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Removing, paving, dredging, and salting in Edgartown

The Edgartown board of selectmen agreed Monday to allow removal of a shade tree at 80 South Summer St. According to a report presented...

Feed the vegans

There are plenty of places that accommodate the vegans, vegetarians, and pescatarians of the Island. Take this Island culinary tour of the best spots...

Dancing through the voyage

A long black garment draped over Stefanie Batten Bland’s body as she stood in the stillness of a saltwater pond at Long Point Wildlife...

Meet your merchant: Margie Meltzer of CB Stark Jewelers

The Vineyard lost more than a local business owner on Jan. 2, 2017 — it lost Cheryl Stark, beloved founder of CB Stark Jewelers,...

New warrant application policy approved in Edgartown

The Edgartown board of selectmen approved a new policy that requires that departments submit their project procurements with appropriated funds to town meetings before...

Can’t beat Bobby B’s

I’ve become a total sucker for Vineyard Haven over the past couple of months, so when my parents visited me on-Island last weekend, we...

Nothing but the best at 2nd Annual Beer Fest

 After a long week stuck under thick clouds and heavy winds, Saturday brought locals, visitors, and brewers from all over the country under a...

Conductor Nikolina Kovacevic’s Island footprint

Nikolina Kovacevic arrived on Martha’s Vineyard for the first time in the summer of 2015. She came from Serbia, and like many other J-1s...

WUMB hosted concert at the Strand Theater

UMass Boston’s WUMB radio station brought singer-songwriter Will Dailey to Martha’s Vineyard’s historic Strand Theater on Saturday, Sept. 23. Dailey played for an intimate...

Vineyard rescue mission helps save cats and dogs

The people of the Virgin Islands are facing disaster after disaster through hurricanes Irma, Jose, and now Maria — and so are the animals....

Round-up on Roundup in Edgartown

In response to the Eversource plan to spray the herbicide along the firelane of the eastern end of the Edgartown’s bike path, town selectmen...

Ten things to do during the shoulder season

With September comes a breath of fresh air — there are suddenly empty parking spaces exactly where you need them, Five Corners is no...

Calling all beer geeks

If anything is in these days, it’s craft beer and microbreweries. The second annual Craft Beer Festival is this Saturday, Sept. 23, bringing 50-plus...

Bridgette with the henna

An earthy herbal scent came from the golden-green paste that Bridgette Bartlett glided onto a client’s skin outside Citrine on Main Street in Vineyard...

Extended hours approved for Edgartown liquor store

The Edgartown board of selectmen Monday approved extended hours of operation and licensing at Rosewater Wine & Spirits. The wine, beer, and spirits store...

Roasted carrots and bluebird cheese at State Road

My cousin Brad is the sous-chef at Eastern Standard in Boston, so when it comes to dinner out, he’s the default decision-maker. He visited...

Leaving the studio behind

An artist wears a big hat and stands behind an empty canvas on a wooden easel. Her well-worn palate is stained with a medley...

Steve Rattner’s take on today

Steve Rattner asked a sold-out crowd at the Grange Hall who voted for Hillary Clinton, who voted for Donald Trump, who voted for someone...

19 Raw is so shucking good

The Vineyard seems to cover all its bases as far as dining experiences go. Your harborside bar and grill, your casual diner, your white-tablecloth...

The Ritz rallies for Houston

Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on August 25, and Ritz owners Larkin and Jackie Stallings aren’t ones to idly stand...