Daily Archives: December 5, 2017

Steamship cancels Tuesday night ferry runs

The following trips have been canceled due to weather conditions.M/V NANTUCKET 8:30 pm Vineyard Haven to Woods HoleM/V ISLAND HOME 8:30PM Woods Hole to Vineyard HavenM/V ISLAND HOME 9:30PM Vineyard...

Gianetti – McCabe

Kris McCabe proposed to Jessica Lyn Gianetti on Menemsha Beach on Martha’s Vineyard. The bride-to-be is from Lincoln, R.I. She graduated from Massachusetts College...

Black Dog presents $1,500 to the Animal Shelter of M.V.

The Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard was recently awarded a check for nearly $1,500 from the Black Dog from the sales of their ”Best...

Estate planning

When people hear the phrase “estate planning,” most think, “That’s for wealthy people.” And while wealthy people, at least the prudent ones, take the...

Ask the Geek: ’Tis the season

Dear Geek,I’ve been getting overloaded this holiday season with odd emails that I’m paranoid about opening. Can I really get a laptop for $20,...

Bringing joy to the world

Like many benefactors and donors of time or money on Martha’s Vineyard, Kevin Ryan and his wife Joanne Ryan like to avoid public recognition....

Quote of the week

“We’ve righted our financial ship.”—Brian Athearn, newly elected president of Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society.

The Big Question: Shopping local

Do you intend to shop locally for the holidays?Reply online as a comment, or send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com with the subject line “MVSB...

Aquinnah: Congratulations to Leah and Didier Deleau,

Congratulations to Leah (formally Bassett) and Didier Deleau, who were married in Antigua last weekend. Many Aquinnah folk made it to the wedding, including...

Holiday treats for your four-legged friends

We’ve all got plenty of stuff. Too much, really. Be honest, how many sweaters does your dog have? It’s a fun way to express...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: November 27 – December 1, 2017

ChilmarkNov. 29, Martha Cottle, trustee of the Cottle Familly Realty Trust, sold a lot on Sam's Way and 6 Wooton Bassett Rd. to Robert...

Minnesingers’ annual holiday concert

Join the MVRHS Minnesingers for their annual holiday concert this weekend, Friday, Dec. 8, at 8 pm and Saturday, Dec. 9, at 4 pm;...

Have faith: The busy season

I always loved Advent as a kid — the calendar with tiny little chocolates inside those little doors you could open each day of...

Shop2Share

Join Martha’s Vineyard businesses for their annual Shop2Share event, Sunday, Dec. 10, beginning at 10 am. Ten percent of sales from the shops on...

Concert of sacred music

On Sunday, Dec. 17, at 3:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will host “Concert of Sacred Music.” Join the library for an exploratory voyage...

‘The Snow Queen’

Don’t miss this family stage production by Hans Christian Andersen as told by MJ Bruder Munafo and Elizabeth Wojtusik. The magical wintry fairytale comes...

Oak Bluffs: Friends of Oak Bluffs silent auction

How peaceful and beautiful an evening's journey into our town is at this time of year. Driving down New York Avenue you are greeted...

‘Merry and Bright’ at M.V. Museum

On Monday, Dec. 11, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum, in collaboration with the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center, will be presenting a new exhibit at the...

Chilmark: Update on Ed

I hope I didn't upset anyone by sharing something so immediate in my life last week, but there are many miracles I relish, including...

Edgartown: Christmasses past

This is one of those times of year that many of us get nostalgic about holidays gone by. I found myself sitting at a...