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Water never tasted so good

“Twenty-seven years ago, Vineyard House began as a grassroots initiative,” Jennifer Vogel, LICSW and executive director of Vineyard House, said. “A group of Islanders...

Jemima James brings us ‘Silver and Gold’

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Island musician Jemima James' new album, “Silver and Gold,” has been released from the nest it was nurtured in, and is flying free at...

Education connects

According to Brown University Library, nearly all Brazilian immigrants come to the U.S. in search of higher wages, lower living costs, and a desire...

Have books, will travel

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My junior high school librarian, Mrs. D, fit the dated stereotype of a librarian to a T. She wore plaid skirts, stockings, black shoes...

In the kitchen with Jimmy Alvarado

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I showed up at Jimmy and Rachel Alvarado’s house all kinds of excited. I couldn’t wait to find out what he was preparing for...

Mark Bateman and Dog Ear Pottery

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Creativity begets creativity, so they say. Dabbling in something new can spark ideas, open doors, and sometimes help us break through creative blocks and...

Circle of friends

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On June 29, acclaimed songwriters and musicians Jemima James, Lilah Larson, Willy Mason, Lexie Roth, Rose Guerin, Phil daRosa, Cliff Eberhardt, Amanda Palmer, Rachel...

Taking off – Flying with John Levinson

The first time I flew on an airplane I was 16 years old, heading to Florida to meet my paternal grandmother. I didn’t know...

Freedom of expression

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According to an article in The MV Times, the number of students at the Chilmark School has nearly doubled in 15 years. The increase...

Great Taste – MV Food and Wine

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The 2024 Martha’s Vineyard Food and Wine Festival is stepping it up this year, with the largest schedule of offerings in the event’s history,...

In the Kitchen with Jeff Lambert

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When Chef Jeff Lambert told me he was making fresh herb aioli on swordfish for our "In the Kitchen with ..." series, I was...

In honor of veterans

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On Memorial Day, American Legion Post 257 placed nearly 450 U.S. flags in Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven during the annual "Avenue of...

Have Faith: My happiness is intertwined with yours

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Editor’s note: My colleague Allison Roberts wrote this wonderful piece on meditation and mindfulness, and we’re happy to share it with you. C.B. I met...

Books and their bibliophiles

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Don’t you just love a bookstore? The rustling sound of turning pages as a customer browses through a book on photography, giggles from a...

Love through the lens

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Mother’s Day is about honoring mothers and caregivers, of course, but it’s also about connection and love. In the Children’s Room at the West...

‘The Man I Might Have Been’

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On Sunday, May 5, from 5 to 7:30 pm at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury, Island musician and Woodstove Studios (woodstovestudios.com) founder Peter...

Soup and sammies

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7a Foods is a little gem tucked back from the road, next door to Alley’s General Store in West Tisbury. According to their website,...

In the Kitchen with Jan Buhrman

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Self-trained Chef Jan Buhrman has been cooking her entire life. “I was a teaching librarian at O.B. School,” Buhrman said. “After my son was...

Celebration of the heart

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Island Elderly Housing (IEH) has provided affordable rental housing on Martha’s Vineyard since 1977. Currently, IEH has more than 165 Vineyard residents. Over 95...

Choral magic

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Three Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) music students achieved a pretty lofty honor recently. After a highly competitive audition process, high school junior...