Saturday, June 15, 2024

Health & Fitness

Island Style

Battle of the boots

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There’s an old saying that rings particularly true for working folks on Martha’s Vineyard — “you can tell a lot about a person by...

What Islanders wear to work

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When some people think style on Martha’s Vineyard, it’s all salmon-colored shorts with tiny smiling whales. Pastel-pink dresses with teal embroidered flowers. Vineyard Vines,...

Masks by Julie

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When a construction ban was announced in early April, carpenter Julie Verost’s workload was put on hold and the naturally creative Verost found herself...

Domestic Disturbances

Domestic Disturbances: I just can’t do it

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Last summer everybody and their brother worked diligently on how to plant, harvest, and preserve their own vegetables because we thought the end of...

Handyman? Wait, what?

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Something strange happened to me after March 13, 2020. I went through this transformation from scared to get within earshot of a circular saw...

Domestic Disturbances: Me and my garden

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Everyone knows about the early panic buying at the beginning of COVID-19: the toilet paper, the yeast, the flour, the butter, but I just...

So Local

District Attorney sues Dukes County Sheriff

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The Cape and Islands District Attorney has sued the Dukes County Sheriff in the state’s highest court, a significant escalation of the legal fight...

Current study testing new treatment for babesiosis

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A study conducted by 60 Degrees Pharma, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is currently underway to test a possible new treatment for the “rapidly emerging”...

State green-lights overwater cannabis transportation

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Off-Island marijuana will be sailing onto the Vineyard in the near future.  The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission unanimously approved an administrative order allowing the transportation...

SSA head criticized by Oak Bluffs officials

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The Oak Bluffs select board criticized how the Steamship Authority (SSA) is being managed on Tuesday, June 11, jabbing at the seeming deterioration of...

Study confirms year-round Squibnocket stripers

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  Year-round Vineyarders can welcome some newly confirmed neighbors — 19 striped bass in the Squibnocket/Menemsha pond complex. In an effort to better understand the habitat...

Recovery underway in Havenside fire

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Rebuilding efforts are continuing since the May 28 fire that left nine Havenside apartments residents displaced. As of now, four of those displaced residents...

Design Q + A: Making a great room in Harthaven

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The project: A family wanted a renovation of a Harthaven home that would include creating one large gathering space from several smaller rooms. The...

Design Q+A: How can we prepare our lawns for the winter?

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What are the best ways to prepare our lawns for the winter? You really should aerate your lawn every year and the fall is the...

Design Q+A: Natural swimming pools

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Daniel Whiting, owner and operator of Next Generation Natural Pools Native Islander Whiting shared three recent natural swimming pool projects, as well as facts about...