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Tricks, tunes, and tacos at the skatepark relaunch

The new and improved Martha’s Vineyard Skatepark in Oak Bluffs reopened last week, and locals are shredding, man.Skatepark president Erik Albert invited local...

Heard on the beach: ‘Is that a Roy?’

Like many Islanders, Liane FitzGerald has spent some quality time in a swimsuit. She was a lifeguard at Lucy Vincent Beach for 10 years;...

A ‘canna’ conversation with the Vineyard’s Kristin Henriksen

*Updated July 14, 2017Smoke it or not, it’s time to talk about pot.Kristin Henriksen is a holistic health practitioner and a master herbalist on...

Build your own lunch at Mad Martha’s Giant Grinders

A new spot on Circuit Avenue is making one of life’s greatest gifts more accessible — a quick sandwich to go. In the space...

Nisa’s girls

Nisa Counter lives a different life than most. She’s been a vegetarian since birth, a vegan before it was cool, and has never had...

New shops in town

The summer is in full swing, and all the new storefronts are ready for the rush. Vineyard Haven, Oak Bluffs, and Edgartown are the...

Summer Food Service Program launch

The Island Grown Initiative will launch its first ever Summer Food Service Program on Monday, July 11. The program is federally supported, and helps...

Trending on the farm: Goat yoga

Yoga has no shortage of rising trends, and the latest one can be found right here on-Island at Native Earth Teaching Farm in Chilmark. Goat yoga began last Saturday, brought to you by Josey Kirkland and five of the cutest pygmy goats you’ve ever seen.

Science confronts politics in ‘Gene Play’

The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse was filled to capacity last Monday night for the reading of Gene Play, written by Jonah Lipsky and Casey Ann...

Taste of the Vineyard brings out the best of the Island

There’s no buzz in Edgartown quite like the one before the Taste, where faint music, bustling chatter, and the scramble of food and drink...

Thirsty Thursday offers one of life’s sweetest combinations: Running, beaches, and beer.

The sun sits not too high but not too low in the sky at around 5:30 pm. The air starts to cool as the...

Photos: Another ‘Taste’ for the books

The hype was real for Thursday night’s 32nd annual Taste of the Vineyard Gourmet Stroll. Whether a Taste regular, or a first-timer, the highly...

Twenty-five miles for 25 years

Fifty of the Island’s muscle-powered trailblazers broke out their backpacks, hiking shoes, water bottles, sunscreen, and permethrin last Saturday for the 25th annual Cross...

Rotary Club grants scholarship to MVRHS senior

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School seniors celebrated their last day of school on Friday, which meant the week was filled with awards and...

Dancing with the Yard

This weekend marks The Yard’s unofficial launch of its 2017 season, and they’re bringing back two events by popular demand.On Friday, June 2,...

Farmers Market features fresh veggies, fresh faces

The Vineyard’s one-stop shop for farm-fresh produce starts up on Saturday, June 10, and it is once again time to block off Saturday mornings...

Rhent-a-flock: Get your hens and roosters here

Many kids dream of someday having ponies, puppies or kittens as pets, but Chris Morse’s daughters had something else in mind.“They wanted chickens,”...

Tick tips

As we all know, Martha’s Vineyard has a tick problem, and it’s not going away anytime soon. In fact, it’s possible it’s getting worse,...

Vineyarders, take charge of your healthcare

One afternoon, a doctor told her patient she was prediabetic. The patient knew that without necessary lifestyle changes, she’d soon cross into high-risk territory...

Bringing bees back

“You can’t be a grower in New England without quality crops,” Linda Rinta said to a group of Islanders gathered in the Ag Hall...