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Weddings/Engagements

Heather Ewing of Oak Bluffs and Michael Lane of Pembroke married at St.

Academic Honors

Hailee Minor of Oak Bluffs at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, N.

See The Fabulists Saturdays at Tisbury Amphitheater

Get a taste of Appalachia at the Tisbury Amphitheater this Saturday, July 23, with the family-friendly performance by The Fabulists: Theater for Children.

Meals in Meadow fundraiser a success for The FARM Institute

It was truly a homegrown evening put on by The FARM Institute (TFI) last Saturday evening, July 16, at their annual Meals in the Meadow fundraiser, from the food to the entertainment and auction prizes.

Sebastian Junger talks soldiering on Martha’s Vineyard

Mr. Junger wrote "War" after spending parts of 15 months embedded with a platoon, hanging off a mountainside in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan.

Gov Deval Patrick will discuss and sign book Saturday

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will be at United Methodist Church's Trinity Worship Center in Oak Bluffs and at Eliakim's Way in West Tisbury on Saturday, July 23.

Noteworthy events

The Grey Barn and Farm, a sustainable small-scale dairy farm in Chilmark, is welcoming visitors for farm tours every Thursday morning from 10 to 11 am.

Reel Picks

Despite one gross-out scene, a comedy with heart that gives insight to the push-pull mechanics of women's friendships.

Annual Water Tasting by the Sea features Kate Taylor July 28

The Water Tasting by the Sea is always one of the most relaxed fundraisers of the summer, and the tickets are among the most affordable.

Upcoming flicks at Vineyard theaters

Three high-quality movies will keep the Island's film buffs busy this coming week: "Page One," "Anita," and "Le Quattro Volte."

Michael Jackson tribute band at Nectar’s

With a pop icon as great as Michael Jackson to emulate, many tribute bands have tried and failed. Who's Bad is an exception.

Esthetician Virginia Elizabeth Vogt joins Boucle Salon & Spa team

Boucle Salon & Spa of Edgartown announced that aesthetician Virginia Elizabeth Vogt of Vineyard Haven is now a part of their team.

Martha’s Vineyard’s new Verizon store hosts grand opening Friday

Verizon Wireless City, a new premium Verizon store located at the Triangle in Edgartown, will host a grand opening from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm, Friday.

Frightening fracking

Fracking is a practice in which water, sand and chemicals are injected into the well at high pressure to loosen shale and release gas.

A success

I would like to extend the most sincere thank you to everyone who made the Tuesday, July 12, Flatbread Pizza benefit for the MVRHS Minnesingers possible and such a great success.

A village’s support

It truly does take a village to produce a successful evening of fundraising, and we all know there are many of them on this Island in the summer.

Charming

On Saturday, July 9, friends and I took the Art Stroll.

Management and leadership

I must take an exception to the Vineyard Gazette's editorial of July 15, indicating that it takes both leadership and management skills to become an accomplished town administrator.

Temporary disease

How curious and ironic it was to find an article [July 13,