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Cedar Tree Neck Expands With Gift From Hough Family

More than 31 acres at Cedar Tree Neck have been donated to the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation by members of the Hough family. The land will be called the George A. Hough preserve.

Chilmark Potluck Jam Provides Winter Warmth

Held Saturday evening, the third Chilmark Potluck Jam of the season was the biggest yet — with the onset of winter, the jams provide a venue for much-needed socializing and entertainment.

Top 10 Stories from Martha's Vineyard for 2014

Here are the 10 stories from Martha's Vineyard that received the most traffic on vineyardgazette.com during 2014.

Pub No More, Seasons to Become Retail Space

The owners of the Oak Bluffs building that once housed Seasons Eatery and Pub have plans to convert it to retail space. The Circuit avenue establishment closed in February of 2013 after 27 years of operation.

Old Steam Whistle Adds Lilt to Voice of Ferry Nantucket

Donated to the Steamship Authority by Bill and Sue Ewen of Oak Bluffs, the whistle comes from the ferry Brinckerhoff, a sidewheeler built in 1899 to serve on the Hudson River.

Islanders Take Their Place in Winner's Circle in Gay Head 10K

Vineyard runners took home top medals in the second annual Gay Head 10K held Sunday morning, beginning with Edgartown native Jamie Smadbeck who crossed the finish line first with a time of 40:18. Mr. Smadbeck and his fiancee ran in memory of her mother, who recently died of lung cancer.

Celebrating Autumn on the Island at Living Local Fall Festival

Visitors sporting rain boots and slickers turned out for Saturday’s Living Local Harvest Festival at the Agricultural Hall. The festival celebrated all things local with booths and lectures showcasing local food and educational programs.

HGTV Dream Home Has Edgartown Address

In August, Cable network HGTV revealed the Vineyard as its location for the 19th annual Dream Home giveaway and sweepstakes. The grand Cape Cod-style home in Katama was completed last month, and a drawing for the home will be held in May 2015.

Early Bird Catches Worm; Early Photographers Catch All

What began as two amateur photographers taking pictures every morning on their paper routes has grown to something much bigger than either of them could have imagined.

Dancing to the Drum Beat of Tradition at Wampanoag Powwow

With the distant ocean as a backdrop, members of tribal communities from throughout New England gathered at the Aquinnah Circle this weekend for the 10th annual Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) powwow.

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