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Drink water for a cause

The 13th annual Water Tasting By-the-Sea event will take place this Thursday, July 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Richard and Nancy Friedman's estate in an expanded meadow in Edgartown.

MVRHS’ theatre troupe presents sneak preview before heading to Scotland

A special preview performance of "The Secret of the Seven Sisters" is this Sunday, August 1, at 4 pm at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's (MVRHS) Performing Arts Center.

MVC sets conditions, but are they enforced?

When the Field Club in Katama sought approval from the Martha's Vineyard Commission, the owners offered up many conditions in addition to those set by the commission in their final decision to approve the project.

Spirituals ring out on Martha’s Vineyard

The Jim Thomas Spirituals Choir brought their joyful, pointed message to lovely, uplifting Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs on July 17.

Y offers Station Menemsha crew a place to workout

When the Coast Guard Station Menemsha boathouse was destroyed in a massive fire July 12, the 22 crewmembers lost their weight room and workout equipment.

We know we’re good for them

You may remember that back in mid-summer 2002, we were all just sitting on the back porches of our lavish Martha's Vineyard estates, stunned and hurt by the mocking words of then President George W.

West Tisbury

Last time I saw him, Brian Mann irreverently quipped, "I guess God reads your column.

Melanie DeMore lends talent for African Artists’ Community Development Project

On Tuesday, August 3, the African Artists' Community Development Project will offer two vocal workshops led by Melanie DeMore.

A business that will be missed

I'm so sad to learn that Vineyard Photo is closing.

But for them, I would not be here

Regarding the 30th anniversary of the Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway, I must say, if it weren't for Nat and Ross, I probably would not have stayed here after my first visit to Martha's Vineyard on a yacht in 1984.

Campgrounds celebrate 175 years

The 175th anniversary celebration of the founding of the Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association (MVCMA) in Oak Bluffs took place last Sunday, July 25.


An ad for Singular Spaces, custom-painted floors by Amy Upton, included an incorrect telephone number.

“Circle of Faith” tells history of Oak Bluffs Campgrounds

"Circle of Faith," by Sally Dagnall, Vineyard Stories, 2010, 160 pp.

Star Island: A breezy read for Perez followers

"Star Island" by Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, July 2010, 352 pp.

“Rescuing Emmanuel” playing at Oak Bluffs Tabernacle

Vineyard filmmakers Len and Georgia Morris of Galen Films have framed the issue of street children with poignant immediacy in their new film "Rescuing Emmanuel.

“The Rise and Fall of Annie Hall” at Vineyard Playhouse

On one hand, it is not really about the 1977 Academy Award-winning mega-hit movie "Annie Hall.

Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Transactions: July 12-16, 2010

July 16, Robert Patrick Mello sold 10 South Roger Rd.