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Oak Bluffs

Monday was what I call a summer respite day.

Island limericks

"The Lead Balloon, Limericks on Martha's Vineyard" by Joe Eldredge, 2010, hUMILITY pRESS, West Tisbury.

Heroic work and a teaching moment

We look for heroes everywhere these days.


Oh my goodness.

Harry Seymour at Craven Gallery

It was a lively scene at Carol Craven Gallery on State Road in West Tisbury at this past Sunday's opening of work by award-winning artist Harry Seymour.

Use the bike path

Dear Colorful Spandex Pants Bike Man, you're really getting on my nerves.

Scott Blakeman: Political funny man performs at Grange

Scott Blakeman is a standup comic known for blending political humor with contemporary Jewish material.

22nd annual Sullivan 5K benefits Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

The 22nd annual Sullivan 5K Run/Walk Road Race for Health and Fitness will be held August 28 in Oak Bluffs.

Know what you eat

Another summer has sped by.

New York Times spotlights Vineyard Golf Club for organic management

The private Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown has gotten much favorable attention.

Saving Camille

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


What is that saying: the right place at the right time? Jennifer Clarke, Hollis Smith, Buddy Vanderhoop, and Peter Dixon found just that spot last week.

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.


I'm sitting here wrapped up in my favorite sweater, enjoying an early taste of fall.

Hemp instead of oil

This is an open letter to President Barack Obama.

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.


Entries by Island youth are always the best part of the Fair.

SSA traffic stronger during first seven months of 2010

Steamship Authority traffic volumes for Vineyard routes are comfortably up as of the end of July in all categories.