Monthly Archives: May 2018

Leaving his post

For many who get their mail at the Oak Bluffs Post Office, the joyful wit and bright smile of postmaster Paul Leonard is a...

Joseph Amos Amaral Jr.

Joseph Amos Amaral Jr., of Sebastian, Fla., and formally of West Tisbury, beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend, died at the age...

Memorial service for Nancy Jean McVeigh Tesch

A gathering in memory of Nancy Jean McVeigh Tesch will be held at St. Andrews Church in Edgartown at 11 am on Saturday, June...

Eisenhauer Gallery opens season with three diverse artists in Memorial Day show

The annual Memorial Day opening at the Eisenhauer Gallery saw visitors, both regulars and those new to the space, streaming in and out all...

Philip James Brown III

The family of Philip James Brown III is heartbroken to announce that he died on May 28, 2018, in Oak Bluffs.He was surrounded by...

Explore the Vineyard

TrailsMV is a new app developed by the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation, and on Saturday, June 2, it’s hosting a launch party and reception at...

YMCA National Senior Health and Fitness Day

The YMCA invites anyone 55 and older to come tour the facility on Thursday, May 31. Meet with YMCA staff and members, explore fitness...

Take a hike this weekend

No matter how much hiking you do on Martha’s Vineyard, it seems there is always a new trail to discover. That’s one of the...

Rise dancers take the stage at the PAC

Rise Vineyard Performing Arts’ 11th annual recital, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go,” takes the stage at the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, June 2,...

Just desserts

A waitress returns to the table after clearing dinner plates and stacking side dishes. She looks around and asks if anyone would like to...

Joys in the attic

I’d heard a lot about La Soffitta from my colleagues and friends — one of them in particular had been prodding me to get...

Graced with lobster

Grace Church serves lobster rolls every Friday until Labor Day. Doors open at 4 pm and close at 7 pm. The church is known...

Vineyard boys tennis blanks Barnstable

The MVRHS boys tennis team started off a four-match homestand with a 5-0 Memorial Day win over Division 1 Barnstable, Monday afternoon at the...

Edgartown COA without power

Edgartown has issued a text alert stating that there is no power and no phones at the town's council on aging and, therefore, there...

Leona Coleman Flu

Leona ("Nonie") Coleman Flu, longtime Oak Bluffs resident, died on the evening of Thursday, May 24, 2018, surrounded by her loving daughters. She was...

Memorial celebration gathering for Helen Viera Gelotte

A memorial celebration gathering for Helen Viera Gelotte, who died on April 15, 2018 (her obituary appeared in The MV Times on April 26),...

Avenue of Flags honors veterans

Members of the American Legion and the public rose early on a quiet, overcast Monday morning to honor veterans who gave their lives serving...

Bobby Carew wins Hospice of M.V. Memorial 5K

At the start of the Hospice of Martha's Vineyard 25th annual Oak Bluffs Memorial Road Race on Sunday morning, any semblance of Saturday's beautiful,...

Martha Peck Burgess

Martha (Mardy) Kenyon Burgess, née Peck, age 86 of Annapolis, Md., died peacefully at home on Thursday, May 10, 2018, surrounded by family and...

Rhode Island ferry Ava Pearl rescued off East Chop

Updated May 31 @ 4 pmThe MV Ava Pearl, a Rhode Island Fast Ferry, lost power off East Chop soon after it departed Oak...