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Know anyone interested in training on-Island to become a practical nurse? Meet at Windemere, first floor, tonight at 6:30 pm.


How does that Gershwin song go? "It's suppertime and the living is easy.

Reading the sounds of breathing

"In 1816, I was consulted by a young woman presenting with general symptoms of disease of the heart.

Honor, don’t exploit, the Greenlands

Greenlands is a 360-acre environmental gem located in the heart of our Island.

A fabulous project

The board, staff, actors, and audiencesof the Vineyard Playhouse are very grateful to our donors, and particularly to the people of Tisburyand the Community Preservation Committee, for their generosity in helping us refurbish the exterior of our classic, 1833, traditional New England meeting-house, in the heart of Tisbury's William Street Historic District.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Sixty and the City”

When veteran Israeli documentary-maker Nili Tal turned 60, she decided it was time to partner up again after years as a single woman.

Very successful

This is a copy of a letter sent to Jonathan Blau at Sharky's Cantina.

Outdoor music, with reasonable rules

On a steamy mid-August, Sunday afternoon, Oak Bluffs Harbor was buzzing with people enjoying the harbor's festive atmosphere.

Time to be especially safe

I am writing this letter as a reminder on the eve of our busy season here on Martha's Vineyard.

Why the Patriot Act?

However unpopular, however much we don't want to believe that rogue elements working within our government conspired to make 9/11 happen, turning our heads and walking away from certain indisputable, agreed-upon facts and evidence cannot make that happen.

Growing our own

Fewer than 1,000 of this Island's 60,000 acres are farmland producing food for human consumption — and yet, agriculture is cited again and again as essential to the character of Martha's Vineyard.

Vineyard photographer Alison Shaw tells how it’s done

"Photographing Martha's Vineyard: Where to Find Perfect Shots and How to Take Them," by Alison Shaw, Countryman Press, 2011.

Close up at Shaw Cramer Gallery, Vineyard Haven

at Shaw Cramer Gallery, Main Street, Vineyard Haven.

What factors influence your decision to feature an artist?

"It's an interesting and challenging process when deciding which artist to feature.


Things are looking new and different for the remarkable photorealist painter Ovid Osborn Ward.

Shephard Fine ArtSpace: A family affair

The reincarnation of the former Nye Gallery on Uncas Avenue in the Oak Bluffs Arts District promises to be a positive addition to the Island art scene.

Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Transactions May 16–20, 2011

May 16, Kathryn Corjulo sold 1 Harpoon Hollow Rd.


An entry in the May 19 District Court Report listed incorrectly the name and birthdate of Glen Goulart where the name and birthdate of Jonathan R.