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Beer and wine licenses will multiply

To the Editor:During the debate over alcohol in Tisbury, some of us raised concerns about the very high number of licenses that selectmen could potentially grant.

The moment for improving tolerance

To the Editor:I have sent this letter to Martha's Vineyard Regional School District's superintendent's office.

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

The American Academy of Audiology in conjunction with Vineyard Audiology have launched National Audiology Awareness Month this October, according to a press release.

IEH: A talented population

The third annual Artists and Craftsmen Show featuring the work of the residents at Island Elderly Housing, (IEH) opens Saturday, October 9, from 1 to 3 pm.

Show openings

Thursday, Oct.


It's words and pictures at the Simon Gallery this weekend.

Seven artists at Featherstone

The recent show at Featherstone Center for the Arts, Seven Artists You Should Know, was a bold pronouncement about some young and talented artists: Gretchen Baer, Ines Al-Alsoqi, Elissa Turnbull, Marshall Pratt, Richard Limber, Marnie Stanton, and Lilla Warren.

Edgartown Scrimshaw

Thank you to everyone who helped make this another great week of sharing favorite shopping places, which led to another tough choice for me.

First Martha’s Vineyard Wildfood Challenge was quite the success

Monday night the entrance to Détente was filled with people flocking to the Wildfood Challenge.

A treasure at The Terrace: Il Tesoro

This week, I met with acclaimed chef A.J. Black, owner of Il Tesoro in Edgartown, to learn more about the restaurant's upcoming events and specials.

The Art of Chocolate Festival

Former Featherstone director Francine Kelly and her successor, daughter Ann Smith, both agree that the annual Art of Chocolate festival is the most popular event hosted by the Island's center for the arts each year.

KCT Concert: Oisin MacDiarmada

An Island autumn brings vigorous austerity, scrubbing away the frivolousness of summer and getting to the bones of what matters.

French comedy “Let It Rain” at Katharine Cornell Theatre

Bad weather refuses to dampen spirits in French director Agnes Jaoui's new film, "Let It Rain.


Helena da S.

Beach cleanup in Oak Bluffs

More than a dozen dedicated Oak Bluffs residents spent a couple of hours before noon on Saturday, September 25, cleaning up the beach between the Inkwell and the steamship pier.

Melissa Breese brings the MVAA into the future

When Melissa Breese, artist and art educator, was appointed director of The Martha's Vineyard Art Association (MVAA), four years ago, she knew she'd have her hands full.

New plans, old worries for Edgartown library design

After seeing preliminary design plans for two possible Edgartown Library expansion sites, selectman Michael Donaroma, a member of the Edgartown Library design committee, sized up the architect's presentation.

Chilmark selectmen mussel operation to expand

Hoping to build on a successful first season at the Vineyard's first offshore blue mussel farm, Chilmark selectmen agreed unanimously Tuesday to allow two well-known fishermen to expand their operation next summer.

Duart gets 10 years in state prison

Associate Justice C.