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Monster Mash-Up

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All you needed to do was have an inkling for a costume, and Hugh Phear and his two genius assistants, Audrey Van Der Kroght...

‘The Art of Boat Building’ honors an Island art form

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The gallery was not humming or buzzing, but virtually vibrating with excitement as folks milled around “The Art of Boat Building” exhibit at the...

A colonial Martha’s Vineyard tale

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Most of us walk around the Vineyard largely immune to the many physical remnants of our colonial past, but in Andrew J. Robinson’s book,...

Keeper of history

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It was a dark and stormy night … well, it was a blustery, rainy gray afternoon when Richard Skidmore and I took shelter inside...

An Island story

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It may just be early fall, but Jean Stone drops us headlong into a winter nor’easter in her book, “A Vineyard Christmas.” She writes...

Get creative with a workshop at Seastone Papers

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You would never just stumble upon Seastone Papers, but it is well worth the effort to hunt it down, nestled away as it is...

Dance the night away

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For a few weeks now, the Martha’s Vineyard Times has been doing a series of articles on classes and other activities available for what...

The Golden Age of piracy

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Eric Jay Dolin titled his new book “Black Flag, Blue Waters” with the tagline: “The epic history of America’s most notorious pirates,” which couldn’t...

Keepers of the light

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When is a lighthouse more than just a beacon of flashing light? The Edgartown Lighthouse is a solid structure some 54 feet high with...

Walk to remember

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There are hidden stories nestled throughout Edgartown, right in front of our eyes. But you might not know many of them unless you wend...

Language learners

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What was so enticing that over 200 people happily stood in line for a couple of hours on a Tuesday night in early September...

French lessons at the library? Oui!

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So, six of us this past Friday afternoon at the Oak Bluffs library were sitting around the table, set with French brie, crackers, and...

Flying high

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If the weather angels are on our side, the sky should be bespeckled with soaring kites during the eighth annual Martha's Vineyard Wind Festival....

Country comes calling

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Ever dream of being a songwriter, but haven’t got a clue where to start? Or maybe you would just like to wade in a...

Meat of the sea

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Conch, how do I love thee … let me count the waves. No, really, take a guess at how many tasty ways Chef Deon...

Field day

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Driving through the morning fog onto the FARM Institute was cinematic. There were expansive pastures in all directions; 23 grazing cows; 300 laying hens...

Call of the wild

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Turn off Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road and then follow the winding dirt road for quite a while. Just when you think you might be lost,...

Ox tale

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The first thing that strikes you about Barbara Ronchetti’s ox is his charming personality. Ronchetti uses her soft colored CarbOthello pastel pencils to create...

Tradition continues with the All-Island Art Show

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This year’s All-Island Art show was a grand success. Visitors, both year-round residents and out-of -owners, flocked to see the Vineyard artists’ best works....

Addressing addiction

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Barbara Conroy shares her deeply personal, heart-wrenching journey through her son Jack’s heroin addiction, his death from an overdose at age 21, and how...