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Deborah T. Colter’s abstract landscapes

Deborah T. Colter's abstract paintings, meticulously considered planes and layers of colors in well-ordered geometric landscapes, can be seen at Cousen Rose Gallery in Oak Bluffs.

Gallery openings

Vineyard Artisans Festival 10 am–2 pm, Grange Hall, West Tisbury.

Four artists celebrate Vineyard at Louisa Gould Gallery

"Vineyard Reflections," a show opening tonight at Louisa Gould Gallery on Main Street in Vineyard Haven features four nationally known artists.

Happenings at Vineyard galleries

The Shaw Cramer Gallery has pulled out all the stops with its hosting of Art Works, the benefit art show on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26, for West Tisbury Free Public Library's expansion, as well as a week of special events: a Spotlight Show, a trunk show, and an Artist Talk.

What have you found most attracts someone to an image?

A leading Vineyard photographer offers his answer to the perennial question.

Debra Gaines’ new challenge, ancient technique

Photographer Debra Gaines has shifted to a new medium and new technique, encaustic painting, that she combines with her photographic images.

West Tisbury

"WE GOT IT" says the sign on the door of the West Tisbury Library.


This is, I think, the first time I have ventured off-Island in the summer for more than a few hours since I moved here some 20 years ago.

Oak Bluffs

I missed the Portuguese Feast Parade this year for the first time ever.


I love some of these random cool days we've been having.


Martha's Vineyard Workshops present a plein air painting workshop with John Holladay tomorrow from 9 am to 1 pm.

Beach update: Squibnocket in Chilmark, all Oak Bluffs beaches open

The latest water quality tests show it's safe to go in the water at popular Oak Bluffs beaches.

West Tisbury Library fundraiser features David McCullough

Historian David McCullough took his audience of West Tisbury Library supporters on a journey to Paris.

Chilmark tells Squibnocket Beach visitors, swim at your own risk

The state said Squibnocket Beach failed to meet water quality standards and must be closed to swimming. The town will let visitors decide.

Summer soccer on Martha’s Vineyard reaches adulthood

For 20 years, adult soccer players on the Island have played in a summer soccer league that has improved with age.

Herbert E. Isaacs

Herbert Eugene Isaacs died in Jackson, Mich.

Hot weather, hot racing draws boats to Martha’s Vineyard

Three days of sailing in varying weather conditions, and three evenings of merriment – the Vineyard Cup races pleased a crowd.

State orders Oak Bluffs beaches closed, water fails standard

The state Department of Public Health ordered Oak Bluffs to close beaches because water quality does not meet state standards.

SSA plans to scale back not close reservation office

The Steamship Authority board met Tuesday on Martha's Vineyard. Boatline schedules and the airport reservation office were on the agenda.