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Business brief: Seastreak adds late trip for Illumination Night

Seastreak, the New Bedford to Martha's Vineyard fast passenger ferry, will offer a late return trip on Wednesday, August 14, to accommodate people who attend Grand Illumination night in Oak Bluffs.

Academic Honors

Anna Hughes of West Tisbury at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

Births

Alo J.

Poets Corner: August

but shortens by seconds every day.

Water, water, everywhere, and all for a good cause

The annual Vineyard House benefit is always in good taste.

Vineyard Colors shine in photos of daily paper route

Island couple delivers papers – and photos – to thousands daily.

Martha’s Vineyard’s dark sky favors view of Perseid meteor shower

Get ready for a great celestial show, the annual Perseid meteor shower begins Saturday.

Time to adjust for late summer abundance, variety

The continued re-balancing is what makes gardening an absorbing activity.

Roberta Kirn seeks to inspire others through music

Inspiring, empowering, and healing others is what Roberta Kirn's life is about. Whether through music, movement, or health counseling.

Crop report: What’s growing at COMSOG in Oak Bluffs

You don't have to be a member to buy produce from COMSOG "” which turns 30 this year "” but members benefit heavily with discounts year-round.

Acclaimed humorist Marion Winik speaks at Family Planning benefit

The author and radio personality has written a hilarious account of middle aged singlehood.

Beach eats on Martha’s Vineyard

If you are rushing to get a parking spot and don't have time to pack a cooler, here are just a selection of places close to Island beaches.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, July 29, ten tables were in play.

A blockbuster in the barnyard proves a big hit

What a great idea, a feature film down on the farm.

A celebration of dance in its many forms at Built on Stilts

The annual eight-night festival starts Thursday.

In the studio of Elizabeth Langer: Exploring new art forms

Paper lithographs combine digital technology with traditional printmaking techniques to expand the boundaries of traditional approaches.

From Harlem to Martha’s Vineyard – Renowned show is back

The second annual Harlem Fine Arts Show features more than 30 visual artists, authors, and musicians, in the seven-day festival

Drawn to the light – The Moth attracts over 1,000 people to the Tabernacle

Captain Buddy Vanderhoop took the theme "Fish Out of Water" literally. Using humor, he told of a fishing excursion with Harvard professor Charles Ogletree.

Lagoon pond beaches open to swimmers

Water quality testing shows the water is within acceptable limits for swimming.