In 1938 a group of Island women came together to knit six red stockings, fill those stocking with gifts and distribute them to six families in need just in time for Christmas.
4:38 pm, December 5, 2019
Unlike almost every other hospice provider in the country, Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard is free. The unique model means that no qualified end-of-life patients are turned away.
4:27 pm, December 5, 2019
Nobody loves a tax, so the news that the property tax rate is going down next year in several Island towns is perhaps cause for small celebration.
3:25 pm, December 5, 2019
Martha’s Vineyard has long been home to dignitaries and celebrities of every stripe — writers, artists, filmmakers, entrepreneurs, business leaders, politicians, even heads of state.
3:24 pm, December 5, 2019
My mom, Kris Woodger, died on Oct. 18. She was my confidant, my friend and my Uber driver.
3:17 pm, December 5, 2019
Reading about the 174 Steamship Authority trips in October that were canceled (many, if not all, due to bad weather)
3:16 pm, December 5, 2019
I asked Valerie for a list of first names of all staff at the nursing home.
3:14 pm, December 5, 2019
From the Dec. 8, 1933 edition of the Gazette:
3:13 pm, December 5, 2019
The Martha’s Vineyard Island Clergy Group, which represents pastors from Vineyard churches of different denominations, has issued a statement in response to a rash of discriminatory vandalism at Island churches and a Falmouth synagogue earlier this fall.
3:10 pm, December 5, 2019

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