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Martha’s Vineyard Film Society: “The Joy of Singing”

Gallic humor runs amok in French director Ilan Duran Cohen's 2008 comedy, "The Joy of Singing" ("Le Plaisir de Chanter").

Creative thinking: gallery owners gather

On the evening of May 6, Island gallery owners met on the sun-filled patio of Farm Neck Café to compare notes, share ideas, and partake of refreshments.

Anne L. Broome

Anne Lawton Broome, 84, died at her home in Edgartown on Thursday, April 15, of pancreatic cancer.

Capricorn House receives green certification

The Capricorn House bed and breakfast on Seaview Avenue in Oak Bluffs has received a "Green Business" certification from the Institute for Green Business Certification Inc.


In the May 20 issue of The Times, the article "County budget shifts save little" incorrectly reports that most county employees will receive a 3.

Gratifying experience

Adult and Community Education of Martha's Vineyard (ACE MV) recently completed it's first humanitarian travel/service project in Nicaragua.

Vineyard Playhouse Coffeehouse

This weekend the Vineyard Playhouse will play host to a couple of very talented and engaging female singer/songwriters, one — an import from Boston — on the forefront of the folk rock circuit and the other, an Island girl who is poised to make her mark on the scene with the release of a powerful debut CD.

Vineyard Village seeks volunteers

Vineyard Village at Home, now more than two years old, is looking for new volunteers and for more Island seniors who still live at home but need a helping hand.

Opening dates

The only restaurant that isn't opening this weekend seems to be the new Wallace brothers venture, The Ocean Club, formerly Danny Quinn's Pub and Balance.


Vineyard House, a safe, sober place to live for Islanders in early recovery from substance abuse, invites the community to a potluck dinner and presentation at 6 pm on Thursday, June 3, at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury.


Friends of Family Planning Art Show Opening Gala, 6 to 8 pm.

A draining courtroom scene, as Kelly McCarron is sentenced to jail for fatal accident

In a courtroom filled with family, friends, and sadness, Kelly McCarron, 18, of Edgartown pled guilty in Edgartown District Court Friday to vehicular homicide, while driving under the influence of alcohol.

“Schooner” by Tom Dunlop and Alison Shaw

"Schooner: Building a Wooden Boat on Martha's Vineyard" by Tom Dunlop, photographs by Alison Shaw, Vineyard Stories, July 1, 2010.

New Zamboni arrives at ice arena

Martha's Vineyard Ice Arena manager Kurt Mundt took the wheel of a brand new Zamboni that arrived Tuesday morning.

Martha’s Vineyard Museum announces summer schedule

There are 30 educational, informative, and interesting events and exhibits kicking off this summer at the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

Impossible without you

The "Creating Possibilities" Resource Fair, held on Saturday, May 8, at the MVRHS was organized in hopes of providing easy access to resources that could be supportive to families that include family members with developmental disabilities.

Q & A (no head)

Nancy Cramer, Shaw Cramer Gallery: Not necessarily.


The Granary Gallery on Old County Road in West Tisbury, is hosting a trunk show featuring textiles by artist/painter Carol Maguire.

What’s happening: Edgartown

Edgartown has new faces, revamped stores, location changes, and even a store that moved back from another town.

Vineyard Gardens weekly lecture series returns

Vineyard Gardens, on State Road in West Tisbury, will again host a Saturday series of expert lectures on gardening topics, each beginning at 11 am.