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Cribbage Club

The Vineyard Cribbage Club met at the American Legion Hall in Edgartown on July 14, with 20 players. Six games are played, with two points for a win, zero for a loss, and three...

Possible Dreams coming true this weekend

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services’ 43rd Possible Dreams, hosted by Seth Meyers, takes place this Sunday, July 25, at 5 pm, streaming live from the historic Tilton Farm in West Tisbury. This year’s Possible Dreams boasts...

Fourth Annual Legacy Week from the HBCU returns

The week of July 24 to 31 marks the return of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Brand Partners Legacy Week. This year, the HBCU and all those attending the events will be celebrating...

Voyager and Navigator programs donate to Island Autism Group

The Island Autism Group accepted a check from Purple Paws and the Coffee Clipper, two projects in the Martha’s Vineyard High School Voyager and Navigator programs, in the amount of $1,500 from Purple Paws...

Dance the blues away

There is a dance party planned, thanks to the Chilmark Public Library and the Chilmark Community Center, on Tuesday, July 20, from 6:30 pm at the community center. Johnny Hoy and the Bluefish provide...

Cribbage Club

On July 7, 22 players showed up at the Vineyard Cribbage Club’s weekly tournament at the American Legion Hall in Edgartown. Six games are played, with two points for a win, zero for a...

Cribbage Club

On June 30, 20 players showed up at the Vineyard Cribbage Club’s weekly tournament  at the American Legion Hall in Edgartown. Six games are played, with two points for a win, zero for a...

West Tisbury library book sale returns

The annual West Tisbury library book sale is on this year after being canceled last summer. The sale takes place Monday, July 26, through Monday, August 2, from 9 am to 2 pm. The...

Union Chapel celebrates 150 years

A trip to Union Chapel is a special summer event, and this year the chapel enters into a new season celebrating its 150th anniversary and its completely rebuilt and restored 1924 Austin organ. A...

Tisbury School Recognition Day and graduation

The Tisbury School conducted recognition ceremonies for fifth to eighth graders recently. In addition to recognizing graduating eighth grade students individually for their contribution to the school community, the following special awards were presented...

Cribbage Club

On June 23, 17 players showed up to compete in the weekly tournament. Six games are played, with two points for a win, zero for a loss, and three points for a skunk —...

What’s happening on the Fourth of July

The activities this year for Fourth of July still look a little bit different in the wake of COVID. With many children not vaccinated and businesses proceeding with caution, many of the larger events...

Sail MV will present Cronkite Award to Alison Shaw

Sail Martha’s Vineyard (Sail MV) will present the Walter Cronkite Award to local artist and photographer Alison Shaw. The presentation will be made Thursday, July 8, at Sail MV’s signature annual event, this year...

Students shine at this year’s Art of Conservation exhibit

In 2014, the Vineyard Conservation Society launched an art contest to encourage Island high school students to deepen their connections with nature through their artistic skills and talents. According to a press release from...

Wanted: Island musicians

The Vineyard Haven Band is one of the oldest continuously operating bands in the United States. COVID-19 delayed their beginning this year, giving the band the opportunity to invite interested musicians to join them...

Two Island students among winners in poetry contest

This is the 26th year of the Voices of Peace Poetry Contest sponsored by the Veterans For Peace (VFP), Cpl. Jeffrey M. Lucey Chapter 041, Cape Cod. The organization salutes all writers who submitted...

Martha’s Vineyard Bank welcomes new residential loan officer

Martha’s Vineyard Bank recently welcomed William Wishart to the bank’s residential loan team. Wishart’s experience in residential lending and real estate spans three decades and includes lending, sales and development, according to a press release...

NAMI MV announces photography winners

The “This Is What Mental Health Looks Like to Me Contest” sponsored by NAMI MV recently announced the winners of the photography contest. Dawn Keeling Combra won first place in the adult division. She wrote:...

Music on the patio

Every Wednesday in June, July, and August the Chilmark library hosts Patio Music, with socially distanced music outdoors on the patio and lawn at the library beginning at 6 pm. Seating is limited, so...

Chilmark library hosts author talk

The Chilmark library hosts an author talk with Janice P. Nimura about her latest book, “The Doctors Blackwell” on Saturday, June 26, at 6 pm on Zoom. According to a press release from the library,...
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