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Aquinnah: Ready to retreat

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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’

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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’

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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’

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Updated Jan. 2 What 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’

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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’

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