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‘Something’s Coming’

When you hear the first bar of the familiar score, feel the auditorium lights fall and the blue background begin to glow, your eyes...

Vineyarders are beat by Stang’s strong stickwork

The Vineyard girls hockey team lost Monday, Feb. 5, to Bishop Stang, with a final score of 2-5. Bishop Stang was up by two...

Bedside Table: Lily Cowper

These books are not my all-time favorites; they are sitting here because I have ordered them off Amazon and now I must own them...

Where the locals eat

When traveling in a new city, everyone wants to know where the locals eat. This is no easy task. Locals tend to be pretty...

Write on

Two students at the West Tisbury School have kicked off the new year with achievements in writing. Seventh grader Sarah Hartenstine recently had a...

Driving Ms. Maciel, and a few of her friends

UpdateFour lucky Windemere residents hopped into a van for a tour of the Island Tuesday night. It wasn’t too cold, and the snow had...

Mobilize offers innovative approach to staffing

Benjamin Guth, founder of Mobilize, met with owners and representatives of several of the larger Island businesses last week at the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber...

2018’s best Vineyard Wall calendars

As you mark down the days until Christmas, you might notice that the days to cross off are running out. Calendars are the physical...

Vineyard swimming loses to Apponequet

Tuesday’s first dual meet against Apponequet was a loss in quantity, but a win in quality for the Vineyard swimmers. Both Vineyard teams lost;...

The last straw

Straw Free MV, a group of students-turned-activists from the West Tisbury School, are trying to decrease the amount of straws being passed out at...

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...