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Gallery Show Perfect Image of Artistic Collaboration

Photographer Alison Shaw and her wife and business partner have been guiding students through a nine-month advanced mentorship program.

David McCullough Flies Deep into Wright Brothers' Story

David McCullough, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and longtime resident of West Tisbury, has long been fascinated with mechanical flight. His newest book, to be released Tuesday, tells the story of Wright Brothers, a lesson in self-reliance, perseverance, family values and hard work.

Four-Day Wine Festival Takes Place This Weekend

The third annual Martha's Vineyard Wine Fest has events in downtown Edgartown for four days, May 7 through 10.

West Tisbury Inaugurates New Solar Array

West Tisbury inaugurated a new three-acre solar array at the capped landfill on Tuesday, but the installation has been up and running since January.

Norton Point Open Again to Oversand Vehicles

With the Norton Point breach now closed, vehicle traffic is again allowed on the barrier beach connecting Edgartown and Chappaquiddick.

Gay Head Light Secured as Relocation Project Begins

The Gay Head Light relocation project is under way on Monday morning.

New Energy for Vineyard Big Brothers Big Sisters Program

The Big Brothers Big Sisters program started on the Island in 1974 and has ranged in size over the years, pairing as many as 60 children with adult mentors. But the national organization was hit hard by the recession and seemed to fade from Vineyard consciousness.

Norton Point Breach Closing Benefits Birds, Shellfish

The closure of the Norton Point breach on Chappaquiddick after eight years will likely benefit oyster farms and shorebirds in one of the Island’s most pristine natural environments, several experts said this week.

Landmark Collaboration Helps Preserve Historic Tom's Neck Farm

The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank recently bought 31 acres of rare land at Tom's Neck Farm, the culmination of a complicated deal involving multiple sellers, local donors and a financing model that marks a first for the land bank.

Flipping the Switch: Gay Head Light Dimmed to Prepare for Move

At 10:33 a.m. Thursday, the automated double-cannon beacon installed in the Gay Head Light in 1989 stopped spinning and the iconic red-and-white signal went out. A temporary beacon has been installed nearby while the lighthouse is moved.

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