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14th annual Relay for Life

In its 14th year, the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life united cancer survivors and caregivers Island-wide, and remembered those we have lost...

Charter School students create stories from writings on tombstones

Old graveyards are remarkably quaint and dependably quiet; few, if any, cell phones ring. Each headstone tells a tale: “Died at sea,” or the...

Thomas K. Huddleston

Thomas Kevin Huddleston, 65, died peacefully on June 1, 2017, at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn, Maine. Tom was born on April 3,...

Minding Your MV P’s & Q’s: Year-round residents beaches

Dear Nicole, About those private beaches. I know there are town beaches for town residents, but don’t you think we should delegate one beach —...

Brian Patrick Byrne

After a courageous battle with cancer, Brian Patrick Byrne died and set sail toward his final destination on the evening of June 2, at...

Aquinnah: Philbin Beach and the library

I know it’s cold and rainy (or at least it is while I write this), but Philbin Beach is opening Friday, June 16. From...

Making a difference in the community

To the Editor:On Sunday, May 28, Peter and Ronni Simon opened the door to their Main Street, Vineyard Haven, gallery, and hosted a book...

Photographer Frank Rocco brings his perspective ‘Straight Up’ to 51art Gallery

“Frank Rocco: Straight Up NYC,” an exhibition from the New York City photographer’s latest project, comes to 51art Gallery on Beach Road Extension in...

Academic Honors

GraduationsAmanda Glazier of Edgartown, from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, with a Ph.D. in marine piology.Skylah Forend of Oak Bluffs, from Merrimack College.Taylor McNeely...

Births

Tyler James VasconcelosMegan Vasconcelos and John Paul Vasconcelos of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Tyler James Vasconcelos, on May 26, 2017, at...

Kevin Medeiros keeps the beat going for many Island musicians

By day Kevin Medeiros is a barista at Mocha Mott’s, and by night he plays with a number of Island bands. Even though he’s...

Garde East brings French-inspired dining to the Vineyard Haven waterfront

Finding the perfect team to work with you in the kitchen is almost like finding housing on the Island — nearly impossible, typically out...

Memorial service for Richard Andrade Jr.

A memorial service for Richard J. Andrade Jr. will be held on Saturday, June 17, at 11 am, at Oak Grove Cemetery, Vineyard Haven.

Sweet choices during annual Cape & Islands Bakes for Breast Cancer

It’s said that baking for others actually benefits those who bake — the stress relief, plus the feeling that you’re being mindful of another...

Edgartown: Successful DC trip

Once again, the Edgartown eighth graders have successfully toured and returned from Washington, D.C.  Reports are that the trip went well and was  a...

Old Sculpin Gallery opens season with renowned treasures from the past

 Given the rustic, rather unassuming appearance of the Old Sculpin Gallery, situated on Dock Street on the Edgartown Harbor, you might be surprised to...

Monday Night Specials opens with a comedy, Gwyn McAllister’s ‘The Green Rose’

The Martha's Vineyard Playhouse is kicking off its season early this year, with readings in the Monday Night Specials series starting on June 12....

Local Ingredient: Rose petals

Many seem surprised that rose petals fall into the ranks of edible flowers. The petals can be used as beautiful garnishes, or lend their...

A middle-aged couple explores the world of infidelity in ‘The Lovers’

“The Lovers,” coming to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center on June 9, is a satire about a couple in their early 60s, directed...

Twenty-five miles for 25 years

Fifty of the Island’s muscle-powered trailblazers broke out their backpacks, hiking shoes, water bottles, sunscreen, and permethrin last Saturday for the 25th annual Cross...