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Hugh Price talks about his memoir and Island memories

Hugh Price will discuss themes from his 2017 memoir, “This African-American Life,” and his memories of a summer childhood on the Island in the...

Vineyard Scene: Stars + Stripes Festival comes to Chilmark

The annual Stars & Stripes Festival was a unique fundraiser held at the Chilmark home of Jack Davies and Kay Kendall last week. The...

This Was Then: Tricycle girl vs. the runaway

The Vineyard correspondent for the Boston Globe reported in 1886, “Cottage City has the crookedest streets in the world. They lead nowhere, and are...

Permanent Endowment welcomes Isabelle Lew to board of directors.

The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard welcomes Isabelle Lew to its board of directors. Her knowledge of Island issues, her legal background, and her...

Preschool storytime with Rebecca Loescher and Sean Roach

On Thursday, August 9, at 10:30 am, the West Tisbury library will host preschool storytime with special guests author Rebecca Loescher and illustrator Sean...

First Friday has Vineyard Haven hopping

On August 3 and Sept. 7 (the first Friday of each month), galleries and local businesses on Main Street in Tisbury will get a...

Finance 101: When wildness lies in wait

“The real trouble with this world of ours is not that it is an unreasonable world, nor even that it is a reasonable one....

Do you know this rabbit?

Tisbury Police apprehended a vagrant bunny on Leland Avenue Wednesday morning. Dubbed “Leland,” the bunny wants to return home, Lt. Eerik Meisner told The...

Quote of the week

“We’ve got a solid committee of interested, active, bright individuals adding lots to the conversation. We’re enthusiastic we’ll pull it off.”–Nat Benjamin, speaking on...

‘Tuesdays at Twilight’

Enjoy a performance by Eric Johnson, Jeremy Berlin, and Friends on Tuesday, August 7, at 7:30 pm at the Grange Hall. It’s the last...

The Big Question: Island mail

Have difficulties with Island mail delivery affected your business? Reply online as a comment, or send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com with the subject line “MVSB...

Drag Queen Storytime with Reina del Taco

The fabulous Reina del Taco will visit the West Tisbury library for Drag Queen Storytime on Saturday, August 4, at 10:30 am. Have you...

Garden Notes: Midsummer

One of the oddities of recent Island weather is its spottiness, with different towns receiving a shower or downpour while others are blanked for...

And the (Vineyard Haven) band plays on

Sevenscore and 10 years ago a group of Islanders formed a band. That original group of 18 brass musicians has evolved into the current...

Ps and Qs: Seasonal Shutdown

Please enjoy this recycled and yet timely piece. Dear Nicole,I am a seasonal resident who has had it with the entitled attitudes of the ever-so-holy...

Beach Road reopens after toppled utility pole piles up traffic

Beach Road in Vineyard Haven closed Wednesday morning due to a downed utility pole. The pole was located across the street from Mone Insurance....