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Have Faith: Everything’s connected

I’ve wanted to join my friend Nancy Wood at her meditation group on Tuesday mornings for a while now, and a couple of Tuesdays...

Anne Fadiman and Jenny Allen, a dynamic duo

Two friends, Jenny Allen and Anne Fadiman, reporters together 40 years ago at LIFE magazine, will have a reunion of sorts next Wednesday, June...

Have Faith: We all have questions

Interfaith minister the Rev. Susan Waldrop asked me a while ago if I’d consider having Island clergy weigh in on various topics in this...

B-I-N-G-O

When his friend Ed Colligan died in 2014, Buddy Oliver promised him he’d do his best to keep American Legion Post 257 in Vineyard...

Grill happy

Chappy’s very own grilling expert, Steven Raichlen, has a new PBS program, “Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire,” and he’s published his 31st book, “Project Fire:...

There’s a new store in town

Eric Coles and Mark Chung moved to Oak Bluffs from Brooklyn last November after falling hard for the Vineyard 20 years ago. In New...

Jeff Bridges’ ‘Living in the Future’s Past’ gives a glimmer of hope about the...

(Updated 5/24/18 8:26 am)Academy awardwinner Jeff Bridges opens “Living in the Future’s Past,” the new environmental documentary he both narrates and helped produce, with,...

Have Faith: What is Christian Science, anyway?

If you’re anything like me (and I say that with trepidation), you have no real idea of what the tenets of Christian Science are,...

Have Faith: Visiting Ebenezer Baptist Church

Last month, on the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, the Hebrew Center hosted a Freedom Seder and invited the congregation of the...

Music men

Islanders will want to make the trek to Club Passim, the legendary folk music venue and music school in Cambridge, next weekend. Native Island...

A toast to the past

You have a week or two left to see the antique toaster display inside the Vineyard Haven library. Gilbert Lorenzoni, former owner of a...

Have faith: ‘Vineyard Lights’

“Vineyard Lights,” a new book that catalogues and highlights some of the history behind the stained-glass windows of all the Island’s Catholic churches,...

Offshore’s on again

It’s been almost a year since Phil and Colleen McAndrews put their Oak Bluffs restaurant, Offshore Ale, up for sale, but their plans have...

Dirty gospel is coming to the Ritz

You might not think gospel music has much to do with the Ritz. Musician Sean McMahon doesn’t see it that way.“I like to channel...

This year’s Ag Fair poster is a bovine beauty

Amy Coffey from the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society said Barbara Ronchetti’s twist on this year’s Ag Fair poster stood out from the other 40...

Have Faith: Remembering M.L.K

I’d never been to a Seder before, let alone a Freedom Seder, until last Wednesday, the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s...

Waterside: Sandwiches, takeout, and a mermaid

Waterside Market is open 362 days a year, making it one of the anchors of Vineyard Haven’s Main Street. The restaurant is celebrating its...

Bedside Table: Connie Berry

I’m a late bloomer when it comes to my reading list; I’ve only just discovered some books that I’ve heard people talk about for...

Jazz concerts at the West Tisbury library wrap up this weekend

The West Tisbury library hosts the final of its Second Sunday jazz performances on April 8 at 3:30 pm. Eric Johnson, Jeremy Berlin, and...

Iacovello’s iconic images make it into new book

Once you’ve met artist, photographer, Vietnam veteran, and all-around interesting Islander Dick Iacovello, you won’t forget him. His long gray-white hair pulled back in...