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Elita ways in

Ross Gannon began building his boat, Elita, almost 18 years ago.

How Island kids spend the summer

Martha's Vineyard is a busy place for teens in the summer.

Edgartown selectmen rule on dog attack

Edgartown selectmen agreed unanimously Monday to order pit bull owner Kyle Byrne of 3A Boylston Drive to post a $200 bond for a year on the dog.

The heat goes on

The season has turned, and now the time of ripening is upon us.

It’s a matter of our appetite

If BP would stop using oil dispersants — they are horrible biologically.

In response to the POINT advertisement

The full-page POINT advertisement, so prominent on the back page, makes a few good points about the state's plan and raises some questions about wind power that must be addressed for any responsible offshore turbine project.

Our community thanks you

There is a serene easiness amongst the recently completed cluster of homes at Eliakim's Way in West Tisbury.

We can do better

It is with a sadness like no other that I write this.

A ladder would help

To the Editor,They say the best things in life are free, and jumping off the bridge at State Beach on a warm sunny day is one of those things.

Hospital cost shift

The residents of the Vineyard have long wondered why we have to wait five to six hours to be seen and treated at the Emergency Room at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Changing our behavior

We watch with dismay as the scope of the worst environmental disaster in our nation's history unfolds day after day in the Gulf of Mexico.

Slaughterhouse needed

History tells us that during the Revolutionary War the crews from British ships took a great number of sheep to slaughter for the meat.

You should step up

On Tuesday, June 29, I had to drive my husband's truck to work (which I really didn't want to do because he keeps it so immaculate).

OperaFest 2010 this Friday at Union Chapel

"Glitter and Be Gay" is considered among the most difficult arias to master.

Tisbury Street Fair

The annual Tisbury Street Fair was a great success last Thursday night, June 8.

Building a sustainable world

The Vineyard Youth Summit for Sustainable Development was a success — thanks to so many.

From inside out: Artist Marie-Louise Rouff

After years as a visitor, abstract artist Marie-Louise Rouff has settled on the Island, joining the Vineyard's community of talented painters.