News from Island Theatre Workshop

The Island Theatre Workshop hosts its annual meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 7 pm at its new location: the former West Tisbury Library on Music Street. A second meeting will follow for the...

Performances for 2010

Bella presents a new musical puppet show series called Bella and Arakataka's Little Band, which will be performed every Sunday in January. The first performance is this Sunday, Jan. 10, at 11:30 am in...

Crash course for entrepreneurs

The Martha's Vineyard Women's Network (MVWN) is holding a lunch meeting to discuss how to start or expand your business. Michael Bejtlich, professor of management and entrepreneurship at Cape Cod Community College, will teach...

Salsa dancing

Saskia and David Vanderhoop begin weekly community salsa classes for pre-teens and teens this Friday, from 4 to 5 pm at Che's Lounge in Vineyard Haven. There are no pre-requisites. The suggested donation is...

King Kong in collage

Artist Al Hurwitz of Chilmark, who is known for his landscapes that have previously shown at the Chilmark and West Tisbury libraries, has temporarily abandoned interest in the natural environment, and is delving into...

Elementary string students to perform

On Wednesday, January 13, the nearly 200 string players who comprise the All-Island Elementary String Program will perform their winter concert at the Performing Arts Center of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School. The...

Hands-on nature

Sassafras, a nature-based education program, offers new programs involving include sensory exploration, naturalist skills, earth-based knowledge, plant life, while providing a safe learning environment for children and adults. It is located on Church Street...

Vineyard Power meeting

Vineyard Power, a community-owned cooperative energy group, is holding a presentation and discussion at the Edgartown Town Hall tonight at 5:30 pm. Learn more about its mission to achieve a sustainable energy future for...

Happy Birthday Mr. Brown

Richard C. Brown of Oak Bluffs celebrated his 94th birthday Thursday, Dec. 31, at a luncheon at his home, surrounded by his wife Carolyn, sons William A. Brown, John LaBell, and Walter LaBell, all of...

Senior fitness

The Tisbury Senior Center is offering fitness and health education along with free exercise routines with personal trainer Eddie Parker on Saturday at 10 am. There will be 15 minutes of education followed by...

They’re back

By popular demand, the Grace Episcopal Church hosted its famous Lobster Roll lunch during the winter season, this past Sunday, Jan. 3. According to the church, this is a "streamlined" version compared to the...

Noah C. BenDavid

Dina and Shane BenDavid of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Noah Christopher BenDavid, on December 29 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Noah weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces.

Stella W. DeBettencourt

Luke and Danielle DeBettencourt of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Stella Weiss DeBettencourt, on December 26 at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. Stella weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces.

Wren M. Robertson

Elizabeth Bonifacio and Joshua Robertson of Tisbury announce the birth of their daughter, Wren Marie Robertson, on December 24 at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Wren weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces.

Achievement

James T. Morse of Oak Bluffs was recently installed as a District Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts at the fraternity's Boston headquarters. Mr. Morse will preside over eight...

The Wild Side tax

Our mid-fiscal-year property tax bill just arrived from the town of Oak Bluffs, reminding me that while I don't actually enjoy paying them, I regard the basic idea of taxes as a good one....

West Tisbury

The first weekend of this new year was snowy, windy, and cold. Despite two solid days of snow, remarkably little has accumulated on the ground, only a couple of inches. The wood stove kept...

Tisbury

I got a present from the library. I am now the proud owner of a pretty coral tee-shirt advertising Newman's Own Salsa. And I am only one of about 30 lucky winners. We enjoyed...

Oak Bluffs

It's always nice to start off the first column of a new year with an uplifting story. A friend related to me that retired Fire Chief Nelson Amaral and retired Deputy Fire Chief James...

An angel called Hazel

It can be a long and dreary season for people who suffer the disease of addiction. Fortunately for Islanders, Hazel Teagan is here. Ms. Teagan has been helping people with addiction problems for almost 40...