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Touch a Truck

Come see fire, police, and highway vehicles up close on Saturday, August 26, at the Edgartown School at 11 am. Kids can explore the...

‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Broadway production of this work, there will be a dramatic reading of the “The Diary of...

Oar and Paddle Regatta

Join Island Spirit Kayak for its 26th annual Oar and Paddle Regatta on Sunday, August 27, at 10 am at Little Bridge at State...

Shellfish areas closed due to heavy rain

Friday and Saturday’s heavy rain did more than make the fairgrounds in West Tisbury muddy and the streets of Vineyard Haven nearly impassable, they...

Old Sculpin features new works by Valentine

Island artist Valentine has an artist’s reception on Sunday, August 27, from 5 to 7 pm at Old Sculpin Gallery on Dock Street in...

Jane R. (Marz) Lison

Jane R. (Marz) Lison, 86, a recent resident of Windemere Nursing Home, died on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She...

A roundup of eclipse events

They clap for sunsets at Menemsha, so what will happen this afternoon when the moon passes in front of the sun causing a solar...

Fun at the fair

The Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair is well into it's second day. Though an overcast morning and rainy afternoon didn't make for ideal fair conditions,...

All’s Fair

Photos from day one at the Ag Fair are coming in hot.

Built on Stilts reschedules Sunday’s performance

On Sunday, August 20, Built on Stilts will start at 5:30 pm instead of 8:00 pm. The fireworks have been rescheduled to launch Sunday...

Yard Sales August 19-20 & August 26-28

Click here to see all yard sales on one interactive map.

By the Sea Salt

Spice up your spring with By the Sea Salt’s addictive seasoning blends. Since first introduced at the West Tisbury Farmers Market in 1994, By...

Catch the Fireworks at Ocean Park on Friday, August 18, at 9 pm

The Oak Bluffs Fire Department has a few tips on making your fireworks-watching experience the best ever. First, it’s a good idea to arrive...

Quote of the week

“My work is roughly a third masonry, a third music, and a third fishing — a really nice balance.”—Johnny Hoy, mason, musician, fisherman

What’s on at the Ag Fair?

Say Fair Week in March and you get a shiver from locals. Is it fear? Is it excitement? Is it anticipation of warm weather?...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: August 7 – 11, 2017

ChilmarkAug. 10, Clarissa Allen and Mitchell Posin, trustees of the Allen Farm Nominee Trust, sold a lot on Sheep's Crossing to Ariel R. Ashe,...

Photography and mixed media at A Gallery

A Gallery presents a special focus on new work by two women artists, photography by Brigitte Cornand and mixed media works by Peigi Cole-Jolliffe....

New sculpture dances outdoors at the Field Gallery

“The Tango Dancers,” a new cast stainless steel sculpture by Chilmark artist Jay Lagemann, has joined the collection of dancing figures in the Field...

Looking at what’s on the surface

Sargent Gallery explores the environment with its newest exhibit, “Surface Encounters, 4 Artists,” with an opening reception from 6 to 8 pm on Sunday,...

Drag queen storytime

Reina Del Taco will visit the West Tisbury library for the Island’s first drag queen storytime on Saturday, August 19, at 10:30 am. Reina...