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Filet mignon with a side order of biplanes

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I love a good breakfast place; there’s no better way to start the day. And recently I was meeting someone out at the Katama...

What makes the fair tick?

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When I sat down to talk with Janice Haynes at her home in West Tisbury, she had just returned from a trip to Ireland...

See you at the Rigger

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For many Islanders and seasonal visitors alike, the Square Rigger restaurant at the Triangle in Edgartown is as much of an Island institution as...

Kate’s back

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Kate Taylor’s album “Sister Kate.” Those were heady times for Kate back in the early ’70s. Virtually...

A different look at Mytoi

An old friend, Elise LeBovit, stopped by The Times the other day. It was one of those hellacious hot days we’d been having, and...

The Black Dog turns 50

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It all began with a cannon. A nine-inch muzzle-loading Dahlgren cannon that weighed nearly 10,000 pounds, to be precise. Captain Bob Douglas, founder of...

Meet the Deckers

In some respects, we’re all family on the Vineyard. We’re a diverse group, often fiercely independent, but united and drawn together by the fact...

Let the good times roll!

Grace Guck, who has been an avid horse person for all of her life, had a great idea. As the clubhouse manager at the...

So you want to be a DJ?

Edit 4/1 I suspect there’s a little disc jockey in all of us. Wouldn’t you love to give voice to those tunes you carry around...

The king of the practical jokers

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We were putting together our year-end review and were going over a list of all the people who died in 2020 when we came...

From one Vineyard to another

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It’s been an interesting journey for Sam Decker and his wife Katy. The two grew up on the Island, and after high school they...

The Good Soles are good souls

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What began as a group of Island women getting together to ride their bikes, get some exercise and enjoy each other's company evolved into...

The Vineyard Beat

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Updated 2/19/21 Martha’s Vineyard has a rich and storied musical tradition. Go all the way back to the tribal music of the Wampanoags. The sea...

Paddling through the pandemic

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It’s slushing out today. The wind is howling, and the snow and rain have made any thought of going outside a fool’s errand. Weather...

The ambassador has departed

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“For nearly 30 years,” Adam Moore, executive director of Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation said, “Bill Bridwell has been the greatest ambassador for Sheriff’s Meadow that...

What does the Vineyard smell like?

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Recently I was thinking about Diane Ackerman’s marvelous book, “A Natural History of the Senses.” The book takes each of the five senses individually,...

Fighting for justice and inclusion

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Race relations on the Vineyard have always been more nuanced than in many communities elsewhere. On one hand, Black families could not buy property...

After the pandemic

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The vaccines are being shipped, and we’re beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel. And maybe, just maybe, the new...

Poliana Bellan Wilson: ‘I love to lend a hand to others’

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In 2017, Poliana “Poli” Bellan Wilson left her home in Sao Paulo, Brazil to attend a Rotary convention on Martha’s Vineyard. Wilson had been...

Merry Christmas to WMVY

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Since 1983, WMVY Radio has provided the soundtrack for the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. From the beginning it stood out in an era of...
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