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Mini Makers Faire looking for makers

On May 13, from 10 am to 4 pm, the second annual Martha’s Vineyard Mini Makers Faire will be held at the Agricultural Hall...

Academic honors

Dean’s high honorsMichael Cutrer of Vineyard Haven, at Nichols College.Dean’s listMateus Ribeiro of Vineyard Haven, at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.Madeline Scott of Vineyard...

Spring egg hunt at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library will be hosting its annual spring egg hunt on Saturday, April 15, at 10 am sharp, rain or shine. According...

Architecture lecture series

There will be an Architecture lecture series, “Mid-Century Modern on Martha’s Vineyard,” in three parts, at the Chilmark library on the following Wednesdays: April...

Edgartown: Felix Neck’s Citizen Science season

Sorry I missed you all last week! I was feeling a bit under the weather, and just could not muster the strength to sit...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: March 27–31, 2017

ChilmarkMarch 28, Morton M. and Shirley S. Rosenberg, trustees of Shirley S. Rosenberg Nominee Trust, sold Lot 46 off Black Point Beach to George...

Oak Bluffs: Banning plastic bags

Now that there is no more snow on the ground, for now, we can see firsthand the reawakening of plants as they sprout in...

Poet's Corner: Real March Madness

By Elaine BoettcherThe cold and bitter winds of Marchencased in ice the cherry blossomssnapped the wildly waving limbsof black and brittle trees,hurled shingles from...

Tisbury: Beautiful pear trees

Thanks to the efforts of former members of the Friends of Tisbury, there may be further discussion with the selectmen about cutting down the...

Chilmark: Tartan Day

Well, I finally succumbed to a dreaded bug, had a 102° temperature, so missed not only playing with David Stanwood on Saturday as well...

25th annual Violin Concert

The 25th annual Violin Concert, starring Rebecca Barca-Tinus' violin and viola students, was held at the Old Whaling Church on Sunday, March 26. According...

Reusable cotton bag project sweeps Oak Bluffs School

The fruits of an Oak Bluffs School project to decorate reusable cotton bags will be on display at the Oak Bluffs library on Saturday,...

Vineyarders fall at Norton in baseball opener

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) baseball team came up a run short in the season opener, falling 3-2 to the host Norton...

VYT doubles team for the win

Finn Lewis and Jack Lionette won the Boys 14 and under level 7 doubles tournament at the Brown Billone USTA Tournament last weekend. The...

Germ warfare

Dear Nicole,The other day I heard someone on the radio talking about all the germs there were in supermarkets, especially in the produce section....

Praying mantises

Spring is famously elusive here on the Vineyard, but it finally gets here, and as you set about the yard and garden cleanup that...

Annual Tourism Day at the State House

The tourism industry will celebrate its economic impact and its legislative champions at the annual Massachusetts Tourism Day at the State House on Thursday,...

From Lake Wobegon Days to the Queen of Soul, summer concert series takes shape

Thanks to the Martha's Vineyard Concert Series, summer 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting season for music lovers. The confirmed lineup for...

Summer camps and programs around the Island

Spring has sprung, and before long school will let out and children on Martha’s Vineyard will bask in the glory of summer vacation. How...

Island Gymnastics competes at district cup

Arianna Edelman and Molly Crawford competed on Saturday, April 1, at the Xcel Gold Mass district cup at Roots Gymnastics in Westfield. Both girls...