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HereLab — there lab, everywhere a lab lab

Updated 1:50 pm, July 27It’s only fitting that the story of HereLab be in our Community Works section, because HereLab and our community are...

The United Nations of staffing

The person serving your coffee is from Ukraine. Your cabdriver is from Bulgaria. The girl getting your takeout order is from Nigeria. The workforce...

Reverend Alden Besse has a high-flying 92nd birthday

On Monday, July 11, Reverend Alden Besse celebrated his 92nd birthday by taking a biplane ride with his son Mark. Rev. Besse has long...

Nina Violet and friends perform at Grange Hall

Updated July 13, 3:40 pmOn Tuesday night, local musician Nina Violet performed at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury in an event sponsored by...

Business insurance 101

First the good news: There is insurance coverage available to protect your business against virtually any conceivable risk. The bad news is that there...

The Vineyard Connection: Because ultimately, everything is local

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

A conversation with Paula Poundstone

On Friday, July 1, the Martha’s Vineyard Summer Concert Series will present comedian Paula Poundstone at Edgartown’s Old Whaling Church. Much has been written...

Brazilian kids find a home in the high school

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsWhen I first tried to contact Elaine Weintraub, she was out on one...

The grande dame of Edgartown turns 125

Updated: 2 pm, Friday, June 17.In 1891, several influential Edgartown businessmen invested in a new hotel, the Harbor View as it would come to...

March to the Sea honors fallen soldiers

A crowd of enthusiastic family and friends lined Main Street in Vineyard Haven on Friday afternoon as Tisbury School students and teachers paraded by...

On Martha’s Vineyard, 'March to the Sea' honors fallen soldiers

A crowd of enthusiastic family and friends lined Main Street in Vineyard Haven on Friday afternoon as 225 Tisbury School students and teachers paraded...

Letters from the front

On Memorial Day, we pause to remember those who died serving in the armed forces. But they shouldn’t be thought of simply as casualties;...

School’s Out turns 30

In 1986, John Budris, at the time a teacher in the West Tisbury School, had an idea. Why not create a newspaper produced by...

Reynolds, Rappaport, Kaplan & Hackney turns 30

Thirty years ago, when Jane Kaplan, Jim Reynolds, and Ron Rappaport decided to hang out their shingle, they decided to hang it on a...

Meet Your Maker: David Stanwood

The first annual Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire will take place this Saturday, May 7, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Ag...

Act III: Lynne Fraker won’t be sailing into retirement on a golden parachute.

The Island’s first baby boomers turn 70 this year. Our 65-plus population is growing far faster here on the Island than in the of...

The Webber Journal

In 1947, before Bernie Webber made the heroic rescue portrayed in the movie “The Finest Hours,” he was assistant keeper of the Gay Head...

Meet your Maker: Tim Laursen

The first annual Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, May 7, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Ag...

The Webber Journal

In 1947, before Bernie Webber made the heroic rescue portrayed in the movie “The Finest Hours,” he was assistant keeper of the Gay Head...

The Vineyard Connection: Because Ultimately, Everything Is Local

Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected to one another in...