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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...

Birth: Khloe Evelyn Alwardt

Morgan Alwardt and Joshua Alwardt of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Khloe Evelyn Alwardt, on March 1, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Did it make a sound? They’re not sure

Celeste and Norman Stickney purchased their 2009 Ford Ranger pickup as part of the “Cash for Clunkers” deal, an initiative that attempted to bail...

Public hearing to extend archery deer season postponed

Due to the impending storm, the public hearing to extend the archery deer season in eastern Massachusetts, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, has...

More ferry trips canceled

Update 6:50 pmThe Steamship Authority has canceled all of its trips for the rest of the day.Earlier in the day Monday, two trips of...