Twin effects of the recession — less funding and more needy Islanders — led Martha’s Vineyard Community Services to post a deficit of nearly a...
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Much like President John F. Kennedy’s challenge 50 years ago to beat the Russians to the moon, the green energy movement has tapped into many...
How many restaurants in Tisbury should be allowed to serve beer and wine? Half the town’s populace, the last time they were counted,...
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Tisbury voters overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to spend some $7 million on a new emergency services facility at Tuesday’s special town...
Contributions fell sharply and cash evaporated while debt soared at the Island Affordable Housing Fund between the years 2007 and 2008,...
After nearly two years of rejections and revisions, Aquinnah voters agreed at a special town meeting on Tuesday night to adopt a bylaw to...
What if you wrote you are God’s elect, self-chosen to bring order into a “new world,” settled by natives seen as stray commas,...
On Nov. 15, 1969, a million peo ple, give or take a few hundred thousand, marched on Washington to protest the war in Vietnam. It was my...
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Editor’s Note: The following piece by Polly Woollcott Murphy was published in the Gazette on Dec. 2, 1983. Mrs. Murphy, who began writing...

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