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Break’s break-down

The short month of February is coming to a close, and next week the kids are off from school.  Winter isn’t our most entertaining...

Connecting the 20somethings

Year-round living on-Island takes a tolerance for two extremes — summer’s insanity, and winter’s simplicity. The ebb and flow works well for some, but...

Love in song

Love is power, music is its melody, and together, they’ll send chills up your spine. I reached out to four Island musicians performing in...

Island hopping

It’s a balmy evening around 7 pm, and the sun just set. Lights illuminate a busy street of shoulder-to-shoulder foot traffic, and a narrow...

Featherstone’s call for artists

It’s the Year of the Dog, and Featherstone is celebrating with its first gallery show of 2018. On Sunday, Feb. 11, doors open for...

Kicking off the Muse

Eleven-year-old Jasper Ralph is already producing music and writing full-length songs. Through the Muse MV, any local kid can. The Muse MV is a performance...

Henry’s by the harbor

The Harbor View Hotel makes any day feel like a special occasion. Waves of unmissable bliss come after getting out of the car, greeted...

Rooted in music

Home isn’t always an easy place to define. Maybe it’s a little slice of land surrounded by water off the coast of Massachusetts. Or...

Holiday shrubs: Probiotic, refreshing, and flavorful

When you think “shrubs,” you probably don’t go running to your kitchen. You might think gardening, planting, or pruning, but Island chef Meave McAuliffe...

Music in review: The Rock was alive with the sound of music.

Here at The Times, we tried to give our local talent extra love in the year 2017. After all, music is one of the...

Holiday Book Drive brings repurposed books to Island kids

“Raise your hand if you like to read,” Elyce Bonnell said to a group of kids seated in a circle at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Winter vacation week

Winter vacation brings out the couch potato in all of us. After weeks of Christmas shopping and holiday planning, all while dodging the cold,...

‘He was all heart’

“I hate to talk about my friend like this,” Jill Robie-Axtell, CEO of the YMCA, said sitting across from me at her conference room...

Travel Channel features local chef Dan Sauer

The Travel Channel caught wind of one of our very own Island restaurants — 7a Foods. In early November, 7a owner and head chef...

Sheriff’s Department seeks funding for the 2019 fiscal year

Dukes County Sheriff Robert Ogden stood before Edgartown selectmen Monday afternoon to request a warrant article this spring, and discuss the financial, structural, and...

What’s new at Christmas in Edgartown

With over 100 events at Christmas in Edgartown each year, it’s hard to know where to start. The Edgartown Board of Trade hosts this...

Cigarettes may be snuffed out, but vaping’s not

Bob Collett from the Cape Cod Regional Tobacco Control Program had some good news and bad news for high school parents at Martha’s Vineyard...

Fast-forward

What if somebody told you that your brain could be downloaded onto a hard drive? Terrifying, right? But what if your parents or your...

From Madison Square Garden to Martha’s Vineyard

Wes Nagy was blessed with some chops. That’s what he told me one afternoon a couple of weeks ago as we sat chatting in one...

Edgartown police chief is retiring

Edgartown Police Chief David Rossi announced Monday he’d be stepping down from his position. The decision came after he suffered a heart attack on...