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Edward F. Wessel

Edward F. Wessel of Vineyard Haven died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at home, following four months of hospice under the care of...

Mabelle Adele Thompson

Mabelle Adele (Giddings) Thompson, 91, died peacefully on Sept. 7, 2018, at her home in Oak Bluffs.Mabelle Adele Thompson, the youngest of five children...

Memorial for Vera Pratt

Join us for a gathering in memory of Vera Pratt on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 4 to 6pm, at the Chilmark Community Center. This...

A lesson for Land Bank

To the Editor:Thank you for the article concerning the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation adding benches for enjoyment and respite for their guests and walkers. It’s...

Ryan Sawyer, Rae Ritter first in VH Run/Walk for the Library

Ryan Sawyer of Edgartown was fleetest of foot in the 21st annual Friends of the Vineyard Haven Library 5K Run/Walk for the Library on...

Arlene R. Baril

Arlene R. Baril died Monday, July 16, 2018, at the Windemere Nursing Center.Arlene was born on June 20, 1935, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital...

The answer always comes

To the Editor:As a year-round resident of the Vineyard, each year around the middle of August the heat, crowds, and traffic start to get...

Tisbury officer graduates from police academy

A Tisbury special police officer has graduated from the Massachusetts State Police Academy. John Goeckel graduated from the academy on Friday, according to the...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: New middle of the market

Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chit chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by...

Symmetrical road is the safer option

To the Editor:The $100 million dollar pretext.Has the Martha’s Vineyard Commission reached the $100 million mark in obtaining funds from the Complete Streets program...

Ag Fair waste stations were no waste

In an effort to cut down on waste and be more environmentally conscious this year, the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair removed trash cans and...

Design Q + A: Screened-in porches

First of all, do you say "screen porch," or "screened porch," or "screened-in porch"?Typically "screen porch" because it is the shortest term.In your design...

Dean’s list

Samantha Lucille Bunker of Chilmark, first honors, at Clark University. August A. Welles of Vineyard Haven, second honors, at Clark University.

Peter Thomas Grant Church

Robyn Bettencourt and Adam Church of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Peter Thomas Grant Church, on Sept. 8, 2018, at the...

A little bit country

The Nashville Hit Makers are making their annual appearance on-Island this Friday, Sept. 14, through Sunday, Sept. 16. Tune in for workshops and performances...

Endless summer fundraiser

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is holding its first end-of-season fundraiser this Friday, Sept. 14, at 7 pm. This evening event will...

Cuban dance presentation and class

On Thursday, Sept. 27, at 4 pm, a Cuban dance program with performer and dance teacher Christina Montoya will be presented at the West...

Teachers’ turn

The adage “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach” doesn’t fit at Featherstone Center for the Arts. Come to the Oak Bluffs gallery...

‘Easels on the Porch: Painting Your Inner Landscape’

On Saturday, Sept. 22, from 11 am to 1 pm, the West Tisbury library will host a painting workshop led by Jennifer Knight of...

New grant opportunities with the MVCC

On Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6 pm, the Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council (MVCC) will be holding an information session at the West Tisbury library...