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Wing-eating contest serves up funds for Eli Bonnell

Thirteen competitors tried their best to eat 40 wings in under eight minutes while raising money for Eli Bonnell of Edgartown.

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What’s your New Year’s resolution?

This past Thursday, Dec. 22, Times staffer Susie Safford asked partygoers at a Winter Solstice party the age-old question.

Evil City String Band at The Yard

KCT Concerts hosted a show at The Yard last Saturday.

Fall Tennis Classic

The second annual Island Fall Tennis Classic to benefit Martha's Vineyard Community Tennis will take place Friday, September 30 through Sunday, Oct.

The Times asks: What was the highlight of your summer?

Answers from party goers at the M.V. Wind Festival, Farm Neck, and a dinner party.

Island Grown Schools dinner at State Road Restaurant

On Sunday, June 5, State Road Restaurant hosted a fundraising dinner for Island Grown Schools (IGS), part of Island Grown Initiative (IGI).

Royal Wedding party at Morrice Florist

Last Friday Morrice Florist celebrated the royal wedding and invited everyone else who didn't get an official invitation to the grand event to join them.

WCAI hosts Pub Night at Offshore Ale, Oak Bluffs

Vineyarders were not shy talking to WCAI (National Public Radio's Cape and Islands station) reporters and staff last Thursday night, March 10, at their traditional Pub Night, held this time at Offshore Ale in Oak Bluffs.

Cooking up a Valentine’s dinner on Martha’s Vineyard

There was a pasta dish with seared prawns, dill and leeks, braised chicken thighs, oven-roasted Brussels sprouts, and the grand finale: chocolate mousse parfait with raspberries and vanilla wafers.

Martha’s Vineyard Songwriters Festival wrap-up

The rooftop of the Mansion House was rocking with sounds last Friday evening as songwriters and music lovers gathered for the Martha's Vineyard Songwriters Festival kick-off party.

Wintertide Coffeehouse reunion at Nectar’s

Wintertide Coffeehouse, legendary as a hotbed of musical creativity during its 20th century Island heyday, came alive again Sunday night at Nectar's/Flatbread.

Seniors Talents Shine at Howes House

The Senior Art Show at the Howes House in West Tisbury was held on June 25, featuring the work of the many artists who meet every Friday throughout the year for watercolor painting.

Art Glances

Ezra Newick launched a new show of both color and black and white photographs at the Chilmark Bank with a small reception last Friday evening showing a range of moody, softly lit landscapes of Vineyard scenes and colorful details of flowers.

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week gives towns the opportunity to shine the spotlight on individuals who give their time to serve the community, and that's just what the Tisbury Council on Aging and Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center did.