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Blessings for pets and all

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On Sunday, November 6, the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury hosted “The Blessing of the Animals,” which began with a call to worship...

Slideshow: The Farmers

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“On the Island, farming is tough … you have to take it on as a lifestyle.” —Rusty Gordon of Ghost Island Farm, West Tisbury Farmers on...

The Shopkeepers

Our Island shops provide us with both needed essentials and luxuries, sparing us the expense and inconvenience of having to travel off-Island. Five local...

How to Run a B & B (and the secrets of a baked bean...

The Cleaveland House B & B is at 620 West Tisbury Road in West Tisbury, and has been welcoming guests — mostly poets, writers,...

Charter School graduates: Seven strong

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On Sunday afternoon, the seven graduating seniors of the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School class of 2016 proudly paraded past the standing-room-only audience of...

The coaches: Our sports experts and trainers

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It’s time to cheer on our many coaches, who work tirelessly with Island kids in the sports on the Island. Whether it’s the seasoned...

The EMTs: The Island’s Emergency Medical Service Providers

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It’s one of those things we’ve almost grown to take for granted: You can call 911 at any time of the day or night...

How does that chair make you feel? Island mental health professionals discuss comfort

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Do you lie down, or sit up when talking to a therapist? Do you face them, or...somewhere else? Do you visit them in an...

The Servers: The waitresses and bartenders at our year-round places

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The waitresses and bartenders who work at Martha’s Vineyard restaurants have their work cut out for them: During the fast-paced summer, they must keep...

The Designers

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Six interior designers discuss the challenges unique to working on Martha’s Vineyard — whether it’s designing an addition to an antique house for elder...

Meet Your Farmer: Emily and Lila Fischer, and Eleanor (Fischer) Neubert

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In a series of profiles, The Times introduces the men and women who farm on Martha’s Vineyard. For a complete interactive map of Island...

Phil Fleischman: More than just a guy with a boat to sell

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Last week, my editor at The Times noticed a classified ad in the paper: “Boat for sale,” it said, then went on to describe...

Sense of Wonder Creations celebrates an anniversary, and an award

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This past Friday was a special day at Sense of Wonder Day Camp on Grove Avenue in Vineyard Haven: It marked the 25th anniversary...

Ping-Pong on the Chappy ferry

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This past Sunday, Martha’s Vineyard Table Tennis Club players confronted a new challenge: keeping the ball in play while riding the moving Chappy ferry. Regular...

Fighting back against Cancer at the Relay for Life|

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The Martha’s Vineyard Relay for Life event gives Islanders the chance to honor friends, family, and coworkers who have suffered from and survived cancer....

Eileen Sullivan Mayhew celebrates her 100th birthday

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Mayhews and extended family gathered on Saturday, May 16, to celebrate the 100th birthday of their grand matriarch, Eileen Sullivan Mayhew, at her residence...