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Felix Neck Festival a Thanksgiving staple on Martha’s Vineyard

A great way to burn off turkey and battle turpitude, the annual festival at Felix Neck helps Islanders bid adieu to Thanksgiving.

Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School Chef retires

For years, Christina Napolitan's lunches have been a special part of the Charter School day.

Art of the Personal Altar: A show from the heart

On Sunday's blustery grey afternoon, Featherstone Center for the Arts was an oasis of warmth, creativity, and community.

Soup on the stove, and all is well

The Regional High School was bustling last Thursday night as students poured in for an enticing array of ACE MV classes.

Compost gains ground in Martha’s Vineyard gardens

Easy to make but hard to replicate, compost boosts garden growth. And it's free!

Martha’s Vineyard’s Living Local Harvest Festival

Vineyarders love a down-home outdoor celebration and the annual Harvest Festival Friday and Saturday, Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, is one of the best.

Grace Church in Vineyard Haven holds annual outdoor service

For the last four years, Grace Church has celebrated the turn of the seasons with an outdoor service, with food to follow.

10th anniversary for Edgartown Lighthouse children’s memorial

A special place at the mouth of Edgartown Harbor honors children, both from the Island and far away, whose lives ended way too soon.

Jivonne Alley’s poster tells the story of the 150th Fair

Vineyard, the Agricultural Fair, and art was the lucky combination that landed Jivonne Alley the honor of being 2011 Fair Poster Artist.

West Tisbury parade will honor, introduce The Fair

To honor the 150th Fair this year, organizers have incorporated several special events. Including a parade two days before The Fair.

Safe Haven campers on Martha’s Vineyard for 17th year

The Island opens its heart to more than two dozen off-Island children and young adults living with HIV/AIDS.

Dog, owner attend Vineyard Haven church together

Angel Grace celebrated her 10th birthday Sunday with cake, ice cream, and a batch of little friends.

Meditation class on Martha’s Vineyard

Now that the Obamas have flown off, Earl has blown over, and another too-busy summer winds down, Islanders look forward to a peaceful autumn.

Martha’s Vineyard churches share service

A festive, reverent, and fun ecumenical service and celebration takes place at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs this Sunday, Sept.

Flavors of the Fair – good for the body and the spirit

The annual Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society Fair is a treasure trove of attractions, something to please visitors of every age and inclination.

Music at the Island’s Agricultural Fair

Many fairgoers still have warm memories of the Fiddle Contest at the old fairgrounds.

Fair poster winner mixes art and farming

Meet Spirit and Willow, the golden couple of the weekend.

Fiber tent at M.V. Ag Fair

Bringing together fleece-producing animals and the dedicated folks who transform that fleece into yarn and fine fabrics seems like a natural attraction for a traditional agricultural fair.

Camp is happy sanctuary for kids with HIV

No matter how many pizzas, hotdogs, and ice cream cones get devoured, nor how many motorcycle rides, carousel spins, group hugs and dodge ball games bring shrieks of joy, the most important thing about Camp Safe Haven is community.