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World hunger banquet

On Friday, April 28, the Irish History class at the high school presented a world hunger banquet to draw attention to their studies on...

Little Island, big nip problem

Paul Doherty is a committee of one. His mission? To grow awareness of the big nip and litter problem on-Island, and try to eliminate...

You don’t pull the ladder up

Updated Thursday, March 23, 12:48 pm*I had the opportunity to attend, for the first time, the largest parade in the country*, the New York...

Saving the Lagoon Pond shucking shack

Twelve years ago while driving down Vineyard Haven's Skiff Avenue, I saw her. The little shack on the Lagoon, standing like a lone centurion,...

The Moth soared on Wednesday evening

Updated Saturday, 7:55 am The Moth is a storytelling performance that began in 1997 and is now a worldwide event where guests tell true tales...

I don’t party for St. Patrick

Every day, I’m reminded of where I was born. I see my birthplace as a tree — my roots and foundation and the branches...