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Partners HealthCare rebrands to Mass General Brigham

After 25 years as Partners HealthCare, the state’s largest hospital system is changing its name to Mass General Brigham. Rebranding efforts began one year ago,...

Islanders read The Times

To our year-round and seasonal readers and friends:  Starting on Jan. 2, 2020, The MV Times and mvtimes.com will change circulation models from largely free...

Martha’s Vineyard Times subscriptions: Questions and answers

  How do I sign up?  It’s a three-step process Click here and fill out the form.  You’ll get a receipt via email, then an email...

The Times, we are a-changin’

In Dan Kennedy’s hometown of Medford, there is a newspaper owned by GateHouse (the national chain that just completed a merger with Gannett), that...

Keith Elliott Gear

On Nov. 25, 2019, Keith Elliott Gear, our loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend, passed away at his home at the age of...

Thomas J. Rabbitt Jr.

Thomas J. Rabbitt Jr., a lifelong resident of Vineyard Haven, entered into eternal life peacefully on Nov. 1, 2019. He was 84. Tom was born...

A photographer’s journey

Michael Blanchard writes and shoots with poignant beauty and piercing honesty in his newest photography book. His images, almost all of which are magnificent...

Best of Thanksgiving

These two recipes are from my cookbook, “Vineyard Harvest” (Broadway Books, 2005), with photographs by Alison Shaw. “Vineyard Harvest” highlights local food and eating...

Megan Sargent Gallery hosts open house

Join the Megan Sargent Gallery for seasonal libations over Thanksgiving weekend, and a new exhibit featuring photography by environmental photographer Alex MacLean. His latest...

Jam on

The Chilmark Potluck Jam began on Thanksgiving weekend a dozen years ago in 2007, and this Thanksgiving weekend, the Chilmark Community Center will open...

Cooking up a collaborative dish at Alex’s Place

“Laughter is brightest in the place where food is.” –Irish proverb At a time when the microwave is arguably the most used kitchen appliance, Island...

A masterpiece from Scorsese in ‘The Irishman’

Martin Scorsese’s latest film, “The Irishman,” comes to the M.V. Film Center this weekend. Among this director’s greatest films, it is a haunting portrait...

Homegrown holidays

The holidays are all about traditions, and if the Vineyard Holiday Gift Shop’s Facebook page is any indication, it’s a wildly popular one, with...

Authors visit: Ben Shattuck and Jenny Slate

Enjoy a special visit by authors Ben Shattuck and Jenny Slate on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm at the West Tisbury...

Don’t ditch your dinghy

Don’t forget about your boats at up-Island beaches, or you may have to pay to get them back. As of Dec. 1, all boats...

Make your own ornament

Stefanie Wolf Designs, 12 North Water St. in Edgartown, invites folks to create their own unique snowflake ornaments to hang on the Christmas tree...

Tree lighting in Oak Bluffs

Head to Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs for the 2019 Christmas tree lighting on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Celebrate...

Natural world

The driving force behind much of artist Jannette Vanderhoop's work is a desire to educate people to respect nature through art. “I have always...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglês If you haven't attended elementary schools in the U.S., chances are you don't...

This Was Then: Border Patrol

The Rev. Samuel Gould, an abolitionist activist, visited the Vineyard for a few days in the summer of 1837. “Met with a hearty welcome,”...