Sunday, January 17, 2021

Tea talk and tasting

The Chilmark library offers a Tea Talk and Tasting with Max Falkowitz, tea consultant and food writer, on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 4 pm. According to a press release from the library, tea is...

West Tisbury and Edgartown libraries earn Star ratings

The West Tisbury library received a five-star rating and the Edgartown library received three stars in a national ranking of Library Journal's annual review of public libraries, according to a press release from the...

West Tisbury: Town board nominations

It’s been so hard to sit down to write this week’s column. What can I possibly say? For all of us who were so eager to see the end of 2020, hoping for all...

Tisbury: Reading and knitting

Heard on Main Street: When I make a typo on my password, why doesn’t the computer correct that? Why is it that when the air is colder outside, the heat inside seems not quite as...

Oak Bluffs: Community services

United States history that I never imagined or wanted to view took place this week in our beloved country. I guess the only way I can describe the emotions I felt when I witnessed...

Edgartown: Starting new hobbies

We are well entrenched in January now. The winter doldrums. Most businesses seem to be closed up for a long winter’s nap, either due to winter or COVID, and there isn’t a lot to...

Chilmark: Cooking, travel, arts, crafts

Daily morning frost signals winter is really here. Some people may have thought I was a dumb bunny last week because rabbit hunting season continues through Feb. 27, so I learned from a quartet...

Aquinnah: Indian Police Academy

A very hearty congratulations to Ranger Christopher Manning for graduating from the United States Indian Police Academy on Jan. 7. Before he attended the Indian Police Academy, Chris graduated from the Municipal Police Training...

Births: Jan. 8, 2021

Jackson Bazil Dodge Kelly Arruda and Justin Dodge of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Jackson Bazil Dodge, on Jan. 8, 2021, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Jackson weighed 8 pounds, 13.3 ounces. Heloisa Barbosa...

Academic honors

President’s list Jeremey Mercier of Edgartown, at SUNY Cobbleskill. Dean's list Alison Daigle of Edgartown, at Curry College.  

The lives they led: Jan. – Mar. 2020

In celebrating the lives of Islanders who died in 2020, we have included those who lived for at least some time on Martha’s Vineyard, and for whom information about their life here was available...

The lives they led: Apr. – June 2020

In celebrating the lives of Islanders who died in 2020, we have included those who lived for at least some time on Martha’s Vineyard, and for whom information about their life here was available...

The lives they led: Oct. – Dec. 2020

In celebrating the lives of Islanders who died in 2020, we have included those who lived for at least some time on Martha’s Vineyard, and for whom information about their life here was available...

Ethiopia calling

When Joan Nathan travels, her friends like to come along. I learned about this trip in a conversation with Suzanne Modigliani over holiday food offerings at the Chilmark library holiday party in 2019. I...

An amazing life

The remarkable 83-year life of Sharon Elizabeth Kelley concluded at Woodside Village on Nov. 17, 2020, a life where she skated with the Ice Capades, danced with the Rockettes, and was a friend and...

Dispatch: Paris

From time to time, The Times will feature dispatches from Islanders around the globe. This week, Nicolas Ruderman writes again from Paris. Ruderman has spent his summers on East Chop since he was born...

This Was Then: Smith, Bodfish, and Swift

S.B.S. — Smith, Bodfish, and Swift — was once an extensive Island chain. Their flagship store was a grocery on Main Street, Vineyard Haven, under the shade of the Linden Tree, but at the...

Have Faith: After COVID

There are many things to miss these days, and we've all likely lamented them in one form or another. Before COVID, and before I became an editor at The Times, I was able to...

Writing From the Heart: Realistic resolutions

Every year I make New Year's resolutions, and every year I give them up by Jan. 6. The list has gotten shorter and shorter as time has gone by, but always at the top...

Visiting Vet: The jury is still out

One of my favorite families lost two dearly loved dogs in recent years, so I was delighted when they arrived at my door, pre-pandemic, with Joy, their new 5-month-old golden retriever. In the past,...
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