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Old-style newspaper comments, RIP

The role of the comment feature found on many newspaper and other news content websites, and on ours until a couple of weeks ago,...

The hunt is on for nighttime striped bass

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There is nothing I would rather do on a foggy August night than fish for striped bass. It’s a humbling, exciting, and sometimes frustrating experience,...

Hospital reports new case

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The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported a new case Wednesday. This is the hospital’s seventh reported case this month, and 44th since it began testing...

Cabot shines at virtual fair

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The 159th annual Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural fair was stripped down and virtual due to the pandemic. Despite the absence of rides, cotton candy, and...

Oak Bluffs receives $1 million for North Bluff

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The town of Oak Bluffs has received $1 million in state grant funds to be used for improving critical infrastructure needs and enhancing both...

In support of the FARM Institute

To the Editor: I sent the following letter to the Edgartown Conservation Commission regarding our support for the FARM Institute. I write to you today in...

In support of Sen. Markey

To the Editor: Senator Ed Markey is a rare type of politician. Having spent the past 50 years in Washington, with a strong legislative record...

Selectmen keep dog complaint hearing open

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In an emotional Oak Bluffs selectmen meeting on Tuesday, town leaders chose to continue a public hearing for Hula, a dog owned by Oak...

Appreciation: Dennis daRosa

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The Island is reeling after the passing of Oak Bluffs icon Dennis daRosa at age 71, whose love for his town had him involved...

Focused on fashion

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Sitting across from Ray Kellman in his living room, I can’t help but feel like I’m in a museum. Collections of books line the...

Two new women artists join Knowhere Gallery this season

This summer, Oak Bluffs’ Knowhere Gallery, now in its sophomore year, is showcasing the work of a handful of women artists. Joining the forces...

AIRE MV show opens at Old Sculpin

The “View from Here Plein Air Art Show,” featuring works from Aire MV artists, opens at Old Sculpin Gallery on August 29, and will...

‘Oliver Sacks: His Own Life’ documentary inspires

“Oliver Sacks: His Own Life” continues at the M.V. Film Center and virtually on Saturday, August 29. Directed by Ric Burns, brother of documentary...

Once in a Blue Moon will close its doors

Once in a Blue Moon is having more than a seasonal sale — store owner Ellen Wolfe calls it an “everything sale, a retirement...

Jazz after sunset

From the comfort of your home, enjoy an evening of jazz from Joel Harrison in a special concert. He will play a mix of...

Art on the SSA

Children in grades K-12 are invited to participate in the fifth annual Sail Into Imagination art contest, sponsored by the Steamship Authority. The drawing...

Yoga at Long Point

Unwind on a sandy beach at the end of a summer day, and enjoy doing mindful yoga moves in a natural environment. This blissful...

Vineyard Grocer granted license

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In a unanimous vote Tuesday night, the Tisbury select board approved a common victualer’s license for Vineyard Grocer. A mainstay of the Vineyard’s Brazilian...

That’s a spicy o’meatball

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As a young man who still cooks and eats like he’s in college, these meatballs were a big step for me, but they’re relatively...

The Yard partners with Slough Farm

The Yard announced in a press release that it will present “Phases,” a socially distanced site-specific dance performance by its internal dance collective, DanceTheYard,...