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Juno wins Opera House Cup

The 65-foot schooner Juno out of Vineyard Haven sailed to victory at the 2018 Opera House race on Sunday, August 19, according to a...

Nearing the finish

Only three races remain on the Holmes Hole Sailing Association schedule — a harbor race on Thursday, August 30, and two harbor races on...

Dana Gaines is Stellar again in Oar and Paddle Regatta

The 28th Oar and Paddle Regatta played out Sunday on a picture-perfect day on Sengekontacket and the waters off State Beach in Oak Bluffs....

Lawn Mowing

Here’s to Friday’s mowerMoving along, getting it doneAhead of the weekend’s funHere’s to Saturday’s mowerMoving fast, got to be doneBefore the fun has really...

M.V. Savings named to ‘Best Banks to Work For’ in 2018

American Banker publications has named Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank one of the nation’s “Best Banks to Work For” in 2018, a press release from...

Beating the heat: We offer our suggestions

Sophia McCarron, our crackerjack intern, thought ahead when she saw today’s forecast. Her aging pooch, Maggie, wouldn’t do well at home in the sweltering...

West Tisbury: National Dog Day

The cooler weather has been a blessing, especially at night. Nice to have windows open and to sleep with a blanket pulled up. Now...

Tisbury: ACE MV classes starting

Heard on Main Street: Harbor bitterness, and happiness will dock elsewhere.You know that the Martha’s Vineyard Museum is moving to our town, opening...

Oak Bluffs: First day of school Sept. 4

Let’s face it: As this last week of August is here, it is getting more difficult to maintain patience, smiles, and good humor. Now...

Edgartown: Getting back to business

Hey, I missed you all last week. Life has been a little scattered lately, and I was in New Mexico without a computer, and...

Bridge results

At the August 20, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, 15 tables were in play. Finishing in first place...

Chilmark: Election season

Not sure how I missed writer Nancy Aronie's “Waiting in the Steamship Line” at this year's Ag Fair, but one of her fantastic miniature...

Aquinnah: Chilmark Chocolates reopens Sept. 6

Happy Labor Day weekend, everyone, we made it. Yes, the Island did seem more crowded this year. Yes, people were definitely ruder and more...

Super Summerfest

Launched in 2008 to support regional breast cancer initiatives, the annual Martha’s Vineyard Jazz and Blues Summerfest plays host to music lovers from all...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: August 20 – 24, 2018

EdgartownAug. 21, Robert E. Gilkes sold 77 Dodger's Hole Rd. to Daniel Ashley Gilkes for $251,250.Aug. 21, Sarah A. Frasier sold 51 West Tisbury...

Shop at the Vineyard Artisans Festival

Head to the Ag Hall this weekend for three days of local art at the 23rd annual Vineyard Artisans Labor Day Weekend Festival. Opening...

A walk through the arts

Visit the Oak Bluffs Arts District on Saturday, Sept. 1, for the last Arts District Stroll of the 2018 season. From 4 to 7...

‘Chilmark’ hits close to home

Most everyone here has heard tales of the deaf community that lived in Chilmark decades ago. For many, the thought of that close-knit haven...

Book signing with Mirabai Bush

Peter and Ronni Simon Gallery on Main Street in Vineyard Haven welcomes Mirabai Bush, co-author of a new book with Ram Dass, “Walking Each...

Stelios Mormoris hosts artist reception

Contemporary oil painter Stelios Mormoris embodies geometric, impressionist painting in a signature style that combines lines, stripes, and gestural brushwork. Stelios grew up in...