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Karen Coffey, Arlan Wise and Sarah Nevin make predictions

Alternative visions of the future are offered by three Islanders who use alternative tools to look ahead.

A tour of Vineyard Christmas lights

City dwellers are not the only ones treated to fantastic light displays this time of year.

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard annual “Peace” concert

The abundance and breadth of the Island's musical talent was clearly in evidence last Thursday as an audience that completely filled the pews of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church thrilled to the annual, aptly named Reflections of Peace concert.

The Pontes reach out for a kidney

Kenny Ponte has lived with diabetes since he was two. Now, facing renal failure, he needs a new kidney.

Tish Hinojosa performs at Vineyard Playhouse

Ten years ago Island musician Kate Taylor attended a concert at the Old Whaling Church that brought her to tears. Texan Tish Hinojosa was the performer.

Haitian benefit Saturday at NYE Gallery, Oak Bluffs

Among the first non-affiliated Americans to rush to the aid of Haitians after the devastating January earthquake was Island born and raised Victoria Campbell.

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center hosts discussion on human rights

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.

PeaceCraft, African Artists Community Development Project

Gifts from around the globe can be found at the temporary PeaceCraft store, located inside Pyewackets on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, and at Marsha Winsryg's African Artists Community Development Project's sale, at her house in West Tisbury.

Gifts made on Martha’s Vineyard

Given the number of talented artisans who call the Vineyard home, the only dilemma confronting the individual in search of locally crafted gifts is choosing from an abundance of options.

Island Community Chorus gave bright Holiday Concert

There's something transcendently soothing about choral music.

Neighbors help feed neighbors on Martha’s Vineyard

Family-to-Family and the Island Food Pantry provide food for Islanders in need "” a critical boost for those most affected by difficult economic conditions.

“The Nutcracker” casts its spell this weekend

"The Nutcracker" will come alive on the stage of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's Performing Arts Center this weekend for the 13th year in a row.

Wreaths and ribbons

An industrious team of elves has been busy this past week constructing one-of-a-kind Vineyard wreaths for a sale and holiday party happening tonight at the Federated Church in Edgartown.

Gifts for mind, body, spirit

Winter on the Vineyard — a great time to reflect, renew, and reinvent oneself.

Hats off to Martha’s Vineyard Regional’s “Godot”

As theater goers walked into the entryway of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's Performing Arts Center last weekend, there was a prescient hint that they were about to be involved in something other than an ordinary theater experience.

“Annie” shines at Oak Bluffs School

The Oak Bluffs School provided a much-needed dose of feel-good entertainment last weekend as a huge cast staged a sparkling version of the Broadway show "Annie."

Young professionals thrive on Island

While for many of the Island's young people, pursuit of a career requires relocation, those in the trades find M.V. is an ideal place to establish themselves.

The wing’s the thing at Wingfest

This Saturday, Sharky's Cantina hosts the second annual Wingfest at Edgartown Sharky's. Island municipalities compete for bragging rights.

Once upon an Edgartown School stage

"Once Upon a Mattress," the former Broadway show that gives a feminist twist to the popular fairy tale The Princess and the Pea, was presented last weekend at the Edgartown School by a very talented cast of junior high school students.

Open wide: Three new dentists on the Vineyard

For many years securing an appointment with a Vineyard dentist as a new patient was almost as difficult as getting a ferry reservation for an August weekend.