Monthly Archives: May 2018

Thoughtfulness blooms

To the Editor:Woodside Community Garden residents thank the generosity of Randy and Rebecca of Native Earth Teaching Farm, located on North Road in Chilmark,...

Grateful for M.V. Hospital care

To the Editor:I was recently diagnosed to have my hip replaced. So I had surgery at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. I want to thank Dr....

Won’t be happy Chappy

To the Editor:Chappaquiddick residents, beware! Thailand just closed down the island where the movie "The Beach," starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was filmed in 1999 because...

MVCS to expand addiction treatment services

On Tuesday, May 22, Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) will broaden its continuum of care for addiction treatment with the opening of the Island...

Two Islanders arrested en route to the Vineyard with heroin

Updated May 3On March 26, Thomas Keen was cited for several motor vehicle violations by Tisbury Police, including unregistered motor vehicle and no inspection...

The Aquinnah selectmen’s race is on

The only contested race in Aquinnah this year is for a three-year term on the town’s board of selectmen, where incumbent Jim Newman, who...

Shear joy

The 47 alpacas at Island Alpaca Co. of Martha’s Vineyard got their winter fleece sheared off on Saturday. From 10 am to 4 pm,...

Accessibility questioned at the Old Whaling Church

The Edgartown annual town meeting has been held in the Old Whaling Church for 37 years, but accessibility for voters could be better, according...

Vineyard Wind submits Draft Environmental Impact Report

Vineyard Wind submitted a Draft Environmental Impact Report to the commonwealth Tuesday for its proposed 800-megawatt wind farm, according to a release. The report...

Going solo

The Martha's Vineyard Playhouse offers audiences a pre–summer season treat with four solo shows presented throughout the month of May. “Our Spring Solo Shows...

Shelter fundamentals

You can never be too prepared in the case of an emergency, and the American Red Cross wants to help. On Friday, May 4,...

‘Kitchen Witchin’’

The West Tisbury library presents a four-week herbs for wellness workshop led by Jennie Isabell-Shinn. The first of the four-week series begins Friday, May...

Reading Flannery O’Connor

At the age of 25, American writer Flannery O’Connor was diagnosed with lupus, a disease that killed her father and would take her life...

‘Lean on Pete,’ a haunting tale about a boy and a horse

“Lean on Pete” is a moving tale about a teenager and the horse he falls in love with. It’s adapted from a novel by...

Dress up with a Dreamboat

Since 2016, Islanders have gathered at the Harbor View Hotel to watch the Kentucky Derby. Vehement follower or not, it’s an excuse to dress...

A very merry month of May

Every day that calls for sunglasses and a light jacket is one step closer to the long-awaited summer season. Can you believe it’s already...

Celebrate Cinco with a Sharky’s drinko

Cinco de Mayo rarely falls on a Saturday, but when it does, you can count on restaurant owner J.B. Blau to turn it into...

Guiding gifted students

The Alison Shaw Gallery opens its season this year with a special show featuring Shaw’s advanced mentorship students. This is only the second time...

For the birds

Looking for a bit of seasonal inspiration? Then check out the current art exhibit at the West Tisbury library. “Spring Is for the Birds”...

Island troubadour

Alex Karalekas’ keys sit between us on a table at the Black Dog Tavern on a gray day in April, the day before he...