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Celebrating the local pig

Swine and Dine events will fill the weekend, and Islanders’ bellies, with local pork.

The long and wining road

A sampling of the M.V. Food and Wine Festival’s wine events.

Food challenge spawned wild dishes

Tyler Gibson took the grand prize for his “Around the Island” dish, and Clara Athearn secured the kids’ grand prize.

Martha’s Vineyard real estate pros offer advice on selling and buying

Be financially prepared when you begin the process, and that begins with the numbers.

An Islander in Israel, or how Billy Luce became Ehud Neor

Or, how Billy Luce became Ehud Neor.

British version tells of the leadup to the American revolution

At a discussion of his newest book An Empire on the Edge, author Nick Bunker describes a Martha’s Vineyard chapter in the runup to the American Revolution.

The Workshop will showcase plein air paintings

Summer Breeze show at The Workshop gallery captures the Island outdoors.

Martha’s Vineyard has been dry, but there is no drought

The lack of steady rain has affected lawns and farms across the Island.

Propelled by volunteers, ‘Peter Pan’ soared

Between August 16 and 24, Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) presented Peter Pan at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s Performing Arts Center. Featuring its ever-youthful...

Obamas grace Edgartown light

On the evening of August 17, two Island artists celebrated the Commander and Chief and the first lady using acrylics and a $7,000 telescopic...

National Humanities Medal winner to screen new film at Tabernacle

On August 18 at 7:30 pm, documentarian Stanley Nelson, who Islanders may be familiar with for his personal retrospective of Oak Bluffs, “A Place...

Chappaquiddick residents air wireless concerns to Edgartown selectmen

A large group of Chappaquiddick residents aired their concerns about spotty wireless telephone reception on the small island and the need to improve coverage...

Monster Machines: Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard’s 25 BFMII

For 46 springs, The Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard has deposited boats into Vineyard Haven harbor, and hauled them back out the following autumn. For 46...

Blues Brothers Revue coming to Old Whaling Church

A contemporary incarnation of the Saturday Night Live musical duo that closed out the 70s with the hit motion picture “The Blues Brothers” is...

Rueling the canvas: Artist Colin Ruel of West Tisbury

Colin Ruel’s abstract and landscape work takes the viewer on a shamanic journey.

Bids aplenty at 36th Annual Possible Dreams Auction

The first is that this Island has provided me with a home and home-away-from-home amid a diverse and neighborly community since I was born. The second is that Dolly Campbell and her colleagues at the Thrift Store were kind to my wife and me, when we were struggling to build and furnish our house here. The third is that the auction has repeatedly given us the opportunity to meet generous people who have jumped at the chance to see things that stretch the mind with questions and awe

Wining and dining at Atria

Wine dinners allow you to sit back and engage in a more deeply imaged culinary experience — they are like the long form of dining, the novel — and like all novels they begin with a simple idea: what’s in the bottle,

Bumper crops: No soil required

Vineyarders with any sort of green thumb are likely eyeing the progress of their tomatoes with no small amount of anticipation. Some gardeners, if...

The invasion of the crabgrass

How to eliminate crabgrass, or else embrace its presence.

Monster Machines: West Tisbury’s Breaker 732

They allow firefighters to make a safe and effective fire attack on a fast-moving fire that can be a distance from access roads. West Tisbury FD’s decision to include two of them in their fleet illustrates their commitment to defending the community against this risk.