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Holga Heaven photography show at Featherstone

Weeks ago, several young art students were given inexpensive plastic cameras, called Holgas, and an assignment to take one roll of pictures per week.

Noteworthys

Martha's Vineyard Community Services Early Childhood Program (ECP) was selected as one of the top 10 high-performing school readiness organizations in Massachusetts by Social Impact Research (SIR).

Oak Bluffs restaurants join Boston fundraiser

This week, Leslie Hewson is baking for a cause.

Public records law protects legitimate interest in disclosure

In an email public records request dated March 5 addressed to Michael Dutton, Oak Bluffs town administrator, Martha's Vineyard Times reporter Steve Myrick asked for a copy of a letter the Oak Bluffs police union sent to police chief Erik Blake regarding then-selectman Kerry Scott.

Animal Shelter of MV hires shelter operator

The directors of the Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard (ASMV) hired Lisa Burke Hayes of Edgartown as the full-time shelter operator.

National Geographic hosts “Water is Life” this weekend

This weekend Martha's Vineyard will host a series of water conservation-related events to help celebrate the launch of "Written in Water: Messages of Hope for Earth's Most Precious Resource," published by the National Geographic Society and the Island premiere of Chilmark filmmaker Adam Geiger's film, "Shark Eden.

Sustaining life starting young

What is your dream for your life and your Island? That's just one of the challenges 40 Vineyarders from ages 16 to 23 will try to answer in a week-long Youth Summit hosted by the Stone Soup Leadership Institute this summer.

WVVY’s Air Fair a hit

What began as a daytime trade show evolved in to an all-night dance party with local musicians and DJ's entertaining guests at WVVY's Air Fair last Saturday, April 24.

West Tisbury

Leaves have appeared overnight.

Wampanoag Spring Social

About 150 members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah and their guests gathered at the tribal headquarters for a spring social featuring food, music, and the arts.

Aquinnah

Chilmark Chocolates reopens today.

No more free grocery bags after May 1 at Cronig’s

Shoppers will pay five cents apiece for paper grocery bags at Cronig's Markets in Vineyard Haven and West Tisbury starting on May 1.

Town webs win awards

Three Island towns, Oak Bluffs, Chilmark, and Edgartown, earned e-government awards for their efforts to post relevant government documents and information on their town web sites.

Words to take flight for Prominent Young Poet winners

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) junior Jordan Wallace, son of Mark and Patricia Wallace of Oak Bluffs, hopes to play lacrosse and write poetry at Brown University.

Edgartown

The buds are on the oak trees, which means everything is probably already green in Vineyard Haven.

Oak Bluffs

Our town is looking brand new with all the activity going on around Circuit Avenue and in front of the Steamship Authority wharf.

Chilmark

May is only days away.

Artist Bill Buckley shows at Chilmark Library

Bill Buckley describes himself as "Just a regular guy with a painting addiction.

It’s the motion

The Tisbury School gym was rocking on the morning of April 16, and it wasn't just because everyone was excited about the upcoming school vacation week.