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Legislators seek to protect Sea Grant

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Heard recent chatter of an uptick in local shark activity? Curious why your fishing lines haven’t been twitching recently? When something peculiar happens in...

Task force focuses on climate change

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission climate action task force met Friday morning, and was still smoothing out its mission and what differentiates the group from...

World champion Island gymnast

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Lila Gimbel, 15, can fly.  No, really, she flies so high that earlier this month at the U.S. Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs (USAIGC) 2019...

Use protection … from phone waves

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In September 2013, Christy Phillips had a premonition.  One morning, she awoke from a dream that would change the course of her career and catapult...

Boat for sail

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Every week, unique and sometimes quirky items are submitted for sale to The Times classifieds section. This week, however, a possession of special significance...

Shedding light on the border crisis

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On Friday evening, Indivisible Martha’s Vineyard, in partnership with the national organization Lights for Liberty, will host a vigil to “End Human Concentration Camps.”...

Special diet? No problem.

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Martha’s Vineyard is well known for its fresh seafood, free-range livestock, and the abundant turkeys in the crosswalks. However, with many summer and year-round...

‘This Fourth of July is yours, not mine’

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The sky over Oak Bluffs on Thursday afternoon was an appropriately patriotic show — striped with white clouds. On this Fourth of July, there...

Field Fund recognized by TURI

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On Thursday, June 13, the Field Fund of Martha’s Vineyard received the Champion of Toxics Use Reduction award for efforts to preserve the grass...

Celebration of expression

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June, the month in which we celebrate the LGBTQ community, brings some fun additions to the Vineyard: rainbow flags outside storefronts and places of...

Summer visitors, some are working

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Every summer, the Vineyard’s population grows tenfold, from 17,000 to as much as 200,000 at its peak. With the influx of beachcombers, bar revelers,...

Living the dream

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Orange Peel Bakery’s weekly Pizza Night relies on one condition: Everyone must B.Y.O.T., bring your own toppings!  Our dinner experience at the bakery began about...

Hot strings

If you came here looking for traditional string melodies, keep looking. The Black Violin duo turns the violin on its head (sometimes literally) and...

‘We saved the school in our hearts, didn’t we?’

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The front entrance to the Edgartown Public Library was full of onlookers last Sunday afternoon — alumni, students, and teachers — craning their necks...

Oh buoy, what a journey

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To Valerie Sonnenthal and her two Cavalier King Charles spaniels, Zero and Gracie, the object lodged in rocks between Stonewall and Squibnocket Beach at...

Curiosity and cooperation showcased

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The hallways of Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School were a colorful ruckus on Thursday as young students, parents, and faculty hopped from classroom to...

Cufflinks and champagne clinks

  The Taste of the Vineyard is what happens if you crossed a smorgasboard with an Island equivalent of the Met Gala. At this annual...

Stop and smell the roses and admire the art

We often think of pairing a fine wine with a certain dish as a way to enhance the interplay of flavor and texture. This...

On the brink, bright minds lauded

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Every year, the cumulative scholarship amount awarded to graduating students of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) outdoes the previous year. Friday night, students...

Sweet tidbit melts away

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You may have heard some murmurs about a certain beloved Island chocolate shop changing its December closure plans to remain open in another form....