Friday, January 21, 2022
Home 2020 April

Monthly Archives: April 2020

Schepici: ‘Just shocking’ to see masks not worn

60
Updated 6:30 pm The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 climbed to 17 Tuesday as the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has started canceling some summer events...

Does compassion actually kill?

John Pavlovitz wrote, “Compassion isn’t supposed to be a liability to us, it’s supposed to be the default setting of our hearts.”  So, as...

Edgartown moves town meeting, mulls location

0
Edgartown selectmen unanimously approved moving the date of annual town meeting to June 16 and the town election to June 18, but where the...

SSA cancels some Monday ferries

The following trips on MONDAY 04/27/2020 have been canceled due to Weather conditions. M/V WOODS HOLE 6:15PM Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven M/V WOODS HOLE 7:15PM...

Inside the art studio with Granary and sister galleries

Glimpse the creative process of a visual artist and watch a blank canvas come to life in the 'pARTicipate at home' curated series. These...

Featherstone tour of Island-inspired art

Enter a virtual gallery and explore how visual artists from around the world interpret photographs of Martha's Vineyard scenery. Featherstone's latest exhibit, “Martha's Vineyard:...

Fly away with Avian Improv

Experience the calming, meditative effects of improvised music combined with images of nature. Avian Improv is a captivating audiovisual slideshow that features bird photography...

Susan L. Rogers

Susan L. Rogers passed away peacefully in her home with  family on April 21, 2020 after fighting a four-year battle with cancer. Susan was...

ACE MV to host small business forum

Join fellow small business owners, farmers, and entrepreneurs to learn what Island businesses are doing to creatively weather these times. Learn helpful strategies, explore...

Small Island crews return to work

27
Updated 6:30 pm Island contractors are slowly being cleared by building inspectors to return to their job sites in crews of one and two as...

State help for SSA unclear

1
Updated 7:15 pm Help from the state government seems unlikely for the Steamship Authority after Gov. Charlie Baker said the state doesn’t have jurisdiction over...

LGBTQ SPECTRUM film festival goes virtual

Coming up May 1 to 3 is the fourth annual SPECTRUM festival, sponsored by the M.V. Film Center. Six LGBTQ films will screen virtually....

National Weather Service gauges interest

1
Thomas Hodgson looks at his rain gauge every morning and files a report with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Norton. On Monday morning,...

Creativity in the time of Covid-19

Some people are accustomed to working in isolation — visual artists, for instance. While many Islanders are looking for ways to fill their days,...

Coronavirus Chronicles: A view from the epicenter

The streets of Manhattan are eerily quiet these days, but at 7 every evening that all changes. It often catches me off guard. Hours...

This Was Then: Plagues on the Island

0
The Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918 infected some half-billion people around the world, killing tens of millions globally and tens of thousands in Massachusetts...

Union Chapel and Island Food Pantry launch challenge food gift

The Island Food Pantry of Martha’s Vineyard has received a $5,000 donation from Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs, and is launching a Challenge Food...

SSA cancels some ferry crossings

The following trips on SUNDAY 04/26/2020 have been canceled due to Weather conditions. M/V WOODS HOLE 8:30PM Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven M/V WOODS HOLE 9:30PM...

Sophie “Shelley” (Katz) Cohen

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sophie “Shelley” (Katz) Cohen. Shelley passed away peacefully in her sleep surrounded by...

Thunderstorm causes flooding at Five Corners

A fast-moving thunderstorm caused flooding at Five Corners and Beach Road Sunday evening. The road was never closed to traffic.