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Community champion

Carrie Camillo Tankard was born in Newark, N.J., and would probably have spent her life there had it not been for the violent riots...

Parade returns to Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

The small town of Ballina in County Mayo, Ireland, erupted with joy on March 17, celebrating the first parade honoring Ireland’s patron, St. Patrick,...

Dispatch: County Mayo, Ireland

From time to time, The Times will feature dispatches from Islanders around the globe. This week, Elaine Cawley Weintraub writes from County Mayo, Ireland....

Heritage Trail is long, winding, and unfinished

What began as a hopeful promise to a small boy many years ago has grown beyond both his and our wildest dreams. Those long-ago...

Small Irish town celebrates Joe Biden

American flags are flying all over the picturesque little town of Ballina, which is nestled on the banks of the River Moy in County...

I am an immigrant

I have a story to tell. I am an immigrant. I am many other things too, but that is one of my identities. I...

Bedside Table: Elaine Weintraub

Reading in bed is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend time. The pile of books beside my bed represents peace, tranquility and...

Exploring the African American Heritage Trail

The eighth grade class of the West Tisbury School spent an entire school day creating their own personal answers to the questions: What is...

Holocaust survivor speaks at West Tisbury School

Sami Steigmann, Holocaust survivor and motivational speaker, had a busy time last week. On Thursday, he spoke to both the seventh and eighth grade...

African American Heritage Trail dedicates site

The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard has 26 sites honoring the diverse achievements of people of color. On Friday, Nov. 24, they...