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Drive-in shows history

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The MVFF and YMCA drive-in will be showing “Rise Again: Tulsa and the Red Summer” on Saturday, July 10. This film is directed by...

Loft-y goals

The Martha’s Vineyard Concert Series is back in full force this summer with its new partnership with the Loft in Oak Bluffs. The shows...

Writing from the Heart: Words run deep

This piece isn’t about the fact that my first affair was with a girl, although that is a fact. It’s about how one spoken...

Dogcharmer: Loss hits hard

Dear Tom, I have not seen you at Trade Winds lately. We are the couple with two Goldens, Chloe, 6, and Bonnie, 14 and a half....

West Tisbury: Joys of summer

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It’s the prelude to 4th of July weekend, a quietly rainy Friday of what may turn out to be a quietly rainy holiday weekend....

Tisbury: Tom Dresser’s latest book

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Heard on Main Street: When everything's coming your way, you're in the wrong lane. I learned that two small bands of musicians were entertaining a...

Oak Bluffs: Summer reading program

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My favorite, the Old Farmer’s Almanac, has these words of wisdom: “Scientists estimate that a single ragweed plant can release 1 billion grains of...

Edgartown: When in Rome…

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Well, the holiday weekend was a bit of a washout, wasn’t it? Just like Memorial Day weekend, the 4th of July brought us cold,...

Silas Berlin plays Chopin

On Thursday, July 15, at 4 pm, the West Tisbury library hosts a live, in-person concert featuring Silas Berlin. He will perform works by...

Chilmark: Outdoor concerts

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I've lived on the Vineyard 16 years and have never seen the likes of last weekend's traffic. Lines snaking in every direction while backed...

Aquinnah: Cultural Center exhibit

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The Aquinnah 4th of July parade was fun even without the beach treasure hunt. For the second year in a row, the parade was...

Strolling the Oak Bluffs Arts District

Dukes County Ave. will be bustling this Saturday as the Oak Bluffs Arts District hosts the first of its summer Art Strolls. The street...

Antiques and fine things

  Vintage and antique items are desirable collectibles across generations. Lucy Menton decided to revamp the historic antique show at the Grange Hall in West...

Housing initiatives raise questions

To the Editor:  Those opposed to transfer land for development at the stacked June West Tisbury town meeting and concerns that Martha’s Vineyard may soon...

Poet’s Corner

Barred Owl By Warren Woessner Swoops into the crest of the big cottonwood by the brook, but can’t escape the mob of crows at his heels. So he sits tight Iike a...

Cribbage Club

On June 30, 20 players showed up at the Vineyard Cribbage Club’s weekly tournament  at the American Legion Hall in Edgartown. Six games are...

West Tisbury library book sale returns

The annual West Tisbury library book sale is on this year after being canceled last summer. The sale takes place Monday, July 26, through...

Births

Caolán Massey Mailey Sarah Mailey and Michael Mailey of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Caolán Massey Mailey, on June 17, 2021, at...

Police: Kristal asked officer to target businessman

A member of the Tisbury select board was accused of using his office in an attempt to target a Main Street business owner, according...

In search of compromise

To the Editor: Having just read Michael Bellissimo's Letter to the Editor ("No excuse for former chief's remarks," July 1), I wanted to reach out...