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Shoring up Sengekontacket Pond

If you’ve been out to Felix Neck in the past year, you may have seen what look to be rolled-up brown rugs along the...

Ms. Foundation promises fierce feminism at annual fundraiser

West Tisbury is scheduled to become a feminist heartland on August 15 from 5 to 7 pm, when the Ms. Foundation returns to Martha’s...

The ABCs of bees

Emerson Hazell wears many hats. He is a college student, an EMT, a landscaper, a citizen of Edgartown and Bequia, a world traveler, a...

‘Nature is the best teacher’

In a small pond tucked into the forest and surrounded by shrubs, five or six kids and a muddy counselor wade knee-deep, sliding nets...

Chilmark volunteer firefighters association holds Backyard Bash

The Volunteer Chilmark Firefighters Association hosted its annual Backyard Bash last Wednesday at the Chilmark Community Center. The community came out in full force...

A shuckin’ good time

https://youtu.be/CvwI8OI0o9QMartha’s Vineyard has an abundance of shellfish, thanks to the hard work of the Island’s shellfish departments. Shellfishing is a fun outdoor activity for...

Fishing for DNA

Imagine a glass of water holding an entire section of ocean. You can see all the fish that have passed through in the past...

In the home stretch, Sharks lose a close one

The North Shore Navigators narrowly defeated the Sharks 5-4 in an extra-inning game on July 24.“It was another close one for us,” Sharks...

Twenty-five years of tunes

Decked out in brightly colored Vineyard Vines clothing and big smiles, it’s hard to miss the young men of the Vineyard Sound as they...

Stinging clingers clog Island ponds

Aside from their small size and clear membrane, these stinging jellyfish are much like they’re portrayed in cartoons — aggressive swimmers with dangerous capabilities....

Prufrock, piglets, and plein air painting with Farm. Field. Sea.

In the yard of the Grey Barn, our easels form an abstract V, like a flock of geese on a new trajectory. Island painter...

Alumni of historically black colleges and universities invited to Legacy Week

HBCU Brand Partners — HBCU stands for historically black colleges and universities — is Sheryl Wesley’s brainchild, and Legacy Week is her baby.For the...

David Foster speaks for the trees

David Foster speaks about his latest book, “A Meeting of Land and Sea: Nature and the Future of Martha's Vineyard,” at 7:30 pm on...

Katama Tonic might be your new favorite summer drink

Long days in the sun tend to give way to sleepy afternoons. In lieu of a sea breeze, a gin and tonic provides the...

Around the Island in photographs

Alison Shaw Gallery, owned by Alison Shaw and Sue Dawson, was a bright and inviting space for people of all ages during the Oak...

Meet your neighbor: One day on Martha’s Vineyard

Evelyn Froh, visitor and kidInterviewed outside of Bobby B’s Seafood and Pizza, Vineyard Haven. (This interview has been translated from adorable 3-year-old speech to...

While others hit the books, Charter School students hit the bog

For the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School students in grades 5 through 8, the final two weeks of school are not spent in the...

Frozen yogurt: Do you self-serve, or leave it to the masters?

If the apocalypse came tomorrow, I think the last thing the Island would run out of is ice cream. We’ve got no shortage of...

A first day of summer feast with Chef Tina Miller

Dinner at Tina Miller’s table is nothing short of a gift. Having spent a good portion of my childhood visiting Tina, her husband Steve...
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Kevin Devine receives a hero’s welcome

Kevin Devine of Oak Bluffs returned home from his sixth Army overseas tour of duty on the 9:20 ferry into Oak Bluffs on Sunday...