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Gideon Spykman brings chickens to Whippoorwill

Back 40 Farm to sell local, organic chicken meat CSA-style.

Babesiosis: The other tick borne illness

What is Babesiosis? And how can you protect yourself from it on Martha’s Vineyard?

New season brings new offerings from Chilmark Store

On Monday, May 12, the up-Island oasis that’s evolving into as much an institution for Chilmark as Alley’s General Store has long been for...

Craft beer talk hops up Slow Food potluck

On Thursday, April 17, dozens gathered in the spacious Ag Hall in West Tisbury for Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard’s combination annual meeting and potluck.The...

Monster machines on Martha’s Vineyard

They are by no means dainty guys but are definitely smaller than 6’7” Karl Kallinich, the general operator of the Beast, who at times, exercising the proper safety precautions, must shimmy under, clamber atop, or, yes, creep inside the giant horizontal grinder to tinker and adjust.

Paint my wagon (or porch, or floor, or walls)

When it comes to color decisions, oh boy...There are painters who refuse to get involved...It certainly can be a can of worms, so to speak. It’s a funny psychology based on personal associations....I’ve spent endless hours mixing, matching, and changing colors for people, repainting whole rooms, sometimes three times.

Creativity brews at Chilmark family business

Mr. Christy takes great care guiding the final stage, where too much heat will singe the batch and too little will leave it with the texture of balsa wood. What he consistently arrives at are bean batches the color of oiled leather that smell intoxicatingly nutty as they cascade down into stainless steel cooling trays. They are the benchmark of the company.

New artwork arrives at The Granary Gallery

They each depict parts of the Island that are common to all of us but in an uncommon way. As a viewer, we immediately see the uniqueness of their talents. –David Wallis

Children’s films shine brightly at Film Festival

The annual event made Chilmark a lively place this past weekend.

M.V. Film Fest Recap

Saturday marked the third day of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, beginning with a sold out showing of Victoria Campbell’s “Monsieur le Président” at...

M.V. Film Fest delivers

“The Overnighters,” an apt title for the Film Festival movie that almost missed the boat.

Monsieur le Président: Documentary on Haiti at film festival

Viewers of the M.V. Film Festival will choose the final cut of this intensely personal film.

Film Festival Preview: Whitey Bulger’s attorney on government corruption

                 Hank Brennan will lead discussion at the Film Festival documentary “Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger.”

Programming refinements and expanded venues punctuate Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

New additions this year include repeated screenings and multiple event locations.

The late Geoff Pease wielded a beautiful brush

See his work in Brooklyn March 14–16

Thriller ‘Off Season’ mixes Vineyard talent with Hollywood

Sparseness and isolation are pervasive characteristics of the Island in the leafless months, often spurring residents to take excursions across the Sound for a...

Thank you, thank you, thank you

On behalf of eight relieved families, I would like to express gratitude to the citizens of West Tisbury for unanimously voting at the recent special town meeting to approve corrections to legal language pertaining to the land and homes at Eliakim's Way (a.