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Martha’s Vineyard commemorates Memorial Day

Martha's Vineyard observed Memorial Day in a solemn ceremony punctuated by the poignant remarks of James S. Craig, who called to mind long-lost comrades.

An unflinching look at the Styron family’s life with father

Told with straightforward candor,"Reading My Father" by Alexandra Styron offers every privileged bit of information you've wondered and wanted to know about the Styron family.

Rain may delay Tisbury picnic start to 1 pm

In the event of expected rain late this morning, the Tisbury Memorial Day Picnic will be pushed back from noon to 1 pm.

Jet Blue arrives on Martha’s Vineyard by way of Boston

Thick fog Thursday dampened the start of nonstop Jet Blue service between John F.

Oak Bluffs says no to overrides, clerk questions election

Oak Bluffs voters defeated two Proposition 2.

Hippie Deliveries wants to fill a niche

Hippie Deliveries wants to be the delivery conduit for Islanders who would like to shop at Trader Joe's in Hyannis but do not want to make the trip.

Permanent Endowment seeks Creative Living Award nominations

The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha's Vineyard is accepting nominations for the 2011 Creative Living Award.

Inspections are part of Island-wide revaluation process

Town assessors are currently updating real estate and personal property values in all Island towns so that each town's assessments can be certified by the Massachusetts Department of Revenue later this year for fiscal year 2012, which begins on July 1, 2011.

SunWater helps Islanders reap solar grants

Tim Twombly of SunWaterMV said that 17 islanders will receive $37,865.

Carry the colors aloft and wave them high

Of the Vineyard men who gave the last full measure of devotion to the Union cause during the Civil War, at least two lost their lives carrying their regimental colors.

What’s going on in the Vineyard art world

This Saturday, May 28, the doors will be open and the windows of the Oak Bluffs Arts District galleries will once again shine with light and art.


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Interview with DJ Di, woman with sound

The Times recently sat down and asked DJ DI what she does to remain inspired and keep things fresh for her Martha's Vineyard audience.

Mass jobless rate falls below 8 percent for first time in two years

Massachusetts employers added 19,500 jobs in April and the state's jobless rate dipped below 8 percent for the first time in two years, the State House News Service reported.

Ruth Adams makes Treehouse Gallery unique

At different times during the day, as the spirit moves her, Ruth Adams sits at the piano that stands along a wall in her gallery surrounded by all manner of art, and plays for the pleasure of it.

New at Seaworthy Gallery

"Skeg," printed in an edition of 100 on watercolor paper, 27-inches by 35-inches.

What’s the best lesson you’ve learned from your clients?

Louisa Gould, Louisa Gould Gallery, Main Street, Vineyard Haven: "I have learned to adapt my communication skills to make sure that I understand and then respond effectively to each client.

Allen Whiting: Marking the occasions

Landscape painter Allen Whiting has much to celebrate this summer: his 65th birthday, his 40th year as a professional artist, and his 30th year as proprietor of Davis House Gallery on State Road in West Tisbury.