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Run the Columbus Day 5K

It’s 5K season, and this weekend brings in another race for the books. On Sunday, Oct. 8, run the Columbus Day 5K in Oak...

Birth

Elliana May SmithMeghan and Adam Smith  of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Elliana May Smith, on Oct. 1, 2017, at Martha’s...

Get your chocolate fix

The 14th Annual Art of Chocolate Festival is this Saturday, Oct. 7, and Sunday, Oct. 8, from 12 to 4 pm. Sample some of...

Soup and sammie

Let’s call it fall already, folks. The season of nostalgia. While I love the leaves, the wind, and the scene of it all, I...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsStarting with this column, I would like to begin introducing some members of...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Sept. 25 – 29, 2017

ChilmarkSept. 26, Vineyard Open Land Foundation sold a lot off Squibnocket Rd. to Squibnocket Farm Inc., f/k/a Squibnocket Farm Association Inc., for $500,000.Sept. 26,...

Wild Side: Deer keds

The conservation organization I work for (The Nature Conservancy, nature.org) shares office space with a smaller, newer, and locally fledged nonprofit, BiodiversityWorks (biodiversityworksmv.org). B-works,...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Rosie

Hello Tom,My dog Rosie is a 7-year-old Brittany spaniel. Last week, I had to be out one afternoon for about four hours (not all...

Brenda Sue Mullins

Brenda Sue Mullins died peacefully on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at her home in Oak Bluffs. She was 62. There will be no formal...

New director of underwriting at mvyradio

Former business executive John McMahon has been named the new director of underwriting at Martha’s Vineyard based WMVY, effective Sept. 18. According to a...

This was then: The Martha’s Vineyard Air Meet of 1928

“Fully 10,000 persons” reportedly thronged the road from Edgartown to Katama over two days in 1928 to witness the Island’s first-ever air meet. More...

After 18: Jesse Dawson

Every year The MV Times asks four recent high school graduates to write about their experiences during their first year after graduation. Jesse Dawson...

West Tisbury: Mom’s pickle relish

The vinegar and sugar-sweet smell of pickle relish suffuses my kitchen as I am writing this morning. It’s a recipe my mom used to...

Chilmark: Oh October

Oh October, you've snuck up on us already while temperatures drop in starry brisk nights, monarch butterflies and chrysanthemums catch our eyes, we find...

Aquinnah: Winners were women

The Gay Head 10K was this past Sunday and it was a beautiful day for a run, bright and sunny but not overly hot...

Edgartown: It always helps

I started this column on Sunday night, heading into a busy week followed by a long weekend. And when I woke this morning, I...

Oak Bluffs: Meeting and greeting

Fall was always a time of weddings on the Island and now it has also become a time of class reunions. Last week the...

Tisbury: Don’t miss out

Heard on Main Street: Friends are like balloons: once you let them go, you might not get them back.Sometimes we get so busy with...

Build a fairy or troll house in the West Tisbury library

On Saturday, Oct. 7, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will offer its back garden as a haven for fairies...

Oak Bluffs beach cleanup

On Sunday, Sept. 24, a beach cleanup was held in Oak Bluffs. (The Saturday cleanup was canceled because of rain.) According to a press...