• The Black Dog Tavern is one of two restaurants on the Vineyard Haven waterfront.
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  • The Gannon and Benjamin wooden boat building business is yet another piece of working waterfront.
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  • Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway burned down in 1989 but friends rallied to help rebuild it.
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  • Vineyard Haven harbor is the gateway to the Island.
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  • Owen Park, a popular spot for sunbathers and boaters.
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  • Once there were whaling ships, now there are paddle boarders.
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  • All ashore who's going ashore.
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  • Vineyard Harbor Motel is the lone motel on the harbor.
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The Unitarian Universalist Society in Vineyard Haven has flown the rainbow flag since 2003 as a symbol that we are a welcoming congregation.
The U.S. Coast Guard investigated a mishap in which a fishing boat struck the yawl boat of the schooner Shenandoah Wednesday. The yawl boat, hanging from davits off the stern of the Black Dog ship,...
From Owen Park to the Lagoon Pond drawbridge, decades old, family-run businesses pepper the Vineyard Haven waterfront. The architecture is haphazard, but that is perhaps Vineyard Haven’s charm —...


Amy Sertl of Vineyard Haven was named to the spring 2015 dean’s list at Bridgewater State University.
Several Vineyard students were named to the spring 2015 dean's list at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Two Vineyard students graduated this spring from Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I.


Bob Tilton, a lifelong resident of Vineyard Haven, died peacefully at his home on Main street on July 23 at the age of 84.
Robert F. Tilton died on Thursday, July 23 at his home in Vineyard Haven. He was 84.