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Francois’ Fine Tailoring and Alterations

The days of the milkman are gone. As are the days of the cobbler, the doctor who makes house calls (or at least it’s...

MVT Crossword: Blasts from the past

For an interactive version of this crossword puzzle, click here. And keep an eye out for answers next week.

Lingering by the Lagoon

Life’s a beach and then you die — or so the old saying goes. But at least at Beach Road you’ll die happy. Set...

‘Team Building in the Workplace’

“Team Building in the Workplace,” a series of innovative workshops held on Thursdays in the Oak Bluffs library and sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard...

Paying it forward at Alley’s

The holiday spirit is in the air at Alley’s General Store in West Tisbury this Christmas — the first Christmas since the pre–Civil War...

Comedian Jenny Slate and author Ben Shattuck regale the West Tisbury library

Freezing rain pelted the exterior of the West Tisbury library Sunday afternoon, but the inside was warm, compliments of hanging blankets from the M.V....

The Rotary Club keeps rolling along

Updated The Rotary Club, one of the oldest and largest international not-for-profit service organizations, boasts a membership of over 1.2 million, actively participating in 35,000-plus...

An Island story

Jennifer Blecher’s young adult novel “Out of Place” might feel like a foreign world to outsiders but residents and fans of Martha’s Vineyard will...

Interior redesign for the mind

In the spirit of interior renovation, we jump to pockets of our homes that need help. Maybe it’s a dated powder room. Or a...

Do pawpaws stand a chance on Martha’s Vineyard?

With everything going on in the world — impeachment, climate change, the changing of the seasons — it’s easy to forget North America’s largest...

Bring home the bacon

The “Caja China” or “Cuban Coffin” may sound like some arcane torture device, but not in the hands of an experienced chef. Beginning in...

Fourth time’s a charm for the M.V. Craft Beer Festival

The sun was shining and the flags were flying under the big white tents in Waban Park on Saturday as the fourth annual Martha’s...

Suds in September

The Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival is on, and the suds will be flowing Saturday, Sept. 21, from 12:30 to 7:30 pm at Waban...

Gay Head Coffee: Coming to store shelves near you

There was a time when beer was beer and coffee was coffee. For the end of the day, there were Budweiser, Miller, and Coors;...

Smoker-to-table

“Sea smoke, frost smoke, or steam fog, is a fog which is formed when very cold air moves over warmer water. The effect is...

The summer of ‘crunchy calisthenics’

“The year was 1974. My dream was to open up an exercise studio that was fun. I had taken classes all over the city...

Aw, shucks, and other flavors to savor

Mother Nature was cranky, but revelers lined up in rain, mist, and fog to attend the annual Taste of the Vineyard Gourmet Stroll Thursday...

Sailing into Port Hunter

At 2 am on a foggy November morning in 1918, the British steamship Port Hunter collided with the tugboat Covington on a voyage from...

Rest stop

“There was a time when I could walk four miles in a pop,” said West Tisbury resident Susan Silk, surrounded by drills, wooden benches,...

40 reasons to celebrate

Featherstone Center for the Arts was home to Martha’s Vineyard “40 Under 40” celebration on Wednesday, a biennial affair that honors the Island’s leading...