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Monthly Archives: May 2019

MVYouth awards over $200,000

MVYouth has awarded over $200,000 in Workforce Development Scholarships to five Island seniors and young adults pursuing higher education, according to a press release...

Oak Bluffs library to host adult spelling bee fundraiser

The Oak Bluffs Public Library and the Library Friends of Oak Bluffs are pleased to announce a unique fundraiser: a night of food, fun,...

March for Heroes this weekend

The 2019 annual Martha’s Vineyard March for Heroes steps off at 9 am Saturday, June 1, from the American Legion on William Street in...

Community meeting at Vineyard Haven library

Vineyard Haven Public Library building committee and board of trustees will host a community meeting Monday, June 3, at 6 pm. The committee will...

Garden variety

“June is bustin’ out all over,” in the words of the hit “Carousel” tune, and hardly anywhere is it more lush than at the...

Edgartown: A bit of beach time

What a glorious weekend it has been thus far. Although I am, like everyone else that survives full-time life on M.V., crazy busy this...

Evening of the Arts

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School brought the stars out last Wednesday for its annual Evening of the Arts, showcasing student artwork, design, and technology,...

All-Star Artist

In April, Vineyard artist M-C Lamarre got an email that only 29 other artists in the country received — she was chosen by the...

Court Report: May 9 – 24

May 9, 2019 Adam L. Robinson, Vineyard Haven; DOB 9/16/81, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, trafficking in 18 grams or more but less than 36 grams...

Oak Bluffs: Fragrance of lilacs

If you read the Oak Bluffs column on May 23rd, you might have been puzzled as to why it seemed so full of Chilmark...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: May 20 – 24, 2019

Chilmark May 22, Jeffrey R. Guylay and Sandra Guylay Lawson sold 2 Muddy Cove Rd. to Terry B. Triest Guylay and Wesley Richard Guylay for...

Fitness for all

 The YMCA hosts Senior Health and Fitness Day on Friday, May 31, from 9 am to 12 pm, one of the free community events...

Tisbury: I am still smiling

Heard on Main Street: My friend says the reason we are born with two hands is so that we can pet two dogs at...

From here to there

Unless you fly, the steamship figures prominently in any travel plans to our Island. Tom Dresser weaves the history of the steamship in and...

This Was Then: Cold case

In late July 1810, a body was discovered buried near South Beach. The newly dead man had a straw hat on, lined with green...

Making a splash

When the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard opened nine years ago, aquatics director Kelly Neadow saw a need for water safety education for children. We...

Wild Side: Home invasion

Last Saturday, May 25, I paid a visit to a colony of mining bees I’ve been keeping an eye on. The site isn’t much...

West Tisbury: Three cats

My mother-in-law, Barbara or Bobby Hull, died last Monday morning. It felt unexpected, although she was 95, but she was fine on Mother’s Day,...

Edgartown bakes for breast cancer

Restaurants, bakeries, and cafes throughout the Cape and Islands will participate in this year’s fourth annual Cape and Islands Bakes for Breast Cancer Event,...

Sailing into Port Hunter

At 2 am on a foggy November morning in 1918, the British steamship Port Hunter collided with the tugboat Covington on a voyage from...