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Helping hands help hearts

In the fall of 2017, Hurricane Maria pummeled Puerto Rico with its terrifying 155-mph winds, leaving devastation in its wake. It was the worst...

Tennis dominance served up by Gerry

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls’ tennis team just won its fourth state championship in a row. That win, coupled with the two...

Summer Reading kickoff with the Pinkletinks

Celebrate summer reading with music and dancing as families and kids are invited to the annual Summer Reading kickoff event at the Agricultural Hall...

‘On the Edge in Cuba’ with Alan and Joy Ganapol

On Tuesday, July 3, at 4:30 pm, the West Tisbury library hosts a presentation with Alan and Joy Ganapol of West Tisbury. Alan and...

Birth: Felix Sukprasert Lapuc

Patcharapa Lapuc and Douglas Lapuc of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Felix Sukprasert Lupac, on June 23, 2018, at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Birth: Myles Snowden Cornock

Natasha Snowden Cornock and Bryan Cornock of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Myles Snowden Cornock, on June 11, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Birth: Bennett Williams Brown

Lindsay Brown and Aaron Brown of Chilmark announce the birth of a son, Bennett Williams Brown, on June 16, 2018, at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Union Chapel welcomes Lawrence O’Donnell on Sunday

In its second week of the season, Union Chapel welcomes MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell, host of “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” as guest speaker....

Vineyard verse

Beautiful weather graced the Featherstone lawn for the summer solstice eve celebration, which was filled with poetry and music, and ended with a ceremonial...

Still singing the blues

David Bromberg, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, kicks off this year’s M.V. Summer Concert Series with an 8 pm concert on Monday, July 9, at the...

Old friends

Livingston Taylor performs at the Old Whaling Church with contemporary folk musician Susan Werner on July 6 at 7:45 pm. The performance celebrates 51...

Where to go and what to do on July 4

The day beforeIsland festivities aren’t just for the Fourth next week. On Tuesday, July 3, the annual reading of the Frederick Douglass speech "What...

Vineyard voices

The Island Community Chorus presents its annual July concert in two performances at a new location — Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs, at 6...

Stone’s throw

A group of stone performance enthusiasts made their way down the shoreline of Lambert’s Cove Beach on Thursday evening to participate in the second...

Habitat help

Help Habitat for Humanity finish its latest house in Oak Bluffs on Thursday, June 28, and Friday, the 29th. Paint, build the exterior deck,...

Nature’s bounty

Last week on a blue-sky evening that would later turn a dusky pinkish-rose, around 20 interested and enthusiastic oyster lovers climbed aboard the aptly...

‘Evening of Discovery’

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum hosts its 20th annual high summer fundraiser event, this year celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood. Break out the glam...

These are the days

They’re from the same generation as the septuagenarian rock stars who still keep prancing across the stage:Larry David, Richard Lewis, Lily Tomlin, and our...

Youth Tennis aims to open center to adults

Vineyard Youth Tennis chairman Chris Scott met with selectmen Tuesday to modify the tennis center’s existing special permit due to the discontinued financial support...

VTA takes delivery of five electric buses Wednesday

Vineyard Transportation Authority (VTA) turned a page Wednesday with the delivery of five electric buses from Build Your Dreams of Lancaster, Calif. The VTA...