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ITW’s “Cinderella”

In 1955, Warren Martin, a professor of music at Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey, wrote a musical comedy version of the fairytale Cinderella, as entertainment for an alumni weekend celebration.

Tasting, sipping for the new Edgartown Library

One hundred and twenty Edgartown Library supporters filled Lattanzi's Restaurant on Friday evening for the second annual Evening in Tuscany.

YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard unveils mural, plans for Teen Center

"With the power of soul – anything is possible.

Comedic hypnotist at Lambert’s Cove Inn

First on the roster of three scheduled performers at Lambert's Cove Inn is comedic hypnotist Liam Vincent, who involves volunteers, minus their inhibitions, in his show.

Vineyard 8th-graders provide service in Boston

Six Vineyard 8th graders — one from each Island town — spent last Saturday in Boston taking part in a massive youth community service project as part of the inauguration celebration for Governor Deval Patrick and Lt.

NAACP of Martha’s Vineyard honors three, recalls MLK

More than 100 members of the NAACP of Martha's Vineyard gathered at the Harbor View Hotel Monday evening for the annual Dr.

“The Eve” – New thriller now filming on the Vineyard

The Vineyard is played for creeps in the movie "The Eve," which is being shot on the Island this month.

The Yard regroups in the new year

The off-season gives Vineyard nonprofits time to regroup after the busy summer.

Vineyarders adopt new resolutions for the new year

As 2011 swept ashore over the weekend, Vineyarders were asked about how they planned to handle the new year. Gwyn McCallister collected some of our resolutions.

All about Rumi at Vineyard Haven Library

Who is the best-selling poet in the U.

Karen Coffey, Arlan Wise and Sarah Nevin make predictions

Alternative visions of the future are offered by three Islanders who use alternative tools to look ahead.

A tour of Vineyard Christmas lights

City dwellers are not the only ones treated to fantastic light displays this time of year.

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard annual “Peace” concert

The abundance and breadth of the Island's musical talent was clearly in evidence last Thursday as an audience that completely filled the pews of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church thrilled to the annual, aptly named Reflections of Peace concert.

The Pontes reach out for a kidney

Kenny Ponte has lived with diabetes since he was two. Now, facing renal failure, he needs a new kidney.

Tish Hinojosa performs at Vineyard Playhouse

Ten years ago Island musician Kate Taylor attended a concert at the Old Whaling Church that brought her to tears. Texan Tish Hinojosa was the performer.

Haitian benefit Saturday at NYE Gallery, Oak Bluffs

Among the first non-affiliated Americans to rush to the aid of Haitians after the devastating January earthquake was Island born and raised Victoria Campbell.

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center hosts discussion on human rights

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.

PeaceCraft, African Artists Community Development Project

Gifts from around the globe can be found at the temporary PeaceCraft store, located inside Pyewackets on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, and at Marsha Winsryg's African Artists Community Development Project's sale, at her house in West Tisbury.

Gifts made on Martha’s Vineyard

Given the number of talented artisans who call the Vineyard home, the only dilemma confronting the individual in search of locally crafted gifts is choosing from an abundance of options.

Island Community Chorus gave bright Holiday Concert

There's something transcendently soothing about choral music.