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Business brief: Island Alpaca owner featured in New York Times

Barbara Ronchetti's transformation from city woman to Martha's Vineyard alpaca farmer was the focus of the "Vocations" column ("

Surviving Thanksgiving with the family

—Home for the Holidays" was based off a short story by West Tisbury's Chris Radant. Meet the author at the film screening on November 29.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club Results

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on November 21, 12 pairs competed.

Adventures in Crock-Pot cookery

After hearing about the wonders of the Crock-Pot from my friends, I decided to give it a go.

Poets’ Corner: Mary’s Shelf

Lenny Hall is a student and observer of life without formal credentials who finds inspiration on Martha's Vineyard.

Hanukkah, an ancient story, still applies today

The evolution of Hanukkah has taken more than two millennia, but there's nothing old about the values it reflects and espouses.

The Historical Perspective: The Invasion of Martha’s Vineyard

On October 2, 1942, waves of U.S. Amphibious troops from Camp Edwards stormed Lambert's Cove as part of a mock invasion.

Family to Family donated 215 Thanksgiving meals to those in need

Relying on Island generosity, the volunteer organization provided all the ingredients for a complete holiday meal.


They are planning a wedding on May 10, 2014.

Islander will join Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Mitch Lowe of Oak Bluffs, a 2011 graduate of MVRHS, will perform with the UMass Minutemen Marching Band.

Cold cats may choose dangerous hideouts

When winter comes, cats can find some unusual, and dangerous, places to keep warm.

Beat the winter blues, and grays

Strategically situated evergreen ground cover can maintain some life in the winter garden scape.

Business Brief: Santander appoints Brian Devaney senior vice president

For more information about Santander in the United States, visit

Business Brief: Yoga on the Vine holds open house Sunday

Yoga on the Vine is located in the Triangle in Edgartown next to the Mailroom.

Baby owls and Flying Elbows highlight Fall Festival

The 23rd annual event is a popular day-after-Thanksgiving family tradition.

IMP and WIMP join forces at Alex’s Place

Have some fun with improv the day after Thanksgiving at the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard


Exercise can help.

Giving thanks, after all

And, bewildering as this year and the two or three before have been, there is nevertheless always a clear reason and a priceless reward for giving thanks.

Community Notes

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