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NoticeAbility passes two-year milestone on Vineyard

NoticeAbility, a nonprofit that aims to provide schools with curriculum designed with dyslexic children’s needs in mind, marked two years in the Vineyard’s public...

The Dogcharmer: Daryl Dixon

Dear Dogcharmer,We rescued Daryl Dixon last October. He came to us scared of the world. He was only 4 months old, and clearly hadn’t...

Art exhibit and reception for Marie-Louise Rouff

On Saturday, August 4, from 3:30 to 5 pm, come to an art reception at the West Tisbury library for Island artist Marie-Louise Rouff....

Flying high

You don’t need to be an avian aficionado to delight in Rob Bierregaard’s captivating book, “Belle’s Journey: An Osprey Takes Flight,” superbly illustrated by...

Coming of age

Ready for some time travel? “Angela’s Mixtape,” on stage at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, transports audiences back several decades to a moment in history...

M.V. African American Film Festival sparks Island-wide conversation

Now in its 16th year, the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival will bring over 60 films to the Island on Monday, August 6,...

Proposed short-term tax is close

Updated August 1.The Massachusetts legislature approved a bill Monday that would tax short-term rentals and, in the process, would create a fund aimed at...

Let’s explore David Sedaris

Writer, cultural critic, and satirist David Sedaris returns to the Island next week to share his signature self-deprecating humor.Sedaris will read all-new stories on...

Edgartown approves Yellow House proposal

Christopher Celeste, operating under the name Summer & Main LLC, took another step toward leasing and renovating the Yellow House in Edgartown Monday after...

Walkenstein – Crossland

Merri and Michael Walkenstein of Blue Bell, Pa., and Edgartown are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Walkenstein of Edgartown, and...

Courage to do the right thing

To the Editor: "Belain says he is ‘embarrassed’ after night of drinking.” I want to congratulate The Times for having the courage to publish what...

Hannah Gabryelly Gales Leoncio

Neiva Leoncio and Bruno Leoncio of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Hannah Gabryelly Gales Leoncio, on July 28, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Leo Hudson D’Agostino

Dominique D’Agostino and Luis D’Agostino of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Leo Hudson D’Agostino, on July 23, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Have faith: The last shall be first

When I first moved here six years ago, I was shocked to hear rumblings about homelessness on the Island. It just didn’t occur to...

Life through the looking glass

Feeling like you’ve fallen down the national rabbit hole? That Alice is at the bottom, just as confused, angry and scared as you are?Communication...

My Last Love

He was waiting for me at the ferryMy last love.There in the crowd on the welcoming side,He stood out —Sunglassed,Baseball cap, tee shirt, cutoff...

Chilmark: Family reunion

Oh August, so soon. It's nice to see sold-out events all over town, bright lights reflecting off night skies from outdoor celebrations, animals grazing,...

Tour the gingerbread cottages

Next Wednesday, August 8, the Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association host its 23rd annual Gingerbread Cottage Tour from 10 am to 3 pm. This...

Lifting the Veil

The Friends of Martha’s Vineyard Family Planning present a community forum called “Lifting the Veil” on Saturday, August 4, from 5 to 7 pm....

Amity Island 5K and fun run

Lace up those running sneakers, and join Amity Island Running Club for their annual 5K and fun run on Sunday, August 5, starting at...