Friday, October 30, 2020

Fishing, golf, and aerial bombardment

Nomans Land is an uninhabited island situated three miles off the southwest corner of Martha’s Vineyard. It’s an isolated spot, laid bare to the open sea and shrouded in mystery and intrigue. In 1926,...

Wild, wild life

For a bit of inspiration to start looking more closely at the sometimes hidden creatures on the Island, spend an evening with wildlife camera specialist Sally Naser of Conservation Research Wildlife Cams. The Vineyard...

Dispatch: Paris

From time to time, The Times will feature dispatches from Islanders around the globe. This week, Nicolas Ruderman writes from Paris. Ruderman has spent his summers on East Chop since he was born (19...

This Was Then: Classic Rocks, Part II

Twenty thousand years ago, two colossal glaciers crossed paths to form Martha’s Vineyard as we know it. To the east was the mountain of ice now known as the “Cape Cod Bay Lobe,” a...

West Tisbury: Musicians unite for project

It smells like fall when I walk outside. Our yard is blanketed with leaves — yellow, red, brown, some already crunchy underfoot, some remaining full and pliant. Mosses make a still brilliant green contrast...

Tisbury: Visual and culinary art events

Heard on Main Street: Love your enemies — it will confuse them greatly. How would you like to try some Saturday morning hikes on-Island? They are sponsored by BeWellMV and Cape Cod Municipal Health in...

Oak Bluffs: Plans for new streetscape

Wisdom from the Old Farmer’s Almanac tells us “when birds and badgers are fat in October, expect a cold winter.” I haven’t spotted any fat badgers but there are still many plump birds flying...

Edgartown: Tom Dresser book talks

Today was an absolutely glorious day. The sun was shining bright, the sky was a cerulean blue that artists dream about, the temperatures were divine, and the beach was empty. Granted, thanks to my...

Chilmark: Up-Island Pottery sale

Some rain, some fog, some wind and sun besides overnight temperatures beginning to drop, yeah it's October. I loved seeing Amanda Dickinson's photo of her friend Megan Kenney, who was visiting her mother who's...

Aquinnah: Safety in the woods

This is an information heavy column this week, sorry this is a less lighthearted chatter but hopefully that will return next week. Here is the voting information for Aquinnah voters, it’s a lot of information...

West Tisbury library hosts events this week

Jason Mazar-Kelly continues teaching an all-levels virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga Class via Zoom on Friday, Oct. 9. Contact wt_mail@clamsnet.org to sign up. At 11:30 am, Kanta Lipsky will lead a weekly Balance Class through...

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 another attempt to help folks in the community with helpful information that might help alleviate all the stress and chaos that...

Browse new books outdoors at Vineyard Haven library

On Tuesdays and Saturdays, weather permitting, the Vineyard Haven library invites patrons to browse and check out a selection of new books in the courtyard behind the library. Registration is not required, but it...

From baking to paddling down the Amazon with the Chilmark library

Did you know that “stressed” spelled backwards is “desserts”? Do you take comfort in the kneading, the stirring, the pouring and sifting, but especially the aroma and taste of the tender crumb, the golden...

Births

Levi Truckey Davies Anna Davies and Nathan Davies of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Levi Truckey Davies, on Sept. 11, 2020, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Levi weighed 6 pounds, 15.5 ounces. Etta Rynn...

Shaping up

Leila McCarter was not alone. Joyous reunions amid social distancing and constant cleaning marked the first phase of reopening of the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard to the public after a six-month COVID-driven closure. The Y’s...

West Tisbury library hosts climate change course

Starting Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 4 pm, the West Tisbury library invites the public to attend an online “Combating Climate Change” course. This is a three-session course designed for people who are interested in...

Friends virtual 5K Run/Walk for the Vineyard Haven library

This year, the Friends of Vineyard Haven Public Library's annual 5K Run/Walk to benefit the library will be a "virtual" event. Register today, and run or walk a 5k anytime up until Sunday, Oct....

Pop-up library in West Tisbury

On Saturdays from 11 am to 2 pm, come to the West Tisbury library’s “Pop-Up Library” in the parking lot. This event will be offered on Saturdays through Oct. 24. The pop-up library makes library...

From the deep blue sea to family pets at the Chilmark library

On Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 6 pm, the CLAMS library group, including the Chilmark library, hosts the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for “A Virtual View from Inside WHOI with Paul Daigle.” Join Daigle of the...