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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...

Spring egg hunt at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library will be hosting its annual spring egg hunt on Saturday, April 15, at 10 am sharp, rain or shine. According...

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...

Vineyard Valentines

It’s been said that love is a many-splendored thing. It’s just that on the Vineyard, our splendors can vary somewhat from off-Island splendors. So...

Pats win Super Bowl for the ages

Super Bowl LI was a tale of two halves. After the first 30 minutes, the high-flying Atlanta Falcons’ offense was totally in control, ripping...

Airport Fitness & Tennis goes solar

Updated Feb. 2, 4:40 pmSoon Eversource will dig a trench from the road to the Airport Fitness & Tennis center to tie 341 newly...

Certain clues you're an Islander

Do you know what a "doxy" is? Got a wild turkey in your backyard? You might be an Islander.

The state of the state economy

On Dec. 1, Michael Goodman, chairman of the Department of Public Policy, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, spoke at the Harbor View Hotel on the...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

For those of us who were not around at the time, the attack on Pearl Harbor conjures up iconic images of Japanese warplanes descending...

Quote of the week

“Work hard. You have to be involved in your business. You have to be, you can’t just open a business and let other people...

Pucker up — it’s time to pay our respects to the cranberry

Cranberries deserve their due. After all, what would a Thanksgiving feast be without cranberry sauce? It also happens that this year is the 200th...

The Vineyard Connection: To here from the king of Thailand

Updated: Nov. 17, 4:28 pmMost everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected...

Wedding Announcement: Buning – Greeley

Jerry Mashburn of Canton, Ga., is pleased to announce the wedding of his daughter, Jillian Buning of Atlanta, Ga., to Alexander Greeley of Chilmark,...

David Stanwood and the Admiral’s Hats

How one man and a leg of lamb helped save the streetlights in West Tisbury.

What’s happening to Main Street?

Recently, four stores in Vineyard Haven reported that they will be closing: Mix, Vardo, Juliska, and Moonstone, whose owners are retiring. The former location...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: September 19 – 23, 2016

ChilmarkSept. 19, Claire Nicole Chinoy, trustee of the Claire Nicole Chinoy Revocable Trust, and Michael Chinoy and Lynn Shelton Curry, trustees of the Michael...

The passing of the shack; long live the shoebox!

By today’s standards it wasn’t much of a house. It couldn’t have been more than 600 square feet, the water was brackish, there was...