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Andrea Quigley

updated August 1, 5:15 pmAndrea "Poppy" Quigley, poet, teacher, consultant, marketer, and longtime resident of Martha's Vineyard, died on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in...

An Island celebration of life, and love

Last February, Dr. Howard Attebery, the much-loved husband of Cynthia Riggs-Attebery, died at their home, Cleaveland House in West Tisbury, at the age of...

Have faith: Union Chapel

If you’re like me, you’ve been to Union Chapel, that historic eight-sided building on the outskirts of the famed Oak Bluffs Campground, to hear...

West Tisbury: Fireworks

By the time you are reading this, the Fourth of July festivities will have come and gone. Picnics, parades, fireworks, houseguests. I hope everyone...

Tisbury: Nobnocket Boutique Inn

Heard on Main Street: Smile. It makes people wonder what you are up to.Congratulations to Annabelle and Simon Hunton, who own the Nobnocket Boutique...

MV P’s & Q’s: Snubbed

Dear Nicole,There is someone I occasionally run into. We used to have nice chats, but now when I run into him, he all but...

This Place

The first visit to this place I was in aweDidn't know what to expect and what not toLooking around wondering if it was anyone...

Flowers for Windemere

A colorful gathering took place at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, June 30. Two Fridays a month, the Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club...

Who knew you could have so much fun writing up your own death?

You’ve just died — sorry for your own self-loss — but if you haven’t seen to details in advance of your expiration date, your...

Oak Bluffs: Summer camps

I hope everyone had a safe and joyful Fourth of July holiday. It looked as if summer waited until this holiday week to arrive,...

Garden Notes: Welcome, summer

Honeysuckle sweetens the air, and fireflies are visible at dusk. Nights are warmer. Island roadways have filled noticeably; please observe speed limit signs. Anticipate...

Meet your neighbor: One day on Martha’s Vineyard

Evelyn Froh, visitor and kidInterviewed outside of Bobby B’s Seafood and Pizza, Vineyard Haven. (This interview has been translated from adorable 3-year-old speech to...

Edgartown: Island bike ride

How oblivious was I last week to have completely blanked on the fact that the Fourth of July was this week? About two days...

Court report: June 5- June 30

June 5, 2017Suzanne K. Carmick, Chilmark; DOB 5/11/54, OUI-liquor or .08%: dismissed at the request of the commonwealth; negligent operation of motor vehicle: continued...

Chilmark: Proposal

This week I met Dan Heaney and Sarah Dennan while walking my dogs at Squibby, and wanted to share what I learned. They met...

Ava Eileen Parker

Mary Parker and Jonathan Parker of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Ava Eileen Parker, on July 4, 2017, at the Martha’s...

Samuel Philip Cabral Reed

Isabella and Shawn Reed of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Samuel Philip Cabral Reed, on June 30, 2017, at the Martha’s...

Julian James Martino

Laura Martino and Dan Martino of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Julian James Martino, on June 27, 2017, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Aquinnah: Not venturing down-Island

The influx of people to the Island continued in force this week. I ran into a friend this Saturday at Cronig’s (what were we...

Bridge results

At the June 26, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, 14 tables were in play. Finishing in first place...