At 2 p.m. Tuesday Melinda Loberg’s cherry red Jeep was the first vehicle to cross the new Lagoon Pond Bridge. Ms. Loberg honked her horn and her passengers Mark London and Scott Tuttle waved out the windows as the drawbridge officially opened to vehicular traffic.
League play is off to a big start at The Barn Bowl & Bistro, with a schedule that includes 95 teams competing in a men's league, a women's league, a business league, a mixed league, and a seniors’ league, to name a few.
The West Tisbury Farmers’ Market has been housed on the grounds of the Grange Hall since it began in 1974. But growing traffic concerns in town on Saturday mornings has led to discussions about moving the market to the Agricultural Hall.
Work is almost done on a $819,000 overhaul project at Niantic Park. Beginning Wednesday, hundreds of volunteers will take part in a five-day build to complete a separate, privately-funded children's playground.
A storm last week sent ocean surf rushing over the narrow barrier beach, severing Chappaquiddick from the rest of the Vineyard once again. The question now is how long the opening will last, and few are willing to venture a guess.
In researching the life of King David for her new book, The Secret Chord, Geraldine Brooks traveled to Israel, where she herded sheep on a Samarian hillside, stayed in a goat-hair tent and learned as much about Second Iron Age culture as she could.
The former Dragonfly Gallery returned this summer as Gallery Josephine, purchased by Nyama Wingood and Bryan Daigle, new to the art business and the Island. The owners said they hope the gallery has a part in broader social justice conversations.