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Jackie Baer’s ‘house of curiosities’

Jackie Baer is 85 going on 19. She’s a painter, a sculptor, a photographer, a collector, a jewelry maker, and a cartoonist, and she...

The facts about vaccinations

There’s a great deal of controversy today surrounding the subject of vaccinations, particularly when it comes to children. It should be noted that Dukes...

Looking back on the Hurricane of ’38

Friday, Sept. 21, marks the 80th anniversary of the Hurricane of ’38, also known as the Great American Hurricane, the Long Island Express, and...

Why would anyone kiss a fish?

When it comes to gaining an edge to win the Martha’s VIneyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, you have have to make sure your...

What we’ve learned about our screened-in porch

When we first built our house, it was designed to be a post and beam summer cottage, and it was small — very small...

Angel Flight helps Islanders get the care they need

I was picked up by an Uber driver at the Signature terminal, which is reserved for private flights at Logan Airport. Knowing I had...

John Washbrook has a story to tell

I’ve always maintained that you should never be afraid to strike up a conversation with someone on the ferry. You just never know the...

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

“There is a great deal of scientific evidence that confirms the importance of breastfeeding, both for babies and their moms,” said Joyce Capobianco, nurse...

‘Says You!’ turns 22

“Says You!” the self-proclaimed NPR game show of “bluff and bluster, words and whimsy” is now 22 years old, and last week the producers...

The man who tried to eat the fair

Last Friday afternoon I went to the Ag Fair and indulged in what could only be described as stunt eating. In the interest of...

Off the beaten track

For me the “aha” moment came about a month ago when I pulled into the parking lot of MV Wine and Spirits and took...

Building up bone strength

You or a loved one grow old, take a little fall, and suddenly fracture a hip. It’s an all-too-common scenario, but doesn’t have to...

A different take on rentals

Three years ago, Leah Jampel returned to the Island to set up shop for Vacasa, the largest vacation rental management company in the U.S....

This old horse

By all rights, the Flying Horses Carousel in Oak Bluffs should be enshrined somewhere in a museum, red velvet ropes in place to keep...

No regrets: Tom Rush celebrates a Vineyard life well lived

When Tom Rush returns to the Whaling Church for a concert next Wednesday, he’ll be returning home. His roots run deep here on the...

Bring on the troubadours

Paul Levine of West Tisbury was never all that taken by poetry. He attributes this to having teachers in high school who were something...

Chef Gavin Smith pops up at the Lambert’s Cove Inn

If we just walk around the corner from our house and through the woods a few hundred yards, we arrive at Lambert’s Cove Inn....

Poet’s Corner: Saltpetre

By Kristen G. NormanMeandering homewardSun thaws fieldParted to messagesOnly God can see.Pairings of both geeseAnd swan glideHarmonious in camaraderieAnd in mating.The day’s turnedBleak...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: June 18 – 22, 2018

ChilmarkJune 21, Zachary Wiesner, trustee of Aquinnah Beach Lot and Lot 10 Chilmark Nominee Trust, sold 31 Meadow Lane to Haven Fyfe Kiernan for...

ACE MV celebrates its 10th anniversary

On Saturday, June 23, ACE MV celebrated its 10th anniversary with a fundraiser titled “Charting Courses” at the West Chop Club. Guests heard keynote...