Monthly Archives: July 2010
If a proud but weary old building could hold out its hand and beseech a community for help, the Vineyard Playhouse in downtown Vineyard Haven surely would.
Imagine walking through a Walmart where all the customers wear bathing suits.
A weekly gleaning of news reports about President Obama's vacation: Where he will stay, what he will do and references to the Island (called Hollywood East, didn't you know?) and Islanders that may surprise some.
Yellow tape blocks the door that until one month ago was the entrance to the Martha's Vineyard Hospital emergency room.
Following more than three years of meetings, discussions, debates, and a special town meeting, West Tisbury selectmen last week named Habitat for Humanity of Martha's Vineyard the developer of three affordable houses on Bailey Park Road.
The Martha's Vineyard Hospital has pulled out of a complex land swap involving the state Department of Mental Health (DMH) and a private walk-in clinic.
It is a typical Friday afternoon in Edgartown Harbor.
As Islanders keep a watchful eye on news of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Brian E.
Those precocious kids we love to hate are played for laughs as they reveal an arsenal of emotional damage in Island Theatre Workshop's (ITW) production of the musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Diane McManus Jensen, "The Art of Collecting: An Intimate Tour Inside Private Art Collections, with Advice on Starting Your Own," Antique Collectors Club, Ltd.
When Rick and Marge Willoughby were high school sweethearts, they played hooky to go to Rockport and visit art galleries.
Now in its 52nd year, the All-Island Art Show (AIAS) takes place again next Monday, August 2, at 10 am in the Oak Bluffs Tabernacle.
A week on Martha's Vineyard is a voyage of self-discovery as much as a vacation for inner city kids from the Philadelphia area who visit the Island each summer.
It is not easy to go on vacation without having some impact on the environment.
Since my move to Martha's Vineyard in 1994, I've lived in five of the Island's six unique towns.
The Tisbury board of health opened Vineyard Haven Harbor to swimming at noon Tuesday, July 27, after results of a water sample taken Monday showed safe bacteria levels.
The American Lobster Management Board (ALMB) of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) decided last week at a meeting in Warwick, R.
The process of creating and exhibiting art is different for every artist.
From her Chilmark studio high atop a ridge with sweeping views of Squibnocket Pond, Wendy Weldon paints luminous renditions of iconic barns and the stone walls that surround her landscape.
Paint, paper, and brush seem like a simple enough formula for producing art.