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Bridge Results

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At the July 29, 1:15 game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, 16 tables were in play for a club championship game. First place overall...

Aquinnah: Everyone is doing well

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Congratulations to Sophia Welch and Kyle Colter! Their daughter was born this past Saturday morning; she was unnamed at the time of writing, which...

Financial aid workshop

On Monday, August 12, at 3:30 pm at the West Tisbury library, noted financial aid expert Nancy Sinsabaugh will conduct a workshop for high...

Carol Rocamora talks about women in theater

The West Tisbury library hosts a presentation by Carol Rocamora, educator, playwright, translator, biographer, and critic. Rocamora’s talk, “Women in the Theater 2019: Playwrights,...

Ms. Foundation for Women celebration

On Tuesday, August 13, the Ms. Foundation for Women will host its sixth annual end-of-summer celebration on Martha’s Vineyard. Taking place at the Grange...

Ag Fair entries

Are you hoping to take home a blue ribbon at this year’s Ag Fair? First, make sure to submit your entries early.  This year’s theme...

Bring your ukulele to the Ag Fair

This year, two Island ukulele groups — one meets in the evening at Featherstone Center for the Arts, and the other meets in the...

Sunday at Union Chapel

The Rev. Otis Moss III returns to Union Chapel this Sunday, August 11, for the 10 am worship service. Over the years, Pastor Moss...

Cribbage results

On July 31 at 6 pm, the Vineyard Cribbage Club met at the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs. Thirty-two players showed up to compete...

Dogcharmer: Loud Lab

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Hi Tom,  I hope you are doing well.  I am writing about our beautiful Harlow, 6-month-old Lab-cross rescue. She is overall a great dog, listens mostly...

Edgartown: How did we get to this place?

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I am struggling tonight to find words for a column. My heart and my head are in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. The...

Chilmark: It’s been busy

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Chilmark has been busy, buzzing with traffic, cyclists, surfers, beachgoers, sunset watchers, book lovers, and Chilmark Chocolate shoppers. Perhaps I sound like my grandmother,...

Learning by doing

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Something new is afloat. While the Black Dog Tall Ships will continue to run the education programs for all Island schoolchildren, an exciting new...

Sex, spiders, and symphonies, oh my!

Every year leading up to Islanders Write, we ask four questions to the writers taking part. We actually have a lot more questions for...

A turtle named Sue, well, Johnny Sue

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Updated August 8 The achy-breaky heart part about adopting a turtle for a pet is that, cute as they are, they will never reciprocate our...

Oak Bluffs: The crowning touch

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I am missing the beautiful hydrangea bushes and other shrubs that used to bring so much beauty to the front of the Martha’s Vineyard...

On My Mind: Sanity

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Despite the wild fights with her mother, Merle was adored, admired, and doted on by her younger brother, Ken, who thought of her as...

Ps & Qs: Seasonal shutdown

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Dear Nicole, I am a seasonal resident who has had it with the entitled attitudes of the ever-so-holy year-rounders who tend to treat us like...

Tisbury: If you care, let people know

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Heard on Main Street: Do you believe everything happens for a reason? With all the talk about traffic, has no one else noticed? It really...

This Was Then: Release the hounds

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Unlike cats, horses, or alpacas, domesticated dogs have lived on Martha’s Vineyard for many thousands of years — even, quite possibly, since before the...