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Not a Sedaris fan

To the Editor: Let's just say that if I tried to recount the least of several obscene passages from David Sedaris's performance on August 8...

Steamship Authority diverts Oak Bluffs ferries

The Steamship Authority continued to divert ferries into Monday. The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Living the Dream

  Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chitchat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by Fred...

Thanks, Cheryl Stark

To the Editor: In memoriam Cheryl Stark — sorry for the delay, but it is never too late to share how amazing and wonderful a...

Enemy of none

In 1690, when English settlers did not yet enjoy the constitutional right to a free press, the Massachusetts Bay Colony governor described the fledgling...

Peter Pan rolls out new ticket system

As of Thursday, Peter Pan Bus Lines is changing the way customers traveling from Woods Hole to Boston reserve tickets, according to a press...

Schedule: 157th Annual MV Agricultural Society Fair

Thursday, August 16 – Sunday, August 19 Fair Hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 AM – 11 PM Sunday 9:30 AM – 7 PM Exhibit Hall Hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday...

‘Poetry Drop-In’ workshops

The West Tisbury library will be presenting “Poetry Drop-Ins” led by Island poet Donald Nitchie. According to a press release, these free workshops, which...

Rock concert for kids with the Pinkletinks

On Thursday, August 23, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will host an outdoor rock concert for kids and families featuring...

Empowered mamas live life on fire

On Saturday, August 25, from 11 am to 1 pm, the West Tisbury library will hold a 2-hour mini-retreat with Jennifer Knight. According to a...

Book talk and reading: ‘Go Home!

On Thursday, August 30, at 5 pm, the West Tisbury library will present a book talk and reading with authors Jennifer Tseng and T...

Bourne Bridge maintenance rescheduled for spring

Maintenance originally scheduled for fall 2018 on the Bourne Bridge is being pushed back to spring 2019 in order to keep the bridge fully...

Nothing light about the crowd on Illumination Night

Updated August 16 at 2:20 pm If you don’t like crowds, Illumination Night in Oak Bluffs was the wrong place to be Wednesday. If you...

Sponsored: ACE MV: Learn local

With fall fast approaching and the summer grind winding down, it’s time to catch your breath and think about the future. Fortify your mind...

Summer White soiree

On Saturday, August 18, the Capital Youth Empowerment Program (CYEP) will host its 10th annual Summer White Party at the Gaines residence in Oak...

End summer with a bang

Along with the Fourth of July and the Ag Fair, the Oak Bluffs fireworks are a must-see on Martha’s Vineyard. On Friday, August 17,...

On your mark …

Join Camp Jabberwocky on Saturday, August 18, for their seventh annual 5K run on a flat and scenic course along Edgartown Bay Road. The...

Keb’ Mo’ is coming to town

It doesn’t get much more Americana than Keb’ Mo’. He’s a genre-bending talent who’s garnered 11 Grammy nominations and four Grammy awards, and he’ll...

Ilhan Omar comes to Martha’s Vineyard

On Wednesday, August 22, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival will screen the awardwinning documentary “Time for Ilhan.” The film begins at 8 pm at...

Summer hoops champs crowned

The men's summer league concluded Tuesday night with Garrett Albrehan, Kenny Handy, Kane Araujo, T.J. Van Gervan, and Steve Handy taking home the title....