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Halloween happenings

If you think Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, this year, is just for kids — or all about the candy — think again. There is...

Women’s right to vote

With the election coming up it might be easy to forget that women were barred from the vote until just a century ago. And...

Winter blues

As the colder seasons bear down on us, who couldn’t use a little help warding off the potential for the winter woes to start...

Fish go to school

You might think that the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby is all about catching fish. But not so for Moira Silva and...

Wild, wild life

For a bit of inspiration to start looking more closely at the sometimes hidden creatures on the Island, spend an evening with wildlife camera...

New film features suffragist with Island ties

Blanche Ames Ames was a remarkable woman by any stretch of the imagination, and you will be muttering a lot of “Wow, I didn’t...

Library capital campaign slowed by pandemic

Before the pandemic, the Vineyard Haven library was ready this spring to go public with a capital campaign to reinvent its public programs room,...

Firing up the kiln at Featherstone

All ceramic kilns are not created equal. Frank Creney, who teaches ceramics at Featherstone Center for the Arts, is doing something a little different...

Arts MV: A community conversation

It’s 11 on Friday morning. Do you know where your arts and cultural organizations are? It’s quite likely that their representatives are gathered together...

Lighting up the fall

Things are stirring up at that magnificent Martha’s Vineyard Museum on the bluff overlooking Vineyard Haven Harbor. The transformed 1895 Marine Hospital serves the...

Why the seas rise

The Vineyard Haven Public Library is happy to be hosting another lecture by local expert and year-round Chilmark resident Dr. Peter Neilley, again this...

Ballet and books

Ballet, books, and fun — that’s what’s up at the West Tisbury library in September. Whether you Zoom in from your backyard or inside,...

Sowing seeds

There’s a plethora of options both now and in the future for us at Polly Hill Arboretum. Blessed with plenty of outdoor space, some...

Battle of the Books

What do you get when you ask the Island’s librarians for a great way to engage tweens and teens? This month’s Battle of the...

David White is stepping into retirement

David R. White, by most accounts, has made a significant difference in the dance world — here on the Vineyard, and far beyond.  White, whose...

Phoebe and Bean

I may be well past my young adult reading years, but I loved every moment of Denise Orenstein’s “A Guard Dog Named Honey.” The cheeky...

Join the club

When a dear friend insisted I accompany her to Derek Notman’s club-swinging class, I blithely queried what in the world it was. Hard to...

Gatos and golf

The old Island Cove Adventures is wearing a new hat, and is no longer just a place to channel your inner Tiger Woods, but...

A new book of saints

Alice Randall is a consumate wordsmith and has gifted us with a complex and ambitious work of literary fiction. The author’s “Black Bottom Saints”...

Look inside

There is no better time to seek a little inner guidance than now. Beth Leas, who has been dedicated to transformative healing practices for...