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A Mix of Clawhammer and Love Makes the Sweetest of Sounds

On Wednesday, April 15, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn will be coming to the Vineyard to play at the Performing Arts Center.

HGTV Announces Winner of Edgartown Dream Home

An Alabama woman was named the new owner of an Edgartown home Tuesday — and millions of other would-be residents were disappointed — as Home and Garden Television announced the winner of the network’s annual dream home giveaway.

Margaret Howe Freydberg, Chilmark Poet, Dies at 107

The poet and novelist whose grace, elegance and remarkable longevity spanned more than a century, died at her home overlooking Stonewall Pond.

Trustees of Reservations, Farm Institute Announce Merger

The Farm Institute and The Trustees of Reservations have announced plans to merge by the end of the year, with the Trustees taking the 15-year-old nonprofit teaching farm under its wing, leaders from both organizations told the Gazette Wednesday.

It's a Wrap, Film Festival Put Spotlight on Artists and Community

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival once again brought filmmakers and the Island community together for an overflow of riches.

Exhibit Highlighting Threatened Trees Comes to Polly Hill

Participants at last week’s final winter walk at the Polly Hill Arboretum got an unexpected treat: a chance to view a traveling exhibit, Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat. Polly Hill is the only New England arboretum to host the exhibit, which aims to bring awareness to endangered trees.

Grammy Winner Comes to Performing Arts Center

Save the date for April 14 when Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn will perform at the Performing Arts Center at the regional high school.

Photography Exhibit at West Tisbury Library

The West Tisbury library will host an artist reception for photographer Max Skjoldebrand on Sunday, March 15, at 3 p.m.

Rapid Response and Friend's Barking Save Dog in Icy Katama Bay

Quick action this morning on the part of the Edgartown fire department saved the life of a dog caught in icy Katama Bay. The other hero in the rescue was Barley, an Australian shepherd, whose barking drew attention to Beijo's plight.

Chappy Ferry Battles Ice to Open Passage Across Harbor

In a fight won inch by inch and hour by hour, an excavator aboard the On Time III dug a channel through a field of ice in Edgartown harbor Saturday morning, freeing the Chappy ferry to run for the first time since 8 p.m. Friday night.

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