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The Louisa Gould Gallery will donate a portion of total sales this Saturday to Friends of Family Planning on Martha's Vineyard. Help support a...

West Tisbury

Peegee hydrangeas and hay-scented fern fronds are the bouquet on the table by our living room sofa.


Birthday wishes go out to Connor Graves, who proudly turns 7 on August 29, and to Mike Poirier, September 3, who would probably prefer to be a tad more discreet about his candle count.

Oak Bluffs

Every year I say, there have to be more people here than ever before and I shall say it again, but this time with...

Wild Side: Where have the butterflies flown?

I worry that this bizarre butterfly pattern is a symptom of some large-scale, fundamental ecological shift.

Poets’ Corner: Time Machine

between two sturdy trees, a black pine left, a white oak right.

Norman C. Eddy

The Rev.

Bob Lee

Robert Paul Lee died in a swimming accident on Sunday, August 11, 2013 near his home in West Tisbury on Martha's Vineyard.

Georgia Sutton Franklin

Georgia Sutton Franklin died peacefully in her home on August 17, 2013.

Coast Guard poised to start new Menemsha boathouse

The new boathouse will replace the landmark red-roofed structure fire destroyed in July 2010.

Natalie Ellen Dickerson Celebration of Life

Friends and loved ones are invited to celebrate the life of Natalie Ellen Dickerson on Sunday, September 1, 12: noon to 2 pm at the Martha's Vineyard Community Television (MVTV) Station, 58 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs.

Chappy ferry to be hauled for repair September 3

The larger of the two Chappy ferries will be out of service for about ten days.

Guests filled bellies, bowls, at Featherstone pottery event

Pottery by local artists was on display and available for purchase at Featherstone.

Color consultant finds your 50 shades

"It's for making yourself look and feel better. It's about empowering and helping people," says consultant Wendy Jacobs.

Dance The Yard is back

See new Yard artists performing new creations at the annual Dance The Yard shows.

NSTAR repairs failed undersea cable

The cable is one of four that carry power to the Island. It has been out of commission since July.

Francis J. Lanzone

He was laid to rest beside his parents at Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury, N.

Dorothy A. Maseda

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs.

‘The Wizard of Oz’ at the Performing Arts Center is a hit

This production has heart, brains, and courage, all from wonderful local actors.