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An Island story

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Nothing stilted about this group

There are only a few caveats for the artists who perform with the Built on Stilts community dance festival, whether amateur or professional —...

Forum attempts to lift veil on abortion

Despite the torrential rain, heat, and humidity, an enthusiastic audience filled the Whaling Church for “Lifting the Veil: Shame, Secrecy and Abortion on Martha's...

‘Ghetto to Ghetto’

Herb Foster’s “Ghetto to Ghetto: Yiddish & Jive in Everyday Life” makes for fascinating reading, as he takes us through a world of information...

Birthday book

A lot of celebrating was going on at Camp Jabberwocky last Tuesday evening. First and foremost, it was Cy Brigish’s surprise 50th birthday celebration...