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This old horse

By all rights, the Flying Horses Carousel in Oak Bluffs should be enshrined somewhere in a museum, red velvet ropes in place to keep...

No regrets: Tom Rush celebrates a Vineyard life well lived

When Tom Rush returns to the Whaling Church for a concert next Wednesday, he’ll be returning home. His roots run deep here on the...

Bring on the troubadours

Paul Levine of West Tisbury was never all that taken by poetry. He attributes this to having teachers in high school who were something...

Chef Gavin Smith pops up at the Lambert’s Cove Inn

If we just walk around the corner from our house and through the woods a few hundred yards, we arrive at Lambert’s Cove Inn....

Poet’s Corner: Saltpetre

By Kristen G. NormanMeandering homewardSun thaws fieldParted to messagesOnly God can see.Pairings of both geeseAnd swan glideHarmonious in camaraderieAnd in mating.The day’s turnedBleak...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: June 18 – 22, 2018

ChilmarkJune 21, Zachary Wiesner, trustee of Aquinnah Beach Lot and Lot 10 Chilmark Nominee Trust, sold 31 Meadow Lane to Haven Fyfe Kiernan for...

ACE MV celebrates its 10th anniversary

On Saturday, June 23, ACE MV celebrated its 10th anniversary with a fundraiser titled “Charting Courses” at the West Chop Club. Guests heard keynote...

Poet’s Corner: Cape Cod Coastline

By Liz SplittgerberAs I cross the open waterTo taste a bit more landI'm in search of the “Dover” coastlineThat other strip of sandI left...

The cat in the hat

Talking to John Alley in his dining room in West Tisbury, I feel like I’m in a Norman Rockwell painting — either that or...

‘A Tale of Two Theaters’

For over 100 years the Strand Theater in Oak Bluffs and the Capawock Theater in Vineyard Haven have touched the lives of countless people...

Poet’s Corner: Poetry Writer’s Block

By Hannah BeecherWhen I pause to write a wordPen in hand and success assuredMy mind goes blank, my memory blurredI envision myself with tales...

‘Martha’s Vineyard Tales’ by Chris Baer

Chris Baer is like a bottomless well of Martha’s Vineyard arcana. He has been publishing his column, “This Was Then,” in the Times since...

On the Market: This is the church, this is the steeple …

I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for the Lambert’s Cove Methodist Church on Lambert’s Cove Road in West Tisbury. In 1988,...

Domestic Disturbances: The Amsterdam Cowboy

They say it takes a village to raise a child. Well, it takes a village plus a lot of summer residents to raise a...

The red shoes diary

In celebration of Women’s History Month this March, Featherstone Center for the Arts presented the “Backwards and in High Heels Show” in their Art...

The Vineyard Connection: Because ultimately, everything is local

Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected to one another (or...

The gale of 1898

Here on the Vineyard, this March has been a month for nor’easters, three in in the space of about 12 days, and as we...

Bedside Table: Geoff Currier

These are quite literally the books that have been piling up on my bedside table for the past few months. At one point in...

Allen Whiting: The movie

Two years ago, Emmy awardwinning filmmakers David and Barbarella Fokos (Salt & Sugar Productions) produced a documentary on Vineyard artist Heather Neill. The Fokoses...

Academy Award has local ties

The Oscar for best documentary feature at Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony went to “Icarus,” a film that uncovered widespread doping at the Olympic...