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Rich Saltzberg


Paint my wagon (or porch, or floor, or walls)

When it comes to color decisions, oh boy...There are painters who refuse to get involved...It certainly can be a can of worms, so to speak. It’s a funny psychology based on personal associations....I’ve spent endless hours mixing, matching, and changing colors for people, repainting whole rooms, sometimes three times.

Creativity brews at Chilmark family business

Mr. Christy takes great care guiding the final stage, where too much heat will singe the batch and too little will leave it with the texture of balsa wood. What he consistently arrives at are bean batches the color of oiled leather that smell intoxicatingly nutty as they cascade down into stainless steel cooling trays. They are the benchmark of the company.

New artwork arrives at The Granary Gallery

They each depict parts of the Island that are common to all of us but in an uncommon way. As a viewer, we immediately see the uniqueness of their talents. –David Wallis

Children’s films shine brightly at Film Festival

The annual event made Chilmark a lively place this past weekend.

M.V. Film Fest Recap

Saturday marked the third day of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, beginning with a sold out showing of Victoria Campbell’s “Monsieur le Président” at...

M.V. Film Fest delivers

“The Overnighters,” an apt title for the Film Festival movie that almost missed the boat.

Monsieur le Président: Documentary on Haiti at film festival

Viewers of the M.V. Film Festival will choose the final cut of this intensely personal film.

Film Festival Preview: Whitey Bulger’s attorney on government corruption

                 Hank Brennan will lead discussion at the Film Festival documentary “Whitey: USA v. James J. Bulger.”

Programming refinements and expanded venues punctuate Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

New additions this year include repeated screenings and multiple event locations.

The late Geoff Pease wielded a beautiful brush

See his work in Brooklyn March 14–16

Thriller ‘Off Season’ mixes Vineyard talent with Hollywood

Sparseness and isolation are pervasive characteristics of the Island in the leafless months, often spurring residents to take excursions across the Sound for a...

Thank you, thank you, thank you

On behalf of eight relieved families, I would like to express gratitude to the citizens of West Tisbury for unanimously voting at the recent special town meeting to approve corrections to legal language pertaining to the land and homes at Eliakim's Way (a.