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 […]

MVRHS students visit State House

Representative Tim Madden hosted Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School students August Welles and Russell Shapiro, Island representatives to the 67th annual Student Government Day at the State House on April 4. “Russell and August were treated to a unique experience, spending the day with government officials, and observing the process of government up here in […]

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.