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Martha’s Vineyard gets stoked for Chadwick Stokes

The Island hits all notes of nostalgia for singer-songwriter Chadwick Stokes, the man behind the sounds of Dispatch and State Radio. On Saturday, July...

The Bishop Gallery brings ‘The Art in Jazz’ to Martha’s Vineyard

The Brooklyn-based Bishop Gallery made its way to the Island last weekend with its pop-up exhibition “The Art in Jazz.” Gallery co-owner Stevenson Dunn...

Farm. Field. Sea. digs into Wampanoag heritage

The cars lining the street at Orange Peel Bakery in Aquinnah last Wednesday weren’t just for Juli Vanderhoop’s weekly community pizza night. For the...

Sing a sappy song with Alan Cumming

It wouldn’t surprise me if the last thing you watched on TV had Alan Cumming’s name listed somewhere in the credits. Known for his...

Nat Lawson performs feats of mentalism

“We’re going to play a game over the phone,” 16-year-old Nat Lawson of Rockport, Maine, said as he prepared to read my mind. And...

West Tisbury Police officer uses cruiser to herd wayward sheep

Responding to a report of loose sheep at the crossing of Old County Rd. and State Rd. early Thursday morning, West Tisbury police officer...

Tisbury Wharf prepares for the arrival of Polynesian vessel Hokule’a

On Tuesday, June 28, Vineyard Haven Harbor will welcome Hokule’a, a replica of an ancient Polynesian double-hulled sailing canoe making her way around the...

Stay grounded with Native Earth Teaching Farm’s summer events

Few people are eager to let strangers in their homes, tour their backyards, and inquire about what they do every day. “I was shy...

‘This We Believe’: A MVRHS senior project for true Islanders

A large brown delivery box arrived at graduating senior Livie Jacobs’ house on a Monday night in early May. Inside were 200 books, each...

Paul Karasik wins 155th annual Agricultural Society Fair poster contest

When New Yorker cartoonist Paul Karasik heard about this year’s Agricultural Society Fair poster design contest, a nostalgic vision came to mind. Mr. Karasik distinctly...