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Act III: Hunter Moorman

The Island’s first baby boomers turn 70 this year. Our 65-plus population is growing far faster here on the Island than in the of...

The Webber Journal

Bernie Webber’s celebrity was reignited this year thanks to the movie “The Finest Hours,” which chronicles his role in what has been called the...

136 years ago this week, Cottage City seceded from Edgartown

Before there was Oak Bluffs there was Cottage City, and before Cottage City, there was a lot of bad blood. Back in the mid-1800s,...

The 36 questions that lead to love — on Martha’s Vineyard

Last Valentine’s Day, Mandy Len Catron wrote a New York Times “Modern Love” essay titled “To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This.” By...

The unusual journey of Parnell Pease Fisher

In 1885, Parnell Pease Fisher embarked on a harrowing voyage on a whaling ship her husband captained. The journey took her around the world...

The man behind one of the Vineyard’s oldest and largest scholarships

The Elmer Hobson DeLoura Memorial Scholarship is awarded each year to Vineyard students pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited two- or four-year college,...