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Michael Moore and the Coen Brothers serve up laughs

Two lighthearted films play at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend. “Where to Invade Next,” Michael Moore’s latest documentary, takes a mellower turn...

Q & A with comedian Dave Sawyer

Martha’s Vineyard comedian Dave Sawyer, a member of the sketch comedy team Sawyer and Hurley, will be performing at the 11th annual Toronto Sketch...

Islanders Read the Classics kicks off Thursday

The Vineyard Haven library will host the first “Islanders Read the Classics” on Thursday, March 3, at 7 pm at the the Katharine Cornell...

Bliss out at Peter Simon Dance Party

Peter Simon had so much fun at his birthday party at the Barn Bowl and Bistro last month, he decided to make it a...

The Webber Journal, Installment II

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In 1947, five years before he rescued 32 crew members from a sinking tanker off the coast of Chatham, Bernie Webber was stationed in...

Act III: Hunter Moorman

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The Island’s first baby boomers turn 70 this year. Our 65-plus population is growing far faster here on the Island than in the of...

Have faith: A visit to Bodhi Path

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Every other week, Connie Berry will report on the news, events, and people at Martha’s Vineyard’s various places of worship. When I met Sharon...

Edgeworthia chrysantha

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This is a misleading time of year on the Vineyard. Bird song is once again enlivening Island woods and thickets. Sunrise now occurs at...

Stress hyperglycemia

When Cata’s owner passed away last year, the elderly kitty was adopted by Good Samaritan One, who soon noticed she was losing weight. Maybe...

MVYouth awards 2016 expansion grants to three Island nonprofits

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Updated 10 am, Friday. Grants awarded by MVYouth totaling $510,986 to three local nonprofits will fund an upgraded youth club facility, completion and expansion of...

Scratch League Week 4: Feb. 25

Total Average Robert Rippcondi 631 210 Robert Tabares 502 167 Jeff Corr Sr. 491 163 Bryan LeCompte 573 191 Chris Joseph 683 227 Bob Goulart 453 151 Richard Medeiros 491 163 Mark Seawell 432 144 Marissa Jeknavorian 546 182 Josh Burgoyne 524 174 Mike Poirier 477 159 Chris Reynolds 344 114 Will Fielding 299 99 Tom Dellarocco 495 165 Patrick Medieros 657 219 Season High Total: Chris...

Vineyard students recognized at Falmouth Academy’s 28th annual science fair

Two Martha’s Vineyard students were among those receiving top honors at the 28th annual Falmouth Academy science fair on Thursday, Feb. 18. Several other...

This was then: The steamer Martha’s Vineyard

The sidewheel steamer Martha’s Vineyard was one of the four original steamships owned by the enterprise now known as the Steamship Authority. Built in...

Tisbury Tigers excel in math competition

Ten Tisbury Tigers from the Tisbury Elementary School, accompanied by math teachers Ms. Forrester and Ms. Canham, participated in a regional MathCounts competition on...

The West Tisbury Dumptique grand reopening

The West Tisbury Dumptique reopened on Tuesday, March 1, after its annual cleanup closing for the month of February. The Dumptique will be open...

Think:Kids workshops coming to Martha’s Vineyard

The Island Wide Youth Collaborative, in conjunction with Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Disability Services Family Support Center, the Youth Task Force, the National Alliance...

Martha's Vineyard Court Report: Feb. 18 – Feb. 29

Feb. 18, 2016 James R. Joyce Jr., Edgartown; DOB 3/23/86, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, speeding: continued to pretrial...

Chilmark: Congrats to Coffee Co.

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What a great last Friday night at Pathways, getting to see Ben Cheney from the Yard perform a solo; Claire Ganz introduce her interactive...

Brown – Meisner

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Brown of Vineyard Haven are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Courtney Brown, to Eerik Meisner, son...

Tisbury: 'Molly Sweeney' comes to the library

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That was a rather nice February. I do enjoy these bits of spring that assure us that warmer days are coming. I hear that...