Monday, September 28, 2020

55Plus: MVCL Supportive Day Program to reopen in-person Monday, Oct. 19

Tell us the latest news at the Center. Like everyone else on Martha's Vineyard, we closed the physical building on March 13, in line with the CDC and Mass.gov guidelines at the onset of the...

Hair there everywhere

Updated, Thursday, Sept. 24, 7:45 am* “You've got to be kidding, right?” That was pretty much the consensus when Angela Prout announced that she was giving up her career in marketing — after stints at BBDO,...

Arts MV: A community conversation

It’s 11 on Friday morning. Do you know where your arts and cultural organizations are? It’s quite likely that their representatives are gathered together in front of their respective computer screens for their one-hour,...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library hosts Healthy Aging M.V. while they present an Advance Care Planning Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 5 pm. The hope is that you come away from this workshop empowered...

Golf classic scores big for Hospice of M.V.

The 10th annual Hospice of Martha's Vineyard Golf Classic was played in classic Island September weather Sunday at Mink Meadows golf course. According to a press release from Hospice, COVID-19 rules dictated that the...

Tisbury: Creative and practical masks

Heard on Main Street: Be the person your dog thinks you are. I am so glad they are not closing Beach Road yet. If you go by the markers, the plan is rather confusing. It...

Edgartown: VIP yard and art sale

As I write tonight, with an early deadline this week, the news has just come across the TV that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has passed away tonight. I am immensely sad at...

Chilmark: Virtual music series

It's been six COVID months since I've been in NYC, but I agreed to go with my husband last weekend. Turns out my trepidation was misplaced. Although I passed a few people in the...

Aquinnah: Support for local nonprofits

As I write this, I have three boys doing Zoom school in my living room and on my deck, I am in a Zoom meeting (video off, since I’m also writing), I’m still in...

Academic honors

Dean's list Troy Lawrence Silva of Vineyard Haven, at Wentworth Institute of Technology.  

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no nosso site: mvtimes.com/category/portuguese—translation/. This week's column is a little bit of cleaning the house, getting things ready, and prioritizing. Maybe it is the fact that I am 35...

Births

Grayson Alexander Monteiro Emily Monteiro and Joseph Monteiro of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Grayson Alexander Monteiro, on Sept. 14, 2020, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Grayson weighed 7 pounds, 11.5 ounces. Bodie Jeffrey Bartkowski Leanne...

Have songs, will travel

The coronavirus rules are wearing thin on most of us, including the Island elders. Singer-songwriter-musician Jemima James and support services coordinator for Island Elderly Housing Nora Wilcox put their heads and hearts together and...

Have Faith: ‘Walking Together Apart’

It was apparent when the coronavirus hit that Islanders who ordinarily wouldn't visit the Food Pantry, Family to Family, or M.V. Food Baskets were lined up in their cars to accept food donations. All...

Writing from the Heart: Finding a sliver of joy

It’s in the middle of the Black Lives Matter protests and COVID-19. I’m trying to get my heart reopened. I turn on NPR, and there are two guys talking. The interviewer says, Are you...

Finding the silver linings

At a time when many people might look to free themselves from the anxieties and stresses of the present day, meditation seeks to bring folks into that moment, to cherish all it can offer. Meditation...

Why the seas rise

The Vineyard Haven Public Library is happy to be hosting another lecture by local expert and year-round Chilmark resident Dr. Peter Neilley, again this year after his standing-room-only talk “The Basics of Global Warming”...

West Tisbury: Changes in the community

Last week was hot and sunny again, more summer-like weather than what I expect by now. Usually cool, crisp days begin as soon as September does, a welcome gift. By the weekend, it was...

Tisbury: Preparing for climate impacts

Heard on Main Street: Don't be irreplaceable. If you can't be replaced, you can't be promoted. The Tisbury Community Preservation Committee is looking for worthy projects in our town. You have to apply to get...

Oak Bluffs: Discovering natural wonders

At dusk on many evenings when I was a child, we would listen carefully and hear the far-away call of the whippoorwills. Upon hearing one call, we would await the echo of a responding...