On-Island

On-Island

Dr. Louis Sullivan walks the walk

At age 82, Dr. Louis W. Sullivan presents a worldview defined by compassion, and Island health is better for it. One doesn’t have to...

Births

Tibie Florence Morgan Nili Beth Morgan and Dylan Morgan of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Tibie Florence Morgan, on August 18, 2016,...

Martha’s Vineyard Breastfeeding World’s first Big Latch On

On August 5, 2016,  Breastfeeding World held its first Big Latch On in Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs, in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week....

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/ Notícias de e...

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglês Rio 2016 was a delight to the eye and a hit to the...

How hard could it be to judge pets at the fair?

Permit me a small digression before we get to the fuzzy-wuzzy pet part ... Putting aside all the usual categories of Vineyarders — the wash-ashores...

Delivering kindness to Martha’s Vineyard — one rose at a time.

Emily Coulter at just 33 is seldom without a bright smile and a welcoming, easygoing manner no matter how busy she may be. With...

Wild Side: Wild Side: Grasshoppers

When I began studying the Vineyard’s grasshoppers about six years ago, I knew almost nothing about them. There was only one species I could...

Slideshow: The charm of the Chilmark Flea

The Chilmark Flea Market — held Wednesdays and Saturdays through Sept. 3 — is entering its final weeks. Between 9 am and 2 pm...

West Tisbury: 90 Osprey nests

How wonderful to wake up to rain this morning. I heard it start around 4:30, then stop, and start again in earnest. By 7...

This was then: Jump Spark Jim

James “Jump Spark Jim” West (1859-1948) presided over a Vineyard Haven antique shop known as "The Shop of Unusual Things." His specialty was Vineyard...