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Sheila Morgan

The family of Sheila Morgan invites the public to join them for a celebration of her life at 3 pm on Saturday, October 2 at the First Congregational Church in West Tisbury.


Daniel A.


Friday, Oct.

Ann Smith: Featherstone’s new director

There's been a changing of the guard at Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs, but former executive director Francine Kelly did her best to ensure that her own energy, vision and spirit remain: She recommended that her daughter, Ann Smith, her assistant for the past three-and-one-half years, succeed her as the new executive director.

Pequot show brings people together

Jacquelyn Brickman traveled to Martha's Vineyard more than a decade ago to recover from a broken back — a temporary stopover on what had already been a long road to recuperation.

Lure and Winnetu’s dine and stay special

By the end of September, I've developed an unstoppable craving for a quick-fix getaway to tide me over until our first real vacation.

Wildfood competition at Detente

Whether your specialty is raspberries or venison, the Martha's Vineyard Wildfood Challenge invites you to show off your cooking skills for a chance to win one of several prizes, including a cocktail cruise on a luxury yacht catered by Soigne, a $500 case of Pinot Noir from C.

M.V. Film Society screens “Ondine”

We can all use a dose of escapism in these dark economic times, and Irish writer/director Neil Jordan serves up a deliciously romantic film "Ondine.

Jazz at Offshore is a year-round speciality

Offshore Ale, on Kennebec Avenue in Oak Bluffs, touts itself as the place where "the Island of Martha's Vineyard relaxes," and generally on any night of the week, especially in the off-season, you can find familiar faces.

Part thriller, part gore-fest, “Growth” capitalizes on Vineyard’s mystique

Even though Martha's Vineyard is famously the setting for one of the scariest movies of all time, "Jaws," in general, horror is not the genre that immediately comes to mind when thinking of the Island as a movie locale.


It was such a beautiful September day that we didn't notice at first that the store sign was gone.

Vote no on Question Two

Question two on the ballot this November 2 would repeal our state's main affordable housing law.

Far from the limelight, Island provides fishing respite for vets

We hear a lot about what are often called heroes.

Skepticism remains about state’s revised wind plans

A shift in the Patrick administration's wind energy development focus from state waters to federal waters came as welcome news last week to Islanders concerned about possible nearshore wind energy projects near Martha's Vineyard.

All-Island selectmen disagree on future storm response

At a meeting of the all-Island selectmen last Thursday, hard feelings between Edgartown and Oak Bluffs were still apparent more than three weeks after the remnants of Hurricane Earl passed southeast of Nantucket.

Putting a municipal sewer system in its place

Tisbury voters, led by the planning board and a variety of opponents of growth, chose to build a municipal sewer system in 2004 that was designed to do something a sewer system is not supposed to do — namely, control growth and change.

65th Derby results

Boat bluefish: Sandy E.

Chilmark voters approve dock repairs, balk on farm house spending

Chilmark voters at a special town meeting Monday unanimously approved three articles authorizing the town to spend just over $1.