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West Tisbury

I awakened early to a lightening sky, sort of a butternut color, that shimmered through the trees off the east side of our house.

Mario DeBari Jr.

Mario DeBari Jr.

Living Local Harvest Fest is Saturday

This Saturday's fourth annual Living Local Harvest Fest, aimed at increasing awareness and commitment to sustainable living on the Island, is co-sponsored by four Island organizations: Vineyard Energy Project, Vineyard Conservation Society, Island Grown Initiative, and the M.

Supporting Garden Gate preschool

Lambert's Cove Road, across from the graveyard, was the place to be Sunday afternoon for preschool students, their parents, and anybody who was looking for a hearty feed, good tunes, and a laid back country get-together.

Young filmmaker focuses on hunger on Martha’s Vineyard

Fourteen-year-old Josh Bernstein of Chilmark and Armen Hanjian, director of the Island Food Pantry, posed Sunday afternoon in front of the Capawock Theatre, where the premiere of Josh's 28-minute documentary film about the food pantry was screened for a group of invited guests.

Natural light shines on Martha’s Vineyard

With surprising regularity, guests at our house in Oak Bluffs walk out onto our deck at night, look up, and exclaim something like, "Wow! I've never seen the Milky Way before!" I don't know which impresses me more: The fact that our humble abode on the fringes of the O.

Oak Bluffs

At last it's a bit cooler and you can actually get into town and find a parking space without too much trouble.

What a fishing pier was, and can be

I am writing In favor of the proposed fishing pier In Oak Bluffs.

Older Martha’s Vineyard resident dances with the pros

At 76, Carol Loud — all five feet, two inches, 145 pounds of her — has just completed the best summer of her life.

Close contests in track and field

There were two closely contested boys' track and field meets at the high school last Friday.


Menemsha is slowly beginning to close its doors.


Weekends certainly have not slowed down in town.


Fall is really kicking in now.


Best wishes for a rapid recovery go out to Helen Burt, Hugh Knipmeyer, Dan Harnen, and John Chapman.

Sharky’s Cantina adds wireless table speakers

Sharky's Cantina on Upper Main Street in Edgartown now provides wireless adjustable speakers so that patrons at each table or bar seat can now listen to any sports game that is showing on any of their 15 TVs, throughout the week.

How did he get that shot?

I'm late asking, but how did Peter Shepardson get that very appealing photo (MV Times, September 16) of four pretty, cute raccoons peeking through tree branches? Were they people in realistic masks? Impressed me very much.

Sculpture honors Jacqueline Pimentel

Jacqueline Pimentel, a longtime Edgartown resident and advocate for the arts, will be remembered this Saturday, Oct.

Leslie Baker shows in Boston

West Tisbury painter Leslie Baker is one of a select few Vineyard artists who belong to Boston's prestigious Copley Society of Art.