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Om online

With most everyone shut off from usual daily activities from work and school to classes, meetings, and even casual socializing at the post office...

Councils on Aging stay in touch with Island seniors

Our Island senior centers are really happening places. Like schools and libraries, they draw countless locals in for gatherings of every kind. There’s nothing...

Easter basket empty?

Spring is officially on the way and Easter Sunday won’t be far behind, falling this year on April 12. For countless kids and sweet-toothed...

Lasting light

These February days can be gray and gloomy, but Alexis Russillo’s luminous landscapes at the West Tisbury library offer a revitalizing burst of light...

Stress relief

“The Island called me back,” Dr. Kay Sunakawa told an attentive audience at the West Tisbury library last week. Sunakawa explained why she had...

Welcome and well-fed

When wintertime settles over the Vineyard with its long nights, chilly days, and quieter pace, getting together to eat with friends and neighbors has...

Listen while you learn

David Rhoderick is on a mission to do all he can to make sure others have the opportunity to enjoy classical music. Launching the...

Save the date

As 2020 dawns we can all find something to worry about — the climate, the election, the economy, our jobs, our families, cluttered basements,...

Hospital store is a one-stop shop

Whether you’re looking for a last-minute gift, a greeting card, a trinket for a toddler, a sweet treat, or an equally sweet welcome and...

Special deliveries

Imagine being home alone, and answering the door to find a smiling neighbor offering a hearty, warm meal. Even for an active and able-bodied...

Fall Festival

Traditional favorites top the extensive list of activities at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary’s 39th annual Fall Festival on Friday, Nov. 29. For nearly four...

Around the world with Shirley Mayhew

While the rest of us were complaining about the traffic, fighting off the crowds, and trying unsuccessfully to keep deer out of the garden...

Little gardeners

Horticulture devotees, tree buffs, home gardeners, and everyday nature lovers of all ages are thrilled by the many treasures to be found at Polly...

Tips for tackling the Ag Fair

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But forget the carols, snowflakes, and tinsel. For us dedicated Ag Fair buffs, our favorite season...

Eating to heal the planet

Most nonprofit organizations scramble to seek out picturesque Island locations for their summer benefits. But Felix Neck has the prettiest party setting possible right...

Opera for everyone

Now in its eighth year, Wendy Taucher Dance Opera Theater's summer “Salon Opera” bursts into sparkling song on Wednesday, July 31, at the Katharine...

Kanta Lipsky’s many arts

“Slow, long, breath,” intones Kanta Lipsky, her voice smooth as honey, warm as chamomile tea. “Feel your feet on the floor, let go of...

Piano is key

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) launched its 49th season Monday with a Summer Festival that will go on to offer three more...

A classic tale

Excitement was crackling in the air at the Performing Arts Center in Oak Bluffs Sunday night as Island Theatre Workshop actors and crew gathered...

Books help navigate ‘terrific toddler’ years

It all starts with a box of crayons, a dress-up hat, a tumble, a scrape, or the sight of Mama in her work clothes...