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Tashmoo overlook, now and if

That was a beautiful photo of Tashmoo that the MV Times published last week but, since it was taken with a telephoto lens, it creates the impression that what is only a partial view of the lake represents the entire vista.

You win, cowboy

You will have noticed, perhaps, that I don't go that way anymore.

Loud and joyful music

A letter I meant to send a long time ago.

Affordable housing, in the news

A decade ago, when the Island Affordable Housing Fund released its first housing needs assessment, the narrative account of the problem drew a bleak...

What does it all mean to you? That’s your assignment this week

Martha's Vineyard possesses unique natural, historical, ecological, scientific, cultural and other values . . . These values are being threatened and may be irreversibly...

Noepe Center for Literary Arts opens on Martha’s Vineyard

The new Noepe Center for Literary Arts kicked off its summer season of workshops, classes, and readings with a launch party.

MV Table Tennis Club brings the game out of the basement

The Martha's Vineyard Table Tennis Club welcomes all ages and all skill levels.

Guitarist Will Pfluger fingerpicks his way around the Island

Long time Martha's Vineyard musican and former folk singer teaches and plays guitar.

Lighthouse Committee kicks off “Keep on Shining” campaign

The cost to shore up and move the lighthouse is expected to reach several million dollars.

No surprise, Martha’s Vineyard chooses Markey in Senate race

Voter turnout was low across the Island and the state for the special U.S. Senate election to replace John Kerry.

Strawberries, roses a-plenty; and for July?

July is upon us, and the official summer season beckons, with all that that portends.

Human ointments and creams are bad news when ingested by pets

Remember, dogs and cats will lick off goop you apply topically.

Featured favorites: Beach reads

Recommendations from local bookstores on great summer reading.

M.V. Museum turns 90, movie at Beetlebung Farm, and benefit road race

A few of the interesting events on the schedule this week.

Seawater + sun + wind = salt

When their mushroom crop failed, two Tisbury farm-owners turned to harvesting their own sea salt.

“Whatever the Outcome” unveils mural

Craig Miner says the first WTO event, "Couldn't have gone any smoother."

Richard W. Smith Celebration of Life

A celebration of the life of Richard Wilbor Smith, who died on Wednesday, May 22, will be held this Sunday, June 30, at 2 pm, at his home located at 32 Frog Alley, in Chilmark; second left off Tea Lane off of Middle Road.

Service for Robert & Sylvia Weiss

There will be a public/open memorial service for Robert and Sylvia Weiss of Oak Bluffs on Saturday, July 13, at 1 pm at the Trinity Methodist Church in The Campground.