Sunday, January 24, 2021

Community Notes

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...

Movement Speaks seeks to inspire movement

The Yard will be bringing a special program to senior centers around the Island. Movement Speaks, developed by Naomi Goldberg Haas, is focused on inspiring strong and creative movement among older adults of all...

Tisbury workshop on tax exemptions for residents 65 and older

Tisbury assistant tax assessor Ann Marie Cywinski will be available at 1 pm, Monday, March 2, at the Tisbury Senior Center to provide information on the eligibility of residents 65 years of age and...

Northeastern University and ACE MV offer a series of classes dedicated to sustainability

Northeastern University, in affiliation with Adult and Community Education of MV (ACE MV), will be offering a series of classes on-Island titled “Sustainability: Addressing the Challenges.” Five prominent professors from Northeastern University will travel...

Edgartown spelling bee winners

Edgartown School students packed the gymnasium on Thursday, Feb. 12, to cheer on their classmates as they competed in the annual Edgartown School spelling bee. The competitors were Daniel Serpa, Hannah Tate-Arena, Nick Reed,...

Mental health grants available from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation

A press release from the Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Foundation announced that the foundation is now accepting inquiries for its 2015 mental health grant cycle through the foundation’s online grants portal. Organizations located in...

Community note: Workshop March 13 on managing conflict in the workplace

Updated 10 am, March 9 to reflect rescheduled timeThe Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program will sponsor a workshop on managing conflict in the workplace, designed to provide participants with improved skills to work and communicate...

Community note: Center for the Visual Arts announces grant program

The Martha’s Vineyard Center for the Visual Arts (MVCVA) will be accepting grant applications from Island artists until April 1. This is the fourth year that MVCVA has provided grant opportunities designed to aid...

Island Entertainment at Ocean View raises $5,100 for Vineyard Committee on Hunger

The Family to Family Holiday Food Distribution Program, a service of the Vineyard Committee on Hunger, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, recently announced a donation of $5,100 from the Island Entertainment at the Ocean View...

High school science and engineering fair on Saturday

Martha’s Vineyard Regional HIgh School’s annual science and engineering fair takes place on Saturday, Feb. 7, in the cafeteria. The fair opens to the public at 11:15 am. Students will present their projects to judges...

"Food for Fines" food drive at Vineyard Haven Public Library

Throughout the month of February, the Vineyard Haven library will be holding a "Food for Fines" food drive. During this time, library patrons may offset overdue fines by donating current canned goods or healthy...

Coast Guard Aux offers GPS course for mariners

The Martha’s Vineyard detachment of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a two-week GPS for Mariners course, 6 pm to 8 pm, Wednesdays, Feb. 11 and Feb. 18, at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High...

Owen Porterfield wins Tisbury School geography bee

Tisbury School eighth grader Owen Porterfield claimed victory in the 2015 Tisbury School geography bee on Wednesday, Jan. 21. Owen correctly answered "Kenya" to the question, "National Geographic explorer Shivani Bhalla works with warriors...
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