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Elizabeth Whelan fights for brother’s release 

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For the past nine months, Edgartown artist Elizabeth Whelan has stayed out of the spotlight following her brother’s arrest in Russia on alleged spying...

Quote of the Week

“I was floored when I witnessed firsthand the state of the M.V. Community Services campus, and after learning how critical their work is to...

Build a fairy or troll house

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On Saturday, Oct. 12, from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will be offering its back garden as a haven for...

Hospice honors top donors

A Major Donor appreciation party will be held at the Granary Gallery from 5:30 to 7 pm on Saturday, Sept. 28, honoring top donors...

Book talk: What do the ancestors want from us?

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On Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 4:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will present Stephani Stephens and Constance Messmer as they talk about how they...

Film screening and Q and A with director Angela Andersen

On Saturday, Sept. 28, at 3 pm the West Tisbury library will present the documentary, “Inviolable — The Fight For Human Rights” followed by...

Court Report: Sept. 12 – 23

Sept. 12, 2019 Marla R. Gibbs, Edgartown; DOB 12/17/76, assault and battery on a family/household member: continued to pretrial conference.   Sept. 13, 2019 Patrick J. Cooley, Oak...

‘Its voice is its whistle’

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Updated Sept. 26 When Steamship Authority (SSA) steamboats leave port on Martha’s Vineyard, the sound of the whistle echoes across the harbor with the voices...

MVRHS harriers split with Nauset

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The Vineyarders earned a cross-country split against the Nauset Warriors, Tuesday afternoon in North Eastham. The boys defeated the Warriors, 21-36, while the girls...

Girls soccer holds off Sandwich, 2-1

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Wadeline Florime Hall and Madia Bellebuono scored goals 1:28 apart in the first half, and a resilient Vineyard defense held off a relentless Sandwich...

O.B. wary of Uncas Avenue project 

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Oak Bluffs selectmen directed town administrator Bob Whritenour to draft a letter to the Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency (MassHousing) outlining issues with a proposed...

A chat with Beth Wike of the Island Disability Coalition

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The Island Disability Coalition (IDC) is entering its third year, and program director and coordinator Beth Wike sat down with The Times to highlight...

Dogcharmer: Sensory overload

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Dear Dogcharmer readers, I've been getting paid to play intelligently with dogs for a long time — so long that I'm hard-pressed to hear a...

Farm Neck hosts MSMTA championships

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Farm Neck Golf Club will be hosting a U.S. Tennis Association (USTA) tournament for the second consecutive year.  The National Senior Men’s Tennis Association (MSMTA)...

Edgartown: Another summer weekend in September

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Another summer weekend in September, to mark the official end of summer and the start of fall. Temperatures in the 70s. Bright sunshine. Decent...

Garden Notes: Fall is here

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The Gardener Says: “Gardening involves the incredibly complicated alchemy of life, involving not just plants and animals, but the entire cosmos and the microcosm.” ...

When a giraffe is born without spots

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Imagine a giraffe born spotless. Kate Hancock and illustrator Lane Gregory do just that in their new collaboration for young readers, “Spotless” (Stanza Lone...

Oak Bluffs: Another glorious day

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“Another glorious day, the air is delicious to the lungs as nectar to the tongue.” So said John Muir, Scottish-born American naturalist (1838-1914), as...

Snapping a snapper

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Lisa Vanderhoop has been photographing dogs for most of her professional career, so it's not surprising that she’s captured more than a few funny...

Book talk: ‘The Nature of Martha’s Vineyard’

Suzan Bellincampi presents her book “The Nature of Martha’s Vineyard” at the Carnegie on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 2 to 3 pm. In partnership...