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Lighthouse on a Starlit Night

On top of the dune,Balancing between before and after,Preparing to leave,Already missing this place,Then falling back into rhythmWith the lapping of tide and time.Gentle...

Have faith: Keeping warm

The busyness of the holidays is over, and we’re into single-digit temperatures. The Island Clergy Association is helping those who need a place to...

Births: Dec. 10 – Jan. 1

Isaac Francis Perry SchefferLauren Scheffer and Noah Scheffer of Edgartown announce the birth, exactly one week before their first wedding anniversary, of a son,...

‘Sign Language Learning and Practice Circle’

The West Tisbury library will offer “Sign Language Learning and Practice Circle” with Lynn Thorp on four Wednesdays in January. This weekly program meets...

Holocaust survivor speaks at WT School library

Sami Steigmann is a Holocaust survivor who, when he was 18 months old, was sent with his parents to a labor camp, where he...

Mansion House celebrates 33 years with Vineyard slumber-party special

Thirty-three years ago, Susan and Sherm Goldstein purchased an inn and health club on the corner of Main Street and State Road in Vineyard...

Chappy before Kennedy

Last week the trailer for the movie “Chappaquiddick” was released. On July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy drove his car off the Dike Bridge,...

Does a bridge need a building permit?

  As the legal quarrel over a building permit for Squibnocket Farm’s access structure (a.k.a. a bridge) moves to the state level, there is historical...

Grateful for first responders

To the Editor:On behalf of my entire family, we would like to express our tremendous appreciation for the rapid response of the town's first...

Celebration of life for Melvin Pachico

A celebration of Melvin Pachico’s life will be held at the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, from 1 to...

New CEO picked at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

She first visited the Island as a college freshman and fell in love, had her honeymoon here, built a summer home with her husband...

Good sports

By Nelson Sigelman. 2017. $19.95. Available at Bunch of Grapes, Coop’s Bait and Tackle in Edgartown, and on amazon.com. Visit marthasvineyardoutdoors.com for more information.Of...

Learning to resist

Teresa (Pekacka) Jaworska woke at dawn on Sept. 1, 1939, to a tapping on her bedroom window in the town of Bialobrzegi, Poland, 35...

Making music with Jameison Sennot

Jameison Sennot is a serious musician, and one of the nicest people ever. He plays both electric and upright bass, guitar, and some piano....

The mystery and magnificence of Vincent van Gogh revealed

In a New Year’s gift from the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center, “Loving Vincent” screens this weekend. This amazing film by husband and wife directors...

It’s not a diet, it’s delicious

With the holiday season coming to a wrap, I think I have officially overdosed on turkey, stuffing, pot roast, croissants, sugar cookies, and red...

Grab some napkins for BBQ night

When you go out to eat, you don’t only want good food. You want atmosphere that makes it worth venturing out, especially in the...

Winter beach safari

Join The Trustees of Reservations for a morning on the dunes on Saturday, Jan. 6, from 9 to 11:30 am. An oversand adventure will...

Zen out in 2018

The Bodhi Path Buddhist Center in West Tisbury invites you to a day of meditation on Saturday, Jan. 6, from 10 am to 3...

Celebrate Barbara Dacey

WMVY Radio’s Barbara Dacey will step away from her 32-year career, and you’re invited to join the local radio station for a celebration. On...