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Bridge notes

No results were reported for the game at Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on April 17.At the April 18, 7 pm game of...

Birth

Razmus Ocean RuelNettie Kent Ruel and Colin Ruel of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Razmus Ocean Ruel, on April 23, 2017, at...

Tisbury: Tisbury School time capsule

If you like good music, tonight, April 27, is the 2017 All Island Elementary Strings Concert at 6:30 pm at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing...

Aquinnah: Not ready for summer

Why does this happen to me every winter? Regardless of the weather, winter on the Island seems interminable, and then without a warning, it’s...

Alicia Oliveira completes training, is promoted

1st LT Alicia Oliveira has successfully completed the Army Air Assault Course at Schofield Barracks on Oahu, Hawaii. According to a press release, Ms....

Academic honors

Deans listLucie Soares of West Tisbury, at UMass Amherst.

Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council 2017 grant recipients’ reception

The Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council (MVCC) will host a reception in honor of its 2017 grant award recipients on Tuesday, May 2, from 6:30...

Mini goats

Several winters ago, a couple of goats got loose in Chilmark. The rambunctious creatures broke into the summer house belonging to some friends of...

Have Faith: A pastor and his wife

A pastor’s life doesn’t always come with guarantees, so it was good news when the Rev. Bob Barnett, pastor of Faith Community Church in...

Shipwrecks and slavery

Tom Dresser, reformed bus driver and relentless Island historian, has published his eighth history book on our place. Believe me, you want this on...

Music to the ears

Who among us doesn’t have a favorite poem, or two or three or more, to get us through vexing times — admittedly, what most...

West Tisbury: Daffodil Show at the Polly Hill

The pear trees at the West Tisbury cemetery are in full bloom, their branches stretching into skies that have been gray most of the...

Tisbury debates funds for Kuehn’s Way housing, and approves it

Kuehn’s Way affordable housing project was in the spotlight at the first night of Tisbury town meeting Monday. Voters approved $1.1 million in Community...

West Tisbury folks know the risky traffic spots in town

About two dozen West Tisbury residents — and at least one Chilmark resident — literally put their heads together on April 19 to identify...

The Yard comes to the PAC

In a showcase of the artistic talents of the Yard’s executive director and co-producer Alison Manning and director of Island programs and education Jesse...

Earth Day show-and-tell

To the Editor:I read Whit Griswold’s account of his Earth Day 1970 experience with a smile. As he said, “Action was in the air...

Beach read warm-up

New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand will speak at the Chamber of Commerce’s annual spring breakfast at the Dunes at the Winnetu Oceanside...

Get your coffee fix at Mocha Mott’s

"Actually, this seems to be the basic need of the human heart in nearly every great crisis — a good hot cup of coffee."...

Build your own burrito at La Choza

On the mainland, fast food refers to the chemical-laden burgers, tacos, and other things that pass as food nowadays. But thankfully, on this Island,...

With injunction ruling in, airport commission looks to move on

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission expects to negotiate a lease with Louis Paciello, owner of Edgartown’s Depot Corner gas stations, after a Dukes County...