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Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival is a wrap

At 10 o'clock last Saturday night, Main Street in Vineyard Haven looked more like July 4th weekend than a chilly September evening.

City kids sample Martha’s Vineyard summer

A week on Martha's Vineyard is a voyage of self-discovery as much as a vacation for inner city kids from the Philadelphia area who visit the Island each summer.

Uncovering history, bit by bit

Bit by bit, Michael Travers is learning about Martha's Vineyard history.

A hellish trip to Woods Hole

"Satan's Peril" by Tom Hale, self-published.

New Outlook for Tough Times

Island artists are finding new ways to fuel their economic engines in our stalled national economy.

Comedy Club in Edgartown

Shelly and Bob O'Neil have experienced the benefit of laughter in their lives and they're about to provide guffaws for us with an eight-week season beginning Saturday, July 3, showcasing more than a dozen of America's best-known stand-up comics.

Island residents find many ways to spend the Fourth

While Memorial Day weekend is the nominal start of our summer season, the Fourth of July weekend is when the season really explodes.

“For All The Right Reasons:” A rock and roll love story

"For All The Right Reasons" by Ann Lister, SleighFarm Publishing Group, 248 ppg, $9.

Nectar’s announces season schedule

Nectar's begins its second season under the management group that launched Nectar's in Burlington, Vermont more than 30 years ago.

Night nurse - Gail Stevenson finds her place

During a recent interview, Gail Stevenson positions herself to see both the nursing desk and the hallways of the acute care ward at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Turning wood into Art

Michelangelo reportedly said that he saw his famous statue, David, inside a block of marble and simply chipped away until the figure emerged.

Creating the Model E

Blame it on the price of gasoline last summer, when newly minted driver Micah Agnoli, then a Martha's Vineyard Regional High School junior, pulled up to the gas pump and read the bad news.

Inspiration Weekend features Ricky Skaggs, much more

Following a very successful Inspiration Weekend 2009, In Touch Ministries and Charles Stanley will bring the spiritual awakening back this year, for a five-day, June 4 through 8, open-air event at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs.

Eisenhauer Gallery Celebrates 10 years

The Eisenhauer Gallery will celebrate its 10th anniversary in style on Saturday, May 29 from 6 to 8 pm, with a recreation of its first opening night a decade ago.

Dragonfly Reveals Changes

Dragonfly Fine Arts Gallery at 91 Dukes County avenue in Oak Bluffs opens its doors this week, celebrating with a full roster of 23 artists and new work.