Monthly Archives: May 2011

Ecological and profitable landscaping on Martha’s Vineyard

You'd probably welcome a thousand-acre conservation project on Martha's Vineyard that didn't cost anything. Impossible, right?

Activity, fun sprout out at Polly Hill Arboretum

Hundreds of flowering trees and shrubs are in bloom this week at Polly Hill Arboretum.

Jonathan Ralston joins Eisenhauer Gallery

Eisenhauer Gallery announced the addition of Jonathan Ralston to the gallery both as an artist and as the Edgartown gallery's new director.Mr. Ralston, a...

John Holladay’s cartoons at Louisa Gould Gallery

John Holladay made his national mark with offbeat posters of America's best-loved sports stadia from Fenway Park to

Just one error

This is a copy of my letter to author Geraldine Brooks about a correction to her statements of fact at the end of her new book "Caleb's Crossing.

Tisbury Police pass on tips to young bikers

Tisbury Police Saturday handed out hamburgers, tee-shirts and bicycle safety tips at the annual Tisbury Police bike rodeo at the Tisbury School.


I went away for the weekend and returned to find the lawn had grown about a foot in my absence.


Many friends and relatives came to the Island to take part in the celebration of the wedding of Heather Chapman and Paul Angelastro on Saturday.

Sailing yacht Eos visits Vineyard Sound

Eos, a beautiful three-masted Bermuda-rigged schooner moored off of East Chop in Vineyard Sound last week and aroused the curiosity of sailing enthusiasts and landlubbers alike.

Charter renewed for Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School

A few minutes after 2 pm on Friday, May 20, the


I cannot believe I have forgotten to talk about the shark, the Great White Shark, that was spotted off the coast of Aquinnah two weeks ago sniffing around a dead whale.


Well, it wasn't the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, or the Belmont Stakes, but it was nearly as exciting for some dedicated young equestrians this past Sunday.

Barney – The quintessential Canadian boychick

Get ready to meet Barney Panofsky, the Montreal-based, lovable bupkis who charms and disarms, in the comedy, "Barney's Version," screening at the Katharine Cornell Theatre on Saturday, May 28, under the auspices of the Martha's Vineyard Film Society.

Rupert has come between them

Some 10 or 15 years ago, I started what was known as the Lenny's Loop Fourth of July block party.

Cancer survivors support their neighbors on Martha’s Vineyard

No one should deal with cancer alone. That's why the Martha's Vineyard Cancer Support Group is so important.

Martha’s Vineyard will commemorate Memorial Day

Martha's Vineyard will honor Memorial Day with solemn ceremonies of remembrance.