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What Benefits: Events for Good Causes

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3African Artists Community Development Project Craft Sale/Singing Workshop 12 noon to 4 pm, Grange Hall.

The good works squeeze – As the needs grow, will the support grow too?

The Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) is a good example.

Step by Step, Surrounded by Art

Gallery strolls have become an anticipated part of the Vineyard season.


A story published July 22, "Vineyard Cup triumphs over tides, temperatures" included the incorrect names of the winners of Class 3.

How They Survive: Doing Double Duty

Traegar DiPietro, Scott Terry, John Holladay and Ben Cabot are among those Vineyard artists who maintain two careers.

Leslie Baker: Finding her artistic voice

She works in a spacious, light-filled studio attached to her West Tisbury home that her family shares with two Border terriers, a mellow Bernese mountain dog and Betty, a calico cat.

Just the occasion for your generosity for Haiti

Just over six months ago Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake.

Shear Inspiration Salon will relocate to Mariners Way

Shear Inspiration Salon in Edgartown will move lock, stock and barrel from its current 14th Street location to 12 Mariners Way in Edgartown by the Triangle.

Bank of Martha’s Vineyard announces hire

William "Bill" Gruetzmacher, a longtime Vineyard homeowner and a Vineyard summer resident since 1983, has joined the Bank of Martha's Vineyard, a division of Sovereign Bank, as vice president and business banking relationship manager.

Ice Savours boost MV Arena

About 150 Islanders turned out at the East Chop Beach Club on Friday, July 16, to eat, drink, socialize, and dance — all for the benefit of the Martha's Vineyard Arena.

West Tisbury students contribute to learning conference

Four rising sixth graders from the West Tisbury School made presentations at Alan November's Building Learning Communities (http://novemberlearning.

Farmers Markets grow on Martha’s Vineyard

Vineyard Haven's Local Eats & Arts is the most recent addition to the Martha's Vineyard Farmers' Market scene.

Gallery hopping: Two towns host arts strolls

It began rather quietly five years ago in downtown Edgartown, and four years ago in the Arts District in Oak Bluffs.

One-stop sandwich shops

Only the organized and practical have everything they need for a day at the beach before leaving the house.

What’s happening up-Island

All is well for a great summer shopping experience in West Tisbury, Chilmark, and Aquinnah.

Fisherman ties an elegant knot at Vineyard wedding

There are people who like to fish, and there are fishermen.

Committee appointments spark friction in Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs selectmen approved a long list of reappointments to town boards and committees at their Tuesday meeting, but it was the appointments they postponed that sparked friction.

A good deed repaid during a harrowing offshore trip

For Dave Kadison and Gary Mirando of Vineyard Haven, a pleasant day fishing well south of Martha's Vineyard for tuna and mahi-mahi turned into a frightening overnight return trip home, at the end of a Good Samaritan's tow rope amid crackling lightning bolts and heaving seas.

Teachers, schools reach contract agreement

After a yearlong, arduous process, teachers in the Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) and the All-Island School Committee (AISC) reached an agreement on a new union contract that will cost taxpayers about $1.

New Conroy Apothecary opens in Oak Bluffs

A second Conroy Apothecary recently opened in Oak Bluffs in the newly restored Noyes building at 82 Penacook Avenue at the corner of Circuit Avenue.