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Divas Uncorked: A look at the high-octane sisterhood

9 African-American women decided 12 years ago they wanted to know more about wine & food. Last weekend, they hosted their 5th event on the Island.

Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest brings Damon Williams & Rudy Rush

If you're not laughing this summer, you haven't been getting out much.

Divas Uncorked weekend aids Island Food Pantry

The Divas Uncorked Wine and Food Festival bubbles up this weekend around the Island with a menu of exotic food and gourmand wine-tasting events.

Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest features Belushi award

The inaugural Martha's Vineyard Comedy Festival will present three comedy shows on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights, Aug. 14 through 16.

“Pills, Potions, Powders and Poisons” by Oak Bluffs author

In the 1860s, $400 was a small fortune. Certainly in New Bedford, the amount was a stunning find for 14-year-old drug store delivery boy Robert Carter.

Island influence on marketing art

The big brand is Martha's Vineyard. The Island fits the definition of a brand: a promise from a product or service to meet customer expectations.

Island influence on seascape artists

Three Island photographers who have been shooting seascapes here for more than100 combined years say they're not done yet.

Concussion repercussions: Vineyard is ahead of new state rules

New state regulations about recognition and treatment of concussions to high school students are protocols in use at MVRHS for the past 4 years.

Cool, clear, and Kate: celebrating Vineyard House

With the Atlantic as a backdrop, 400 Islanders turned out to support Vineyard House at the 14th annual Water Tasting by the Sea.

For MV Tech, a business leap pays off

Last winter MV Tech decided the time was ripe to expand. It was a good decision.

Seven easy pieces: Oak Bluffs home an overnight success

One Oak Bluffs couple decided that a modular house fit their budget, design requirements and time frame.

Vineyard Farm Project looks to grow public support for purchase

Representatives of Island conservation and agricultural groups met Tuesday night to discuss how to go about acquiring the former Thimble Farm.

Paul Karasik’s many talents

Teacher and cartoonist Paul Karasik's show opens tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 5, at the West Tisbury Public Library. The artist's reception is at 4 pm.

Kahoots on Island-wide tour

Well-loved Island band Kahoots plays August 1 through August 7 in all Island towns, including Chappaquiddick.

Matt Montanile recognized by EMT peers on Martha’s Vineyard

This year's winner of the Island EMT of the year is Matt Montanile, a young Vineyard Haven resident who is dedicated to community service.

Livingston Taylor at Old Whaling Church

See Mr. Taylor Friday and Saturday at Edgartown's historic church.

Louise DuArt and Tim Conway in concert at Vineyard high school

Ms. DuArt and friends have formed an organization, Network of Neighbors, and on Saturday night comic star Tim Conway will give a free concert.

Sebastian Junger talks soldiering on Martha’s Vineyard

Mr. Junger wrote "War" after spending parts of 15 months embedded with a platoon, hanging off a mountainside in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan.

Yuliana Kim-Grant’s “A Shred of Hope”

The author's first novel begins in the present with a nutcase fatally shooting a 30-something biracial married couple in a New York subway.

Mink Meadows, the second oldest golf course on Martha’s Vineyard

Mink Meadows, the golf course on West Chop, has seen its share of the famous and the rest of us since it opened 75 years ago.