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West Tisbury church members will sing in praise of pipe organ

The First Congregational Church of West Tisbury will throw a party Sunday for its 50-year-old pipe organ.

Lovingkindness Gift Show benefits Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard

Set up in Patricia Cliggott's West Tisbury home, the show is inspiring and intriguing, a peaceful haven in a busy shopping season.

Nepalese Buddhist teacher led a month’s retreat at Yoga Barn

As an eight-year-old, he was identified as a teacher. At 12, he left his family to live and study for a decade.

Pamper yourself, and your friends, with Vineyard goods

From locally made bath and body products to teas and hot chocolate, there is a lot to buy on the Vineyard to treat yourself with.

Longtime West Tisbury moderator describes the view from the podium

After 20 years of town meeting leadership, Pat Gregory thinks his town makes decisions "very well."

Vineyard Nursing Association welcomes visitors to its new home

The new VNA headquarters in Vineyard Haven has space for the expanding needs of its client population.

Author pens third book to raise money for Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard

In 2010, Ms. Tomlinson joined the assemblage of Collette, ee cummings, T.S. Eliot, and all the writers in history who have taken cats as their subject.

The arts help fuel Martha’s Vineyard’s economic engine

Media representatives gathered for a panel discussion about presenting and promoting local arts and culture.

Island Theatre Workshop’s Pick of the Crop on Friday and Saturday

The festival continues this Friday and Saturday at the Katharine Cornell Theatre.

The botanical winter shuffle: Moving your plants inside

Experts from Vineyard Gardens, Middletown Nursery, Donaroma's and Jardin Mahoney weigh-in on doing it right.

Carly Simon at Dreamland in benefit for breast cancer month

Carly Simon tops the star-studded lineup of local and regional musicians joining forces to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month this Saturday.

David Thrift pleads guilty; gets 10-13 years for rape of a child

The sum of charges against the rapist might have earned Mr. Thrift a lifetime in prison, Judge Cornelius J. Moriarty told him.

Chilmark church gets an organ transplant

The pipe organ's sound flooded forth, both soft and strong, multi-textured, filling the tiny sanctuary.

Living Local Harvest Festival is the place to be Saturday

The notion of Living Local has "exploded," and this weekend's Harvest Festival celebration is the moment to join in the enthusiasm.

After 20 years, Rusty Gordon is on his own in the farming business

Early last summer, Rusty Gordon opened a farm stand at the former dairy at Nip 'n' Tuck Farm in West Tisbury.

Show to highlight many personalities of handmade paper

The upcoming Art of Handmade Paper show opening at Featherstone Center for the Arts in Oak Bluffs this Sunday, Sept. 16, is sure to amaze viewers.

Best Fest on Martha’s Vineyard was best yet

Musician Rob Myers launched Best Fest in 2010 as a benefit for WVVY. This year he had a little help from his friends.

Jewelry glows at Artisans Festival

West Tisbury's Artisans Festival offers plenty of rings and gems and precious things.

West Tisbury Farmers Market offers more choices than ever

With some 40 vendors offering a variety of products, it is possible to buy an entire dinner at the weekly market.

Ag Fair delights through four crowded days

The West Tisbury Agricultural Fair was the place to be seen and heard, eating, laughing, screaming, and having a very good time.