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Trending on the farm: Goat yoga

Yoga has no shortage of rising trends, and the latest one can be found right here on-Island at Native Earth Teaching Farm in Chilmark. Goat yoga began last Saturday, brought to you by Josey Kirkland and five of the cutest pygmy goats you’ve ever seen.

Science confronts politics in ‘Gene Play’

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse was filled to capacity last Monday night for the reading of Gene Play, written by Jonah Lipsky and Casey Ann...

Sidra Royal Bullard Dumont

By Karen J. DumontSidra Royal Bullard Dumont died Saturday evening, June 24, 2017, at the age of 23, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital from...

Frozen yogurt: Do you self-serve, or leave it to the masters?

If the apocalypse came tomorrow, I think the last thing the Island would run out of is ice cream. We’ve got no shortage of...

Alexander Weinstein takes a fictional look at our future lives in ‘Children of the...

Buckle up before you read Alexander Weinstein’s “Children of the New World,” a collection of 13 wonderfully literate short stories about how we may...

Fourth of July celebrations around the Island

As we near this year’s Fourth of July, the Island is preparing for the annual activities that allow for celebration from morning until night.The...

Holmes Hole season underway

The first official Thursday-evening race of the Holmes Hole Sailing Association proved to be a fine start to the season, with a better-than-forecast breeze,...

The Civil War rages in the background in Sofia Coppola’s ‘The Beguiled’

“The Beguiled,” Sofia Coppola’s latest film, opens this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. The star-studded cast includes Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten...

Menemsha Ponders tops in Vineyard Herreshoff Regatta

The fourth annual Vineyard Herreshoff Cup Regatta was held Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25, on Menemsha Pond. Eight 12½-foot Herreshoffs from the...

Go on an edible adventure with Farm. Field. Sea.

Visiting a restaurant for a great meal can be an experience all on its own, but when thinking out of the box and creating...

MVRHS baseball players named 2017 All-Stars

Several Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School baseball players were named Eastern Athletic Conference league Baseball All-Stars for 2017. Jonas Lukowitz hit .271 with two...

Honeys and Shadies earn first wins

Kendall Robinson tripled to break a seventh-inning deadlock as the Honeys earned their first win and handed the Creamers their first defeat of the...

A first day of summer feast with Chef Tina Miller

Dinner at Tina Miller’s table is nothing short of a gift. Having spent a good portion of my childhood visiting Tina, her husband Steve...

Nicole Galland and Neal Stephenson create real magic together in new fantasy novel

From bestselling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical novelist and Vineyard native Nicole Galland comes the book that may be this summer's blockbuster...

‘Would Everybody Please Stop?’

If you can get your hands on Jenny Allen's new book, “Would Everybody Please Stop?” you may be tempted to gobble it all up...

The Charlotte Inn features gourmet wine dinners at the Terrace

The Terrace at the Charlotte Inn in Edgartown offers an intimate four-course dinner with one of New England’s top sommeliers as part of a...

Celebration of the life of Howard R. Attebery

All of Howard R. Attebery’s family, friends, and admirers from on- and off-Island are invited to celebrate Howie’s life at a gathering at the...

Richard D. Hathaway

Richard D. Hathaway, 90, died peacefully at his home in Edgartown on Sunday evening, June 25, 2017. He was the husband of Janice (Holbrook)...

Service for Helen Curtis Peacock

A graveside memorial service for Helen Curtis Peacock will be held on Saturday, July 8, at 11 am at Oak Bluffs Cemetery. She died...

A Menemsha beach is closed after kids feel ‘tickle’ of electricity

The town has closed a section of Menemsha known as Crab Corner to swimming after several West Tisbury third graders were apparently exposed to...