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Wireless Internet has a home on Chappaquiddick

Bob Fynbo has provided wireless internet service to the Island of Chappaquiddick for three years.

On Martha’s Vineyard, YouTube provides cherry eye surgery assist

Usually seen in pups under two years of age, cherry eye can occur in any dog.

Fall on Martha’s Vineyard is fine for starting some plants

A survey of one thousand gardeners showed that only six percent bought plants in fall, compared with 68 percent who did so in spring and summer.

Cdr. Christopher Herr assumes command of helicopter squadron

Commander Christopher Herr of Martha's Vineyard is the new commanding officer of the U.S. Navy's Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 70 in Florida.

New stop on African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard

On Saturday, September 15, a large crowd of family and friends gathered to honor the contributions made by Carrie and George Tankard to the Island community with a dedication ceremony marking their home as site number 26 on the African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Two evening duplicate bridge games, where American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) members may score points toward their Life Master designation, are now the only organized competitions taking bridge fans into the Island's fall and winter months of play.

Academic Honors

Emma Tobin of Chilmark received a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.


Sarah DeWitt Jones and Scott Robert Hill will marry on October 6 at the First Congregational Church in West Tisbury.


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A Gallery winds down with another successful show

The A Gallery in Vineyard haven has been a Mecca for Martha's Vineyard art enthusiasts this summer.

Old Sculpin showcases Martha’s Vineyard fishing derby art

For the third year in a row, the harborside Edgartown gallery is hosting their popular Derby inspired Art Show – Fish Stories.

Glances: Happenings in the Martha’s Vineyard art community

Artists to attend dinner for M.

Featured favorites – 5 recommended books of short stories

Martha's Vineyard bookstores recommend 5 short story books for the Fall.


Our sailors are back.


I was on vacation in California last week, and while I was disappointed that I did not run into anyone from the Vineyard in the five days I was there (because I feel like no matter where I go, I run into someone from the Vineyard), I was delighted to see the article in the New York Times Sunday Edition about the Vineyard's Bass and Bluefish Derby which is going on right now and will continue well into next month.

Oak Bluffs

Welcome, welcome fall.

West Tisbury

The outside temperature was 38 degrees at our house Monday morning.


Congratulations to Rene DaSilva.


I made a comment online the other day about how it seems that everyone is having a great Derby this year, particularly after hearing so many complaints about the lack of bites in 2011.