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Windswept into the past

Monday: Today is day 4 of the wind trying to tear apart our house — so far it’s only rattled and shaken it and...

The Dogcharmer: Thought for food

Hello Tom,I have a 1-year-old mix named Milo, and I have a two-part question: 1) Is it possible to give too many treats?...

The macabre story of Vladimir Messer

All eyes were on Martha’s Vineyard in the spring of 1932. Charles Lindbergh Jr., 20-month-old son of the famed transatlantic pilot, had been kidnapped...

Court report: March 1-5

March 1, 2018Gabriel F. Almeida, Edgartown; DOB 8/27/98, uninsured motor vehicle: dismissed at the request of the commonwealth; unregistered motor vehicle: not responsible; unlicensed...

‘From Person to Presence’: A talk with Elliott Dacher

On Saturday, March 17, from 5 to 6 pm, the West Tisbury library will host a talk with meditation instructor Dr. Elliott Dacher. According...

‘Mindful March’ workshop: For traumatic brain injury survivors and caregivers

On Thursday, April 5 from, from 4 to 5:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will offer a workshop in observance of “Mindful March,” which...

High school seniors’ interview preparation course

The Martha's Vineyard Rotary Club, the high school administration, and its guidance department are collaborating to present a special presentation on preparing for advanced...

Community Partners: Vineyard Village at Home

Polly Brown from Vineyard Village at Home will be the guest speaker on Sunday, March 11, at 11:30 am, following the morning service at...

Bridge Results

The results from the Feb. 26 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club and the Feb. 27 7 pm game of the Martha’s...

West Tisbury: Windy and wet

What a weekend. With a second nor’easter predicted for this Wednesday, there doesn’t seem much point putting away the kerosene lamps, flashlights, and candles...

Tisbury: What fun

Heard on Main Street: If I were wrong, don’t you think I’d know?Daffodil Time is coming. Bunches of daffodils will be sold ($10 per...

Oak Bluffs: Had our backs

I had promised myself that I would not mention weather in this week’s column, but alas, complicated March erased that promise. Oh how the...

Chilmark: Take it slow, folks

March came storming in, or as some folks said, “Holy nor'easter.” I was off-Island, and when I spoke with my husband Friday evening, it...

Aquinnah: Hats off

March on Martha’s Vineyard never disappoints. No matter that spring officially starts in mid-March, the weather is always unpredictable, and frequently miserable, as it...

Academic achievement

Vito Aiello of Edgartown was selected as a delegate to represent Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) at the Congress of Future Science and...

Finn Simpkins competes in USCA National Championships

MVRHS graduate Finn Simpkins ’17 will be competing in Lake Placid this week with the Colgate Men's Varsity Ski Racing Team. According to a...

The simple pleasures of Martha’s Vineyard bay scallops

I grew up on the seacoast of New Hampshire, and have been eating scallops all my life. My father and I share a love...

The wonderful Wondertwins

The diverse appeal of awardwinning hip-hop dance duo the Wondertwins becomes obvious when you take a look at their performance history. From touring with...

A very important exhibit

After two Saturday afternoon classes at Featherstone Center for the Arts, the Vineyard Independence Partnership (VIP) put together an exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Ritz redo

The year-round bar that anchors the entrance to Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs experienced a bit of an identity crisis this past year. It...