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All’s Fair

Photos from day one at the Ag Fair are coming in hot.

Built on Stilts reschedules Sunday’s performance

On Sunday, August 20, Built on Stilts will start at 5:30 pm instead of 8:00 pm. The fireworks have been rescheduled to launch Sunday...

Yard Sales August 19-20 & August 26-28

Click here to see all yard sales on one interactive map.

Catch the Fireworks at Ocean Park on Friday, August 18, at 9 pm

The Oak Bluffs Fire Department has a few tips on making your fireworks-watching experience the best ever. First, it’s a good idea to arrive...

Quote of the week

“My work is roughly a third masonry, a third music, and a third fishing — a really nice balance.” —Johnny Hoy, mason, musician, fisherman

What’s on at the Ag Fair?

Say Fair Week in March and you get a shiver from locals. Is it fear? Is it excitement? Is it anticipation of warm weather?...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: August 7 – 11, 2017

Chilmark Aug. 10, Clarissa Allen and Mitchell Posin, trustees of the Allen Farm Nominee Trust, sold a lot on Sheep's Crossing to Ariel R. Ashe,...

Photography and mixed media at A Gallery

A Gallery presents a special focus on new work by two women artists, photography by Brigitte Cornand and mixed media works by Peigi Cole-Jolliffe....

New sculpture dances outdoors at the Field Gallery

“The Tango Dancers,” a new cast stainless steel sculpture by Chilmark artist Jay Lagemann, has joined the collection of dancing figures in the Field...

Looking at what’s on the surface

Sargent Gallery explores the environment with its newest exhibit, “Surface Encounters, 4 Artists,” with an opening reception from 6 to 8 pm on Sunday,...

Drag queen storytime

Reina Del Taco will visit the West Tisbury library for the Island’s first drag queen storytime on Saturday, August 19, at 10:30 am. Reina...

Introduction to papermaking

Illustrator and textile artist Marlene Cameron will be at the Polly Hill Arboretum on Thursday, August 17, to lead a class on homemade papermaking....

5K Run for Jabberwocky and Kid’s Fun Run

This Island tradition returns for its ninth year on Saturday, August 19, at 8:45 am. The race starts at the FARM Institute and is...

Let common sense bloom

We had an editorial all written. It was set to blast the U.S. Postal Service for its decision to stop a volunteer project at...

Don Berwick speaks on “Healthcare as It Should Be”

On Thursday, Vineyard Haven Public Library presents a free talk by Donald M. Berwick, M.D., M.P.P., FRCP, president emeritus and senior fellow, Institute for Healthcare...

Holmes Hole update

All competitors would have welcomed a bit more wind on both Thursday and Sunday for the Holmes Hole Sailing Association (HHSA) races. A mild...

Top Gun results

Vineyard Youth Tennis held its weekly Top Gun competition on Monday. Michael Gatus defeated Victoria Scott, 6-2, 6-0. Kelly Klaren defeated Hannah Rabasca, 6-2,...

Farm Neck tennis pro session this weekend

The 2017 Martha's Vineyard Community Tennis Pro Am will be held this Saturday from 8 to 11 am at the Farm Neck tennis courts....

Rosalie Constance Corsiglia

Rosalie Constance Corsiglia, known to family and friends as “Connie,” died on August 3, 2017, at Charlene Manor in Greenfield. Connie was born on...

McCloskey – Ebersol

Melody Brooke McCloskey and Charles Duncan Ebersol were married July 29, 2017, at Blackberry Farm in Wallard, Tenn. Mrs. Ebersol, 32, is the founder and...