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In 1974, two years after the last official moon mission, the U.

Wind Festival launched at Featherstone

Despite last weekend's storm, the Wind Festival was launched at Featherstone on Friday, Aug. 26.

Once more: Labor Day Artisans Festival

The 16th Annual Labor Day Artisans Festival, marks the summer season's end with an extravagant display of the Island's artistic talents.

Photos: Ben Taylor & friends charity show at Nectar’s

Ben Taylor, John Forte, Carly Simon & friends performed a benefit concert for the Rockhouse Foundation & the Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard.

Flatbreads Martha’s Vineyard serves up biweekly benefits

Flatbread Company, located in Nectar's near the airport, will expand their benefit nights from one to two a week for September and October.

Atria to host champagne dinner

If you like champagne, specifically Veuve Clicquot, Atria is the place to be Wednesday night, Sept.

SSA added hundreds of spaces over three days to offset Irene

That the SSA was able to recover so quickly from the suspension of service Sunday had much to do with boatline preparations and nimble fleet adjustments.

Hazel W. Hunt

Hazel Wald Hunt, who spent her childhood summers in North Tisbury and who leaves five first cousins on the Vineyard, died on August 20 in Lucca, Italy, of heart failure.

Michelle Laurie

Michelle Laurie died peacefully on July 1, 2011, following a courageous battle against brain cancer.

Dining out at Vineyard hotels

A look at inns and hotels around the Island offering dinner, whether you'll be spending the night or not.

Richie Stearns, Willie Watson, & Rosie Newton at KCT

Saturday evening, Sept. 3, do yourself and your friends a favor: take them to hear American roots-based music at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

The politics of humor: Scott Blakeman returns Sept. 2 & 3

Simple. Telling. Funny. Politics, current issues and everyday life are the stuff of Mr. Blakeman's comic work, on display at the Grange Hall.

“5 Mojo Secrets” at The Vineyard Playhouse

One wouldn't expect a drama about divorce to be a feel good story, but playwright Kathleen McGhee-Anderson has managed to pull off that feat.

Helen “Hellcat” Lamb, Camp Jabberwocky founder, dead at 97

She earned the name "Hellcat" for her driving habits, but it fit her personality. It was a title she accepted and wore with good grace her entire life.

Keith E. Graves

Keith Elliot Graves, 57, of Holyoke and formerly of Martha's Vineyard, died at Holyoke Medical Center on August 23, 2011.

Comcast digital upgrade offers more TV channels, faster Internet

An upgrade to an all-digital network by Comcast, the Island's cable television provider, offers Martha's Vineyard customers more viewing choices.

Martha’s Vineyard picks up in aftermath of Irene

On Tuesday, South Beach reopened to swimming. Power is being restored across the Island. And shellfish beds are open to clamming.

Irene in photos: Wind, waves and little rain

On Sunday morning, the National Weather Service recorded sustained winds of 36 mph, with gusts of 47 mph at the Martha's Vineyard Airport.

National Weather Service forecast for Martha’s Vineyard

Rain likely, mainly before 2pm. South wind 35 to 45 mph. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing,