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‘Adapt to the Impact’

At least one foot of sea level rise is expected by the year 2040 — a mere 20 years away — Oak Bluffs conservation...

Moku Artisan Furniture: ‘The simpler the better’

‘Moku’ means ‘wood’ in Japanese. It’s also the name of a budding business that’s carved out a place for itself on Martha’s Vineyard. Moku...

Students pitch in for Zero Waste Week 

Clothing designer Angela Sison offered multicolor threads, buttons, and slender needles from a flower pincushion to students at the West Tisbury School during their...

Marijuana host agreements under federal review

A number of Massachusetts municipalities received subpoenas from the state seeking information about the marijuana companies they host, according to a Boston Globe report....

Substance use disorder campaign set to launch in November

Updated Oct. 31Alcoholism is a standout problem on Martha’s Vineyard. It is the leading cause of death by substance use, with consumption rates surpassing...

‘Are you ready for anything?’

West Tisbury emergency management director Russell Hartenstine posed four questions to a group of about 30 people at the Oak Bluffs library Saturday afternoon:  ...

Stocking up

When the early October nor’easter canceled ferry service two days in a row, the Island Food Pantry panicked. “We usually get a mountain of produce...

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...

Renovation project? Put a Wing on it

From the classic back-neighborhood bungalow in Vineyard Haven to the old saltbox timber frame in Chilmark — Kristen Ellsworth and William Wing do it...

Design Q+A: How can we prepare our lawns for the winter?

What are the best ways to prepare our lawns for the winter? You really should aerate your lawn every year and the fall is the...

Winter escapes

It’s time to start thinking about that well-earned winter getaway, and whether it’s hunkering down in a cabin in Vermont, scuba diving with whale...

IGI receives 2019 Creative Living Award

The Permanent Endowment for Martha’s Vineyard awarded Island Grown Initiative (IGI) the 37th Creative Living Award at a presentation Monday evening at the Farm...

Michelle Obama surprises students at the Edgartown library

Every day after school, a group of students from the Edgartown School walk next door to the town library for afterschool programming. But Friday...

Alchemy: A drink for every occasion 

In its 20 years in business, Alchemy has always offered “really good cocktails.” That’s how Alchemy’s beverage manager Meaghan Hughes remembers it — freshly...

‘I started saving its seeds, and now it’s perfect’

Six women sat around a table in the basement of the West Tisbury library. Their voices were soft, their laughter sweet, and their conversation...

Your Martha’s Vineyard climate change roadmap

There’s no longer any question that climate change is real. Dukes County is ranked one of the fastest warming regions in the nation, and...

Follow your own directions

I heard crickets chirping as I brushed my teeth. It was just after 10 pm — quiet time — and most of my roommates...

Talkin’ smack

Perhaps you’ve seen their umbrella-shaped bells and trailing tentacles drifting by, or noticed their translucent bodies washed ashore on a beach — jellyfish, both...

Construction-heavy summer in Edgartown’s historic district

Horrific. Awful. Brutal. Relentless. Residents of Edgartown’s historic district described a construction-heavy summer that amplified South Water and South Summer streets with constant noise,...

Chappy ferry agreement amended and approved

Updated Sept. 5An amended Chappaquiddick Ferry agreement was approved Tuesday by the Edgartown board of selectmen. In the event of a catastrophe, the ferry,...