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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...

Pot on the rock

Two pot shops opened in Leicester and Northampton last month, drawing visitors across the state by the thousands and revenue counted in millions. The...

Tune-in to the holidays

Love it or hate it, holiday music has officially hit the airwaves. Now that your morning commutes are accompanied by the likes of Bing...

The state of dementia on Martha’s Vineyard

Dementia is the fifth leading cause of death and debilitation for people over 65 across the nation. Martha’s Vineyard is particularly susceptible to this...

Santa Claus is comin’ to town

They say Santa’s always watching. This year, we’ve got our eyes on him. The Times put together this interactive Santa map so your family...

Traveling the third world on a third-class budget

It was like at first sight.That’s how Tim Maley, husband of author Eileen Maley, described the moment the two first laid eyes on...

Shake the flu

Cough into your sleeve, wash your hands often, and drink plenty of fluids. Only a handful of influenza cases have been detected on-Island so...

Rockin’ round the pop-up shops

We’ve rounded up some holiday pop-ups and go-to spots so you can get all your shopping done early this holiday season. When in doubt...

Faces of food insecurity: Grateful for the grapevine

Updated Nov. 14John Chivers moved back to Martha’s Vineyard about two weeks ago. He’s lived here for eight years, but spent the past two...

Veterans Day: A time to honor all veterans

Sounds of bagpipes echoed through town Sunday morning as the annual Veterans Day parade stepped off from Nancy’s and made its way to Ocean...

Meet Your Merchant: Leonardo Bonjour

I’ll be honest, I didn’t know much about Brazilian jiujitsu prior to writing this piece. I wasn’t even sure I was pronouncing it correctly...

Eat like a sea captain

We sat around a circular mahogany table by the window in the corner of the back room. There are two main dining spaces inside...

What Islanders Wear to Work: Josey Kirkland dresses for Felix Neck

When people think style on Martha’s Vineyard, a certain vision comes over the minds of the unknowing. Salmon-colored shorts spotted with tiny smiling whales....

Yoga outside the studio

If you’re looking for something to help solve those winter blues, Sherry Sidoti is offering her annual yoga teacher training from Jan. 11 through...

Design Q+A: Fireplaces

From traditional and wood-burning to modern and gas-powered, fireplaces are undoubtedly the snuggest spot in the house. We’ve reached a point in design innovation...

Can we take a peek?

There are certain clues to hint you’re nearing a beautiful Vineyard home. The first: The GPS won’t take you there. It’ll send you circling...

Brewed awakenings: Meet the baristas

These on-the-verge-of-winter mornings don’t start without a fight. Around 8 am, the horrendous chime of my default ringtone wakes me up. I press snooze...

Gymnasts’ choice

On Sunday, Oct. 28, Island Gymnastics hosted its 28th annual Sandcastle meet, a fundraiser and competition where proceeds benefit a designated Island cause. This...

Red Sox win and so does Green Monster artist

The Green Monster is more than just a 37-foot wall out in left field at Fenway Park. It’s a symbol of Boston, an icon...

The buzz on Question 1

On Nov. 6, Massachusetts voters will decide whether they believe yes, patient-to-nurse ratios should be regulated by law, or no, patient-to-nurse ratios should remain...