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Il fuoco di Sant’Antonio

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It was Sunday, June 11. I was feeling a little flu-ey, kind of discombobulated. The next day I decided to go down to Vineyard...

Harry’s back!

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On Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016 — Election Day — Harry Ricciardi slipped out of Vineyard Haven Harbor under clear skies, nudged by a gentle...

Shenandoah gets a new mast

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Captain Robert Douglas was brushing a last-minute coat of stain onto the mainmast of his topsail schooner Shenandoah as the spar lay on its...

B/R Creative turns 25

In 1995, Barry Rosenthal opened up B/R Creative in Vineyard Haven. Until that time there were a number of local designers and writers offering...

The Vineyard Connection: How do you get to here from the Black Dog Tavern...

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Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected to each other (or...

The Vineyard Connection: From here to Charles Manson

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Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected to each other (or...

Video: What’s it like to be black on Martha’s Vineyard?

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Four Island community leaders gathered with moderator Shelley Christiansen at the MVTV studios last Tuesday, Feb. 14, to discuss their experiences as African Americans...

Vineyard Valentines

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It’s been said that love is a many-splendored thing. It’s just that on the Vineyard, our splendors can vary somewhat from off-Island splendors. So...

Pats win Super Bowl for the ages

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Super Bowl LI was a tale of two halves. After the first 30 minutes, the high-flying Atlanta Falcons’ offense was totally in control, ripping...

Airport Fitness & Tennis goes solar

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Updated Feb. 2, 4:40 pm Soon Eversource will dig a trench from the road to the Airport Fitness & Tennis center to tie 341 newly...

Certain clues you’re an Islander

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Do you know what a "doxy" is? Got a wild turkey in your backyard? You might be an Islander.

The state of the state economy

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On Dec. 1, Michael Goodman, chairman of the Department of Public Policy, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, spoke at the Harbor View Hotel on the...

Remembering Pearl Harbor

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For those of us who were not around at the time, the attack on Pearl Harbor conjures up iconic images of Japanese warplanes descending...

Pucker up — it’s time to pay our respects to the cranberry

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Cranberries deserve their due. After all, what would a Thanksgiving feast be without cranberry sauce? It also happens that this year is the 200th...

The Vineyard Connection: To here from the king of Thailand

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Updated: Nov. 17, 4:28 pm Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected...

David Stanwood and the Admiral’s Hats

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How one man and a leg of lamb helped save the streetlights in West Tisbury.

What’s happening to Main Street?

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Recently, four stores in Vineyard Haven reported that they will be closing: Mix, Vardo, Juliska, and Moonstone, whose owners are retiring. The former location...

The passing of the shack; long live the shoebox!

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By today’s standards it wasn’t much of a house. It couldn’t have been more than 600 square feet, the water was brackish, there was...

Return to the River of Doubt

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Updated Sept. 2, 10:22 am In 1991 Tweed Roosevelt of Vineyard Haven got a phone call from a man he didn’t know — a certain...

Kyle Peters found a pearl in a Martha's Vineyard quahog

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Eleven-year-old Kyle Peters of West Tisbury reached down and took a nice big quahog out of the bowl — he liked the big ones,...