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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...

The Island Community Chorus turns 20

This weekend, the Island Community Chorus will celebrate its 20th anniversary by giving a special gift to the Island: Brahms’ “German Requiem” performed with...

So, you think that’s funny, do you?

We’re certainly not above trying to pull off the odd April Fools joke around here. Last year, we reported on the invasion of the...

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 Phil Wallis, new executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Phil Wallis has a lot on his plate these days. After accepting the position as the new executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum,...

Business Loans: What options do businesses have for getting working capital?

This is dummy type but gives you an idea of how we might layout a story on the web. and a few more lines...

The Webber Journal, Installment II

In 1947, five years before he rescued 32 crew members from a sinking tanker off the coast of Chatham, Bernie Webber was stationed in...

Act III: Hunter Moorman

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

Bernie Webber’s celebrity was reignited this year thanks to the movie “The Finest Hours,” which chronicles his role in what has been called the...

136 years ago this week, Cottage City seceded from Edgartown

Before there was Oak Bluffs there was Cottage City, and before Cottage City, there was a lot of bad blood. Back in the mid-1800s,...

The 36 questions that lead to love — on Martha’s Vineyard

Last Valentine’s Day, Mandy Len Catron wrote a New York Times “Modern Love” essay titled “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This.” By...

The unusual journey of Parnell Pease Fisher

In 1885, Parnell Pease Fisher embarked on a harrowing voyage on a whaling ship her husband captained. The journey took her around the world...

The man behind one of the Vineyard’s oldest and largest scholarships

The Elmer Hobson DeLoura Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to Vineyard students pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited two- or four-year college,...