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Toy boat, toy boat, toy boat …

Rob, Morgan, Jamie, and Brooke Douglas are certainly no strangers to sailing; it’s part of the Douglas DNA. The family owns the Shenandoah and...

Small Business Saturday

Malls and big box stores have been chipping away at small retail businesses for years, and with every local merchant that shutters its doors,...

Tisbury: Nobnocket Inn hosts veteran

Heard on Main Street: Did you know that the word Pennsylvania is misspelled on the Liberty Bell?You may have read about the Nobnocket Boutique...

Rural Health Scholars study Island’s sexual health resources

Each year for the past 12 years the Rural Health Scholars, comprised of University of Massachusetts medical students, have made a presentation to the...

Barbara Dacey is stepping away

Several years ago, Will Luckey of West Tisbury and his family were on vacation on the island of Culebra, off Puerto Rico. They were...

The class of ‘67 celebrates their big 5-0

On Friday, Oct. 21, the MVRHS class of 1967 held their 50th reunion at the Wharf Restaurant in Edgartown. It was a good turnout;...

Bob Woodruff’s solar sailboat

Bob Woodruff moves about the deck of his 24-foot Kittiwake sloop with an agility that defies his 82 years. “You could say I was...

Large West Tisbury crowd can’t talk big houses

By Geoff CurrierDozens of people came to express their views on a proposed 5,342- square-foot house at 19 Briarwood Lane at a Sept. 28...

How now, Ruby Red cow

I’m not a big cow person. They’re sort of like rural wallpaper, nothing to get overly excited about. And then I saw my first...

 What I know about outdoor showers: Ten tips for getting the most out of...

 First of all, I’m not an architect or a builder, just a civilian who over the years has had a couple of outside showers...

Bud’s big swim

Mike Mayrand got up early on the morning of Sept. 2, and from his house in Gay Head he looked out over Vineyard Sound,...

Whale spotted from ferry

Michael Blanton of Bourne was on the 7 am boat out of Woods Hole heading for Vineyard Haven on August 30. “We had just...

A conversation with Kate Taylor before her 47th annual Island show

Few people have more Island cred than Kate Taylor. She and her brothers Alex, Livingston, Hugh, and James spent summers here since they were...

Il fuoco di Sant’Antonio

It was Sunday, June 11. I was feeling a little flu-ey, kind of discombobulated. The next day I decided to go down to Vineyard...

Harry’s back!

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 — Election Day — Harry Ricciardi slipped out of Vineyard Haven Harbor under clear skies, nudged by a gentle...

Shenandoah gets a new mast

Captain Robert Douglas was brushing a last-minute coat of stain onto the mainmast of his topsail schooner Shenandoah as the spar lay on its...

B/R Creative turns 25

In 1995, Barry Rosenthal opened up B/R Creative in Vineyard Haven. Until that time there were a number of local designers and writers offering...

The Vineyard Connection: How do you get to here from the Black Dog Tavern...

Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected to each other (or...

The Vineyard Connection: From here to Charles Manson

Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected to each other (or...

Video: What’s it like to be black on Martha’s Vineyard?

Four Island community leaders gathered with moderator Shelley Christiansen at the MVTV studios last Tuesday, Feb. 14, to discuss their experiences as African Americans...