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The dirt on organic gardening

We're all aware by this time of the importance of eating local – and what could be more local than your own backyard? Growing your own vegetables is one way to guarantee that you're putting something as pure and fresh as possible on your table, but there's a lot to be aware of to ensure the health of your garden, family, and environment.

Outdoor living: Bringing the inside out

The trend towards creating more ecologically sound environments is partly a result of homes becoming smaller and more compact.

A passion for indigenous people

Local businesswoman and Edgartown resident Kati Johnsen splits her time equally between the Vineyard and an isolated community in Peru where she is involved on a number of levels.

Dealing with the dream

The American Dream can be illusory, a fact that was very clearly illustrated Friday night by a performance called Immigrant Voices, Nightmares and Dreams in the library at the regional high school.

Cooking for a crowd at LeRoux

After about an hour of energetic multi-tasking, Cybele Sprague, owner of Zapotec Restaurant, set out big bowls with mussels, zesty green rice, and a wonderfully flavorful house salad.

Special Events M.V.

Thanks to the efforts of two local men, Joe Gervais and Joao Barbosa, Islanders have two opportunities to see an independent film at the Capawock Theatre.

The heart of Vineyard Healthcare

While the Island may take on a serene and all's well appearance especially at this time of year, there are many people here who...

Martin Luther King still shows the way

The theme of the annual Martha's Vineyard NAACP membership and award brunch this year was "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Barack Obama" and...

NAACP celebrates Dr. M.L.K. Jr. day

This year is the 101st anniversary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the members of the Martha's Vineyard...

An angel called Hazel

It can be a long and dreary season for people who suffer the disease of addiction. Fortunately for Islanders, Hazel Teagan is here. Ms. Teagan...