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“Passage at St. Augustine” features longtime Vineyard resident

Esther Burgess’ acts of civil rights leadership are acknowledged in new civil rights documentary.

Swapping seeds and stories

The first seed swap was organized by the new Martha’s Vineyard Community Seed Library.

The Sip: Turkish delights

A recent trip to Istanbul yields new wine discoveries.

Cub Scouts off to the races in Pinewood Derby

A four-lane, 35-foot aluminum track stretched from the Chilmark Community Center stage to the edge of the foyer.


Zachary Robert Agin and William Jonathan AginKatherine Agin and David Agin of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of twin sons, Zachary Robert Agin and...

Vineyard swim team finished 6th in Bay Colony competition

On a combined basis, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School swim teams finished sixth out of eight teams that competed in the 20th Bay...

Ellen Reidy Wetherbee

Ellen Reidy Wetherbee of Vineyard Haven passed away at Falmouth Hospital on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. She was 88. Funeral services are being planned,...

Pickleball was a smashing success at Vineyard Tennis Center

The sport combines the fun of tennis, badminton, and Ping-Pong.

Oak Bluffs: housebound, then free

What an experience this last week has been. Snowbound for most of last week, I was feeling as if I were in another world...

Coast Guard Aux offers GPS course for mariners

The Martha’s Vineyard detachment of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a two-week GPS for Mariners course, 6 pm to 8 pm, Wednesdays, Feb....

Aquinnah: riding the euphoria

My goodness, what a week it has been here in Aquinnah. A furious snowstorm with three days of school canceled, and then more snow...

Claire S. Gibson

Claire S. Gibson, 85, of Oak Bluffs died on Tuesday, Jan. 27, in the company of family members at the JML Care Center in...

West Tisbury: snow and more snow

Oh boy! Snow and more snow. It swirled and danced and blew a week ago, piling up against doors, high drifts in some places,...

Sonya Norton

Sonya Norton died peacefully in her home in the arms of her loving husband in Vineyard Haven on Jan. 30, 2015. She was 82.Born...

Know your ancestors?

Martha's Vineyard Family History Open House connects the past to the present.

This was then: Don’t do this

Photos of long-ago Martha’s Vineyard.

Winter wonderland

Blankets of snow protect birds and small animals.

Edgartown: Yay, Pats!!

Well, last week was basically canceled due to snow. School, activities, work, life — pretty much all things were canceled or postponed, perhaps with...

What’s that funny bulge?

And how do we get rid of it?

Poet’s corner: Winter beach

the sun!  the sun!gusts to 40heart fluttersa gift of beachtravel — adjustclothes in layersweather, footwearterrainmiles — stretchsleep on clayskinlife changesplash of ionskiss of seashifting...