Possible Dreams Auction raises over $200,000 for Community Services

On Sunday night, dreams came true, but storm-filled weather forecasts didn’t. Under a quadruple-posted pavillion tent, on the grounds of the Winnetu resort in Katama, the 36th annual Art Buchwald Possible Dreams Auction hosted a near capacity crowd in support of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services. Auctioneer Jimmy Tingle and former Plum TV personality Guinevere Cramer […]

Meet Your Merchant Plus: Point B Realty celebrates their fifth anniversary this summer

 Meet Your Merchant Plus is sponsored content. * Point B Company History It was a gutsy move, opening a new real estate company during the toughest economic crisis in decades. In April 2009, Wendy Harman employed her passion for people, property and professionalism, creating Point B Realty.  Wendy’s faith in Martha’s Vineyard as a magical […]

Alice Robinson has Girl Scouting in her blood

Ms. Robinson likes to relate stories from her great aunt’s early days working with Girl Scout Founder Juliette Gordon Low. ‘Mrs. Low asked Dorris to join the national Girl Scout staff when it was first formed in 1912,’ she said. ‘One of Dorris’s first jobs was to work with the troops being formed in the southern states because Dorris was the ‘least objectionable’ Northerner Mrs. Low knew.

Whaleship Charles W. Morgan bound for Martha’s Vineyard

The Charles W. Morgan, the last remaining wooden whaleship of the 19th century American fleet, departed Fort Adams, off Newport, Rhode Island, Wednesday morning, bound for the Vineyard. The ship is including a stop in Vineyard Haven this week as part of her 38th voyage. This will be her first-ever stop at Martha’s Vineyard. Islanders […]

Sharks 3-2 after first week of FCBL play

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, the local franchise in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League, started the defense of their 2013 championship with three wins and two losses in the first week of play. They also had three players drafted, two current and one former, by Major League Baseball over the weekend. Right-handed pitcher Austin DeCarr (Clemson) […]

Good egg hunting

Saturday kicked off Martha’s Vineyard’s brief but energetic egg-hunting season, with lots to be found at the Oak Bluffs Library, where 250 kids and their parents wandered the stacks and filled their baskets.             At Vineyard Gardens, staff  busily filled eggs (to help the Easter bunny of course) for Sunday’s […]