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MV artist Lauri Bradway is new kid on block

How does it feel to step into the Island's art world?

‘Home Bird’ – Stories of happiness at home on Martha’s Vineyard

Keeping all senses opened is one of the author's gifts. The ability to capture her experiences in words perfectly chosen to convey them is a second.

Ruth Stiller at 90 loves a party, and her town

Ruthie celebrated surrounded by friends right across from the rambling white corner house where she was born 90 years ago and where she lives today.

Martha’s Vineyard is not immune to domestic violence

Despite the strong language, formal legal process, criminal penalties, and good intentions, restraining orders may not always do their job.

Martha’s Vineyard women join a national trend to gun ownership

Firearms instructors are witnessing an increase in women seeking gun licenses. The reasons vary.

Youth Task Force speaker will describe how teenagers think

Dr. Brooks will provide insights about why teens are often moody, impulsive, maddening, and can exhibit frustrating behavior.

Martha’s Vineyard chocolatiers sweeten the season

Be Fresh packs in several immune-boosting superfoods along with pure raw cacao, coconut butter, agave nectar, and a subtle hint of organic lemon verbena.

Islanders observe the church’s most holy season

Considered by many to be the church's holiest season, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and stretches nearly seven weeks before culminating with Easter.

Martha’s Vineyard herbalist pens fun, instructional book on herbal health

Vineyard herbalist Holly Bellebuono has written a charming, useful, and fact-filled book gently introducing common herbs and their many uses.

Cleaning up your clutter

If clutter is a problem for you, don't feel alone. Two organizers located on Martha's Vineyard can help.

Clutter busting tips from Martha’s Vineyard pros

Noreen Baker and Gladys Toscano share their most useful tips.

Martha’s Vineyard NAACP honors those who make a difference

Colleen Morris described the Community Service Award recipients as "three local heroes in our midst."

Martha’s Vineyard seniors learn to eat well, spend less

Seniors often have changing nutrition needs which go unmet. For example, elders need added fiber to aid digestion and cholesterol control.

Podiatrist & lifecoach Michelle McCrumb believes in starting small

Michelle McCrumb's approach to health and fitness is a gentle, gradual one.

Oak Bluffs couple’s dogged efforts to find pet pay off

Waylon, adopted that day from a foster home in Rhode Island, was officially missing. His owners were frantic and began to search.

Vineyard Haven designer still at it at 93

Active and creative, Cecile Mooney fashions clever seasonal gifts.

Many options to find Christmas trees on Martha’s Vineyard

A real tree is like a big dog. It will probably shed, mess the floor, & cause unforeseen mishaps, but its wealth of warmth & goodwill is priceless.

Natural selections at garden shops make great gifts

Gifts that bring one a bit closer to nature, from bird feeders to orchids.

Felix Neck Festival a Thanksgiving staple on Martha’s Vineyard

A great way to burn off turkey and battle turpitude, the annual festival at Felix Neck helps Islanders bid adieu to Thanksgiving.