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Search for track project manager on hold

The hunt for an owner’s project manager (OPM) for the new high school track project came to a halt with a lot of screeching...

Little libraries for a big cause

Readers rejoice, there is a new little library at the top of Owen Park, filled with books donated from the Vineyard Haven library. The...

Valerie Plame’s mission to Vineyard Haven

On Sunday night at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center, former CIA agent Valerie Plame and filmmaker Doug Liman introduced the first-ever director’s-cut screening of...

The broad implications of the Pereira decision

The Supreme Court of the United States essentially engages in two kinds of interpretation. The most well-known is constitutional, when the justices decide whether...

The Workshop opens its doors to regulars and new artists

A small Beach Road gallery sits at the shoreline of Vineyard Haven Harbor. The white front door is often left ajar, welcoming visitors and...

Golf carts pose driving danger

To the Editor:Dealing with mopeds is dangerous enough, and within the past two years I have driven behind four-passenger golf cart–type vehicles even on...

The Five Corners question

To the Editor:Is it preferable to bike directly into Five Corners to get to the Steamship Authority, or is it better, as the Martha’s...

A job well done

To the Editor:The Tisbury School staff and students thank the generous members of our community who helped make the fifth annual Tisbury School Wellness...

Every flower tells a story in ‘Blooming Art Show’

For those whose exposure to flower arrangement is limited to ordering from 1-800-FLOWERS, last weekend's “Blooming Art Show” would have proven an eye opener.Every...

Many to thank for kicking in

To the Editor:The Martha’s Vineyard United Recreational Soccer Program recently concluded our spring 2018 season, celebrating with a league-wide barbecue for our nearly 300...

More conservation is needed

To the Editor: The M.V. Land Bank is charged with doing the valuable work of protecting our shared natural resources. That’s why we were dismayed...

Declaring a link to history

David Moss, an Episcopal priest and psychotherapist from Atlanta, Ga., who vacations on the Island, is no stranger to history. Growing up, he had...

Requests remain unanswered

To the Editor:As a member of the now defunct Tisbury School building committee, I as well as the majority of my fellow committee members...

‘Elementality’ exhibit opens at Sargent Gallery

Sargent Gallery announces “Elementality,” a group show with new artists Wil Sideman and Micah Thanhauser, and new work from Lainey Fink Scott and Ruth...

Old Sculpin Gallery exhibit features works from multiple artists

Old Sculpin Gallery opens the summer season with a couple of exhibits at the gallery on the wharf in Edgartown. An opening reception is...

‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’ is a tribute to gentler times

Continuing this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center is “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” a documentary about Fred Rogers’ classic children’s TV show...

‘Triumph’ tells story of racism, reconciliation

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens director Rich Gentile’s film, “Triumph: The Untold Story of Perry Wallace,” on Thursday, July 5, at 4 pm...

Eating local

There’s something extraordinary about eating on the same land your food comes from. This was the simple premise of Nevette Previd, founder of Farm.Field.Sea.,...

Micheline Correll

Micheline (Lauture) Correll, 56, died unexpectedly on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Her funeral service will be held at a...

Appreciation: Bill Edison

If you’d never met the guy, you’d still get a pretty good sense of who he was by reading the bumper stickers on his...