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Phil Wallis steps down from museum

Phil Wallis is stepping down as the executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum, the museum announced in a press release and an email...

Class of 2020 parade set for Sunday

Starting at 1 pm on Sunday, June 7, a convoy of emergency vehicles, school staff, and faculty, family, and friends of seniors will proceed...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Summer with a pool and air conditioning

  Real Estate Confidential is a bi-weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate market, presented by...

Aquinnah vigil will stand for equality

An event organized by Sassafras Earth Education will honor fallen ancestors and take a stand for racial equity and social justice in the wake...

Richard James Walton

Richard James Walton (“Dick”), of Oak Bluffs, died suddenly on Monday, June 1, 2020, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 74. Dick was...

Ernest O. Barrett Jr.

Ernest O. Barrett Jr., 84, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on May 26, 2020, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was the husband of...

Island Grown Initiative offers free drop-off

As part of Island Grown Initiative’s M.V. Food Waste Challenge, food waste drop-off will be free at all six Island transfer stations for the...

New site offers reopening info

The Cape Cod Reopening Task Force has launched a new website, reopeningcapecod.org, to help inform businesses and support economic recovery as Massachusetts moves through...

A time for quiet contemplation

To the Editor: This Saturday, June 6, is National Trails Day, an opportunity to celebrate the great outdoors. For the past quarter-century the Martha’s Vineyard...

All four officers should be charged

To the Editor: We are calling for justice for the family of George Floyd. We believe that in order to do that, we must call...

Quiet evil, closely held, politely denied, powerfully cruel

To the Editor: A letter to my non-black sisters and brothers. This is not about cops. I would go to the mat in defense of the...

Qigong with Nan Doty

The Chilmark library hosts a two-part virtual series, “Three Treasures Qigonon,” with Nan Doty on Tuesdays June 16 and 23, at 11 am. The series...

Writers Read and more at the West Tisbury library

Writers Read gathers on Zoom on Monday, June 8, at 7 pm. This event, led by Niki Patton, features community members reading short original...

‘Members of my profession failed us all again’

To the Editor: Once again, another page in racism’s seems-like-never-ending chapters of systematic injustice for people of color. George Floyd died at the hands (knees) of...

Real Estate Transactions: May 18–29

CHILMARK May 18, Richard C. Williams and Christine Williams sold 42 South Ridge Road to Caroline R. Flanders, trustee of 42 South Ridge Road Nominee...

Haikus from Coronavirus Time

Pandemic book list Grabbed from a healthier time Still not compelling –Nancy Aronie Planting this season Gardenia in the garden Six eyes will see it. –Kate Feiffer First I lifted weights But before...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

Andy Herr will teach the first session in a five-week online Beginner Ukulele Class via Zoom, courtesy of the West Tisbury library on Thursday,...

Births

Dionistezany Correa Bernardo Dias Gina Carla Correa Martins and Dionistezany Dias da Silva of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Dionistezany Correa Bernardo...

Academic honors

Graduations Katherine Hansen of West Tisbury, from the University of Vermont. Maisie Jarrell of West Tisbury, from the University of Vermont. Sarah Williston of Oak Bluffs, from...

NIkki Sedacca Gallery opens in a new location

Nikki Sedacca Gallery opens in June in a new space, 7 Winter St., Edgartown. The gallery will exhibit an “exceptional selection of jewelry and...