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Welcome to the trail, Emma Maitland

“From now on, I’m to be what I’m to be,” said Emma Maitland, then only a very young woman, in the early years of...

The Rev. Alden Besse is living the Golden Rule

Admirers of the Rev. Alden Besse packed the West Tisbury library’s community room Friday evening for “Music Presented in the Cause of Peace,” sponsored...

How to plant like a pro

On April 25, I learned secrets of germinating seeds, and got my hands dirty digging in the soil. A week later I found out...

Menemsha’s fish-market Brigadoon reappears for the summer

Even though it was late Sunday afternoon, customers were still crowding into Larsen’s Fish Market, and proprietor Betsy Larsen had been working all day....

Friends of Family Planning Art Show returns to the Ag Hall

For more than 25 years, the Friends of Family Planning Art Show and Sale has been a sure sign of spring. In late May,...

Family reflects on loss of Francis “Pat” Gregory

Late Friday morning on May 16, 2014, longtime West Tisbury town moderator Francis “Pat” Gregory, 69, was shot and killed while hiking in California....

West Tisbury honors Pat Gregory

On Sunday afternoon, nearly one year to the day since Pat Gregory was killed, friends, neighbors, and colleagues streamed into the West Tisbury library...

Women entrepreneurs share their insights

Energy and enthusiasm ran high at the Women Entrepreneurs of MV: Revitalization Forum held at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Tuesday morning. The...

A traveler comes home

“I chose not to go to college,” said Alex Ben David recently while seated at the counter in his family’s comfortable Oak Bluffs kitchen....

Dan Waters steps to West Tisbury annual town meeting helm

Dan Waters knows he will be filling some big shoes when he steps to the podium to conduct his first West Tisbury annual town...

Calendar Challenge: The problem with paper

“Do you ever feel you’re losing your battle with paper?” Kim D’Arcy of Organize MV asked participants at her “Paper Spaces and Places” workshop...

Chicken Alley Thrift Shop gets a facelift

After two weeks of renovations fans and friends of the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) Thrift Shop attend the reopening party.

MVYLI Job Shadow Day pairs students with mentors

The ceremony Friday night included the presentation of the first Pat Gregory Award to Beka El-Deiry, owner of Island Window Design.

Know your ancestors?

Martha's Vineyard Family History Open House connects the past to the present.

Reflections of Peace Concert is a gift of love

Annual concert finds a new home at Trinity Methodist Church, but its feeling of tradition remains the same.

12 Months of Martha’s Vineyard chronicled in Island calendars

Enjoy a scenic view of Martha’s Vineyard every day of 2015 with these locally made gifts on your wall.

Island chocolatiers look towards a sweet future

Shelf stable innovations have launched Not Your Sugar Mama’s into stores off-Island and soon, nationwide.

Fighting for Lorena

With a little help from their friends.

Personal Altars show is rich with color, variety, and meaning

Featherstone exhibit gets personal with artistic altars.

Choral concert spans two continents

The First Congregational Church of West Tisbury hosted an afternoon of music by Vivaldi and Thompson.