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Happy cows make happy customers

There is nothing quite like the excitement of discovering a new favorite flavor. This is especially true with cheeses, as I learned last Friday...

Featherstone is growing

Join Featherstone for its ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 11, from 4 to 6 pm, at the new pottery studio, with pottery demonstrations, a ceramics...

Kayak by moonlight

Come explore Sengekontacket Pond by moonlight, or watch the sunset as the guide points out aspects of pond life. Moonlight tours run from 7:15...

West Tisbury’s Anniversary Picnic

Join the town of West Tisbury at the Agricultural Hall on Saturday, June 10, from 12 to 4 pm for a community picnic celebrating...

Manter site needs to be protected

To the Editor: There are good arguments concerning the best use of the two sites under consideration for the school, but locating a new school...

Replacing bank roof isn’t a good option

To the Editor:Do four wrongs make a right? Apparently, that is now to be tested. When Santander Bank officials began the process of repairing...

Tisbury: Heard on Main Street

Heard on Main Street: “A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find...

Oak Bluffs: Harbor Fest

Get ready for the next major event in Oak Bluffs, the annual Oak Bluffs Harbor Festival, where everyone celebrates the beginning of summer with...

Ferries diverted from Oak Bluffs

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven due to weather conditions.M/V WOODS HOLE to Woods Hole...

Memorial service for Mary Ives Greely

A memorial service for Mary Ives Greely will be held on Saturday, June 24, at 11 am at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Edgartown....

Julia K. Rosenwald

Julia K. Rosenwald of Philadelphia and Chilmark died peacefully in the Philadelphia family home in which she had lived for the past 70 years....

After 18: Maddy Alley

For the past four years, The MV Times has asked four recent high school graduates to write about their experiences during their first year...

Well land purchased to protect water

To the Editor:Your editorial (June 1, “Best of both worlds”) regarding the site location for the new Tisbury school was very inspiring. However, it...

Location is in heart of the town

To the Editor:Thirty years ago, at a town meeting, Tisbury voters decided to protect the Manter Well site due to the vital role it...

Museum asked to see the light

To the Editor:For 100 years, the Fresnel lens (pronounced fre-NELL) sat atop the Gay Head Lighthouse as a beacon of hope.The town of Aquinnah...

Garden Notes: Looking like a cool and rainy summer

Rain-heavy tall bearded irises are growing at the horizontal, not vertical. The long-range summer forecast is for wetter and cooler weather. A prediction made...

This Was Then: Harding’s clothing store

W.D. Harding’s clothing and shoe store stood on Circuit Avenue roughly where Reliable Market is today. Mr. Harding, a Vineyard Haven native who opened...

West Tisbury: Mediterranean burgers

The oak trees have leafed out, leaving only glimpses of sky amid the thick greenery. There is some openness over my drying yard and...

Tisbury Town Picnic

On June 4, the Tisbury Town Picnic was held on the grounds of the Tashmoo Springs Pumping Station building, and continued its tradition of...

Have Faith: Summer highlights

Every other week, Connie Berry reports on the news, events, and people at Martha’s Vineyard’s various places of worship. Even though we’re still wading...