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APRIL 14, 2021

Colleagues at the Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard refer to Melissa ("Missy") Kuehne as the cat whisperer.

APRIL 7, 2021

The Martha's Vineyard Film Center saw attendance go up slightly in March, with an uptick of people going to the Film Center when Island elders began getting vaccinated with the two-shot Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

JANUARY 6, 2021

Christmas dinner was a bit smaller this year, but that doesn't mean you cannot go all out with helping prepare a fantastic side for dinner.

DECEMBER 9, 2020

In preparation for going back to visiting Island bars, I have been going through many different mixed drinks to try out during quarantine.

AUG. 27, 2020

COVID-19 has overshadowed many health conversations this year, including tick-borne illness on Martha's Vineyard, which are still a big problem, and have been getting worse over the course of five years with the emergence of the lone star tick population, according to Island biologist Richard Johnson.

JULY 8, 2020

Growing food requires patience and dedication; my goal was to use the snap peas I planted back in April in a fried rice recipe.

JULY 1, 2020

This summer has been different; instead of eating out at my favorite restaurants, I have been taking the opportunity to cook more meals at home.

JUNE 24, 2020

When I went to Vermont for a little vacation, I looked up some healthy dessert recipes to try out over the summer.

MAY 5, 2020

Staying at home more often has made me think about how to use ingredients for baking and cooking using the same methods to make the pastry dough as the egg tart dough I used in a previous recipe.

MARCH 11, 2020

Getting dessert recipes right is challenging and depends on what dessert you're making.

FEB. 12, 2020

Last Wednesday a steady stream of locals filed into the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School cafeteria to pick up a $10 meal during the Giveback with Italian Takeaway event.

FEB. 5, 2020

Last week I was looking through my fridge for something to cook for lunch.

JAN. 29, 2020

Growing up on Martha's Vineyard, I've gotten to experience all kinds of seafood dishes, and the unique savory dishes offered by the Brazilian community.

JAN. 22, 2020

Last Saturday, the fifth collage workshop, Collage with Meaning, took place at Pathways for the Arts Gathering Space.

OCT. 23, 2019

A few weeks ago, I signed up for an account at for inspiration on trying new dishes.

OCT. 2, 2019

Perhaps one of the most straightforward and flexible recipes I have tried is rice salad.

OCT. 1, 2019

Music poured out of the speakers at the Vineyard Arts Project as the models walked between the rows of chairs to present the latest style in upscale late-summer and fall fashions at the Fearless Fashion Show last Saturday.

SEP. 25, 2019

When Steamship Authority (SSA) steamboats leave port on Martha's Vineyard, the sound of the whistle echoes across the harbor with the voices of past ferries.

JULY 24, 2019

My interest in grilling started when I was living with my older sister and brother-in-law in Vermont a couple of years ago.

JULY 10, 2019

On June 10, I went into Schooner Landing restaurant in Newcastle, Maine, with my father, and decided to get the lobster pie off the menu for dinner.

JUNE 26, 2019

The rain came down on Muscongus Bay Hatchery in Bremen, Maine, at around 7 am as shellfish constable Paul Bagnall met with owner Tonie Simmons to pick up 6.9 million oyster seed to be brought back to Martha's Vineyard.

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