Saturday, December 3, 2022

Health & Fitness

Island Style

Battle of the boots

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

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

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

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?

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

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

MVRHS students dazzle during annual Winter Concert

Under blue, magenta, and white lighting, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) students wearing all-black outfits performed in the annual 2022 Winter Concert at...

New Oak Bluffs roundabout approved 

At their Thursday evening meeting, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted to approve a significant modification to the North Bluff Seawall Project that will feature...

$300k bail set for second robbery defendant

Two suspects in the armed Nov. 17 robbery of a Rockland Trust branch in Tisbury will face federal charges as new details emerged indicating...

The COVID vaccine bus to return

Tisbury health agent Maura Valley notified The Times that the vaccination bus will return to Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) “due to high...

Whelan family gets ‘proof of life’

There was a sense of relief Friday for the family of Paul Whelan. After more than a week of not hearing from their loved...

‘We don’t have years to wait’

At their Wednesday meeting, The Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s joint affordable housing group began discussions on a possible new solution to the Island's housing crisis. At...

Design Q + A: Making a great room in Harthaven

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?

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

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...