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Santa’s helpers are Harley Riders

The Red Stocking Fund has a history of making sure all Island kids receive gifts around the holidays. The tradition started in 1938 when...

‘Handmade from the Heart is about community’

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard is always there with a helping hand — and an open heart. Thus, the name of their annual fundraiser, Handmade...

Pie perfection

Making the perfect pie crust is both a science and an art, as we learned at the FARM Institute’s recent hands-on class, “Easy as...

Thanksgiving to go

If you want to be prepared for Thanksgiving, perhaps there’s no better way, and it’s a great deal easier, if you preorder prepared food...

‘The Peanuts Papers’ — how the comic strip inspires writers and artists

The diverse group of 33 contributors to “The Peanuts Papers: Writers and Cartoonists on Charlie Brown, Snoopy & the Gang, and the Meaning of...

Bedtime stories

Last summer, there were many books that crossed the editors’ desks at The TImes, and a few of them were a good fit for...

Stitch by stitch

—When someone tells you quilting “lights up my life. It gives me intense joy” — you tend to want to know more. For Wendy...

Poetry in motion

You don’t sit a far distance from a proscenium stage watching “Inhabit the Garden,” but rather co-inhabit the performance space with writer-performer Abby Bender...

Classic Americana onstage at the Playhouse

“Our Town” is likely Thorton Wilder’s most recognized work and, as the program tells us, “is performed at least once each day somewhere in...

Mathea Morais’ new novel ‘There You Are’ takes us back

The title of Mathea Morais’ book, “There You Are,” could have multiple connotations — an expression of someone having found you, or self-recognition of...

‘The Cat Rescuers’ documentary highlights Brooklyn’s feral cats

Cats leave paw prints on our hearts. And watching co-directors Steve Lawrence and Rob Fruchtman’s tear-inducing documentary will touch yours, whether you’re feline-crazy or...

‘Dinghy Scratches’ exhibit implores us to take a closer look

Paul Doherty’s stunning photographs are a treat for the eyes — sensuous explorations of color. Although completely abstract, they are in fact extreme close-ups...

Davina Porter narrates books on tape

What’s in a voice? Well, everything if you are Davina Porter, the books-on-tape narrator perhaps best known for reading Diana Gabaldon’s wildly popular “Outlander”...

‘Summer of ’69’ author will visit the Island

Of the hot and heady days of the late Sixties, perhaps none was so memorable as the “Summer of ’69,” the title of Elin...

Chocoholics, rejoice this weekend

Chocolate by any other name would taste as sweet, to recast a line from Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” And while we all know that...

All good things at the ‘Summer’s End’ exhibition

Perhaps you’re celebrating the relative peace that has descended upon the Island now that we have made it past Labor Day. Traffic is back...

Fall fun

Vineyard Gardens is into traditions, celebrations, and the community. It’s been dedicated to helping those with — or wanting to cultivate — green thumbs...

Community Works: A chat with Beth Wike of the Island Disability Coalition

The Island Disability Coalition (IDC) is entering its third year, and program director and coordinator Beth Wike sat down with The Times to highlight...

‘Our’Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History

Whose history is it? That’s what moving exhibition “‘Our’ Story: 400 Years of Wampanoag History” is all about. It showcases the cultural realities of...

Alpaca amore

What do you get when you take a beach stroll with some alpacas and add a couple in love? Well, in some Island cases,...