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Taste of the Vineyard: Oh what a night

Underneath the surface of this elegant, indulgent, fashionable event, there is a fierce undercurrent in the sea of pinstripe and pink.

Edibles: Good eats up-Island

You have an advantage if you are lucky enough to live up-Island where you're steps away from the many take-out spots in Aquinnah and Chilmark.

Creative living award nominees sought

The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha's Vineyard is accepting nominations for the 2010 Creative Living Award.

Summer arts workshops: Paint, shoot, create

Photographers Louisa Gould, Peter Simon, and Alison Shaw, along with a host of other well known artists and writers, will share their expertise this summer and fall in a series of creative arts workshops on the Island.

Where to get sandwiches on Martha’s Vineyard

Only the organized and practical have everything they need for a day at the beach before leaving the house.

Entertainment: Dance, music, theater

It's summer, and the Vineyard is bustling with all forms of entertainment, offering big-town entertainers in an up-close and personal small-town setting.

Bloomsday: Rejoicing in Joyce at the Katharine Cornell

On Wednesday last week, this year's edition of Arts & Society's Bloomsday celebration at the Katharine Cornell Theatre was a delightful 90 minutes of Irish music, history, whimsy, laughter, and serious dramatic renderings of the words of the exuberant, sensual, brilliant, and sometimes-difficult-to-understand Irish writer James Joyce (1882-1941).

Time for the beach

Don't be one of those ill-prepared beach goers who turn lobster red and are bored to tears because they don't bring anything but their pale skin.

HarborFest and Summer Solstice fill Oak Bluffs

The 19th annual HarborFest and the fifth annual Summer Solstice celebration, hosted by the Oak Bluffs Association (OBA), was "as good as ever," according to Dennis daRosa, president of the OBA.

George W. Maury Jr.

A military burial service for George W.

David O’Docherty, Irish artist, dies while swimming in Katama Bay

David O'Docherty, 75, of Lynn died Saturday morning while swimming in Katama Bay in Edgartown.

Announcements

Phoenix Aiello of Edgartown and Bill Malfa Jr.

Doing what must be done – for nonprofits summer is no season of respite

The nonprofit organizations of Martha's Vineyard deliver our babies and sit with us when we're dying.

Senators stake out positions on casino gambling

Competing ideologies clashed during the opening round of the Senate casino debate Wednesday, with several camps emerging: casino proponents, backers of slot machines at racetracks, advocates for Native American tribes, outright opponents of all forms of expanded gambling, and Republican critics who say Democrats are depending too heavily on gambling for economic development solution.

To all who helped

To any and all who helped with a safe haven over my aging head, God bless you all.

Where to find party supplies on the Vineyard

Summer on the Vineyard brings lots of activities, extended family members, friends, and loads of parties.

Grant funds overtime to stop underage drinking

Oak Bluffs police have won federal funds that will allow officers to work overtime to enforce alcohol laws.

Correction.wg

In a story called "Any rare bees around?" in the June 17 Times, the date of the first training session is incorrect.

Fashion show at Il Tesoro

Il Tesoro at the Terrace in Edgartown introduced their summer lunch menu to a crowd this past Monday, June 21, in collaboration with a fashion show with In the Pink, a Lilly Pulitzer signature store.

Great fishing is often a matter of the right attitude

Been fishin' yet? It is a common question on the Vineyard, if people suspect you are a member of the Island's large fishing fraternity.