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‘To the Bridge’

There were three ways to look at Amanda Stott-Smith — evil, crazy, and never to be understood. The 31-year-old mother brought her two children,...

Summer benefit celebrates Sheriff’s Meadow success

  Martha’s Vineyard is known for its thousands of acres of untouched, undeveloped, conserved land across all six towns. No matter where you are, there’s...

Checking in with Patient Centric of West Tisbury

Patient Centric is the Island’s only registered marijuana dispensary, approved by the Department of Public Health to cultivate and distribute medical marijuana. The cultivation facility,...

Harbor hop

Tourist or not, it’s easy to get caught up in the midsummer vibes of vacationland along Oak Bluffs Harbor. “Just one drink,” you may think,...

Farmhouse meets chic

The Lambert’s Cove Inn changed hands back in April, and new owner John Cain came in with a couple of ideas. “This is a...

There’s a new yoga in town

Updated July 12. We started in a seated position on the floor with our legs crossed — a group of 10 women ranging in age...

Up to speed on weed

Beau Sander Henderson is another cog on the wheel of a slow-going effort to make weed something you can walk into a store and...

Islander launches drug and alcohol intervention service

Updated July 6 It was four in the morning and freezing outside — an Island mother had no idea where her 20-year-old son was. “He had...

Dr. Glassman makes cannabis house calls

On Monday, July 2, and Thursday, July 5, Rabbi Dr. Yosef Glassman will return to Martha’s Vineyard for his house-call tour to recommend medical...

The Workshop opens its doors to regulars and new artists

A small Beach Road gallery sits at the shoreline of Vineyard Haven Harbor. The white front door is often left ajar, welcoming visitors and...

Get ahead of Lyme

Living on Martha’s Vineyard, we’re conditioned to meticulously check ourselves, our friends, and our kids for ticks. What happens if you find one? What...

Gail Straub’s book takes us through the Ashokan way

Gail Straub lives in the mountains of upstate New York among a range of rolling peaks called the Ashokan trail. She’s spent 37 years...

Go fish

It was 10 am, and the faint rumble from a starting engine hummed as it pulled away from its slip in Oak Bluffs Harbor....

Kelley House sets new standard for housing

Cramped, condemnable housing has defined the standard for employees living on Martha’s Vineyard for too long. Scott Little, president and CEO of Kelley House,...

Taste the night away

It was sunny, it was swanky, it was tasty — it was the 33rd annual Taste of the Vineyard Gourmet Stroll on Thursday, June...

Funding for a folktale

Ever wonder what a town meeting on Martha’s Vineyard might have looked like centuries ago? Instead of new school projects, fluoride debates, or shade...

The coast with the most

  Folks from all walks of life, and all walks of the Northeast, gathered at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown on Wednesday, June 6,...

‘No time for ticks’

It’s no surprise Martha’s Vineyard is a Lyme hotspot, and three MVRHS students are fighting back. Senior Maggie Burke and juniors Sam Cranston and...

Health on wheels

You may have noticed a 34-foot RV parked outside Island Health Care, a community health center at the Triangle in Edgartown. The refurbished van...

Right out of a movie

On a rainy Sunday night in late May, Islander Josh Paulson brought his girlfriend Lizzie to a movie at the Capawock. It was a...