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Until we meet again

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One July day in the summer of 1979, 41 years ago, I made a trip from Manhattan to Martha’s Vineyard. I was in search...

Meditation in motion

Join intern Eunki Seonwoo’s father, Hyuk Seonwoo, for mindful Tai Chi. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event. Donations to support the UMCOR's...

Get crafty with Kerith

Join library assistant Kerith outside the Edgartown library in the children’s outdoor garden area for a new craft each week, while supplies last. Children...

Paintings that pack an emotional punch

Frances McGuire’s paintings are intimate images of, as she says, modest, manmade structures that relate to a sense of place. They are “portraits” —...

A summer of fun films outdoors at Featherstone

The M.V. Film Society’s outdoors film series plays on Wednesdays in July and August at Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs. Now...

Garden Notes: Heat on our minds

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We are lucky to be here. The Western part of North America baked in deadly, incendiary heat as the holiday weekend neared, with the...

Mother and son

Depression and suicide are no laughing matter, but the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse’s production of “Every Brilliant Thing” is far from sad. Ostensibly it takes...

Have Faith: Waiting on God

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My patience went out the window a long time ago, and I'm still waiting for its unlikely return. I think my whole family might...

Edgartown signs off on Boys and Girls Club deal

The Edgartown select board put the final approving touches on a complex land deal with Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club as part of...

Aquinnah town employee resigns following vaccine mandate

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Following the implementation of a mandate for town employees to be vaccinated if they wish to work inside town buildings, one unnamed Aquinnah employee...

Of mink and Mink Meadows

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Mink once lived on Martha’s Vineyard. When writer James Freeman made an inventory of the wild animals he found on a visit to the...

Keeping Lagoon Pond launch ramp clean

On Tuesday, the Tisbury department of public works (DPW) painted new parking stripes and removed abandoned trailers, while police increased enforcement on boat-trailer parking...

Cheesy made easy

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Every Tuesday when I was growing up, my dad would make his homemade mac and cheese. For this reason alone, Tuesdays became my favorite...

Visiting Vet: Belvedere is back on his feet

“I think my dog is paralyzed,” the owner said when he called on emergency one afternoon. “He’s fourteen, a Labrador. Something’s really wrong.” I...

A stand against domestic and sexual violence

Connect to End Violence, the domestic violence and rape crisis program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS), will hold its 10th annual Seawall Stand....

Sharks fall to Waves in twin bill

After a series of rainouts, the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks got back on the diamond for a doubleheader against the Ocean State Waves Monday afternoon...

Journalist integrity, thy name is Fox!

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The George Foster Peabody Award is broadcasting’s highest honor, and so, when the Peabody Committee announced the creation of a Peabody Award for Journalistic...

What to make of the heat

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In New England back in the day, driving around in summertime with the windows down, the air was cool despite a hot sun. Maybe...

Snaps hand Creamers first loss

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Sisters Kurstin Moore and Jackie Millard powered the Snaps to a come-from-behind 5-4 win over the previously unbeaten Creamers in MV Women’s Softball League...

Clipped

To the Editor: Whoever came up my driveway and helped themselves to my hedge clippers, I would appreciate them back.    Mary Ellen Larsen Tisbury