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Bedside Table: Britt Bowker

This isn’t actually a bedside table; it’s one of those cubed stacked storage units every kid seems to acquire before moving to college. They’re...

Coming attractions

Earlier this month, the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse announced its 2018 season, and I can think of five reasons to mark your calendar.Reason 1:...

Sunday afternoons at Linda Jean’s

Sunny Sundays are meant to be spent with a little self-indulgence, and I followed the beat of my cravings to Linda Jean’s on Circuit...

Made on Martha’s Vineyard

People know that people love Martha’s Vineyard. It’s in the name. Products with Chilmark, Menemsha, or M.V. on the label are immediately attractive to...

Power of Hawkhouse

It is said that crystals act as conduits for healing. An amethyst gemstone might have properties that help with addiction. A quartz crystal might...

Seasonal tips from pet professionals

We’re ready for the warm weather, but how about your pets? A new season means new health concerns, and it’s important to know what...

‘Love for Love,’ for the love of dogs

After Hurricane Irma ravaged hundreds of Caribbean islands in September 2017, country music singer Kenny Chesney rounded up support for and created the Love...

Back Door Donuts is open for the season

Nothing says good morning like a free doughnut, and over 1,000 were given out to Islanders last Thursday and Friday morning to kick off...

Did somebody say free doughnut?

Nothing says good morning like a free doughnut, and over 1,000 were given out to Islanders Thursday and Friday morning. From 7 to 10...

Now hiring: Most of the Island

The Island’s most eligible employers and employees gathered at the MVRHS cafeteria Saturday for the second annual Martha’s Vineyard Job and Volunteer Fair. The...

Ernie Boch Jr. presents $5,000 check in Tony Lombardi’s name

High school sophomore Jaiden Edelman blared the popular “Wipe Out” music riff on alto sax center stage at Alex’s Place Tuesday afternoon. Guitarist James...

MV Figure Skating Club turns 30

Unmarked ice glistened before a flow of families as they found their seats at the newly restored Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena Sunday afternoon. The...

Opening for the season

Things are livening up on Martha’s Vineyard — have you noticed? Seasonal business owners are dusting off their storefronts, finalizing menu items, and gearing...

Doggies to go

Saturday, March 31, was another day for Island animal appreciators. The Black Dog hosted their annual Doggie Adoption Day at the Edgartown General Store...

Vineyard vernal vibes: Renovate from the inside out

As Vineyarders, we tend to take the first day of spring with a grain of salt. We recognize and welcome its March 20 arrival,...

Egg hunts on-Island and where to find them

Parents with young kids know what Easter’s really about — all the hidden plastic eggs filled with candy. It’s an important tradition for families...

Break’s break-down

The short month of February is coming to a close, and next week the kids are off from school.  Winter isn’t our most entertaining...

Connecting the 20somethings

Year-round living on-Island takes a tolerance for two extremes — summer’s insanity, and winter’s simplicity. The ebb and flow works well for some, but...

Love in song

Love is power, music is its melody, and together, they’ll send chills up your spine. I reached out to four Island musicians performing in...

Island hopping

It’s a balmy evening around 7 pm, and the sun just set. Lights illuminate a busy street of shoulder-to-shoulder foot traffic, and a narrow...