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West Tisbury students speak at Gillette Stadium

On Oct. 26, four students from the West Tisbury School were given the opportunity to speak at a statewide educational conference about a video-learning...

Cheap eats

There’s a weird class war on the Island, and most of us are losing. In terms of food, we budget busters take a hit....

Another spooktacular event in Vineyard Haven

For William Street residents, Halloween is a marathon. The first ring of the doorbell is like the pop of the gun fired at the...

Barn Raisers get the Ball rolling

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society will celebrate the anniversary of the Ag Hall this Saturday, Nov. 4, with the annual Barn Raisers Ball. What...

Tea and Qi Gong

Somewhere in Manhattan, 20 women sat barefoot among the noise of the city. Amid honking cars and blaring sirens, we spoke quietly, femininely, greeting...

Vineyarders start off strong, but fall short

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) held it’s last EAC football game Friday, resulting in a gripping loss against Taunton’s Coyle-Cassidy. Still, spirits...

Derby catches feed one and all

“It’s the time of the fish,” Ann Tyra says, as she and four other volunteers finish up bagging the fish, and wait for the...

Youth Task Force shows parents where to look

Last week, on Oct. 3 and 4, the Island-Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC) hosted its first “Hiding in Plain Sight” exhibit, presented by the Youth...

Soup and sammie

Let’s call it fall already, folks. The season of nostalgia. While I love the leaves, the wind, and the scene of it all, I...

Demystifying the ancient art of glassblowing

Russell Carson is an Island glassblower whose works will soon become available at Salte in Edgartown and Morrice Florist in Vineyard Haven. He makes...

Tivoli Day

Wandering around Oak Bluffs last Saturday, Sept. 16, you may have noticed a few things out of place. It was the annual Tivoli Day...

Dancing in the streets at Best Fest

 Best Fest brought out the best in the Island on Saturday, Sept. 9, in Oak Bluffs. Following the Wind Festival that morning, music began...

Tivoli Day celebrates its 40th birthday

It’s that time of year again, and Tivoli Day is just around the corner. This year is its 40th anniversary, which warrants a little...

South Beach Patrol head retires

The Edgartown Parks Department gathered on Monday at the South Beach guard shack for Dennis Arnold’s last day as the head of the South...

Eggs are easy

Cooking for one is so inefficient and lonely, but everyone experiences it at some time or another. I suppose it’s better than cooking for...

New flavors join the familiar at the Ag Fair

Fair food can be a dangerous grease trap if you’re not careful. We get pretty lucky with our Ag Fair fare, compared to most...

Sailing heals offers voyages to MVH cancer patients

  For these healing patients, the ocean has become a kind of medicine. Sailing Heals, a nonprofit founded by Trisha Gallagher Boisvert, recently offered Martha’s...

‘Consenses’ reached at Martha’s Vineyard schools

Artists, educators, and philanthropists alike gathered in a home in Edgartown on Tuesday for a fundraising event to support a new art-based curriculum initiative,...

Authentic takeout at Vineyard Caribbean Cuisine

I wonder if there’s a word for that great feeling you get when you find your new go-to takeout place? It’s a combination of...

Caffeinated science: Nitro brew on the Vineyard

We’ve got this family friend who owns a craft beer brewery in Chicago, so when he visited this summer I got to learn all...