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Historical Perspective: Specimen to souvenir, seamoss on the Sound

While the scientific world was investigating the waters off of Martha's Vineyard, so too were many amateurs inspired to collect their own algae specimens.

Sheriff’s Meadow to host guided walk of Caroline Tuthill Preserve

The Friday, August 2 walk will provide views of woods, savannah, salt marsh, wetlands, ponds, meadows, kettleholes and glacial knobs.

Plants need continued care during the dog days

Adjusting staking and tidying is required daily; remove anything passé, brown, mushy, dangling, or broken.

Tap, hip hop, Irish step dance, and more mix it up with The Yard

The WonderTwins have won the Apollo Theater competition 6 times, and performed with Bobby Brown, Queen Latifah, MC Hammer, MC Lyte, and others.

Native American festival, Possible Dreams, and music at Edgartown library

The editor's picks for fun stuff to do this weekend.

How to throw a Vineyard summer soiree

Figure out how to keep mosquitos away, assign friends to bring specific items, and be prepared for bad weather.

Dreamland this week: The low-down on the line-up

Rebirth Brass Band, Howie Day, and The Wailers are scheduled to play the Oak Bluffs venue.

Lights, camera, action: “The Vineyard” debuts tonight

How will the new reality show play on Martha's Vineyard?

MVFF asks your opinion before screening film “Afternoon Delight.”

This week, Martha's Vineyard Film Festival interns asked people if they've ever regretted asking anyone into their house.

Lemonheads, Ruel, and Luening at Flatbread

Rock and roll with Martha's Vineyard roots Friday, July 26 out at the airport.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, July 15, Duncan Walton and Richard Eubanks placed first, Eric Stricoff and Art Spielvogel were second, and Sue Collinson and Pam Furtsch were third.

Oak Bluffs firefighters douse car fire

For about an hour, police diverted traffic around Massasoit Street area.

Beginner’s luck for Harwich boat at Monster Shark Tournament

The 27th annual Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament appeared to be a tamer affair, with fewer problems than in the past.

More arrests, but less trouble, at shark tournament

Police say extra staffing, paid by tournament contestants helped manage crowds of rowdy spectators.

Food, fun, and a parade at the Portuguese-American Club Feast

The annual Feast of the Holy Ghost was as festive and colorful as ever, despite a few adjustments for the weather.