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The simple pleasures of Martha’s Vineyard bay scallops

I grew up on the seacoast of New Hampshire, and have been eating scallops all my life. My father and I share a love...

The wonderful Wondertwins

The diverse appeal of awardwinning hip-hop dance duo the Wondertwins becomes obvious when you take a look at their performance history. From touring with...

A very important exhibit

After two Saturday afternoon classes at Featherstone Center for the Arts, the Vineyard Independence Partnership (VIP) put together an exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Ritz redo

The year-round bar that anchors the entrance to Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs experienced a bit of an identity crisis this past year. It...

Passion for painting and people

Artist Meris Keating has been painting since she was in high school. Having traveled extensively, she has captured nature scenes in the places that...

Allen Whiting: The movie

Two years ago, Emmy awardwinning filmmakers David and Barbarella Fokos (Salt & Sugar Productions) produced a documentary on Vineyard artist Heather Neill. The Fokoses...

‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’ is a love story for ’50s film star...

Now playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center is “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool.” This film tracks Hollywood star Gloria Grahame’s love affair...

Taste the rainbow

Nevette Previd of Farm.Field.Sea, Kyleen Keenan of Not Your Sugar Mamas, Emily Coulter of Morrice Florist, and photographer Jocelyn Filley invite you to a...

‘We Dance’ at Pathways

Pathways ARTS hosts a special performance on Friday, March 9, at the Chilmark Community Center. Vineyard dancers Abby Bender and Leah Crosby will begin...

Extraordinary woodcuts

Islander Ruth Kirchmeier’s most recognized artistic achievement will be exhibited at MVTV every day from now through the month of April. Gallerygoers can visit...

Selden Kenneth Griffen III

Selden Kenneth "Ken" Griffen III, 69, of Kensington, husband of Donna (Carter) Griffen, died on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at the Hospital of Central...

Shellfishing closed indefinitely

Due to factors relating to the strength and duration of last week’s nor’easter, and to the uncertainty surrounding Wednesday’s predicted storm, the Division of...

Two-car crash in Vineyard Haven

A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Carole Avenue and County Road in Oak Bluffs sent at least one occupant to the hospital with...

Boat rescues underway

With another nor’easter bearing down on Martha’s Vineyard, the owners of two sailboats took Tuesday’s relatively calm weather to begin the rescue of their...

Black sea bass shows promise for M.V. fishermen

Updated March 7, 10:15 amWith no proposed changes in conch fishing regulations on the agenda, the annual Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) winter public...

Opportunity knocks for change

To the Editor:The criticism expressed by Mr. Rosenbaum's letter to the editor is nothing new. The first Dukes County Charter Study Commission report from...

Land bank expands John Presbury Norton Farm

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission has announced the purchase of a new piece of land in West Tisbury.The new piece of conserved land...

‘Gigantic’ sloop Mass Transit 105 collides with pier

The 105-foot sloop Mass Transit 105 parted its mooring line and blew across Edgartown Harbor into a pier during the storm, sometime between Friday...

Lark Hotels continues Vineyard expansion

updated March 7, 10:50 amThis summer, a 16-room hotel that was once the Point Way Inn in Edgartown will reopen as the Richard, the...