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A celebration of snowsports comes to the M.V. Film Center

Ski film pioneer Warren Miller’s “Here, There & Everywhere” plays Saturday, Dec. 10, at the M.V. Film Center. Vineyard snow enthusiasts can watch the...

Cynthia McGrath: An archaeologist of an artisan

“I feel like I'm an amateur archaeologist,” said Cynthia McGrath, describing her ongoing search for reclaimed jewelry-making materials. “The older something is, the more...

Library photography show brings out the best of the community

If you're expecting to find a simple selection of pretty Vineyard landscapes at the West Tisbury library's community photography show, think again. The show,...

Barnyard Saints Blog: On Emery Farm

We talk about the Martha’s Vineyard outdoor market community a lot. Every fair we vend at on the mainland, we find ourselves reminiscing about...

Make room for ‘brunchfast’ at Sharky’s

Our mothers always said breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and to this day it rings true. Starting with a hearty...

Anne Cook displays the art of ‘Allegiance’ at the Chilmark library

A large American flag hangs among a selection of landscape paintings by Anne Cook, currently on view at the Chilmark library. From a distance, it...

Final public meetings for housing production plans to be held next week

The third and final round of housing production plan (HPP) interactive community workshops will be held next week. The workshops will help guide zoning...

Serving the community helps everybody

By Cassie CaseyWhile some students are looking forward to cookies and gifts around the holidays, many others are also happy to help their community...

Cecile Mooney

Cecile Marie Patricia Lampl Mooney was born in Yonkers, NY, August 28, 1918, and died on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 24, 2016, at the age...

Edgartown and Vineyard Haven Post Offices extend window hours

The Vineyard Haven Post Office will extend its retail window hours on two Saturdays, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17. Window hours will be 9:30...

Chilmark voters approve entire special warrant in 17 minutes

In a lightly attended special town meeting at the Chilmark Community Center Monday, Dec. 5, Chilmark voters displayed their generosity and quickly plowed through...

Ralph J. Jones

Ralph J. Jones of West Tisbury died at Massachusetts General Hospital on Nov. 30, 2016. He was 93. A celebration of Mr. Jones’ life...

Hospital staff looks to improve its staff flu-vaccination rates

According to a press release, the medical and support staff at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) is aiming to increase their flu-vaccination rates.More than...

State representative-elect Dylan Fernandes will visit Martha’s Vineyard

Dylan Fernandes, who was elected as the Cape and Islands’ representative to the Massachusetts state legislature, will make stops in Chilmark and Oak Bluffs...

Margaret Whitton

Longtime Squibnocket resident Margaret Whitton, best known for her sultry performance as Rachel Phelps, the showgirl turned team owner in the “Major League” movie...

MVC weighs workforce housing in Oak Bluffs

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) had a development of regional impact (DRI) public hearing last Thursday night to vet a plan to convert the...

Seventh grade travel basketball starts off the season strong

The Martha’s Vineyard travel basketball team faced off against Barnstable and Dartmouth on Saturday in their first games of the season. The Vineyard defeated...

Update: Road work on the Bourne Bridge re-scheduled

The maintenance work for the Bourne Bridge scheduled for Monday, December 5, 2016 has been cancelled and rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 8 pm...

Oak Bluffs Christmas gets the holiday season started

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Oak Bluffs. On Saturday the town continued its ongoing holiday festivities at the Ocean View...

Photos: Pathways grand opening

Pathways held their grand opening party on Friday, Dec. 2 at their art-friendly space in the Chilmark Tavern. The party was a multi arts...