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Wade Joseph Oliver

Wade Joseph Oliver of Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly on Nov. 23, 2017.Wade was born and raised on Martha's Vineyard. He moved to Key West,...

Raymond G. Hyde

Raymond Griffitts Hyde, 68, of Delaplane, Va., and Vineyard Haven, died in Boston on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, while visiting family and friends in...

Fast-forward

What if somebody told you that your brain could be downloaded onto a hard drive? Terrifying, right?But what if your parents or your...

From Madison Square Garden to Martha’s Vineyard

Wes Nagy was blessed with some chops.That’s what he told me one afternoon a couple of weeks ago as we sat chatting in one...

Come get a holiday hug at the Teddy Bear Suite

This weekend kicks off a beloved holiday tradition in Edgartown — the Teddy Bear Suite at the Harbor View Hotel. Children and grown-ups alike...

Passion with purpose

When James W. Jennings graduated from high school (with top honors), the headmaster of the boarding school called him a Renaissance man. At this...

ArtCliff Diner: One Cliff I’d definitely go over.

I may never be the same. The ArtCliff Diner just blew my mind.Mixing chickpeas, tomatoes, crumbled bacon, spiced carrots, sweet potatoes, roasted chicken, toasted...

Offering music and light

Island artists and musicians present a free offering of music and light to brighten the darker days. This Sunday, Dec. 3, the Chilmark Community...

Ancestor potluck

The Vanderhoops are hosting an ancestor supper potluck at their homestead in Aquinnah on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 5 to 7 pm. Please bring...

Wiseman’s N.Y. Public Library doc comes Sunday for free

“Ex Libris,” Frederick Wiseman’s documentary about the N.Y. Public Library, comes to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center at 2 pm on Sunday, Dec. 3....

Stuff an ambulance

The Oak Bluffs Fire Department and EMS will be collecting toys for Island children. On Dec. 2, from 10 am to 4 pm, the...

Pizza perfect

Barbecue sauce is a wonderful condiment, and in my opinion, the best condiment in the refrigerator door. I was daydreaming about what I was...

‘Tis the season

Just a few reminders to make sure your holiday cookies are the best they can be: Do use room-temperature ingredients, definitely preheat the oven,...

Joyful voices

Continuing a tradition that dates to 1999, the Island Community Chorus presents its annual holiday concert program this Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon at...

West Tisbury: Nobody’s cooking

Most everyone I spoke with before Thanksgiving was dashing around in excitement of guests arriving or themselves going to a feast at someone else’s...

Wild Side: Survivors

By the time Thanksgiving rolls around, pickings are getting pretty slim for a Vineyard insect enthusiast. On cool days, finding any insects at all...

This Was Then: Harry Horton

The electric trolleys which ran between Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven for more than two decades ceased operation about 1918. One became a house,...

Leaving the Cottage

By Margaret EmersonOut the windowtime slows gracefullyslanted autumn lightwaltzes across the yardFewer bird species gatherat the feeder or wallseeded by Davidevery sunrisebefore bikingto coffeeblueberry...

Art exhibition and opening: Enos Ray

On Saturday, Dec. 9, from 4 to 5 pm, the West Tisbury library will host an art reception to honor the work of island...

“Ex Libris”: Free film screening at the Film Center

On Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2 pm, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society and Island libraries will offer a free screening of “Ex Libris,” from...