President Obama will arrive next week for his final summer vacation on Martha’s Vineyard as president, the White House confirmed on Friday. The First Family is set to arrive Saturday, August 6 and depart on Sunday, August 21.
A longtime visitor and summer resident, Mike Nichols’ love for Martha's Vineyard is well established among his many friends here. On Thursday, a new documentary about his life screens at the film center.
A cutting-edge effort to bring the heath hen back into existence is now the leading de-extinction project in the world, project leaders said this week, putting the Vineyard at the forefront of new technology that could be used for wildlife conservation.
This weekend Island bookstores will celebrate the return of Harry Potter, and check out performances of an Italian opera, Shakespeare, and Beauty and the Beast, and the annual fundraiser where dreams come true.
She has prowled Island bookstores, gone crabbing in the Oyster Pond and pored over old records stored in the vault at the Edgartown town hall. Hillary Clinton’s ties to Martha’s Vineyard were forged well before she sought political office for herself.