Editor’s pick: Events happening this week

Hurricane relief, trucks, and parades head the list of things to do on Martha's Vineyard this week.

Islanders turn out in force for Tim Fullin at the PA Club

Nearly 500 people attended a chicken dinner and auction to benefit Tim Fullin Saturday. The result was a generous outpouring of support.

Foraging: an opportunity to go wild on Martha’s Vineyard

Turn a walk into an expedition to gather flora to make your own centerpiece.

A good move for Midnight Farm on Martha’s Vineyard

Midnight Farm has relocated to the former home of the Bunch of Grapes, and owner Tamara Weiss is happy about it.

Cash and Carry sells restaurant quality to the public

The family owned business has found a niche letting anybody buy like a restaurant, owner Jonathan Averill said.

Pets need help in wild weather, on Martha’s Vineyard and elsewhere

We can never know as each new episode of severe weather approaches whether it will be a near miss or a major disaster.

Massachusetts ranks low in likelihood of deer-vehicle collision

The odds of hitting a deer are 1 in 525 according to State Farm Insurance. Those odds may drop on Martha's Vineyard during the rut.

Islander meets her final end in a scrap yard

Although fans of the ferry Islander had hoped she might find new life, her last few years were spent rusting away at a dock in New York City.

Perennials dress up off-season gardens on Martha’s Vineyard

A little of the glory lingers on, though, in foliage of trees, shrubs, and certain perennials that color well in autumn.

Poets Corner: October Days

October Days Fluttering, turning, floating Across the autumn sky, Gold and scarlet and apple-sweet The leaf-like days drift by. Lazy days of bittersweet When time stands almost still… But harvest moon and crisp night air Bring a hint of the coming...

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

The fall/winter duplicate bridge "circuit" on Martha's Vineyard is welcoming a new afternoon gathering bringing to three the number of chances each week that players have to keep their bridge skills sharp.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Tsoknyi Rinpoche, a noted teacher of Tibetan Buddhism who teaches worldwide, will speak at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven this Sunday, Nov.

Births

Tillie A.

West Tisbury

It was still pitch black out when I awoke Tuesday, the morning after the storm.

Edgartown

Well, that was exciting.

Tisbury

Be prepared — you can stay in bed next Sunday morning and enjoy an extra hour of sleep.

Aquinnah

I'm not sure what to say this week.

Chilmark

When I commenced my writing of this column it was early Monday morning October 29.

Oak Bluffs

It is Monday morning as I am writing this column and I just returned from a brief errand in Vineyard Haven.

Halloween got off to an early Saturday start in Edgartown

Edgartown stores gave out treats to trick-or-treaters a few days early.