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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...

Have Faith: Easter and Passover

It’s Palm Sunday in the Christian tradition as I write today, which means Easter is next Sunday. Palm Sunday begins Holy Week; we’ve still...

Hardy, meet healthy

I was slow to the kale craze, but then again it took years for me to get a smartphone. Once I figured out how...

Soup’s on

I heard Mocha Mott’s reopened its Oak Bluffs location last week, so I went to check out the soup everybody talks about and to...

When you need a friend

This Friday, March 23, at 6 pm, the Island community will come together for a fundraiser at the Portuguese-American Club for Jakob Burton-Sundman. Jake’s...

Have Faith: Everything’s connected

Rabbi Dr. Yosef Glassman has a unique perspective on both healing and spirituality, since he combines the two in his roles as a rabbi...

A very important exhibit

After two Saturday afternoon classes at Featherstone Center for the Arts, the Vineyard Independence Partnership (VIP) put together an exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Ritz redo

The year-round bar that anchors the entrance to Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs experienced a bit of an identity crisis this past year. It...

Have faith: Lent 101

We’re into week three of that mysterious season, Lent, in the Christian tradition — some denominations go all out, and others recognize the 40...

Behind the scenes at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

Eighteen years ago, Island carpenter Thomas Bena and a handful of friends decided they wanted to show the film shorts they’d made, so they...

Breakfast at Barn Bowl & Bistro

Everyone knows the Barn Bowl & Bistro makes a mean Bang Bang Cauliflower, Pork and Leek Dumplings, and Bacon-wrapped Meatloaf, but as of three...

It’s not your parents’ stew

A big pot of soup on the stove reminds me of Saturdays when I was growing up. We’d have navy bean soup, oxtail soup,...

Have faith: Put me in, Coach

The Reverend Don Bradley may have thought he was retiring five years ago, but he soon found out there was a different plan in...

Honoring V Day

It’s been 22 years since Eve Ensler’s episodic play “The Vagina Monologues” first hit the stage, and 20 years since she was behind helping...

Herb Foster turns 90

Newsletter readers: Looking for the Robbie Burns Link? Here it is.Herb Foster celebrated his 90th birthday at the Hebrew Center last Saturday. He invited...