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Aquinnah: Ready to retreat

Happy New Year, one and all. New Year’s Day is the last holiday of the Thanksgiving, Christmas/Hanukkah, New Year’s trifecta, which can be restorative...

The Dogcharmer: Unfond memory

Dear Dogcharmer readers,The Oak Bluffs Post Office is somewhat of a social scene, and at this time of year, the last thing I want...

Bridge Results

At the Dec. 17, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, five tables were in play for a club championship....

Best bites

For such a tiny little community in the middle of the ocean, Martha’s Vineyard has an impressive amount of quality cuisine. At The Times...

Cheers!

New Year’s Eve is closing in, so we’d like to share some delicious cocktail recipes with you. Almost any of these can work if...

Theater in review: Taking the stage

This past year, as always, local arts organizations provided a fabulous summer of entertainment in all forms. From theater to dance, to comedy and...

2018 Books in Review

Island-based and Island-connected authors provide an annual lode of books for readers on and off the Island.Considering the constraints — book authors must reside...

The year in music

Only seven miles off Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard does not lack for a variety of talent, either homegrown or touring national acts. Whether going...

One, two, three and more of the year’s top 10 films

With 2018 coming to end, it’s time to check out the top 10 films that played on-Island this year. It’s an idiosyncratic selection, based...

Picture-perfect

The Vineyard has been a mecca for artists for decades. Some relocate here; some translate time spent on the Island into wonderful images. Others...

An audible excursion

Valerie Sonnenthal invites you on a restorative sound journey using Himalayan and crystal singing bowls, monochords, chimes, and other whimsical instruments. This healing experience...

A very Ritzy New Year

Head to the Ritz on Monday, Dec. 31, at 8:30 pm for a New Year’s Eve party featuring Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish, Evan...

Opera Club: All-star concert screening

The Edgartown library will host a screening of the thrilling all-star concert filmed live at Berlin's Waldbühne amphitheatre in July 2006, with tenors Placido...

Myles Goodwin: ‘Whatever they need — I’m like a Swiss Army knife’

Myles Goodwin came to his interview directly from his construction job at the new Martha's Vineyard Museum. His clothes carried the strong smell of...

Mike Donaroma: ‘Everyone wants to help’

Mike Donaroma isn’t just an Edgartown selectman and a landscaping whiz; he wants to help the Island community support those who are in need,...

Jeremy Bradshaw: ‘We have some really good people’

When he started at the Chilmark Fire Department, it was a simpler time. The volunteer roster at the station was robust, and the town...

Betty Burton: ‘Understanding the struggles of others just makes you walk differently’

Updated Jan. 2What does it mean to be a real Islander? Some folks insist you have to be born here. The thinking goes that...

Mike Adell: ‘You make time, you figure it out’

Two-thirds of the way through my interview with Mike Adell about volunteering on the Island, I thought to myself, “My word, there’s only so...

Ashley Medeiros: ‘I feel like the Hitch for dogs’

Updated Dec. 24I waited outside Bangkok Thai for my takeout order. A cream-colored chihuahua with long silky hair sat at my ankles. He was...