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David Stanwood and the Admiral’s Hats

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

What’s happening to Main Street?

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!

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

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

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,...

A Martha's Vineyard family grows together

It began with a nosebleed. It was late last March and Teresa Yuan of Edgartown was starting to think about getting out and doing some...

Making bread at the Farmers Market

Updated August 19, 2:43 pm Have you ever thought to yourself: I could set up a booth at the Farmers Market and hang out and make...

Hinckley’s stocking up

For the past year or so, diminishing inventory at H.N. Hinckley & Sons on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven has led to conjecture about...

Unlocking the power of dyslexics

That damn Industrial Revolution. If you were a dyslexic before then, you could kind of fly under the radar, but then it happened: the invention...

HereLab — there lab, everywhere a lab lab

Updated 1:50 pm, July 27 It’s only fitting that the story of HereLab be in our Community Works section, because HereLab and our community are...

The United Nations of staffing

The person serving your coffee is from Ukraine. Your cabdriver is from Bulgaria. The girl getting your takeout order is from Nigeria. The workforce...

Reverend Alden Besse has a high-flying 92nd birthday

On Monday, July 11, Reverend Alden Besse celebrated his 92nd birthday by taking a biplane ride with his son Mark. Rev. Besse has long...

Nina Violet and friends perform at Grange Hall

Updated July 13, 3:40 pm On Tuesday night, local musician Nina Violet performed at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury in an event sponsored by...

Business insurance 101

First the good news: There is insurance coverage available to protect your business against virtually any conceivable risk. The bad news is that there...

The Vineyard Connection: Because ultimately, everything is local

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

A conversation with Paula Poundstone

On Friday, July 1, the Martha’s Vineyard Summer Concert Series will present comedian Paula Poundstone at Edgartown’s Old Whaling Church. Much has been written...

Brazilian kids find a home in the high school

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglês When I first tried to contact Elaine Weintraub, she was out on one...

The grande dame of Edgartown turns 125

Updated: 2 pm, Friday, June 17. In 1891, several influential Edgartown businessmen invested in a new hotel, the Harbor View as it would come to...

March to the Sea honors fallen soldiers

A crowd of enthusiastic family and friends lined Main Street in Vineyard Haven on Friday afternoon as Tisbury School students and teachers paraded by...

On Martha’s Vineyard, 'March to the Sea' honors fallen soldiers

A crowd of enthusiastic family and friends lined Main Street in Vineyard Haven on Friday afternoon as 225 Tisbury School students and teachers paraded...