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Births

Caffrey Charles Cooke-EnnisAnne Cooke and Dan Ennis of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Caffrey Charles Cooke-Ennis, on Dec. 29, 2015, at...

High school facilities meeting

On Thursday, Jan. 7, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will host a public meeting on the state of the high school facilities and fields.The...

Aquinnah: Football season

I hope everyone had a great New Year, and that you haven’t broken your New Year’s resolutions yet. If you have, I hope you...

West Tisbury: Bossa Nova Concert

It’s been so warm that I thought I should take a look for my snowdrops. The earliest clump was up and blooming as of...

Tisbury: Resolutions

So much has been happening in our world that I totally missed telling you about Bow Van Riper’s presentation last Tuesday at our library....

A Christmas Eve dilemma

With everyone busy with holiday preparations, travel plans, or visiting friends and family, late December is usually a peaceful time around my office. Most...

Shakespeare gets a shakeup

Shakespeare for the Masses is an Island institution, known for appropriating the Bard’s plays as quick and easy-to-understand comedies. Since 2008, co-creators Nicole Galland...

Toast 2016 with a Lobster Bloody Mary

Whether you received the New Year dressed to the nines at an Island gathering, or you watched the ball drop on cable in your...

A second chance at life leads to a second career

Paul Doherty of Vineyard Haven is leading a second life, both figuratively and literally. After receiving a diagnosis of terminal brain cancer in 2013,...

‘Easinesses Found’: Poetry by Fan Ogilvie

West Tisbury’s Fan Ogilvie has published a new volume of poetry and art. “Easinesses Found” is the second poetry collection by Ms. Ogilvie, the...

Edgartown: Welcome winter

Happy 2016 to all. Time sure flies. I can’t believe that we are staring down the formidable “winter months” here on Martha’s Vineyard. I...

Chilmark: Happy New Year

We have had a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows coming into this new year, with unexpected losses of Islanders who affected many, challenges...

Turning to the light

We are a week into the new year, 2016, and already I am happy to report daylight has increased by six minutes at sunset....

Discolored tap water caught Oak Bluffs businesses by surprise

Updated 11 am, WednesdaySystem flushing during water-main work on the last day of the year by the Oak Bluffs water department that caused discolored tap...

Strong women rule in ‘Joy’ and ‘Carol’

“Joy” and “Carol,” currently playing on-Island, should help retire the derogative term “chick flick.” Both celebrate strong, independent women. “Joy” follows the life of...

Food predictions and trends for 2016

2016 is set to be a year packed with delicious foods. Many food professionals have researched and predicted what food, ingredients, and cuisines will...

Walking in a winter wonderland?

On Saturday, Jan. 9, the Polly Hill Arboretum staff will lead a guided tour, focusing on seasonal plants of interest. At this time of...

Dance to raise funds at The Loft

The Loft in Oak Bluffs will host an event on Jan. 8 from 7 to 10 pm to raise funds for the Oak Bluffs...

Give a reading, hear a reading at 'Writers Read'

On Monday, Jan. 11, at 7 pm, the West Tisbury library will host its second “Writers Read” evening. This event features community members reading...

Martha's Vineyard Museum names Pennsylvania man new executive director

The Martha's Vineyard Museum board announced Monday that Phil Wallis, a native of southeastern Pennsylvania, and longtime Island visitor with family on the Vineyard, will be...