Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Oak Bluffs

All the people who decided to go to the warmth of Florida after the holidays must be shivering in the cold by now, just as we are here. At least the latest snow storms...

NAACP celebrates Dr. M.L.K. Jr. day

This year is the 101st anniversary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the members of the Martha's Vineyard chapter will be honoring the youth of the Island at...

Edgartown School student Jesse Herman knows his geography

Jesse Herman knew the answer. "Japan," the eighth-grader called out clearly on Tuesday morning in the gymnasium of the Edgartown School and became the 2010 winner of the school's 22nd annual National Geographic Society...

Finding gold in Newton

Fourteen Vineyarders met at the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) tournament in Newton last weekend, bringing home a total of 59.74 ACBL master points, nearly half of them the hard-to-win gold points (25.93). Every...

Arboretum’s winter attractions

Homegrown meets Sunday, Jan. 17, from 3 to 5 pm at Agricultural Hall. Under discussion: seed ordering, seed sowing, catalogue exchange. Arboretum's winter attractions If there is wintry weather, one of the nicest things is being...

Edgartown

It was nice to have a blanket of snow on the ground all last week, glistening when the sun shines and crunchy to walk on, as opposed to the mushy consistency that we are...

Chilmark

Save that date. If you haven't had but are still interested in getting the H1N1 vaccine, then please be aware there will be a clinic at the Chilmark Community Center on January 21, from...

Aquinnah

It's three weeks after Christmas. Why do I still have Christmas music running through my mind and why is my Christmas tree still up? The former may have something to do with my son's fondness...

Ian P. Nunes

Meirilucia and Fabio De Paula Nunes of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their son, Ian Phyllip De Paula Nunes, on January 6 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Ian weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces.

Troy C. Cavallo

Anastasia and Jonas Cavallo of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Troy Cassius Cavallo, on December 30 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Troy weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces.

Happy New Year

Islanders enjoyed New Year's Eve celebrations of all types last Thursday - from the Fourway Carriage House's annual Tree and Trains event, to the Drag-a-Thon at Che's Lounge. At the Tisbury School, eighth graders...

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...