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MV Book Festival interview series: Ward Just

A little taste of this Sunday's event: the interview series meets with authors who will discuss their work at the MV Book Festival this weekend.

MV Book Festival interview series: Alison Shaw

A little taste of this Sunday's event: the interview series meets with authors who will discuss their work at the MV Book Festival this weekend.

Welcome Sergeant Willis, home Friday night from Afghanistan

Islanders welcomed home Sgt Chris Willis of Oak Bluffs. He returned home from Afghanistan at 7 pm, Friday night from his fourth overseas tour.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission votes to review roundabout

Around and around the roundabout goes. The MVC decided at a public hearing the project is subject to permitting as a development of regional impact.

This week on Martha’s Vineyard – August 4

Top stories from this week's paper and noteworthy events happening this weekend.

Bradley Square parcels sell for $500,000 at auction

A local architect purchased the site once slated for an affordable housing project.


the island influence on galleries by don mckillop on marketing art by jack shea on landscape art by karla araujo on seascape art by jack shea on emerging artists by yoojin cho island influence defined marketplace maps...

Island influence on emerging artists

Four young emerging artists have chosen to make the Vineyard their home, their place for inspiration and perfecting their craft.

Island influence on marketing art

The big brand is Martha's Vineyard. The Island fits the definition of a brand: a promise from a product or service to meet customer expectations.

Island influence on Thaw Mailin

"I always wanted to be here," Thaw Malin says. "This has been home for me, and I feel safe here. It was my friends that brought me back."

Island influence on seascape artists

Three Island photographers who have been shooting seascapes here for more than100 combined years say they're not done yet.

Island influence on landscape artists

From rolling farmland and ancient stone walls to dramatic beaches and colorful cliffs, the Vineyard's extraordinary variety of terrain offers inspiration to its resident landscape painters.

on galleries

The way we're most aware of the Island influence on galleries is that being here makes it easier to sell art.

Island Influence defined

Different artists have different reasons for why they tend to focus on Vineyard scenes.

Concussion repercussions: Vineyard is ahead of new state rules

New state regulations about recognition and treatment of concussions to high school students are protocols in use at MVRHS for the past 4 years.

Upcoming races on Martha’s Vineyard

Saturday, Aug.

Ocean swimming on Martha’s Vineyard

Swimming next to a dozen striped bass... or even a stray tropical fish. Ocean swimming on the Vineyard is a unique experience.

Angola capoeira now offered on Martha’s Vineyard

For many years there has been a thriving group of capoeira practitioners, or capoeiristis, on the Vineyard