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Ag Fair has last minute schedule changes

Fair organizers have announced several changes to the schedule.

Martha’s Vineyard Ag Fair highlights – Don’t miss ’em

Racing piglets, rock and roll, the old, familiar music you love under the stars – there's something pleasing at The Fair for everyone.

“Bountiful” is a feast of facts and photos

A rich tribute to agricultural tradition on the Island, the volume presents the 150-plus-year saga in captivating detailed narrative.

Island young people add new flavors to Fair food

The Fair has a menu with something for everyone, and new delicacies created by creative Island young people, now with food booths of their own.

Kathy Ham’s haughty rooster is the emblem of the 151st Fair

A lawyer in her day job, Ms. Ham likes to draw. She tried her hand at an entry to the Fair's poster contest, but she didn't think she'd win.

Where to find gourmet dog treats on Martha’s Vineyard

Find gourmet dog treats at several Vineyard locations including Martha's Vineyard Gourmet Bakery & Cafe, the Black Dog, and Mocha Mott's.

MV artist Lauri Bradway is new kid on block

How does it feel to step into the Island's art world?

‘Home Bird’ – Stories of happiness at home on Martha’s Vineyard

Keeping all senses opened is one of the author's gifts. The ability to capture her experiences in words perfectly chosen to convey them is a second.

Ruth Stiller at 90 loves a party, and her town

Ruthie celebrated surrounded by friends right across from the rambling white corner house where she was born 90 years ago and where she lives today.

Martha’s Vineyard is not immune to domestic violence

Despite the strong language, formal legal process, criminal penalties, and good intentions, restraining orders may not always do their job.

Martha’s Vineyard women join a national trend to gun ownership

Firearms instructors are witnessing an increase in women seeking gun licenses. The reasons vary.

Youth Task Force speaker will describe how teenagers think

Dr. Brooks will provide insights about why teens are often moody, impulsive, maddening, and can exhibit frustrating behavior.

Martha’s Vineyard chocolatiers sweeten the season

Be Fresh packs in several immune-boosting superfoods along with pure raw cacao, coconut butter, agave nectar, and a subtle hint of organic lemon verbena.

Islanders observe the church’s most holy season

Considered by many to be the church's holiest season, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and stretches nearly seven weeks before culminating with Easter.

Martha’s Vineyard herbalist pens fun, instructional book on herbal health

Vineyard herbalist Holly Bellebuono has written a charming, useful, and fact-filled book gently introducing common herbs and their many uses.

Cleaning up your clutter

If clutter is a problem for you, don't feel alone. Two organizers located on Martha's Vineyard can help.

Clutter busting tips from Martha’s Vineyard pros

Noreen Baker and Gladys Toscano share their most useful tips.

Martha’s Vineyard NAACP honors those who make a difference

Colleen Morris described the Community Service Award recipients as "three local heroes in our midst."

Martha’s Vineyard seniors learn to eat well, spend less

Seniors often have changing nutrition needs which go unmet. For example, elders need added fiber to aid digestion and cholesterol control.