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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.

The 153rd Ag Fair was just perfect

After months of planning, weeks of hands-on preparations, and four bright, busy days jam-packed with rides, animals, food, competitions, friends, and just plain fun,...

Power museum is a fairgrounds treasure

With the noise and glitter of the carnival, the color and chaos of the Hall, exciting competitions, demos, delectable food and upbeat music, Fairgoers...

Fair is perfect blend of old and new

“Very little has changed,” longtime Fair manager Eleanor Neubert said about this year’s highlights. “We’re keeping it the old-fashioned traditional country fair.”But although much...

Fair poster remembers a well-loved horse

The story of this year’s Fair poster begins with good neighbors, an artist, and a horseman; a painting set aside and forgotten; and a kind gift at a time of loss. But really, it starts with a horse, and Bruce Marshard who saved him from slaughter at a Saskatchewan meat packing plant in 2000.

20 years later, the new fairgrounds feel like home

This week’s Ag Fair marks the 20th anniversary of the once brand-new Panhandle Road fairgrounds in West Tisbury. Enough time has gone by that...

Elisa Brickner Poetry Contest marks 20 years inspiring youth

When Elisa Brickner died at age 17 in a 1973 horseback riding accident, it was a tragedy for all who knew and loved her.But...

Camp Jabberwocky stages “Frankenstein’s Last Dance”

A Technicolor dream of zany action.

Night Heron Gallery full of creativity and energy

The Night Heron Gallery in Vineyard Haven feels like a mix between a boutique packed with unique gifts and a mini Artisans’ Festival. Both...