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Bringing joy to the world

Like many benefactors and donors of time or money on Martha’s Vineyard, Kevin Ryan and his wife Joanne Ryan like to avoid public recognition....

‘Mother had a life of movement’

A winter sunset blazed in the sky and a fire roared in the hearth of the Ag Hall as a crowd gathered to remember...

Jillian Sedlier promoted to officer

Oak Bluffs Police Chief Erik Blake went before selectmen on Tuesday night to recommend Jillian Sedlier be promoted to a full-time officer with the...

Stop & Shop with the help of a cop

Updated Nov. 27Members of the Tisbury Police Department stationed themselves in the Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop parking lot to help direct traffic, unload...

Show some love

Now is a time when the community can pay it forward, either by donating a handmade item or shopping at the Hospice of M.V.’s...

Rolling out the rugelach

It doesn’t take a lot to make rugelach, but Avery Lazes makes sure to put a lot of love into all the rugelach he...

Cooking up a community gathering

Modeled off the Chilmark School’s quarterly community lunch program, “up-Island lunch lady” Jenny Devivo launched a West Tisbury School community lunch, which fed more...

Berried treasures

Just in time for the upcoming holiday, the Vineyard Open Land Foundation ramped up its cranberry production at its cranberry processing barn, Cranberry Acres,...

Living and loving the Island on her own terms

Lolita Duarte’s day starts at 4 am. She shakes off a mound of blankets and wiggles her toes, which have gone nearly numb overnight....

Islanders benefit from Permanent Endowment Fund

Gratitude was palpable as the Permanent Endowment Fund awarded $125,000 to 30 local organizations and businesses at the Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven. This...

Pho-nomenal flavors

My favorite thing about dining on Martha’s Vineyard is the unlikely combination of factors and circumstances that produce great food. Never in my wildest...

Stitching for strangers

It doesn’t take much to be charitable. A random act of kindness, a small donation, or a simple article of clothing can go far...

Photos of the week October 26 – November 2

Want to see your furry friend in this slideshow? Email your photos to photos@mvtimes.com

Pumpkin patch flashback

When photographer Lynn Christoffers looks at a photograph she took of a group of kids selling pumpkins 10 years ago, she can’t help but...

Cooking to keep the vampires away

When the chill of October starts creeping in, my friends bemoan the fading vestiges of summer. “No more beach days, no more tanning, no...

Care for a little barbecued raccoon?

The smell of roasting meat was in the air as the 2017 Local Wild Food Challenge took over the sun-drenched grounds of the FARM...

Rest for the weary

It was a dark and stormy night when the group of seven wounded warriors made their way out to Chilmark for the start of...

One injured in Vineyard Haven car accident

A two-car accident in Vineyard Haven resulted in one person being taken to the hospital and shut down part of Franklin Street on Thursday...

Building STEAM toward teaching computer coding

 By Stacey RupoloIf you walk into Leah Dorr’s MakerSpace, it would undoubtedly be abuzz with creative energy. When The Times visited the Oak Bluffs...

Michelangelo had his ceilings; Dexter Nerny has his fish skins

When Dexter Nerny passed a pair of stingray skin earrings in St. Martin his first thought was, “I should get those for my wife.”...