Chilmark

Although May Day is not a widely celebrated tradition in the States, the spirit and customs are a key attribute in the uniqueness of the Chilmark School.

The eyes have it

Glaucoma is defined as an increase in interlobular pressure (IOP) caused by impairment of normal drainage of fluid inside the eye.

Tisbury

Wonderful news! Cheryl Holenko is celebrating being cancer free after successful rounds of chemotherapy and radiation last year.

West Tisbury

Leaves have appeared overnight.

Chilmark

May is only days away.

Aquinnah

Chilmark Chocolates reopens today.

Tisbury

Celebrate May Day with a Musical Tea on Saturday from 2 to 4 pm at the First Baptist Church Parish House on Williams Street.

Camp is happy sanctuary for kids with HIV

No matter how many pizzas, hotdogs, and ice cream cones get devoured, nor how many motorcycle rides, carousel spins, group hugs and dodge ball games bring shrieks of joy, the most important thing about Camp Safe Haven is community.

Island Alpaca’s Shearing Day

Island Alpaca's third annual Shearing Day attracted quite a crowd on Saturday.

Vacation fun at the MV Boys and Girls Club

Island kids participated in a special "Funhunters Scavenger Hunt" during April school vacation week last Friday at the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club in Edgartown.

Nature fills the green thumb void

Arriving on the Vineyard some 13 years ago, I was thrilled to have a yard of my own to garden in, for the first time in my life.

Announcements

Jacqueline Menton of Tisbury was named to the Headmaster's List of the second trimester of the 2009-2010 academic year at Falmouth Academy.

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week gives towns the opportunity to shine the spotlight on individuals who give their time to serve the community, and that's just what the Tisbury Council on Aging and Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center did.

Noteworthys

Martha's Vineyard Community Services Early Childhood Program (ECP) was selected as one of the top 10 high-performing school readiness organizations in Massachusetts by Social Impact Research (SIR).

Sustaining life starting young

What is your dream for your life and your Island? That's just one of the challenges 40 Vineyarders from ages 16 to 23 will try to answer in a week-long Youth Summit hosted by the Stone Soup Leadership Institute this summer.

It’s the motion

The Tisbury School gym was rocking on the morning of April 16, and it wasn't just because everyone was excited about the upcoming school vacation week.

Oak Bluffs

Our town is looking brand new with all the activity going on around Circuit Avenue and in front of the Steamship Authority wharf.

Edgartown

The buds are on the oak trees, which means everything is probably already green in Vineyard Haven.

Fit for peasantry?

Today is Earth Day, the 40th anniversary of this well-intentioned rite, semantically dedicated to the wellbeing of our home planet, Earth.