This Was Then: Buried treasure

In gale winds and heavy seas in the fall of 1850, the bark Missouri of New York, loaded with a cargo of Indonesian pepper...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: November 21 – 25, 2016

Chilmark Nov. 22, Chloeco Holdings LTD sold 20 David's Way to Robert C. Schiff Jr. and Dawn W. Schiff for $6,125,000. Edgartown Nov. 21, Stephen C. Turner...

Bimmer the computer cat

By Nancy Langman You gotta love that cat Sitting close at hand Knowing where he’s at Feeling part of the band Content takes on new meaning As I watch...

Oak Bluffs: Peaceful December

Hello, December. Last week Thanksgiving brought many people to our Island to celebrate with their families, and it seems as if suddenly we are...

Tisbury: Open House at the Vineyard Haven library

It was fun! Thanksgiving at the Black Dog was like a neighborhood party. All the best people were there. The meal was delicious, the...

Edgartown: It’s called ‘break’ for a reason

As I sit down to write, I’m attempting to relish my last day off before returning to work Monday morning. As usual, I had...

West Tisbury: Lots of Thanksgiving stories

West Tisbury was full of visitors for Thanksgiving weekend. Tables big and small were set out with pretty china and sparkling glass, everyone arriving...

Wild Side: Spring peepers

Late November may be a strange time of year to write about an animal with “spring” in its name, but among the absolute truths...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Tashmoo

Dear Tom, First of all — totally enjoyed your presentation in the Campgrounds in August, and have requested that they have you again next year. We...

Every picture tells a story

What happens after the last school bell rings at 2:05? Between classes? Behind the teacher’s back? The MV Times challenged Martha’s Vineyard Regional High...