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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...

Jan Buhrman’s porch: It’s ‘thoughtfully sourced’

Something I learned when I moved to Massachusetts from Virginia was that people here are very resourceful. And self-conscious when it comes to garbage....

Bill Murray hush-hush on filming project at Sharks game

On Wednesday night, comedic actor Bill Murray made an appearance at a Martha’s Vineyard Sharks game at the Vineyard Baseball Park.Mr. Murray and members...

Oak Bluffs science teachers are making “makers” cool again

 How do you get a bunch of kids to go to school in the summer? Three teachers at the Oak Bluffs School have done...

Museum films this week’s demolition for documentary

The MV Museum began demolition today of part of the old Marine Hospital off of Lagoon Pond Road, tearing down the brick building addition...

Gretchen Feldman’s compelling colors bring her vision to life

An exhibition premiered at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center on July 24, with artwork by Gretchen Feldman that presents views of Martha’s Vineyard behind...

On the road with ‘To Go with Joe’

If you haven’t heard of Joe Farina, you may have heard of “To Go with Joe,” a web show he and a friend, Lucas...

Flowers for Windemere

A colorful gathering took place at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Friday, June 30. Two Fridays a month, the Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club...