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Suesan Stovall: Artist, singer, ‘incognegro’

Interview by Kyra Steck This place has always been an integral part of my being. I grew up for most of my young adult life...

Chip Coblyn: Artist and washashore

Interview by Kyra Steck We were seasonal residents — my parents bought a house here around 1990, and we've been coming steadily since then. My...

Dhakir Warren: Student affairs administrator at M.V. Regional High School

Interview by Kyra Steck My name is Dhakir Warren, and I currently serve as administrator of student affairs at the high school. My role spans...

Aquinnah Hill: Grew up in Aquinnah; works year-round on-Island

Interview by Kyra Steck I’m Aquinnah Hill. I’m 22 now, and I’ve been on the Island my whole life. I have a lot of roots...

Ana Della: A student born in Brazil, studying dentistry

Interview by Kyra Steck I was not born in the U.S. I used to live on the Island when I was little, like when I...

Permanent Endowment provides $186,000 in grants

The Permanent Endowment of Martha’s Vineyard has announced its annual grant recipients, but this year, due to the pandemic, they are being handed out...

Maggie Riseborough: Native Islander teaching in Brooklyn

Interview by Kyra Steck I was born on Martha's Vineyard, actually. I grew up in Vineyard Haven. My mother is Black and my father is...

Dana Nunes, Beetlebung Corner activist

Interview by Kyra Steck For white people, there's no problem. Everything's fine, everything's fine. And you know what, compared to, I'd say a lot of...

A time for vigilance

A business owner reached out to us on Wednesday, Nov. 11. He had just seen the latest report from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Thirteen new...

Death with Dignity deserves support

To the Editor: In addition to providing much-needed medical and economic relief for Massachusetts communities during the COVID-19 crisis, I'd like to see our legislature...

Isadora Brito: Moved to Martha’s Vineyard from Brazil

Interview by Kyra Steck My name is Isadora, I am 30 years old, and I was born in Brazil. I first moved to the U.S....

Sterling Bishop: Coach, volunteer, dad, husband

Interview by Kyra Steck My name is Sterling Bishop. I am not from the Island. I'm what you classify as a wash-ashore. I moved here...

Lauryn Bond: From Tennessee to Martha’s Vineyard (and back)

Interview by Kyra Steck I'm not originally from the Island. I'm originally from Brownsville, Tenn., which is a really small town in Tennessee, predominantly Black....

Abigail McGrath: Her family has been in Oak Bluffs for generations

Interview by Kyra Steck Who is anybody, you know? And who is anybody at any point of time? So let’s just do the easy part....

Lisette Williams: Here is my hope

Interview by Kyra Steck My name is Lisette Williams, and I have been coming to Martha's Vineyard since I was about 6 years old. It...

Malik Johnson: There was a change in the culture after 2016

Interview by Kyra Steck I’m Malik Johnson. I’m 24 years old, and I’m from Connecticut. I used to come here for two weeks every summer,...

SSA sets reservation dates

Get out your calendars, Vineyarders, the Steamship Authority has set its head-start reservation dates. The online reservation dates for Martha’s Vineyard will be open...

Meet a bestselling author

Gather online with Nancy Star to hear about her latest book, "Rules for Moving." The story is about a woman's life struggles, which lead...

Seek and find at the Ag Hall

Venture outdoors with the whole family and enjoy a scavenger hunt on the spacious grounds of the Agricultural Hall. This fun activity is at...

Hitting every note

Spend a virtual evening with Adele Dryer and listen to feel-good, nostalgic, toe-tapping music. On her Steinway piano at home, Dryer will venture wherever...
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