Monthly Archives: August 2011
Even when state standards are met, some will still get sick swimming on Island beaches, but a new kind of test could provide an early warning.
Representatives of Island conservation and agricultural groups met Tuesday night to discuss how to go about acquiring the former Thimble Farm.
Dad was rather humble and didn't like a big fuss.
Jane Newhall, aged 97, of San Francisco and West Tisbury, died July 27 at home in the town she so loved.
A little taste of this Sunday's event: the interview series meets with authors who will discuss their work at the MV Book Festival this weekend.
Teacher and cartoonist Paul Karasik's show opens tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 5, at the West Tisbury Public Library. The artist's reception is at 4 pm.
Restaurants such as Among the Flowers, Offshore Ale, and the Aquinnah Shop get creative when making cocktails without the hard stuff.
Badfish, nominated for Best Tribute Act in the Boston Music Awards, makes a tour stop on the Vineyard.
Well-loved Island band Kahoots plays August 1 through August 7 in all Island towns, including Chappaquiddick.
In what has been a reoccurring summer cycle, West Tisbury health officials Wednesday closed a popular beach due to high bacteria counts.
The Trustees of Reservations has reopened the oversand vehicle trail along a portion of Cape Poge Reservation on Chappaquiddick known as the "elbow."
Dr. Russell S. Hoxsie, a beloved and widely respected Island family doctor, died July 30. He was 83.
The Possible Dreams auction raised $251,350 for Martha's Vineyard Community Services. The money will help defray the $1 million in care given by MVCS.
Tisbury Police have asked for the public's help in locating a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault investigation.
Periwinkle Studio owner Judith Drew Schubert returns from a five-year hiatus with new pastels and block print textile designs.
The 53 annual All Island Art Show was held Monday, Aug. 1, once again encircling the Tabernacle in the Oak Bluffs Campgrounds in art.
There is something and everything about the late Della Hardman that makes her revered and so fondly remembered on the Island.
A little taste of this Sunday's event: the interview series meets with speakers who will discuss their work at the MV Book Festival this weekend.
Pulitzer-winning journalist to speak at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center on Thursday.
Across 6 Island venues, a talented lineup of musicians will present music often described as America's first original art form, with Vineyard flavor.