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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...

Whole Foods donates to IGI

On Jan. 10, more than 400 Whole Foods Stores across the nation participated in 5 Percent Day, a quarterly initiative where participating stores chose...

Early deadline ensures SNAP funding through February

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that despite the ongoing government shutdown, now in its fourth week, it would have sufficient...

IGI Mobile Market moves indoors

Island Grown Initiative (IGI) announced an eight-week, one-stop shop to pick up fresh local produce once a week through January and February. The Local...

IGI will receive 5 percent of Whole Foods net sales

Whole Foods Market announced Thursday it will grant Island Grown Initiative (IGI) 5 percent of its net sales on Thursday, Jan. 10, as part...

Beneath the Barcode

People often say a picture is worth a thousand words. For Island filmmaker Len Morris, some pictures are worth a thousand lives.Morris is...

Eclipse Massage opens new digs in Vineyard Haven

On Tuesday, Jan. 1, Eclipse Massage Therapy unveiled its latest business venture — Eclipse Studio, “A space for all,” according to owner Antone Dias....

Islanders share wishes for 2019

Meditate more. Lose 10 pounds. Write stuff down. Whatever it is you wish to accomplish in 2019, The Times wants to know. We set...

Ashley Medeiros: ‘I feel like the Hitch for dogs’

Updated Dec. 24I waited outside Bangkok Thai for my takeout order. A cream-colored chihuahua with long silky hair sat at my ankles. He was...

Faces of food insecurity: Project Bread

Think of food access in Massachusetts like one giant chain. Each link is represented by groups like the Island Food Pantry, the Martha’s Vineyard...

New food code crackdown

Every year, Felix Neck hosts a Fall Festival fundraiser that offers families a leisurely outdoor afternoon with crafts, activities, and an annual bake sale,...

Making medicine from nature

She’s in her fourth week with Lyme disease, and Susie Nedley hasn’t taken a single antibiotic. “I decided to treat myself herbally,” Nedley said,...

Gold, bold, and made with intention

—It starts with a big chunk of blue wax. It’s shaped, molded, cast with metal, and polished clean. Nettie Kent’s handmade, eco-friendly jewelry embodies...

Reinventing herself

Updated Dec. 20A lot can happen in seven years. For Island photographer L.A. Brown, it was a time for artistic expression, collaboration, independence, and...