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James K. Wansack

Col. Jim Wansack, husband, father, and grandfather, died at home in Dayton, Ohio, on Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, at the age of 77. James Karl...

Eric Hathaway

Eric Hathaway of Edgartown passed away on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 49 years old this past December. He and...

‘Red Hot’ at Louisa Gould’s gallery cures the winter blues

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The Louisa Gould Gallery in Vineyard Haven is offering a show that may provide the antidote for the winter blues. Partly in honor of...

Robert W. Donnelly

Robert W. Donnelly, 82, of Edgartown died on Tuesday morning, Jan. 31, 2023, at his residence. He was predeceased by his wife, Rosemary (Smith)...

Sarah Goodale Shepard

Sarah Goodale Shepard, 87, of Vineyard Haven, died on Jan. 16, 2023, following a brief illness. Sarah had a true gift for getting to know...

Variety show center stage at the Portuguese-American Club

Creators and hosts Abby Bender and Molly Coogan bring their variety game show Membership Down to the P.A. Club, 137 Vineyard Ave. in Oak...

‘Sitting Quietly, Moving Slowly’ at the Chilmark library

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Jennifer Brown’s gorgeous textiles are odes to nature, specifically the natural beauty of the Island. Like a poet, the artist is not explicit, but...

The story of a 600-pound man

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“The Whale” plays at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, Feb. 3. It is the fictional story about the life of a morbidly obese...

Jazzed up

Spend the night enjoying live jazz at Pathways Arts, located at 9 State Road in Chilmark. Featuring Island musicians Jeremy Berlin, Eric Johnson, Tauras...

Drive-through dinner

A drive-through on Martha’s Vineyard? Sounds worth checking out: Pick up your prepared meal Friday, Feb. 3, from 5 to 5:30 pm at Grace...

A good thyme

Swap your seeds at the West Tisbury library on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 1 to 2:30 pm. The annual Seed Swap is a great...

Around the Writers’ Table: Book recommendations

I am delighted to turn over this week’s Writers’ Table to Mathew Tombers, manager of Edgartown Books. When I asked him for book recommendations...

What Are You Watching? ‘The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker’

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Who remembers the homeless hatchet-wielding hitchhiker who won the hearts of many millions when his outwardly charismatic (and hilarious) speech on a local news...

MassDOT presents Tisbury drainage plan

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Representatives from Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) gave a presentation Tuesday evening on the state’s proposed drainage and stormwater improvements to at-risk areas in...

Garden Notes: Integrated pest management

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Not much winter, so far. The “new normal” action seems to be that it starts later and goes longer into spring. Snowdrops and pansies...

Have Faith: On pilgrimage

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Almost 20 years ago, I made a pilgrimage to Lourdes, France, with the North American Lourdes Volunteers, a nonprofit based in Syracuse. I was...

Visiting Vet: PHT in dogs

Winter 1993. My husband and I had rented a house in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom for a budget vacation. We had borrowed snowshoes, packed skis,...

Writing from the Heart: The case for living memorials

I went to a memorial a few days ago. One speaker after another got up and told these amazing stories. I knew him slightly....

On My Way: The Ocean View

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South Road. Middle Road. North Road. Fulling Mill Brook. Peaked Hill. And just for the heck of the double hat trick: Ocean View Farm. The...

This Was Then: The Scarecrow and the Confectioner (Part Two)

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The North Atlantic Ocean, 250 miles west of Bermuda, October 1841. The whaling brig William and Joseph of Holmes Hole is heading back to...