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19 Raw is so shucking good

The Vineyard seems to cover all its bases as far as dining experiences go. Your harborside bar and grill, your casual diner, your white-tablecloth...

Wind festival blowing in for the weekend

Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs will come to life in bright colors during the annual Martha’s Vineyard Wind Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 9, from...

Edgartown artist’s work returns to Chilmark

Island artist June Schoppe presents her first solo Island exhibition at the Chilmark library, Sept. 9 to 29. The opening reception of “Chilmark: Constancy...

Monday Night Specials come to an end with ‘Dystopian Daze.’

A new play by actress Brooke Adams will complete the Vineyard Playhouse's series of Monday Night Special play readings. The dark comedy “Dystopian Daze”...

Island authors share laughs and literature at the Artisans Festival

Writers thrive on Martha’s Vineyard the way those exotic wild mushrooms sprout over our lawns and in our woods. (A word of advice: Read...

Kathleen Ann Silva

On Sept. 4, 2017, Kathleen A. "Kathy" Silva (née Lopes) died.Kathy Silva was born in Martha's Vineyard on July 5, 1936. She was...

George E. Delaney

George E. Delaney Jr., 70, of North Falmouth, died on July 25, 2017. He sailed away from Brigham and Women's Hospital after a brief...

Chilmark: Welcome to Ursula Costin

School started this week, and I'd like to extend a warm welcome to the new Chilmark preschool director, Ursula Costin, everyone who helps make...

Jay Sapir

Jay Sapir, 70, of Chicago, died on August 14, 2017, of heart failure. He was a 20-year veteran of broadcast and print news. He...

Lilianna F. Wetherall

Lilianna Wetherall, mother of Tom Wetherall of West Tisbury, died quite peacefully on Saturday, Sept. 2, at her residence in Oak Ridge, Tenn., with...

Oak Bluffs: Ahh, sweet September

Ahh, sweet September has arrived. Just seeing that month on the calendar seems to make us feel more relaxed and less harried. We meet...

‘Year By the Sea’ rejuvenates a wife

A feel-good movie, “Year by the Sea,” is coming to the Film Center for one night, Wednesday, Sept. 13. It’s based on Harwich Port...

Court Report: Aug 28 — Sept. 1

August 28, 2017Carlos Bueno De Camargo, Vineyard Haven; DOB 12/3/81, assault and battery on a family/household member: continued to pretrial conference.Egor Bulychev, Oak Bluffs;...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: August 28 –September 1, 2017

ChilmarkAugust 30, William J. Hawkins sold 29 Welles Way to Ariel Ashe for $750,000. EdgartownAugust 29, Seacoast Developers LLC sold 3 Jordan Way to John...

Tisbury: Help for Houston

Heard on Main Street: An epic storm needs an epic response.The West Tisbury church asked members for help for those in Houston, and suggests...

Edgartown: Can’t wait to meet the new students

Welcome, September! Fall seems like it bounded in on us in a hurry this year. I’m hoping that the weather over the past week...

Carly Simon takes her love of peonies to a new level

Carly Simon says she is to peonies what Holland is to tulips. There are upwards of 400 peonies on her West Tisbury property now,...

Births: Aug. 29 to Sept. 1

Isla Foster HakalaJacqueline Foster and Carter Hakala of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Isla Foster Hakala, on August 29, 2017, at...

Poets corner: Whimsy

By Jim Lowell The Turnabouts are flying in a breeze,Tacking their way to listless moorings.My son is at the tiller of his youth,Racing Whimsy...

Jack Fruchtman will make sense of Thomas Paine

Political turmoil of the sort currently roiling our country can make citizens anxious, defensive, and dangerously partisan. But if we calm down and try...