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Vineyard Gazette annual circulation report reveals slight decline

The Edgartown weekly's annual postal statement revealed a total Island average circulation of 4,944 issues per week.

Craig’s Bicycles sold to Frank Jennings of Edgartown Bikes

"Retail burnout" results in sale of a Vineyard Haven Bike shop.

Lila Mancini has moved to Sea Spa Salon

Hair stylist Lila Mancini has moved to Sea Spa Salon in Nevin Square, Edgartown.

Not forgotten – a determined effort recalls Navy pilot John Painter

On the day of his final flight, the plane Lieutenant Painter was piloting with two others on board exploded on impact in the Gulf of Tonkin.

West Tisbury Library moves into smaller temporary quarters

A major renovation and expansion project will displace the library for one year.

Native Earth Farm festival was a popping success

For the eighth year in a row, the public was invited to check out some of the many sustainable practices the farm engages in throughout the year.

Nature never gets old, on Martha’s Vineyard or anywhere else

The complexity of nature is virtually infinite, and in a half-century of study, I've barely scratched the surface.

One woman’s career change brings an unusual business to Aquinnah

Ariana Feldberg, the owner of Ideal Dental Laboratory, makes false teeth and other dental appliances.

Gone hunting: Island hunters prepare for the seasonal switch

A steady aim is not the only key to hunting success. Practice and computer skills also help.

Tisbury Business Association hosts successful sidewalk sale

Bargains abounded, as did shoppers, at a sidewalk sale on Vineyard Haven's Main Street Saturday over the holiday weekend.

Island Grown School program says apples are tasty

An apple a day keeps the doctor away... and Martha's Vineyard farms in business.

Vivian and Joe Costa celebrate sixtieth anniversary

Twenty-one family members gathered at the reunion for food, song and laughter.

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew center helps fill Food Pantry shelves

The generosity of a local congregation gives the Food Pantry a head start on the winter season.

Poets Corner: The Hardest Thing

Of a pebble on the beach.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

It was a winning week at the duplicate bridge tables for several of the Island's best and strongest players.

Academic honors

Forty-four seniors at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School qualified to receive a 2012 John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, the state's largest merit-based scholarship program.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

August 27, 2012 David M. Croft, Peabody; DOB 10/14/65, OUI-liquor or .08%, 2nd offense: guilty, two year probation, must attend driver alcohol education program and...


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Oak Bluffs

Monday past really felt and looked like fall, with temperature in the low forties, many people returning to their mainland homes after their final stay here for a while, and the leaves already starting their winter color change.