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Amelia Smith immerses herself in Regency England and an old mermaid fable

“Scandal’s Heiress” by Amelia Smith, Split Rock Books, 315 pages.“Eddystone Light” by Amelia Smith, Split Rock Books, 103 pages. Both available at Bunch of...

What’s Written Within is danced without bounds

The Martha’s Vineyard dance group performed its third annual show on Sunday

How Hard Could it Be? Teacher for a day

Teaching a social studies class (and overcoming a phobia about talking to teens).

‘Regarding Jeffrey:’ A tragicomedy of the 60s

Oak Bluffs resident and Charter School teacher Amy Reece pens a 60s story for young adults.

How hard could it be…Making Valentine’s Day memories…for others

Making Valentine’s Day memories...for others

An evening starring Matthew Stackpole, Herman Melville, and the Charles W. Morgan

The Charles W. Morgan is the sole surviving wooden ship from the bygone whaling industry.

Dressing your dog for winter

Yes, our furry friends get cold just like we do.

How Hard Could It Be: Wrangling puppies.

Turns out eight-week old German Shepherds are cute, but not at all cooperative.

Ghost-busting at the Kelley House

After an afternoon of spirit readings and talk, guests visited haunted rooms in the Edgartown hotel.

Vineyard celebrates Downton Abbey premier

A sold out crowd at the Martha's Vineyard Film center watched the premier of the hit PBS program.

Solviva’s Anna Edey saves the world, truly

Ms. Edey's new book is gorgeously designed, cleverly written, and infused with an almost supernatural amount of inspiration.

How hard could it be: Playing Kris Kringle

(or, we saw Santa Kissing Jim Pringle"¦)

Red Stocking Fund: the “elderly elves” behind the operation

When the holidays are over, the reins of the popular Island charity will be passed on.

How hard could it be to bartend at the Wharf Pub?

Flaming shots, dry Rob Roys, and thankfully, lots of beer comes to the rescue at Trivia Night.

Learning to cook Thai food from the heart

Holly Nadler explores cooking Thai, tending water buffaloes, and spring rolls from scratch.

Former entrepreneur and landlubber takes to the sea

Ed Merck took to the water after he retired, got divorced, and saw son off to college.

Possession of The Demonic Kind, from ‘Haunted Island’

Who better than "the ghost lady" to get us into the Halloween spirit?

House for sale; Four bedrooms, two baths, and a ghost

Exorcising your options before it's too late.

Richard Lee Retrospective at Featherstone: The Man, The Art, The Life

He was known for "a great propensity to see beauty in everything and in everyone."

How hard could it be? Fishing made easy

With the Derby upon us, we are reminded why it is called "fishing" and not "catching."