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The Vineyard Connection: From here to Charles Manson

Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected to each other (or...

On My Mind: Politics and mental health

Once a month, Dr. Charles Silberstein, psychiatrist at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, will write a column that directly addresses issues Islanders have with mental health....

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Benson Blu — ‘BB’

Dear Dogcharmer, What is the best way to train one’s dog not to chase other animals: birds, squirrels, cats, etc.? Thanks, Diana   Dear Diana, Antelope and zebras are...

Visiting Vet: Pancreatitis

At the conclusion of our last column, our hero, Poosky, the Jack Russell terrier, had disappeared overnight, then arrived at my office vomiting, panting,...

Garden Notes: Lilac Tommies

“Green winter, green graveyard” is an old adage carrying a hint of foreboding. I suspect I am just one among many fellow Island sufferers,...

Wild Side: The yellow-breasted chat

The warbler family, a large one, is a favorite among birders. And even if you aren’t a birder, you may well have a sense...

After Eighteen: Maddy Alley

Every year The MV Times asks several recent high school graduates to write about their experiences during their first year after graduation. Maddy Alley...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para...

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglês. Last Friday as it snowed, some parents reached out to me because they didn't...

Minding Your MV P's & Q's: Five Corners

Dear Nicole, Can we please have a moment, an hour, a day, without politics? I voted for Warren/Markey/Keating, who are ROCKING IT in D.C. That...

Have Faith: Courage and conviction

Every other week, Connie Berry reports on the news, events, and people at Martha’s Vineyard’s various places of worship.   I got to thinking the...