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Providing a haven for cancer patients

Updated Oct. 18Inspired by her own son’s fight against Wilms tumor, a rare form of kidney cancer, Jeanne DeSanto recently launched Vineyard Havens, an...

What Islanders Wear to Work

When people think style on Martha’s Vineyard, a certain vision sweeps over the minds of the unknowing. Salmon-colored shorts with tiny smiling whales. Pastel-pink...

At Jabberwocky 5K, everyone wins

Even the pigs in the FARM Institute pens squealed for Thomas Hynes, 19, when he crossed the finish line with a time of 19:09...

Meals on wheels

Over the past decade, the Island food truck scene has grown from nothing to a booming food subculture. Some of these are the side...

Vine to swine

You’ve just finished a delicious meal at your favorite Island restaurant. The busser comes and collects your plates, you pay the bill, and that’s...

Tackling the issue of climate change

Updated August 13“This is the most important election of our lifetimes and our kids’ lifetimes, because the next president is going to decide our...

Hugh Parker wins Chilmark Road Race

Bolting ahead of more than 1,600 racers, Hugh Parker, age 29 of Manhattan, tore through the finish line with a time of 15 minutes,...

Ring bearer

 In folklore, magpies are known for their affinity for shiny objects, and their tendency to seek out jewels to adorn their nests. Capt. Mikey Waters...

‘Look What a Wonder’

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” This is a Bible verse from Ecclesiastes, and...

Help wanted: Trash kids, Ag Fair volunteers

Island Grown Initiative is searching for volunteers of all ages to assist with refuse handling at the upcoming annual Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair. Volunteers will...

Eat like a fish

On the Vineyard, we are surrounded on all sides by water teeming with a vibrant ecosystem of aquatic creatures — an ocean boiling with...

Getting their hands dirty

Sophie Perry, 20, is living on Martha’s Vineyard for the summer. She swims in the ocean at South Beach every day, wears big funky...

Occasional magic at ‘The Moth’

Every story got a standing ovation. That description alone will tell you just how ecstatic the audience was to listen to the talented lineup...

‘From seafood floor to fish house door’

 To support the hard work of the Island fishing community, the Martha’s Vineyard Fisherman’s Preservation Trusts hosted “Meet the Fleet” last Thursday. This year’s...

Writer offers liberal optimism 

Updated Aug. 3If you’re a subscriber to the New Yorker magazine, writer Adam Gopnik is an old friend. If you’re not a subscriber, Gopnik...

Sketching between the trees at Polly Hill

To most Islanders, Polly Hill Arboretum is the place to go when you want a relaxing, educational afternoon among the trees. The property is...

MVAAFF filmmaker in search of housing

The 17th annual Run & Shoot Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival (MVAAFF) is an Oscar-qualifying festival for short films. In the presence of...

Neighbors helping neighbors

The couple whose marriage has hit a road bump. The student who struggles to complete his homework because of general anxiety disorder.  The veteran...

BYO to the Ag Fair!

The fair screams summertime. Icy treats to slurp through a bendy straw, award ribbons of all colors, food truck fare, posters, and plush toy...

Summer dreams

Dream big this year at the 2019 annual Possible Dreams auction on Sunday, July 28, from 5 to 7:30 pm, celebrating Martha’s Vineyard Community...