The Army Corps of...

Academic honors

Tisbury School Honor RollGrade 5High honors: Samantha Caldwell, Isabel Carreno Vogt, Sophia Cutrer, Gerard Kane III, Joshua Lake, Damaya Middleton. Padraic Mullin, Katherine Ogden,...

Addressing hunger on the Island

To the Editor:Recently the problem of hunger on our Island has been in the news. Although the problem is great, there are programs and...

The legacy of President Obama

To the Editor:Congratulations to those liberal voters of Massachusetts who gave us eight long years with Obama as our president. Here is a short...

Hats off to Ocean Park lights

To the Editor:The Christmas lights in Ocean Park have never looked more beautiful! If you haven't seen them yet, take a look.Hats off to...

Popping a bubble

To the Editor:One of my favorite movies is the surrealistic comedy called “The Bubble Boy.” For those who missed this cult gem in 2001,...

What is wrong with this picture?

To the Editor:The Nov. 25 edition of the Gazette published an article announcing a new record for Land Bank revenues: $1.12 million in one...

A class for loved ones of the mentally ill

To the Editor:I am the mother of an adult son who has survived and triumphed over a challenging and "incurable" mental illness. Today he...

A false analogy: Sports disappointment vs. fear of violence

To the Editor:The problem with last week’s “Making points” letter (Dec. 1) is that the author tries and fails in creating an analogy between...

Photos of the week Nov. 27-Dec. 3

The Times is starting a new weekly series that will feature photographs from across the Island. Whether it’s news, nature, events, or just everyday...

MV Youth Hockey’s PeeWee Smythe Mariners narrowly defeated by the Chiefs

On Sat., Dec. 3, Martha’s Vineyard Youth Hockey’s PeeWee Smythe Mariners faced the top-ranked Chiefs, who have defeated the Mariners 1-11 and 0-9 in...

See small wonders at the Louisa Gould Gallery

Few Vineyard galleries feature as broad a range of artists, media, and styles as the Louisa Gould Gallery on Main Street in Vineyard Haven....

The annual Great Chowder Contest

This year, more than a dozen amateur and professional chefs will be competing to win the title of Best Quahog Chowder and Best Seafood...

State Road welcomes new chef Randy Rucker

Some restaurants have a certain allure about them, a draw that brings you in over and over again, whether it’s for a well-crafted burger...

Island Gymnastics competition results against Yellow Jackets

Nine gymnasts from Island Gymnastics competed at the Holiday Invitational hosted by Yellow Jackets Gymnastics on Saturday and Sunday.On Saturday, Dec. 3, the Xcel...

Arboretum winter walk

Get outside and join the Polly Hill Arboretum staff for a walk around the arboretum. The winter months are a perfect chance for bark...

‘Reflections of Peace’

The 20th annual “Reflections of Peace Christmas Concert” will be held at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Trinity Methodist Church in the...

Make an ornament at Long Point

Explore the beaches and woodlands of Long Point Wildlife Refuge in West Tisbury on Friday, Dec. 9, from 3 to 5 pm. Forage natural...

Rosewater Holiday Market pops up in Edgartown

’Tis the season for finding that perfect gift, and Rosewater Market in Edgartown is here to help. This week they opened a pop-up shop...

‘Moonlight’ delves into Miami ghetto life

Playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend is director Barry Jenkins’ remarkable movie “Moonlight.” Although the title may make it seem as...