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We have reached that point in the winter when people start escaping the island en masse, headed to warmer climes. Just this morning in...

Danielle Giguere & Stuart Bangs

Stuart Bangs and Danielle Giguere have announced their engagement. Danielle is the daughter of Philip and Martha Giguere of Andover. Stuart is the son...


My father called me last week after reading the column and said he had had a good laugh reading about the black sled about...

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

Eight pairs competed at the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on January 23. Finishing first overall were Bea Phear and Cecily Greenaway, followed...


There is no Chilmark Town News column this week. It will return next week, after the flu releases its grip on the Carroll family.

Academic Honors

Dean’s ListMargaret Johnson of Vineyard Haven at the University of New Hampshire in Durham.Hannah Marlin of Vineyard Haven at the University of New Hampshire in Durham.Meghan...

Intriguing birds can be found, even in bitter cold

The unceasing ebb and flow of migratory bird populations ensure that every season offers specialties that can’t be found at other times of year.


Ava Louise DubnoJessica Seeman and Andrew Dubno of New York announce the birth of their daughter, Ava Louise Dubno, on January 8, at home...

A comfort food makeover

Josh Levy of Vineyard Nutrition puts a healthy spin on your favorite foods.

Charleane Corrigan celebrates 100 years of life

Reflecting on a century of life, Charleane talked about the secret — coffee.  

Judge finds for Chilmark in Hillman land swap deal

The judge ordered the Hillman family to abide by the terms of a deal intended to create affordable housing and a trail.

Robert L. Berry Jr.

Robert (Bob, Poppy) Lawrence Berry Jr. died peacefully on December 12 in Norwalk, Conn. He was 92.A memorial service will be held in St....

With a song in our hearts (and it should stay there)

With a song in our hearts (and it should stay there).

Stop & Shop project back on the MVC griddle for seventh time

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission wants to hear more about plans for traffic and parking.

George D. Jackson Jr.

George D. “Sonny” Jackson Jr. of West Tisbury died on January 14, with his family by his side. He was 84.He attended and graduated...

Musical birthday bash for Boaz at Katharine Cornell Theatre

Martha’s Vineyard musicians take the stage for a Grateful Dead-themed music festival.

Oscar nominated shorts play at Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

See both live action and animated at the Vineyard Haven theater.

Poet-turns-novelist pens Martha’s Vineyard thriller

Martha’s Vineyard poet-turned-novelist Michael West writes a Shark Tournament thriller.

Paul S. James

Paul Samuel James died on January 21. He was 87.Paul was founder and President of Solar Electrical Construction Corp, and its sister company, Eastern...