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E.T. Phones the Vineyard

Moms and dads can share one of their favorites with their children as the much-loved movie E.T. The Extra Terrestrial plays at Owen Park in Vineyard Haven on Friday, August 1.

Sand Sculpture Contest Wednesday

Bring your shovels, buckets, rakes and anything else you have to the annual Sand Sculpture Contest at South Beach (right fork) on Wednesday, August 6.

Heart of Polly Hill, Talking About Conservation

Polly Hill Arboretum in West Tisbury presents two programs of note in August.

Aquinnah Public Safety Day Celebrates Rescuers

Although blue lights flashed at the Aquinnah police and fire station Saturday afternoon, there was no emergency. At Aquinnah's first ever public safety day, the biggest concern was whether the hamburger supply was low.

Possible Dreams Auction Raises Paddle for Community

Each year more than 6,000 people are served by Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, the largest human service provider on the Island.

“I always think that number is so important,” said Sandy Pimentel, a member of the board of directors. “And they never turn people away.”

Menemsha: Catch of the Day, and Every Day

When the sun rises in Menemsha it comes up over a swordfish. The fishing village remains a mix of old and new, but the soul of the place is the ocean, and what comes from it.

Helicopters Okay to Land at Katama With Prior Permission

As Edgartown tries to go forward with plans for a new airport hangar, it is forced to confront inconsistencies with the Katama airfield helicopter policy.

Monster Shark Tournament Becomes Blue Water Classic

The long poles and the antennae of deep-sea fishing boats lined the harbor in Oak Bluffs on Thursday as fishermen from on and off-Island prepared for the first annual Oak Bluffs Blue Water Classic fishing tournament.

Making Opera Accessible; Bravo!

A piercing vibrato soared through the woods in West Tisbury on Monday afternoon as Martha’s Vineyard’s only opera company put the finishing touches on its production of Mozart Flute (Magic Included).

When Art and Life Are One, Combination is Infectious

On Saturday visitors to North Water Gallery gathered to celebrate the acclaimed artist Ray Ellis, who died last October.