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Book talk with Herb Foster

Local author Herb Foster will give a talk on his most recent book, “Ghetto to Ghetto: Yiddish & Jive in Everyday Life” at the...

Grace Church has a new rector

The Rev. Stephen Harding has accepted the call as the new rector for Grace Episcopal Church in Vineyard Haven, according to a press release....

Build a fairy or troll house

On Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10:30 am to 12 pm, the West Tisbury library will be offering its back garden as a haven for...

Dog-eared pages

There are lots of books about dogs. How to choose the one for you. How to feed, house, and train him. How to carry...

Chilmark: Close to home

Morning dog walkers have happily returned to Lucy Vincent Beach, and all of us have appreciated and delighted in the new Squibby all summer...

Bridge Results

At the Sept. 10, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, 14 tables were in play. Finishing first in the...

Isla Rose Begley

Justine Begley and Keegan Begley of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Isla Rose Begley, on Sept. 17, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Steven Edward Handy

Taylor Buckley and Steven Handy of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Steven Edward Handy, on Sept. 12, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Aquinnah: Sacred September

My sister-in-law has a note on her mirror that reads, “Grandchildren are your reward for not killing your teenagers.” I think we need one...

Language learners

What was so enticing that over 200 people happily stood in line for a couple of hours on a Tuesday night in early September...

In search of a Weinstein lecture

This fall, literatus Philip Weinstein will hold another series of free public lectures at the Katharine Cornell Theater in Vineyard Haven as part of...

One for the books

The minute Mary Lou Setaro laid eyes on Anthony Piland, she was convinced she’d marry him. It was the 1980s, and Mary Lou was...

Rob Hauck explores real borders and boundaries in latest exhibit

“What are the things that separate us? And what is the cost? What can I do?”Rob Hauck asked himself those questions after seeing news...

Vineyard landscapes from Martha Oakes at the Chilmark library

On exhibit at the Chilmark library are abstract watercolor landscapes by Martha Oakes. The San Francisco–based artist and textile designer has summered on-Island with...

Barney Zeitz’s open studio is an adventure in learning

All summer and throughout September, artist Barney Zeitz hosts a weekly open studio on Wednesdays from 4 to 6 pm. I make a point...

‘Love, Gilda’ captures the genius of Gilda Radner

“Love, Gilda,” a documentary about comedian Gilda Radner, returns to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. The film was part of the fourth...

Fish fry fever

Community and generosity meet at the Holy Ghost Association Fish Fry at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs. Folks from every corner of the...

Spaghetti dinner for Eric and family

A spaghetti dinner and silent auction fundraiser will be held at the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs on Sunday, Sept. 23. The event, which...

Fundraiser dinner for MVPCS students

A four-course dinner at Lola’s in Oak Bluffs will help fund the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School students’ trip to Panama. The dinner costs...

Beach cleanup

Have fun helping to clean up the stretch of beach from the Steamship Authority to Inkwell Beach on Saturday, Sept. 22. The cleanup goes...