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The politics of humor: Scott Blakeman returns Sept. 2 & 3

Simple. Telling. Funny. Politics, current issues and everyday life are the stuff of Mr. Blakeman's comic work, on display at the Grange Hall.

Board game tests Vineyard knowledge

An educational family game about Martha's Vineyard? That's where How Green Is Your Vineyard? comes in.

Dr. Louis Sullivan and the 5K run he started on Martha’s Vineyard

It started with a daily walk with his wife, Eve. Now the race that Dr. Louis Sullivan started 22 years ago has become a late-summer institution.

Sculptor Steve Lohman: Here and there

This Saturday, Aug. 20, a show of sculptor Steve Lohman's new work opens at the Shephard Fine ArtSpace in Oak Bluffs.

Divas Uncorked: A look at the high-octane sisterhood

9 African-American women decided 12 years ago they wanted to know more about wine & food. Last weekend, they hosted their 5th event on the Island.

Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest brings Damon Williams & Rudy Rush

If you're not laughing this summer, you haven't been getting out much.

Divas Uncorked weekend aids Island Food Pantry

The Divas Uncorked Wine and Food Festival bubbles up this weekend around the Island with a menu of exotic food and gourmand wine-tasting events.

Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest features Belushi award

The inaugural Martha's Vineyard Comedy Festival will present three comedy shows on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights, Aug. 14 through 16.

“Pills, Potions, Powders and Poisons” by Oak Bluffs author

In the 1860s, $400 was a small fortune. Certainly in New Bedford, the amount was a stunning find for 14-year-old drug store delivery boy Robert Carter.

Island influence on marketing art

The big brand is Martha's Vineyard. The Island fits the definition of a brand: a promise from a product or service to meet customer expectations.

Island influence on seascape artists

Three Island photographers who have been shooting seascapes here for more than100 combined years say they're not done yet.

Concussion repercussions: Vineyard is ahead of new state rules

New state regulations about recognition and treatment of concussions to high school students are protocols in use at MVRHS for the past 4 years.

Cool, clear, and Kate: celebrating Vineyard House

With the Atlantic as a backdrop, 400 Islanders turned out to support Vineyard House at the 14th annual Water Tasting by the Sea.

For MV Tech, a business leap pays off

Last winter MV Tech decided the time was ripe to expand. It was a good decision.

Seven easy pieces: Oak Bluffs home an overnight success

One Oak Bluffs couple decided that a modular house fit their budget, design requirements and time frame.

Vineyard Farm Project looks to grow public support for purchase

Representatives of Island conservation and agricultural groups met Tuesday night to discuss how to go about acquiring the former Thimble Farm.

Paul Karasik’s many talents

Teacher and cartoonist Paul Karasik's show opens tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 5, at the West Tisbury Public Library. The artist's reception is at 4 pm.

Kahoots on Island-wide tour

Well-loved Island band Kahoots plays August 1 through August 7 in all Island towns, including Chappaquiddick.

Matt Montanile recognized by EMT peers on Martha’s Vineyard

This year's winner of the Island EMT of the year is Matt Montanile, a young Vineyard Haven resident who is dedicated to community service.

Livingston Taylor at Old Whaling Church

See Mr. Taylor Friday and Saturday at Edgartown's historic church.