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SSA employees help dog owner

Unable to get her yellow Labrador immediate medical attention on the Island, Ann DeWitt raced to get her dog to a veterinarian off-Island, and...

It’s wrong to take whalebones

Thinking about taking home whalebone? Don’t do it.Two incidents — one involving a person caught in the act recently, and another last year involving...

A dog park within a dog park

It may not replace Tradewinds for dog-walking fans, but Tisbury officials have started the process of creating a fenced-in dog park on town-owned property...

A tale of two stories

To the Editor:The placement of the two front-page headlines in the Sept. 27 issue was begging for comment.Let’s, for a moment, talk about...

Love behind the lens

Last week, Rolling Stone recognized a Nashville-based duo on a list of the 10 best country and Americana songs of the week.Freddy & Francine...

Keeper of history

It was a dark and stormy night … well, it was a blustery, rainy gray afternoon when Richard Skidmore and I took shelter inside...

Ready, aim, fire

A new sport, mounted archery, began officially on the Vineyard this fall. Two programs are underway at Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center, each lasting...

Status Updates

Heat kicks on at dawn —September almost over.Here we go again.At six the dog barks —either wanting to go outor just say hello.Meanwhile,...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Sept. 24 – 28, 2018

ChilmarkSept. 25, Susan S. Strang and Arthur I. Strang 3rd sold 7 Black Point Rd. and a Black Point beach lot to Niall and...

Peter Shemeth Ignacio

Kara E. Shemeth and Thomas P. Ignacio of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Peter Shemeth Ignacio, on Sept. 19, 2018, at Martha’s...

Unwinding at Détente

Détente is off Winter Street in the Nevin Square shopping cluster. You won’t see it driving by. It’s tucked away. Never having been, I...

Wild Side: A snappy fly

Regular readers will know that I have a certain fondness for flies. While some flies are justifiably detested by humans — blowflies and mosquitoes,...

Bridge results

At the Sept. 24, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, nine tables were in play for International Charity Fund...

Chilmark: A friend long remembered

I can't recall who told me to contact Jimmy Morgan and interview him about his paintings, model wooden ships, and relief scenes, but I...

Photographer Gwen Norton captures wide-open spaces

Gwen Norton has done a lot of traveling in her life. Recently she decided to turn her globetrotting experiences to a more focused purpose....

Aquinnah: What’s open, or not

It's not too late to sign up for the Gay Head 10K, happening this Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Aquinnah Circle. The race starts...

Fall brings new work to Night Heron Gallery

Vineyard Haven’s Night Heron Gallery is gearing up for fall with new work. The 10 artists there are L.A. Brown, Jeri Dantzig, Sylvie Farrington,...

Edgartown: Sneaking in beach time

October is here. But I still snuck in quality beach time on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. I got to refresh the tan...

Tisbury: CROP Walk coming your way

Heard on Main Street: Days go by, seasons change, but special memories remain.Enjoy the Art of Chocolate Festival at Featherstone this weekend from noon...

West Tisbury: A little Scott’s Grove history

After complaining for most of the summer about the lack of rain, it seems appropriate to begin this week’s column by stating my gratitude...