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Reina Del Taco takes the stage

A delivery woman carried a large box into the first-floor activity room at the West Tisbury library last Saturday. “I’m looking for a Ms....

Martha’s Vineyard joins the counterprotest

On an island in the middle of the ocean, it is easy to feel removed from the rest of the world until some tragedy...

Grass beats turf on high school fields

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) Committee meeting last Thursday featured the first reading of a new policy in which the school promises...

Every picture tells a story

Photographer Mila Lowe’s portraits of Island residents wearing unfamiliar outfits in familiar places hang at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. In one image, a young...

Compromise marijuana bill allows Island-specific regulations

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the compromise version of the 2016 marijuana bill into law on Friday, allowing for a tax hike from 12...

Much ado at the Vineyard Haven Public Library

Through the doors of the first-floor reading room at the Vineyard Haven Public Library is a patio, and behind the patio a statue. The...

Up-Island schools looks to enhance health and wellness education

The Up-Island Regional School Committee discussed possible enhancements to the health, wellness, and drug education programs at the West Tisbury and Chilmark schools.Guidance counselor...

Seastone Papers summer classes begin with ‘Floating Ink’

The leaves of oak trees, green from a rainy spring, reflected and swayed against the surface of water in shallow trays at Seastone Papers...

Fourth of July celebrations around the Island

As we near this year’s Fourth of July, the Island is preparing for the annual activities that allow for celebration from morning until night.The...

Slinging paint: The art of Kasha Ritter

Ten years ago, Kasha Ritter was searching for her style. She tried oils and acrylics, any media traditionally meant for a canvas, but found...

New Years Eve Events

Though it only lasts a moment, how to begin a new year is never a small decision. Will you dance 2016 away, or celebrate...

Festive food

During the holiday season, our senses are filled — we see lights glowing on houses, hear classic tunes, smell seasonal food baking in the...

Postcard from Japan: Summer spent on a distant shore

Naomi Pallas attended high school on Martha’s Vineyard, and has written for The MV Times for several summers. She recently finished a research program...

All aboard the (Im)possible Dream

Camp Jabberwocky campers and counselors wheeled smoothly onboard a 60-foot catamaran yacht for a day on the ocean last Saturday, August 13. Once the...

A peachy-keen kind of day

Anyone who traveled through historic West Tisbury last Saturday, August 15, may have witnessed a few things that set the day apart from the...

‘You Are Here’

The lights of the Tabernacle glowed at the center of the Oak Bluffs Campgrounds last Friday evening. Nearly every seat was full, and the...

Stars + Stripes draws top talent and big crowds for the YMCA

Updated July 7The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard’s annual Stars + Stripes music festival celebrated its 5th birthday on Friday at Flatbread Company in Edgartown....

Poet’s Corner: 125 2nd Avenue: A Poem for Sago

Pull the splinters from my eardrumsso I can hear what it sounds like whenthe earth stumbles on aThursday afternoonwhen it cracks a stranger’sshoulder open...

Michael Johnson: A self-taught artist and educator

Michael Johnson did not study photography in school. He never spent hours poring over photographs in books or magazines, nor did he pick up...

Princess of jazz to play at Alex’s Place

Alex’s Place at the YMCA will play host to a young artist making waves on the modern jazz and hip-hop scenes this weekend. On...