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Nancy Kingsley

Nancy Kingsley died peacefully at the age of 89, just weeks before her 90th birthday, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on August 4 after a...

The lights are on again in the Yellow House

 To the Editor: After almost two decades of neglect and legal wrangling the lights are finally on again in the Yellow House at the corner...

Kerry sails to victory 

On Saturday, former Secretary of State John Kerry won the highly competitive Venona Trophy at Edgartown Race Weekend’s 82nd ’Round-the-Island Race, after a noteworthy...

Seafood picnic to go

Tasty lobster rolls, creamy clam chowder, savory chips, sweet watermelon, and refreshing drinks are available every week at a special place in Vineyard Haven....

Rent assistance available through online application

Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC) has launched a new online application for year-round Cape and Island residents who are in need of rental and mortgage...

Soirée from the heart

Gather with others in the Island community for a virtual Summer Soirée, which supports the important work of the Martha's Vineyard Hospice in Vineyard...

Time is now to register to vote

To the Editor: A year ago the League of Women Voters of Martha's Vineyard held committee meetings to create a plan for celebrating the 100th...

Testing failures

We are four and a half months into this coronavirus pandemic in the United States, and our testing for the virus remains woefully inadequate,...

Hay bundles of fun

Explore the sights and sounds of the Katama plains in a guided tour of an Island farm, including a meadow hayride and a walk...

Yard makes commitment to work against racism

Between COVID-19 and the global movement for Black Lives Matter, 2020 has been a year unlike any other. The Yard’s campus may be closed,...

Court Report: July 23 – August 3, 2020

July 23, 2020 Jonathan R. Jacobs, Vineyard Haven; DOB 8/6/89, trespassing: continued to pretrial conference.  July 27, 2020 Geralyn White Dreyfous, Medford; DOB 3/5/62, larceny under $1,200:...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

On Thursday, August 6, at 10 am, the West Tisbury library hosts Heather Capece as she leads an online Kids’ Pastel Class for ages...

Fifth annual Sankofa Festival goes virtual 

The Oak Bluffs Public Library recently announced in a press release that the fifth annual Sankofa Festival of African American Literature and Culture will...

Jewish Book Festival comes to the Island

Moment Magazine, in partnership with the Chilmark library and the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center, announces the Martha’s Vineyard Jewish Book Festival, celebrating authors whose...

Poet’s Corner

Jetty By Lucas Thors Jagged boulders jutting out endlessly into the opaque torrent a red bell sings at the end, anticipating icy seaspray. Waves dash upon the rocks freely through...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Week of July 27 – 31

CHILMARK July 31, Lucy Beach LLC sold 11 Azalea Lane to Gail E. Schargel and William M. Powell for $3,750,000.  July 31, David N. Cicilline sold...

John Da Fonseca Belussi

Elisana Da Fonseca Belussi and Gwann Belussi Da Silva of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, John Da Fonseca Belussi, on July...

Crystal Dossantos A. Silva

Maria Dossantos and Johnathan Silva of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Crystal Dossantos A. Silva, on July 30, 2020, at Martha's Vineyard...

Treyden Walter Fournier

Kayla Fournier and Joey Fournier of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Treyden Walter Fournier, on July 29, 2020, at Martha's Vineyard...

Sebastian Jay Carrier

Alexandra Carrier and Jonathan Carrier of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Sebastian Jay Carrier, on July 28, 2020, at Martha's Vineyard...