Mechanical Failure

By John Eisner if you can leave yourself just for a moment you will see them trotting thru glass held corridors they pull black bags on wheels moving only forward away...

West Tisbury: They haying is done and the sheep are sheared

Well, here we are. Strawberries. Peas. Bluefish. Flags and fireworks. It’s Fourth of July weekend. Everyone is busy getting ready for houseguests or just...

Edgartown: Welcome to summer!

I’m sad to say I’ve spent the first two full days of my summer vacation sick! Doesn’t it figure? I think I was just...

Tisbury: Liberty bells, summer reading, and new stores

Did you know that the Liberty Bell rang at 2 pm on the Fourth of July in 1776? That was after the last of...

Get ready for Possible Dreams

The Art Buchwald Possible Dreams Auction, which benefits Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) and its six core programs, celebrates its 38th anniversary this year...

Aquinnah: Time for the beach!

With all this amazing weather, I know everyone is eager to get to Philbin. So listen up, because the beach sticker hours are a...

Postcard from Japan: Summer spent on a distant shore

Naomi Pallas attended high school on Martha’s Vineyard, and has written for The MV Times for several summers. She recently finished a research program...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Riding with Rogue

Dear Dogcharmer, I have a question regarding my 1-year-old puppy, Rogue. Rogue arrived in our lives last spring, and has since never liked or...

Wild Side: Dioctria hyalipennis

In my effort to study insects, the goal is simply to learn at least one new thing every day. Over time, in theory, the...

Edgartown library has grand opening

  A festive crowd turned out on Saturday afternoon for formal ribbon-cutting ceremonies celebrating the completion of the new Edgartown Public Library (which has been...