Molly Flam flowers
Farming on Martha’s Vineyard has become more than a just a career path for a few determined individuals whose parents were farmers. It has...
I am actually looking forward to the end of summer. There is entirely too much to do. I know this is not true for you lucky few who vacation here.
flotus plane
President Obama arrived on the Vineyard early Thursday evening to begin a 10-day vacation with his family, marking his third consecutive...
Lambert’s Cove Beach is open, West Tisbury town administrator Jen Rand reports, after clean tests on yesterday’s water samples. Seth’s...
The First Family returns to the Vineyard today. Please send your photos, sightings and stories about the presidential visit to news@mvgazette.com and...
“What do you think of this, Olga?” asked a woman, holding out a black and white photograph. Olga Hirshhorn sat in a canvas director’s...
cartoon weaving
I have mixed feelings about going to the Agricultural Fair. This has nothing to do with the fair itself, which at 150-years-old has aged...
ride ag fair 1969
The smell of hay and cotton candy, the lowing of cows, the dusty August air blowing through barn doors, ruffling your hair. The scratching...
sketch of cattle
Editor’s Note: The following story was published in the Gazette in August 1961 on the occasion of the fair centennial. BY JOSEPH CHASE...

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