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Black history on film

Celebrate Black History Month at the Edgartown library with three documentaries on two nights. First, on Feb. 28, starting at 6 pm, watch "Marian...

Horseshoe crabs at the library

The West Tisbury library hosts Felix Neck naturalists Thursday, Feb. 23, at 4:30 when they present a screening and discussion of the PBS documentary...

Court report: Feb. 16, 2017

Sofia V. Esnal, Vineyard Haven; DOB 8/29/82, breaking and entering a building during daytime to commit a felony, larceny over $250, a second charge...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: February 13 – 17, 2017

ChilmarkFeb. 15, Michael and Amy Chapman sold 7 South Ridge Rd. to Molly P. and Thomas M. Aitken, trustees of the South Ridge Nominee...

The Vineyard Connection: From here to Charles Manson

Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected to each other (or...

MVRHS sports results Feb. 18-22

Varsity girls basketballMonday, Feb. 20: Martha’s Vineyard 31, North Quincy 45 MV Highlights: Whitney Schroeder (12 points), Rose Engler (9 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals)JV girls...

Tourney-bound MVRHS boys hoops drop season finale 77-68 to Weston

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity basketball (15-6) concluded its regular season on Monday, losing 77-68 to the Weston High School...

Births

Liam Colter AbbottJennifer Emily French and Seth Luce Abbott of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Liam Colter Abbott, on Feb. 15,...

LeRoux ‘end of winter’ cookery must-haves

The first day of spring is March 20, and honestly, that doesn’t seem so far off anymore. Somehow, we’re surviving this winter season, just...

Valentine’s spacewalk: from Vineyard landscapes, to outer space

When West Tisbury artist Valentine Estabrook decided to depart from her landscaping painting, the direction she chose took her far afield from her usual...

Pasta in winter: Island highlights

Once winter arrives and we’re shivering as the snow falls, I always crave carb-loaded pasta dishes. Just like during the hot summer months, when...

Joanne Coffin Clark

Joanne Elizabeth Clark (née Coffin), 87, born in Cleveland, Ohio; formerly of Newtonville and Martha’s Vineyard; died peacefully after a long illness, surrounded by...

Video: What’s it like to be black on Martha’s Vineyard?

Four Island community leaders gathered with moderator Shelley Christiansen at the MVTV studios last Tuesday, Feb. 14, to discuss their experiences as African Americans...

'Islanders Read the Classics'

Science fiction author John Sundman will lead people through “VALIS,” a novel by Philip K. Dick, at the Katharine Cornell Theater in Vineyard on...

Vineyard realtor makes a call to alms

For the past five years, Feiner Real Estate, owned by Jim Feiner, a firm that specializes primarily in up-Island sales and rentals, has donated...

Boathouse Foundation presents Y with $25,000

For­ the seventh consecutive year, the Boathouse Foundation, a philanthropic unit of the Boathouse Club of Edgartown, presented a check for $25,000 to the...

Is this eviction legal?

To the Editor:Can anyone answer me a simple question: Can a 66-year-old working female senior citizen be evicted from an apartment if she has...

Island Democrats preparing for state convention

All registered Democrats are invited to meet with their town’s Democratic Committee to elect officers and delegates to the state convention. This year’s Democratic...

Habitat for Humanity offers affordable homebuyer opportunity

You may apply for an affordable two-bedroom house in Oak Bluffs, to be built by Habitat for Humanity of Martha’s Vineyard (HHMV). Qualifying applicants...

Annual contest seeking poems of peace

There is still time to enter the 2017 Voices of Peace Poetry Contest. All entries must be received by 5 pm on Friday, March...