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The ball always finds you

Veteran Major League ballplayers have advised young ballplayers for generations that success in this high-stress sport is dependent on maintaining an even emotional keel....

Spectrum Film Festival explores LGBTQ issues

Now in its second year, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center is hosting a four-day Spectrum Film Festival from Thursday, April 26, through Sunday, April...

Coming attractions

Earlier this month, the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse announced its 2018 season, and I can think of five reasons to mark your calendar.Reason 1:...

She’s with the band

Mariachi music has long been the domain of male musicians. The genre, which has roots dating back to the 18th century, is about to...

Spruce up the sanctuary

Start the season with a resolution to get outside and volunteer. Mass Audubon is hosting its 12th annual Volunteer Day on Saturday, April 28,...

Shear good time

Ever wanted to feel the furry fuzz of an Island alpaca? Get up-close and personal this Saturday, April 28, at Island Alpaca for the...

Get ready to laugh

The Harbor View Hotel hosts an evening of comedy on Friday, April 27, at 8 pm. The show features standup comedians Sean Sullivan, Scott...

Sunday afternoons at Linda Jean’s

Sunny Sundays are meant to be spent with a little self-indulgence, and I followed the beat of my cravings to Linda Jean’s on Circuit...

A toast to the past

You have a week or two left to see the antique toaster display inside the Vineyard Haven library. Gilbert Lorenzoni, former owner of a...

Feelin’ hot hot hot

It’s finally here — the 32nd annual Martha’s Vineyard Big Chili Contest. On Saturday, May 5, the P.A. Club is hosting the hottest event...

YMCA Orcas medal at Special Olympics meet

The YMCA of Martha's Vineyard Orca swim team competed in a Special Olympics event at Bridgewater State University on April 22. Twenty-five athletes took...

The Big Question

If you had had foresight, what business would you have started on the Island 25 years ago?Reply online as a comment, or send your...

Quote of the week

“Josh and I had some conversations about his Food Truck business, and he’s a fan of Offshore and we’re fans of his.”–Phil McAndrews, co-owner...

Pertile helps Bryant claim NEC tennis championship

Grant Pertile of Edgartown and his Bryant University tennis team became the first program in school history to win five consecutive Northeast Conference (NEC)...

Ask the Geek: Streaming workouts

Hi, Geek,I’ve seen ads for streaming exercise programs and mentioned them in passing to you when we bumped into each other the other day....

Give your business a financial checkup

Business consultant India Rose and insurance expert Erin Muldoon present a free workshop on how to evaluate the sustainability of your business, employee appreciation,...

Harbor View Hotel welcomes new general manager

The Harbor View Hotel recently announced the appointment of Diana Rosure to the post of general manager. According to a press release, Rosure brings...

Made on Martha’s Vineyard

People know that people love Martha’s Vineyard. It’s in the name. Products with Chilmark, Menemsha, or M.V. on the label are immediately attractive to...

Shored Up Digital, a new digital marketing company, launches on Martha’s Vineyard

Shored Up Digital, a social media management and digital marketing agency co-founded by Angela Prout and Marnely Murray, has launched on Martha’s Vineyard. Angela...

Tensions rise between Aquinnah selectmen and assessors

Updated 10:30 amDebate continued between Aquinnah selectmen and the town’s board of assessors Tuesday night over tax issues.The first issue concerned five plots of...