The gift of curiosity

Students at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School will reap the benefits of a significant donation to their new Vernon Jordan Science Center: a...

This Was Then: Journey to the center of the earth

The word “Chops” — as in East and West — derives its name from the business end of a mouth, the parts one might...

Visiting Vet: Islanders Talk

Last year I joined Islanders Talk on Facebook to find recommendations for oral surgeons to remove my daughter’s wisdom teeth (Thank you, Dr. Langston!),...

Garden Notes: Bearsfoot hellebore

While humans await spring, there is a striking perennial that does not dawdle. In bloom now, Helleborus foetidus, the bearsfoot hellebore, belongs in shade...

Oak Bluffs: Signs of spring

Each morning when I glance out my windows, there are always new changes to observe. Sometimes they are pleasant to see, like the yellow...

How hard could It be to take a plunge in a...

This is something that apparently only a handful of oddballs EVER want to do. Oh, sure, there are scattered people all over the world...

After Eighteen: Lee Hayman

Every year The MV Times asks four recent high school graduates to write about their experiences during their first year after graduation. Lee Hayman...

Poem: Breath

How deep How long My breath sustains My breath remains My breath contains My remains My lifeless bodies breath My breathless eyes death My rosy cheeks My purple lips My bright eyes See no more...

Bridge results

Bridge results were not available this week for the March 20 Edgartown Bridge Club, nor for the March 21 Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club. Results...

West Tisbury: Puppy time

It was 7:19 when Mike and I left Julia Humphreys’s house Sunday evening. “Look how light it still is,” we both commented on the...