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Vineyard band Grateful Dread is built to last

Tom Major doesn't need to feign modesty about his current band.

Pretty as a picture: Wearable art

That's the question we sought to answer when we visited Michael Hunter, gallery owner and fashion stylist, Stina Sayre, clothing designer, Ronni Simon, and Beth McElhiney, both jewelry designers and gallery owners.

Straight talk: Advice to sellers in a tough market

Price your house correctly from the beginning.

So long, Bo Obama

Dogs, dog-owners, and dog-lovers are invited (along with everyone else) to convene at Ocean Park for the second annual Good Dog Goods Martha's Vineyard Dog Parade this Saturday, August 28 at 6:30 pm (this event was rescheduled from August 22 due to weather).

Suzanne Vega at The Yard

Suzanne Vega was an anomaly in the '80s music scene.

The art of politics

When the President vacations on Martha's Vineyard, Island art turns into a political celebration.

Worthington: Design for living

He is an affable man, used to being interviewed and being quotable.

Tisbury selectmen meeting change

Although the Tisbury selectmen usually meet biweekly, their next meeting has been rescheduled from August 31 to September 7, at 5 pm at the Tisbury Senior Center.

Are new artists playing it safer?

Evan Fielder, co-owner Fielder, Fielder & Fielder Gallery: Most of our artists are established, but yes, I think in this economy, new artists are playing it safer.

Back to school shopping on Martha’s Vineyard

Can it be that Labor Day is just a little over a week away? Summer was fantastic, but it is already time to get back to reality — especially for families.

How sweet it is: The Sweet Life Cafe

When Pierre and Susan Guérin bought The Sweet Life Cafe in 2007, they had some big shoes to fill.

Shopping on Summer Street, Edgartown

I love when I have the opportunity to visit a new store.

Year round galleries on Martha’s VIneyard

Between the months of May and September the number of residents on Martha's Vineyard increases tenfold.

The schoolhouse beckons – for learners, it’s a matter of ardor, not mere facts

We haven't a lot of ceremony left in American life, alas, but commencements do go on, year after year, and in the grand tradition, with full, appropriate panoply, bringing together, as we see here today, people from all walks of life, all parts of the country, and indeed of the world, to pay tribute to genuinely worthy accomplishment.

About the girl on the whaleship

Laura Jernegan was a little girl of six when she went on a whaling ship with her father, mother and little brother.

Entertainment on Island

Fall's approaching, yet the Vineyard still bustles with all forms of entertainment in up-close and personal small-town settings.

Saving Camille

They're called the Spanish Virgin Islands — Culebra and Vieques, two small municipalities off the east coast of Puerto Rico.

Show openings

North Water Gallery, 5 to 7 pm, Artists' Reception.


Ruth Adams' Treehouse Studios on State Road will be glowing with the vibrant paintings of Islander Enos Ray through Labor Day.

Cooperation in doubt

In the article of August 19 regarding the August 11 meeting of the Tisbury-Oak Bluffs joint committee, formed to study regionalization of services, [