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Don’t trash the fish barrel

To the Editor:The Tisbury Shellfish Department, of which I am a seasonal employee, maintains a bait barrel next to the fillet table at the...

Looking back on the Hurricane of ’38

Friday, Sept. 21, marks the 80th anniversary of the Hurricane of ’38, also known as the Great American Hurricane, the Long Island Express, and...

Court Report: Sept. 6- 14

Sept. 6, 2018Dina M. Pratt, Uxbridge; DOB 3/28/72, larceny from a building: continued without finding for six months, must pay $90 VW and $50...

Edgartown: Art show fundraiser

What a lovely weekend we had on our little Island this past weekend. The beach was packed. Well, packed by September standards, anyway. And...

Keepers of the light

When is a lighthouse more than just a beacon of flashing light? The Edgartown Lighthouse is a solid structure some 54 feet high with...

Walk to remember

There are hidden stories nestled throughout Edgartown, right in front of our eyes. But you might not know many of them unless you wend...

Dogcharmer: Louie

Dear Dogcharmer,Our 11-week-old puppy, Louie, loves being outside! He tries to chew and eat everything he can get his mouth on, to the point...

Children’s memorial Ceremony of Remembrance

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum holds the 17th annual Ceremony of Remembrance at the Edgartown Lighthouse Children’s Memorial on Saturday, Sept. 22, at 1 pm...

‘Islanders Read the Classics’

Philip Weinstein, the Alexander Griswold Cummins Professor of English Emeritus at Swarthmore College, presents the next in the ongoing program series “Islanders Read the...

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...