Monday, August 10, 2020

West Tisbury

Parents, grandparents, and children filled the field at Sunday's Easter egg hunt at the firehouse across from us.

On Their Way – Gwen Mayhew, a calling to serve

On Their Way is a new, occasional series, in which The Times introduces Martha's Vineyard Regional High School graduates who have moved on to establish themselves in careers on- or off-Island.

Oak Bluffs

Easter Sunday could not have been better if it had been designed by a script writer.

Step up, eat up

The Agricultural Society's potluck supper/social drew a good crowd to the Ag Hall on Saturday.

The horses were flying

Eager riders rounded up at the Flying Horses over the Easter weekend for some early season saddle time.


B-Strong congratulates Jamie Craig, Dave Murphy, Jonathan Klaren, Sean Slavin, and Tim William for their combined 53-pound weight loss and the completion of the three-month long 911 Fitness Challenge.


Nancy Luedeman, 90, of Oak Bluffs died April 4.

Gwen Mayhew, in her own words

While Gwen was in Haiti, Cedar Crest asked her to write a blog about her experiences for the college website.

Sports 2

Both the boys and girls track teams won their season- opening meets at Mashpee, Tuesday.

Sports 3

But this was the playoffs, another day.


Well, the egg hunt at the Duck Inn was a huge success.

Sports High

The Lower Cape Spring tournament was held at the Moore Arena in Orleans last weekend, won by the Vineyard Squirt C team.


Someone suggested that the Island has not enjoyed a proper spring for several years.

Women on the rink

Ice hockey is known as a rough and tumble sport, probably best suited to those among us with younger, more resilient bodies. But hockey for adults is thriving on the Island, and some players...

West Tisbury

Three mildish days last week and everyone I know is up to their eyeballs in seed catalogues and garden plans. Green tips of daffodils are pushing just above the ground in a sunny spot...

The heart of Vineyard Healthcare

While the Island may take on a serene and all's well appearance especially at this time of year, there are many people here who struggle with addiction and alcoholism. Dr. Laura Reid and registered...


If you didn't vote, I don't want to hear about it. Certainly no one could claim ignorance. We were bombarded with phone calls and commercials. One woman said she received recorded phone calls from...

Oak Bluffs

Sunday morning at dawn, I was treated to a beautiful winter sunrise. The horizon to the east looked as if it had been kissed with hues of pinks. The colors stretched across in ribbons...