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Connie Berry

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Homegrown hops

It's nice to know that COVID-19 hasn't wreaked havoc on this year's local hop harvest, and it's even nicer knowing that Hopps Farm Road...

Have songs, will travel

The coronavirus rules are wearing thin on most of us, including the Island elders. Singer-songwriter-musician Jemima James and support services coordinator for Island Elderly...

Have Faith: ‘Walking Together Apart’

It was apparent when the coronavirus hit that Islanders who ordinarily wouldn't visit the Food Pantry, Family to Family, or M.V. Food Baskets were...

Have Faith: There is a season

From the time I was very little, I can remember wanting to be around adults, anyone older than myself. My cousins would go off...

Music at the movies

Laurel Redington, community outreach director at MVY Radio, says that a three-legged stool is the strongest kind. So when three Island nonprofits — the...

Magical reading

A little more than a year ago, Robin Tuck lost her daughter Elke Klein, 24, in a drowning accident at Lagoon Pond. Elke was...

Have Faith: Prayer

I Google just about everything, Google being a verb in this case. I Google people I already know and those I don't know. During...

‘The Glorias’ is glorious

Viewers of a certain age, men and women, will get their memories jogged next week when director Julie Taymor's “The Glorias” screens at both...

Have Faith: One woman’s Judaism

One of the perks of writing this column is the chance to visit with friends and talk to them about their faith. No matter...

Home cooking in Oak Bluffs

We were having ribs anyway, and what could go better with them than some comfort food from the new Sarah Brown's in Oak Bluffs?...

Have Faith: Sundays at the Tabernacle

This year marks the 185th anniversary of religious services held at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs, and the Spiritual Life committee of the Martha's...

Through an artist’s eyes

Artist Dick Iacovello has a terrific eye for color and form, and his latest pieces demonstrate his expertise. Iacovello celebrated his 82nd birthday last...

Feel-good cookies

Every once in a while I execute a stroke of genius in the kitchen, and I've apparently passed the gene down to my daughter,...

Have Faith: Everyone has a story

For a man who relishes his past experience working with missionaries in such far-flung places as Africa and Russia, the Rev. Dr. Leo Christian...

Little cafe around the corner

Authentic Italian food is a precious commodity on Martha's Vineyard, and Chef Salvatore della Torre is bringing it to the table with his new...

Have Faith: The time has come

I’ve been thinking, and who hasn’t these days, about racism and how each of us can work deliberately and earnestly to change the fear,...

Thinking KFC?

I’m a big fan of sneaking off with my husband to the Barn Bowl & Bistro on a weeknight in the off-season to grab...

Have Faith: A fisherman’s journey

Stanley Larsen's fishing boat, Four Kids, pulled up to the dock in Menemsha a little after 10 am last Thursday, under a bright blue...

Midlife adventures

Imagine hoisting yourself up onto the back of a large truck, carrying everything from corn and barley to dead animals, pulling your duffel bag...

Have Faith: Finding community

Worship services look very different these days. Pastors are recording services and daily messages to view on YouTube or Facebook or Zoom, and during...