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Dressing up and down

Dear Nicole,The Vineyard used to be known for how casually everyone dressed. It had a shoes-optional reputation. Hell, make that clothing-optional. Now it seems...

Job Shadow Day

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative’s (MVYLI) Job Shadow Day helps answer a question that strikes fear in the hearts of many a high school...

Bryant scholarship applications due March 15

Applications for the Betty Ann Lima-Bryant Scholarship must be submitted to the Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard by March 15. According to a press...

Le Patin Libre, dancing on ice

For the second year in a row, Le Patin Libre, the contemporary ice skating company from Montreal, will perform at the Martha’s Vineyard Ice...

John James Peipon

John James Peipon died at his home in Lebanon, Tenn., on Feb. 11, 2017, due to complications from cancer. He was 68.John was born...

The yellow-breasted chat

The warbler family, a large one, is a favorite among birders. And even if you aren’t a birder, you may well have a sense...

Edgartown: Spring is in the air

I hope you have enjoyed this wonderful little respite from winter that we’ve experienced the past few days. The temperatures have risen, the sun...

Poem: Waking

In the white womb of winterwrapped taut against coldanother morning dustingquietly coveringblanket of icethis lethal loveone stepsolidly cracksecho splittingwhat’s frozenunder my feetwakingin the night...

Tisbury: Feelings through art

Are you mad about it? Are you not going to take this anymore? Put your art where your mouth is. Featherstone invites you to...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: Benson Blu — ‘BB’

Dear Dogcharmer,What is the best way to train one’s dog not to chase other animals: birds, squirrels, cats, etc.?Thanks,DianaDear Diana,Antelope and zebras are prey...

Chilmark: Full house at Pathways

The ice and snow melted away with the rain, and then we had a taste of spring, the air warming up considerably, seeing signs...

Offense explodes in MVRHS boys hockey 6-3 win over Weston

Led by team captain Tristan Araujo’s hat trick, which included two second period goals in less than a minute, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School...

Bridge results

At the 1:15 game at the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on Feb. 13, seven pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Bea...

Vineyard swimmers set school records in state championships

Over the weekend, three Vineyard swimmers participated in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Division 2 swimming championships, held at Boston University.Co-captain Lia Potter bested...

Track team competes in Div. 5 state meet

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School indoor track and field team competed at the Massachusetts Division 5 meet at the Reggie Lewis Track and...

Meet Your Merchant: Dan Carbon of Edu Comp

Our Meet Your Merchant series goes behind the scenes of the Island businesses that keep our rock running. From our hard-working shopkeepers to our...

William F. Starr

The Rev. Dr. William Frederic Starr, a direct descendant of Dr. Comfort Starr, who emigrated to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1635, died on...

Dorothy M. Duart

Dorothy M. Duart, 74, of Vineyard Haven died on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the Falmouth Hospital. She was the wife of Joseph F....

Thomas L. Brennan

updated Feb. 21, 3:15 pmThomas L. Brennan of West Tisbury died peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at...