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Isola helps in hurricane recovery efforts

Isola Restaurant is hosting a benefit dinner and auction for the U.S. Virgin Islands’ hurricane recovery efforts on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 5 pm....

FY18 MVCC grant deadline approaching

This year’s Oct. 16  Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council (MVCC) grant deadline is rapidly approaching. According to a press release, if you have a great...

Worth reading

If you’re a die-hard reader then a favorite subject is books that have been censored or even withdrawn, generally from libraries or schools, because...

Women and the sea

Last Saturday, the Oak Bluffs library hosted “Women and the Sea,” a presentation about songs and ballads of women and the sea. Debra Cowan...

Familiar faces in ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

Those attending a performance of the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s current production of “Driving Miss Daisy” may recognize one or more of the actors. The...

Wedding announcement: Lillian Rose Walter and Ian Tucker Peach

Lillian Rose Walter and Ian Tucker Peach, both of Chappaquiddick, were married Sept. 16 in an early morning wedding on East Beach on Chappy....

On My Mind: The ultimate alcoholism counselor

An alcoholism counselor named Judy Fraser recently died after spending a life steeped in recovery work and saving or profoundly changing the lives of...

Michelangelo had his ceilings; Dexter Nerny has his fish skins

When Dexter Nerny passed a pair of stingray skin earrings in St. Martin his first thought was, “I should get those for my wife.”...

MV Playhouse offers new opportunities for students

Open auditions for teens and children ages 8 and up for “The Snow Queen” begin next Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 am to 2...

Manhattan Shorts features films from all over the world

Hot on the heels of the Vineyard’s own International Film Festival comes Manhattan Shorts, with 10 films from around the world. It’s the 20th...

Gary Simmons inducted into Softball League Hall of Fame

Gary Simmons of Edgartown has been inducted into the Cape Cod Senior Softball League Hall of Fame. According to a press release, Mr. Simmons...

Hot Tin Roof murals — take ’em away

At 27, famed Island artist Margot Datz was hired to design the interior of the Hot Tin Roof, painting an original mural. According to...

Can’t beat Bobby B’s

I’ve become a total sucker for Vineyard Haven over the past couple of months, so when my parents visited me on-Island last weekend, we...

Love in the time of hurricanes

It is a truth universally acknowledged (to borrow from Jane Austen) that Island kids tend to grow up, fall in love, and coax their...

Local artists will offer affordable art for sale

This past June, the Martha’s Vineyard Center for the Visual Arts (MVCVA) Art Gallery Cooperative opened a gallery, named simply Art Gallery, on Dukes...

Martha’s Vineyard Court Report: Aug. 11 – Sept. 29

August 11, 2017Zachery R. Sweeney, Oak Bluffs; DOB 10/11/85, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle: to be dismissed upon payment of $100 court cost.September 11,...

Popcorn time

Pop over to Native Earth Teaching Farm this Sunday, Oct. 8, for some family farm fun at the annual Popcorn Festival. From 10 am...

Bridge Notes

At the Sept. 25, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, seven tables were in play for a special game. Finishing in first...

Creating a personal health care plan

On Thursday afternoon, Sept. 28, the Tisbury Senior Center hosted a free health care planning workshop titled “Who’s Your Agent?,” in partnership with Hope...

Poet’s Corner: Home to Martha’s Vineyard

By Margaret Emersona twenty-five blowgusting to fortycancels five ferriesterminal flags snapagainst murkywinter skystill we drive to docksidepark in row twowatch the great iron carrierforce...