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Tee off

Family vacations in New England usually begin with some sort of brainstorming session. What does everyone need to check off the list? Eat a...

Parent-child drills at Vineyard Youth Tennis

Vineyard Youth Tennis will be hosting a Parent-Child Drill Night on Thursday, August 2, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. There will be fun drills,...

MVRHS gets closer to track decision

And then there were two.Daedalus Projects Inc. and Architectural Consulting Group (ACG) are the final candidates for the owner’s project manager (OPM) position overseeing...

Sam Hopkins continues to land sea scallops in Menemsha

Vineyard fisherman Sam Hopkins has brought about a half-dozen loads of sea scallops into Menemsha since bringing in his initial catch last week, according...

Barstool presidente offers biting commentary

It’s not every day a president comes to the Island.Last week, the founder of Barstool Sports, a satirical sports and pop-culture blog, Dave Portnoy,...

Senate bill takes aim at opioid crisis

On Thursday, July 19, the Massachusetts Senate passed Senate Bill 2609, providing an additional set of tools to address the opioid crisis and establishing...

Post and rope railing installed at Squibnocket Beach

The town of Chilmark applied a finishing touch to the Squibnocket Beach Project recently with the installation of a locust post and polyethylene rope...

Football camp kicks off

More than 40 players from grades 7-12 are taking part in a football camp being taught this week by the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High...

Itai Isenberg comes to Park Corner Bistro

Southern California–based Israeli DJ and saxophonist Itai Isenberg will return to the Vineyard for a week-long residency at Park Corner Bistro in Oak Bluffs....

‘Still Becoming’ celebrates life in your 60s

A celebration of the baby boomer generation is set to show at the Simon Gallery. “Still Becoming,” a coffee table book containing profiles of...

Dancing on ice

On August 3 and 4, you don’t want to miss the opportunity to see Le Patin Libre, an unusual contemporary ice-skating dance company from...

Richard Russo on life and writing

There’s nothing like an overnight success to make our hearts leap up.Best-selling, Pulitzer prizewinning novelist Richard Russo became an overnight success in 2001 with...

Old Sculpin Gallery presents an exhibit of favorites in August

Old Sculpin Gallery hosts an exhibit featuring works from Janis Langley, Ned Reade, June Schoppe, and Rosalie Ripaldi Shane this month.Ned Reade paints...

Menemsha’s the perfect place for plein air

Last Friday morning I drove down to Menemsha to get gas. The sign at the bottom of the hill two-thirds still missing, nearly every...

Margot Datz takes a walk on the wild side

At her annual summer art show, artist Margot Datz explores the theme “Party Animals,” a playful look at the ways we celebrate our lives,...

Louisa Gould Gallery celebrates 15 years with 15 artists

In one of her biggest shows yet, Louisa Gould is celebrating her gallery’s 15th anniversary with an exhibit of 15 artists called “15 @...

Susanna Styron’s ‘Out of My Head’ investigates the world of migraines

“Out of My Head” screens on Wednesday, August 8, at 7:30 pm in a special event at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. Director and...

The Minute’s ‘Do You Know’ contest winners for July

The winner of last month's "Do You Know" contest was Donna Diaz, for her correct answer of Lenny Jason on July 11. Here are...

The rum wizard of Towanticut Ave.

Chef Deon Thomas will proudly tell you he’s been serving goat and conch on the Vineyard long before anybody else. A visit to his...

Barbeque for the masses

Children were running around and scampering up trees while their parents and grandparents kept one eye on them and one eye on the band...