Harry S. Truman Carrier crew receives a Vineyard care package

Chief Petty Officer Edward Harris, the son of Nis and Carolyn Kildegaard of Edgartown, recently reconnected via Facebook with an old Island friend, Brian Packish, as he neared the end of a nine-month deployment on the nuclear aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman. Mr. Packish, an Oak Bluffs landscaper, sent a care package to Chief Harris […]

The meaning of Easter

In anticipation of Easter Sunday, The Times asked Bishop Paulo Tenorio, spiritual leader of The Growing Church Ministry, a primarily Brazilian church in Vineyard Haven, to discuss the meaning and importance of Easter and the message he will deliver to his congregants this Sunday. His essay follows. A Portuguese version follows the English version. I […]