Thursday, July 16, 2020

Travel support for Martha’s Vineyard high school singers

Every other year, the Minnesingers head for Europe to share their talents and check out the source of much of their music.

Oak Bluffs church offers winter clothes to needy neighbors

Winter clothing collected by congregants at Faith Community Church found new bodies to warm at a give-away on Saturday.

The MVRHS Class of 1966, 45 years later

From Toronto, Michigan, Florida and all around the Island, the class of 1966 came together 45 years after graduation.

New West Tisbury studio helps spinners find their center

Don't knock it until you try it. Spinning helps you stay in shape and burns calories during off-season.

The Tisbury Senior Center celebrated its 20th birthday

If feels like it's always been there, but the Tisbury Senior Center was just a hole in the ground a little more than 20 years ago.

Noteworthy

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard has announced that Edo Potter of Chappaquiddick (in Edgartown) is the winner of this year's Spirit of the Vineyard award.

West Tisbury

"The sheer force of nature's assaults, like the storm unleashed last weekend, are always sobering.

Chilmark

Clyde Smith took home top honors at the Chilmark Volunteer Firefighter's Association annual Halloween festivities at the Community Center.

Edgartown

What a blustery Halloween weekend we had.

Tisbury

It was so much fun to see how Main Street was joyously celebrating Halloween.

Oak Bluffs

Well, it is good to be back.

Aquinnah

Wind and rain and frost, oh my.

Noteworthy

Five separate participants photographed at least 15 of 20 locations in a summer-long scavenger hunt, part of The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank Commission's 25th anniversary activities.

Births

Ashley Willoughby and Aaron Blake of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Skye Blake, on October 25 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Bulbs. tubers, and plans for spring on Martha’s Vineyard

Eighteenth annual Barn Raisers' Ball, Saturday 7:30 to 10 pm at the Ag Hall.

Ear mites can torment cats, on Martha’s Vineyard and worldwide

Sometimes, traditional remedies won't help dogs that are plagued by especially persistent ear mites.

Remembering Ozzie Fischer “” father, farmer, friend

He held almost every possible position in Chilmark, but the true mark of the man, was his devotion to his family, his animals, and his plants.

Black witch moth makes very rare visit to Martha’s Vineyard

Once a century or so, a representative of this very southern species appears on the Island.

Tisbury eighth-grader follows her passion, dogs

Olivia Jacobs, 13, raised enough money to volunteer at a pet rescue program in Utah last summer, and donate $700 in the process.

A traditional New England church connects then with now

The Congregational church on Martha's Vineyard goes all the way back to the first English settlers under the leadership of Governor Thomas Mayhew.