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Do you hear the call to serve?

The days are getting longer, and while spring is still a lot of cold nights and winter nor’easters away, it’s time to warm up...

The saga continues at the Oak Bluffs Fire Department

To the Editor: What would you do if you were a selectman in Oak Bluffs about the local fire department and its leadership? Here is a...

The Aging of Martha’s Vineyard: A strategy for a healthy future

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In previous essays, we described the aging phenomenon in the U.S., and reported on how it affects Martha’s Vineyard. Between 2010 and 2016 on...

John A. Lowe Jr.

With loved ones by his side, John Augustus Lowe Jr., age 94, of Oak Bluffs and Canton died peacefully on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Born...

Paint a tree, plant a tree

Local artist Jessica Pisano paints trees and birds in the abstract, combining realism with symbolism, and expressing nature’s shapes and movements through oil paint...

The Spumoni Chronicles

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It’s been a whirlwind trip for Mary Lou Piland of Vineyard Haven. In 2016 Piland gave a Moth talk at the Tabernacle in Oak...

MVRHS swimmers split with Sacred Heart in home finale

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The Vineyarder boys earned a 71-55 win over Sacred Heart of Kingston, while the girls lost, 79-54, in the final home swim meet of...

Come to ‘We Dance!’

Pathways “We Dance!” series at the Chilmark Tavern continues with a solo exploration, “The Certainty of Monsters (Size Matters),” by Abby Bender on Friday,...

Girls hoopsters beat D-Y, fall to Falmouth

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The Vineyarder girls earned a split on the court in Cape and Islands League Atlantic Division play over the past week. Tuesday in South Yarmouth,...

The right whales

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With only about 400 individuals remaining in the world, the North Atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered marine animals. One of...

D-Y rallies to top Vineyarders in boys hoops

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The Dennis-Yarmouth Dolphins rallied from 11 points down in the third quarter and outlasted the host Vineyarders in a seesaw fourth to claim a...

Tips from a pro

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Growing up on Martha’s Vineyard, I’ve gotten to experience all kinds of seafood dishes, and the unique savory dishes offered by the Brazilian community. One...

Here they come: This year’s Oscar-nominated shorts

The run-up to the 2020 Oscars on Feb. 9 begins this weekend with the Oscar-nominated shorts. Three categories — Animated, Live Action and Documentary...

Falmouth skates past Vineyard girls, 4-1

Ava BenDavid scored five minutes into the game to give the Vineyarder girls hockey team an early lead against Falmouth, but the host Clippers...

Coffee culture

Join Professor James Hayes-Bohanan of Bridgewater State University as he leads an in-depth conversation on his travels in some of the world’s greatest coffeelands,...

Girls travel basketball heads to Cape league playoffs

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A lot can change in a year, and no one knows that better than the Martha’s Vineyard girls travel basketball team. The team, made up...

The adventures of Captain Bartlett

Former Martha’s Vineyard Museum director Matthew Stackpole will dive into the fascinating history of Arctic explorer Robert Bartlett at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum on...

What makes West Tisbury tick?

The West Tisbury library welcomes the public for an informational discussion on the inner workings of the town and the processes of town government....

A very precious project

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Art just isn’t part of the curriculum in Tanzanian schools, but Melissa Knowles made sure that students at Precious Project, a school and orphanage...

Pie guys

George, the pie editor The Saturday meeting of the Pie Guys — Brian Dowd and Lucas Thors, with a minor role for Rich Saltzberg — is...
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