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Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard publishes annual report

The 2018 annual report for Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard revealed the organization’s two most pressing needs —  more physical space and a bigger staff...

Ten years of meditation with Elliott Dacher

Take 10 deep breaths. Create a clearing of the overactive mind. Pick a focal point — maybe the place under your nostrils, or your...

Can we take a peek?

My phone buzzed on the way to this Vineyard home: “Text me when you’re here,” it read. “There’s a mean goose that attacks people.”...

What Islanders wear to work: Molly Coogan dresses for Bunch of Grapes

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

We Grow Your Own

Now that medical and recreational marijuana is legal in Massachusetts, more people are interested in growing their own. And while many Islanders are in...

Island-tailored at-home workouts

Smart TVs, iPhone apps, and online health coaches make the concept of working out at home sound, at least in theory, easier than ever....

Matches made in Haven

Emily Galligan is an artist, designer, and the owner of Maidenwood Press, a custom stationary and calligraphy company. Makenzie Brookes is a campaign manager...

What’s even open?

The month of March fosters a frequent dialogue:“Want to go out?”“Sure, but what’s even open?”I’ve gotten pretty good at writing certain places...

Forum examines options for aging Islanders

As people age, their needs change, and that was the focus of a housing forum at the Hebrew Center Tuesday afternoon. Healthy Aging Martha’s...

KidFit starts ’em early

CrossFit is an international fitness regime that’s been on Martha’s Vineyard since 2012. I’ve been told it’s the place where adults go to discover...

Forum covers housing options for elders

Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is hosting a “Housing Options for Elders” forum on Tuesday, March 5, from 1 to 4 pm at the Hebrew...

Hollywood directors, Island residents, and Oscar winners

Two Hollywood directors and seasonal Island residents won big at the Oscars Sunday night, the 91st annual Academy Awards.Peter Farrelly of West Tisbury...

Expedia ranks Martha’s Vineyard among top places to propose

Just after Indianapolis, Ind.; Santa Fe, N.M; and Napa Valley, Calif., Expedia ranked Martha’s Vineyard No. 4 on a list of the 12 best...

An hour with Angela Andersen

Angela Andersen is an awardwinning German-American journalist and documentary filmmaker. She travels the world often, taking on beastly global topics and uncovering human stories,...

Patient Centric team grows

Patient Centric, the Island’s only medical marijuana facility, announced new hires on Friday. Dispensary CEO Geoff Rose brought on Ray Whitaker as dispensary manager,...

State slips grant to Edgartown farm

The Baker-Polito administration announced Friday $300,000 in grants to install infrastructure and practices that improve food safety throughout farms across the state. Slip Away...

Seal helped on Sea View

Oak Bluffs Police responded to a seal crossing the road near Little Bridge on Sea View Avenue Tuesday night around 7 pm. An individual...

Reptile Records is Ernie Dewing’s musical refuge

A sea of notes escape a small studio stamped in the middle of a home on Chappaquiddick. It’s the dead of winter, and 60-year-old...

Occupy the Ritz

Every Wednesday at 6:30 pm, a different Island chef is taking over the Ritz kitchen. The pop-ups started on Jan. 9, and have already...

‘Let’s march’

Civil rights. Reproductive rights. Immigration. Environmental justice. Reducing fossil fuels. These are among the many reasons more than 70 Islanders showed up for the...