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For those in distress, a Coast Guard 47 MLB is a welcome sight

For mariners, the Coast Guard's 47-foot motor lifeboat is a welcome and reassuring sight.

Senator Scott Brown answers Martha’s Vineyard friends and foes

The senator talks about immigration, taxes, debt, and jobs in a visit to Martha's Vineyard.

Update: Sheriff’s Meadow counters couple’s claim to Chilmark lot

An Island couple has launched a stinging public attack against the Sheriff's Meadow Foundation over land both sides claim.

Museum Awards

The Martha's Vineyard Medal was presented to three Islanders by the Martha's Vineyard Museum early this month in a ceremony at the Federated Church.

Pancake breakfast feeds Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group

With spatulas a-blur, cooks served up some 300 flapjacks to feed the coffers of the cancer support group.

Academic Honors

Marta Azzollini of West Tisbury at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst.


Isabelle A.

Take a break

Writer's block? Swimmer's block? The author has experienced both, but now she's ready to writer, and swim, again.

The Fair

All the games and rides are going,skillet throwing, animals showing.

Conservation moorings minimize impact on harbor bottom

A novel approach to mooring tackle reduces the impact on eelgrass and critters that like to live in it.

Dr. Louis Sullivan and the 5K run he started on Martha’s Vineyard

It started with a daily walk with his wife, Eve. Now the race that Dr. Louis Sullivan started 22 years ago has become a late-summer institution.

Artist Cindy Kane: Politics, nature and the written word

Chilmark Library features a collaborative project by Cindy Kane and Pam Flam, who have created a 27-foot long banner of multi-media images.

The history and future of the Wampanoag Tribe of Mashpee

Born into the tribe nearly 80 years ago, Chester Solis has written a comprehensive history of the Wampanoag Tribe of Mashpee.

Sailing photographer Louisa Gould

Photographer and sailor Louisa Gould specializes in taking photos of sailing races, including America's Cup.

Sculptor Steve Lohman: Here and there

This Saturday, Aug. 20, a show of sculptor Steve Lohman's new work opens at the Shephard Fine ArtSpace in Oak Bluffs.

Behind the scenes at Chicken Alley Art Show

This past Sunday, Aug. 14, the Vineyard Haven Thrift Shop held the Chicken Alley Art and Collectible Sale to benefit Community Services.

Happening at Vineyard art galleries

Applications for membership in the Martha's Vineyard Art Association are being accepted.

Gallery openings

Thursday, Aug.

Om My God! Michael Domitrovich’s Monday Night Special

A mantra of oms lies at the heart of "Lotus Feet," a play by Michael Domitrovich, certain to pack The Vineyard Playhouse on Monday, Aug. 22.

Reel Picks

Nick (Jesse Eisenberg) is a small town pizza delivery guy whose quiet life changes when two clumsy criminals (Danny McBride and Nick Swardson) force him to rob a bank.