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Service July 13 for Marjorie Grimmett

There will be a graveside service for Marjorie (Santos) Grimmett on Saturday, July 13, at 11 am in Oak Grove Cemetery on State Road in Vineyard Haven.

Behind the scenes, state agency provides fishing access

The men and women who labor in the Office of Fishing and Boating Access get no glory. But they do a very good job.

Coast Guard Station Menemsha patrols during Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard Station Menemsha participated in a nationwide program to educate boaters about alcohol and drug use on the water.

Entrepreneurs use crowd-funding to get businesses going

Islanders with an idea have turned to crowd-funding websites like Kickstarter and indiegogo to capitalize their ventures.

For architect Celia Imrey, the new Edgartown Library feels like home

The New York City based architect and lifelong seasonal visitor talks about her inspiration for the design of the new Edgartown Public Library.

West Tisbury library, police station proceed on budget, schedule

The two construction projects with a total cost of almost $9 million are expected to be completed by February 2014.

Flying high with kite aerial photography

Life-long Oak Bluffs seasonal resident Jon Shabica has found a unique way to combine two hobbies, photography and kites.

Martha’s Vineyard’s Tisbury Street Fair celebrates 42

Main Street in Vineyard Haven throws its annual party on Monday, July 8.

Kate Feiffer finds that child’s play is hard work

With 11 published books of her own on the shelf, and a 12th on its way, she is brimming with ideas for new projects.

“Godiva” – Martha’s Vineyard author talks new book at Speakeasy Series

Hear from Nicole Galland on her new book "Godiva" on July 10 at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury, a benefit for the town's library foundation.

Comic John Belushi’s good man, bad boy persona is revealed

Following a screening of "John Belushi: Dancing on the Edge," Ms. Belushi Pisano will talk about the times she and her former husband had on the Vineyard.

Seafood Buffet and Auction benefits Sail Martha’s Vineyard

Cocktails, auctions, and a buffet-style dinner will help Sail M.V. connect kids with their maritime heritage.

Ann Randolph brings “Loveland” to Martha’s Vineyard

In addition to performing "Loveland," Ms. Randolph will host a four-day writing workshop.

Island’s summer film series gear up

Both the M.V. Film Festival and the M.V. Film Society have a wide range of programming scheduled this summer.

Shakespeare with a scenic backdrop on Martha’s Vineyard

The Vineyard Playhouse brings "Henry IV" to the Tisbury Amphitheater.


Did you know Hogwart's School of Witchcraft and Wizardry could be found on South Road last weekend? Yes, Minerva McGonagall herself invited perspective students to the home of Tyler Shipway for a birthday celebration.

West Tisbury

I looked up the Declaration of Independence and puttered around online, reading about the history lessons I have forgotten.


Time to get all decked out in red, white, and blue, fire up the grill, and partake of parade and fireworks to celebrate the land of the free and home of the brave.

Oak Bluffs

Happy Birthday, U.