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A thousand Vineyarders hail the Stanley Cup and the Bruins Sunday

Vineyarders give a rousing welcome to the Stanley Cup, and the famous trophy made some unusual stops on its Island tour.

Martha’s Vineyard soccer teams win state tourney openers

Both Martha's Vineyard boys travel soccer teams won their opening matches at the Massachusetts Tournament of Champions, in Lancaster, Friday afternoon.

Police arrest two, seize 28 grams of heroin, in Friday drug bust

Oak Bluffs and State Police arrested two Tisbury men yesterday, in Oak Bluffs. The pair had drugs, including heroin, in their possession.

Where to from here for Martha’s Vineyard Housing Fund

Several years ago, a property located at the corner of Dukes County Avenue and Masonic Avenue in Oak Bluffs captured the attention of the Island Affordable Housing Fund (IAHF), the neighborhood and eventually the entire Island.

Making your fashion dream come true

Anyone who has always wanted to walk down the runway just once in his or her life stopped by Sand Bar & Grille for MV Fashion Week's open casting call.

Three artists open Field Gallery seasson

Summer has officially arrived, and in addition to blue skies, flowers, and beach scenes, it's observable at the gallery openings and artists' receptions taking place up-Island and down-Island.

Retrospective show at Howes House

The annual Virginia Blakesley Retrospective art show and sale at the Howes House that took place last weekend, June 17 and 18, was a festive event.

Featherstone’s June Jubilee: Art for good causes

Featherstone Center for the Arts and Hospice of Martha's Vineyard hold June Jubilee for Art this weekend, and make everyone a winner.

Close Up…

at Edgartown Scrimshaw Gallery

New perspectives: Artists turned owner

Artist Ingrid Goff Maidoff tells what it's like to find herself a businesswoman.

West Tisbury

People ask me all the time about how I write this column.


Welcome to Lorna and Stanford Bennett, who are back at Brickman's after waiting three years for a visa.


I said goodbye to two friends this weekend who are moving off-Island.

Oak Bluffs

Now we must all be alert to excited, fun-loving children riding bikes or playing by the sides of the roads because June 21 was the last day of school.


Well, the Bruins did it.


Many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart.

Homegrown garden tour

Bill and Betty Haynes stand among tomatoes and spinach on June 19, when they opened their vegetable garden to fellow members of Homegrown, the Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society vegetable gardeners' collaborative.

What’s in your Martha’s Vineyard garden?

Bethia Mayfield was awed by how much Caleb Cheeshahteaumauk knew about things that grow on Martha's Vineyard and their use for sustenance and healing.