Home 2017 August

Monthly Archives: August 2017

‘My Life, My Health’ begins Sept. 7.

The Martha's Vineyard Partnership for Health (MVPH) announces “My Life, My Health — Becoming a Health-Self-Manager for Chronic or Multiple Conditions” will begin Sept...

Reservations for Martha’s Vineyard Children’s Chorus

Fall reservations are being accepted for the Martha's Vineyard Children's Chorus. According to a press release, the Martha’s Vineyard Children’s Chorus is a nonprofit...

Island Autism Group offers afterschool program

The Island Autism Group (IAG), together with the Vineyard’s public school district, is launching a pilot afterschool program this fall. According to a press...

Vineyard Artisans’ Labor Day weekend sendoff

In a sendoff to the summer arts season, Vineyard Artisans will hold its Labor Day weekend festival Sept. 1 to 3. Over the past...

‘The people’s paper’

To the Editor:I would like to extend heartfelt thanks and gratitude to The MV Times staff, writer Barry Stringfellow, and photographer Stacey Rupolo for...

Milkweed seeds for more monarchs

To the Editor:Last fall I offered milkweed seeds to all who wanted to help the monarch butterfly by planting milkweed. This year I have...

SSA hearing on early morning truck trips draws polarized crowd

At Monday afternoon’s Steamship Authority hearing at Falmouth Public Library, truckers and homeowners came to the microphone with starkly different assessments of the need...

Edgartown: Grateful to the hospital

I have spent much of this week hanging out at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital with my mother-in-law, Esther “Mimi” Casey, who has been having...

Dana Gaines fleetest of the fleet in 26th Oar and Paddle

Edgartown's Dana Gaines winning the Oar and Paddle Regatta has become nearly as much of a tradition as the event itself.Sunday morning, on one...

Art gallery as salon

If you want to know what’s in the hearts and minds of angry, uneducated white men and what’s at stake for the people they...

The Freeway Revival makes Martha’s Vineyard debut

The Freeway Revival is bringing its Southern soul and roots up from Asheville, N.C., for two performances at the Ritz this month. Catch the...

Jazz and blues come to Union Chapel for the weekend

The Martha’s Vineyard Jazz and Blues Summerfest is coming back to the Island this Friday, Sept. 1, through Sunday, Sept. 3. Join the vibe...

Landing at Lobsterville

There’s no place like the Oak Bluffs Harbor to sip on a fruity drink and shamelessly satisfy your daily caloric intake in one meal....

Island Housing Trust scores major state grant

updated August 30, 12:30 pmThe Island Housing Trust (IHT) has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the Massachusetts Community Scale Housing Initiative, a pilot...

Finding comfort on Martha’s Vineyard

To the Editor:As a child, when money in our family was short, luxuries like camp were but a wish, and little girls and boys...

Teaching constitutional law and politics in 2017

Former New York Times correspondent and current fellow at Brown Stephen Kinzer recently wrote in the Globe of the unrestrained authority that the president...

West Tisbury: Cooler days

Beautiful, crispy-cool days and nights, one after another. The forecast is for a continuation of the same all through the week, maybe a little...

Tisbury: Charles Strahan

Heard on Main Street: I have to exercise early in the morning before my brain figures out what I'm doing.Today, Thursday, August 31,...

Chilmark: Softball

Farewell, August, we barely knew you. Why is it that every summer seems to pass faster? The water remains perfect for swimming, and cooler...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Tucker

Dear Tom,Three weeks ago we rescued Tucker, an 11-month-old Bernese/Aussie. We have left Tucker alone in the house, but when he discovered our shoes,...