Monday, December 6, 2021

Community Notes

Announcing Martha’s Vineyard’s newly formed Memory Café

The Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living and the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard announced the formation of the Memory Café, known as “The Thursday Club at the Y,” which will kick off with an open...

Poetry contest seeking submissions

The Corporal Jeffrey M. Lucey Cape Cod Chapter 041 Veterans for Peace is taking entries for its 20th annual “Voices of Peace” Poetry Contest. The contest, supported by funds from the Arts Foundation of...

Births

Stella Josephine Friedman Kealee Rainaud and Alex Friedman of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Stella Josephine Friedman, on Jan. 14, 2015, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Stella weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. She joins...

Island Coalition offers nutrition workshops for high school students

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS), Island Grown Schools (IGS), and Vineyard Nutrition have teamed up to offer a series of nutrition workshops for high school students in January. The workshops, led by Josh...

ACE MV will hold walk-in winter registration on Friday

Adult and Community Education of MV (ACE MV) will hold its walk-in winter registration at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School front entrance lobby from 5 to 6:30 pm on Friday, January 16. The...

FSU and ACE MV offer Island students scholarships for social justice project

The MV Local Cultural Council of Adult and Community Education of MV (ACE MV) has made limited scholarship funds available for social justice projects to students enrolled in “Arts, Education, and Social Justice,” a...

The Center for New Learning will open Jan. 31

The Center for New Learning Martha's Vineyard (CNL MV) is a new, Island-grown supplemental education center. According to a press release, the CNL MV will offer one-on-one instruction to best suit students' individual learning...

Chicken Alley Thrift Shop will close for maintenance

The Chicken Alley Thrift Shop will be closed Friday, Jan. 23, to Saturday, Feb. 7, for building maintenance. Leading up to the closing date, the shop will not be accepting donations, and everything in...

Commonwealth eBook Collection now available through Martha’s Vineyard libraries

This month the CLAMS library network became one of the first networks in the state to provide library cardholders with access to the Commonwealth eBook Collection, a new resource that will provide e-books and other...

Music Together returns for the winter

Music Together, the national program that teaches musical language to children under 6 years old, returns for its 10-week winter session on Tuesday, Jan. 6. At Music Together, parents and children sing, dance, and...

Community Note: Gleaners celebrate a bountiful year

Finding, and distributing fresh produce that would have otherwise gone to waste

Community Note: Chanukah starts on Tuesday, Dec. 16

Polishing the menorah. Getting ingredients for potato latkes (pancakes) and sweet jelly donuts. A box of prettily-colored candles. Small presents, maybe. Preparing for Chanukah, which arrives on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at sunset. Chanukah is the holiday...

John Early named to receive Spirit of the Vineyard award

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard announced on Monday that it has selected John Early of West Tisbury to receive the 2014 Spirit of the Vineyard Award at a ceremony scheduled at 2 pm, at the...

High school students make art out of beach trash

After a recent beach clean-up, the  members of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) “MVironment Club”  were inspired to raise awareness for the need to keep our beaches clean. Club members Maddy Moore,...

Mansion House donates $1,000 to Island Food Pantry

The Mansion House recently announced that it has donated $1,000 to the Island Food Pantry following a successful Health Club membership campaign. The Mansion House Health Club offered $18 to the Food Pantry for...

Community Note: Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival gives back

The Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival (MVF&WF) closed its four-day run with check presentations to its beneficiaries, Island Grown Schools (IGS) and the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society’s (MVAS) Farmers Program. The Festival presented...

ACE MV launches first ever annual appeal

Sam Hart, the executive director of Adult and Community Education of Martha’s Vineyard (ACE MV), recently announced the launch of the nonprofit’s first-ever annual appeal for donations. “The Island town governments and the residents of...

Island Housing Trust celebrates three new affordable apartments

The Island Housing Trust (IHT) celebrated the recent completion of three new Sepiessa rental apartments with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last Thursday. The apartments, at 12 Clam Point Road in West Tisbury, were designed by...

Massachusetts House of Representatives honors Jean Dupon

The Massachusetts House of Representatives recently honored Vineyard Haven restaurateur Jean Dupon. At a ceremony at Le Grenier on October TK, the last night the restaurant was open, Mr. Dupon was awarded a certificate...

MVRHS students shine a new light on engineering challenge

Teams competed to design the most efficient lightbulb-changing devices.
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