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The Martha's Vineyard Fish Farm for Haiti Project is now among the varied booths of original art at the Artisans Festival.

A huge success

Windemere's auction to benefit the residents' activity fund was a huge success.

Bloomsday: Rejoicing in Joyce at the Katharine Cornell

On Wednesday last week, this year's edition of Arts & Society's Bloomsday celebration at the Katharine Cornell Theatre was a delightful 90 minutes of Irish music, history, whimsy, laughter, and serious dramatic renderings of the words of the exuberant, sensual, brilliant, and sometimes-difficult-to-understand Irish writer James Joyce (1882-1941).

Oak Bluffs

Summer is definitely here.

Great fishing is often a matter of the right attitude

Been fishin' yet? It is a common question on the Vineyard, if people suspect you are a member of the Island's large fishing fraternity.

Edibles: Good eats up-Island

You have an advantage if you are lucky enough to live up-Island where you're steps away from the many take-out spots in Aquinnah and Chilmark.

Fashion show at Il Tesoro

Il Tesoro at the Terrace in Edgartown introduced their summer lunch menu to a crowd this past Monday, June 21, in collaboration with a fashion show with In the Pink, a Lilly Pulitzer signature store.


We have a new head librarian! Her name is Kathy Thompson, she was head of the Chilmark library for years and years and the vacancy of a head librarian in Aquinnah pulled her out of retirement.

Tisbury special town meeting Tuesday about police contract

The Tisbury selectmen will make a second request to voters at a special town meeting Tuesday night to approve two spending articles totaling $225,000 to fund the police department union's contract settlement.

How can people judge how the art will look in their homes?

Michael Hunter, owner, PIKNIK Art and Apparel: I offer two different environments: the rather austere studio annex, and the inside gallery where the art is displayed among clothing, accessories, and art-to-wear-jewelry.

Wood, Watercolor, and Film at The Granary

The Granary Gallery, on Old County Road in West Tisbury, is known for the variety of art it displays and the caliber of its participating artists, so it seems most appropriate that it is opening its summer season on Sunday, June 27, with three artists specializing in three different media: wood, watercolor, and film.

Still standing after all these years

Ten days ago, 167 students graduated from the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) in the commencement ceremony at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs.

Danny N. Meader

Danny Noel Meader born December 25, 1952, died June 8 at the age of 57.

David O’Docherty, Irish artist, dies while swimming in Katama Bay

David O'Docherty, 75, of Lynn died Saturday morning while swimming in Katama Bay in Edgartown.

Standing Room Only at Davis House Gallery

It was a cloudless summer day and like all good farmers Allen Whiting was conscious of the old idiom and out making hay while the sun shines.

The truth must be told

On behalf of the MV/NAACP, we would like to thank all those that came out and contributed to the Juneteenth celebration.

Blowin’ in the wind turbine: farms assess wind power

Wind power is about to get bigger on Martha's Vineyard, both in the number of operating turbines, and the size of structures themselves.

Summer arts workshops: Paint, shoot, create

Photographers Louisa Gould, Peter Simon, and Alison Shaw, along with a host of other well known artists and writers, will share their expertise this summer and fall in a series of creative arts workshops on the Island.

Doing the right thing

To the man driving a white van on Martin Road in Vineyard Haven on Wednesday night, the one who came back to find us after accidentally hitting our gray and white cat, Buddy, who crossed the road right into his wheels: thank you so much for taking the time to come back.

George W. Maury Jr.

A military burial service for George W.