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A familiar neighbor would like to hear from you

This is to the friends of Johnny Seaview (Oliver Perry).

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.

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, [

The Vineyard spirit

After my son's fishing pole was taken from the Edgartown dock, I drove to Coop's with a carload of kids and asked the owner for an inexpensive rod.


A story on the Chicken Alley art show published Aug.

Straight talk: Advice to sellers in a tough market

Price your house correctly from the beginning.

Suzanne Vega at The Yard

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

Capturing the big three: Headlining events of August

August's headline evenings – Illumination Night, the Agricultural Fair, and the Oak Bluffs Fireworks – all took place last week in to the weekend.

NAACP fundraiser

Opportunities to support the local community while raising awareness on national issues are abundant on the Vineyard.

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.


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

“Fish” by Greg Mone is a great catch

"Fish," by Gregory Mone, Scholastic Press, 2010.

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.

Show openings

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

The art of politics

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

John Thayer’s practical art

Function, order, and no wasted space.

Film crew shoots scenes in Vineyard Haven

A film crew for a new comedy, "Jumping the Broom," shot some scenes near the Steamship Authority terminal in Vineyard Haven last week.

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).