Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Community Notes

Beacon of Hope Church holds first Founder’s Day

Forty members of the new Beacon of Hope (BOH) Church gathered to sign covenants of membership at their Founder’s Day celebration on Sunday, March 29. According to a press release, the church proclaimed “that they...

Fabric de-stash time at Oak Bluffs library

This month, the Oak Bluffs library is hosting a craft-supply recycling program, “Yarn and Fabric De-Stash,” designed to help Islanders accomplish some spring cleaning while finding a new home for unwanted fabric and yarn....

Living Local Harvest Festival seeks volunteers for fundraising opportunity

The Living Local Harvest Festival is currently inviting Island youth in sixth, seventh, and eighth grade to apply for the festival’s annual community volunteer project. Interested students who are looking to fundraise for an...

M.V. Healthy Aging Task Force to host Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) workshop

To meet the needs of Island elders that want to age in their home for as long as possible, the Martha’s Vineyard Healthy Aging Task Force is hosting a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) workshop...

Prescribed fire planned for Long Point Wildlife Refuge

The Trustees of Reservations is planning a prescribed fire at Long Point Wildlife Refuge in West Tisbury this spring, sometime before June 30. According to a press release, the dates of the prescribed burn...

Volunteers needed for Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is currently seeking volunteers for the 26th annual Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard event on Saturday, May 2. The annual event attracts hundreds of cyclists who embark on one...

Felix Neck welcomes a new education assistant

Mass Audubon at Felix Neck welcomes Alexandra (Ally) Ferland to the Felix Neck staff. Ally is Felix Neck’s new education assistant, and will work closely with Josey Kirkland, education coordinator, to provide nature education...

To the rescue: First aid at the Y

One of the great things about the Vineyard (one of the many) is the sense of community we share. Sounds very Mayberry, I know. But what do we have if we don’t help one...

Island landscapers get up to snuff on new fertilizer regs

The daylong course provided valuable information and the required certification needed to apply fertilizer on Martha’s Vineyard.

RISE Dance Company recognized at the American Dance Awards

Vineyard dancers ages 5 through 16 from RISE Vineyard Performing Arts performed over 25 pieces of choreography at the American Dance Awards competition on March 14 and 15. The group began preparing back in...

Mill Brook watershed study update is on tap Tuesday

The West Tisbury Mill Brook watershed management planning committee will hold a public forum at 5:30 pm, Tuesday, March 24, in the West Tisbury public library to provide an update on the committee’s study...

Annual Farmers’ Brunch

Join Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard for their annual Farmers’ Brunch this Sunday, March 15, from 9 am to noon at the Chilmark Community Center. Four speakers, including Eric Glasgow of Grey Barn​, Jan Buhrman...

Island Scoutmaster given district’s “Oscar”

On March 7, Island Scoutmaster Jamie Craig was awarded an “Oscar” by the Cape and Islands District of the Boy Scouts of America. Generally, six awards are given out for all of the Cape...

Real Estate Roadshows at Vineyard Open House Real Estate

Vineyard Open House Real Estate will hold a series of informational “Real Estate Roadshows” at its Vineyard Haven office, every Friday for the month of March. Inspired by PBS’s Antique Roadshow, the real estate version...

Cape Cod Five Foundation supports ACE MV

The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Charitable Foundation Trust awarded Adult and Community Education of Martha’s Vineyard (ACE MV) $5,000 to support ACE MV’s adult education strategic needs assessment. The needs assessment will be...

Daughters of the American Revolution donate teddy bears for sick children

Cindy Krauss, Regent of the Martha's Vineyard Seacoast Defence Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, recently presented one dozen comforting teddy bears in drawstring bags to Chief Paul "Zeke" Wilkins of Tri-Town...

ACE MV pushes spring classes back; walk-in registration is on Thursday, March 12

Spring classes at ACE MV have been moved back a week due to the stormy weather earlier in the month. Class will now begin the week of March 17th. Classes must have registrants in...

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Health Fair this weekend

Looking to get your tonsils out? Or have a bunion lanced, or maybe some open-heart surgery? You won’t find that at the 20th annual health fair at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Saturday. But...

2015 Reader Survey

The 2015 MV Times Reader Survey Please take some time to tell Pulse Research, an independent research firm, a little about your opinions, interests, and something about yourself.  Your replies will be aggregated with hundreds...

Pajama drive at the West Tisbury Library

The West Tisbury Library joins Cradles to Crayons in a pajama drive, now through Friday March 13. Help keep kids safe and warm this winter by donating new pajamas during regular library hours. Cradles...