From Gazette Stringer to Rocket Scientist
David Mello, 89, began working at the Gazette in 1948 as a student at Edgartown High School. Later he became a rocket scientist.
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Gazette Celebrates 175 Years, In Shifting Landscape for Journalism
The Vineyard Gazette celebrates its 175th anniversary Friday at a time of extraordinary change for community newspapers across America.
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Gazette Wins Top Award for Digital Journalism

The Time Machine, the Vineyard Gazette’s online display of historical stories and photos, won Best Digital Innovation Award Thursday from the New England Society of Newspaper Editors.

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And Many More

On Monday, the Vineyard Gazette had a birthday, and on Tuesday it celebrated by inviting readers in.

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Picture This
What of the Vineyard as it lived and breathed had its being on the Gazette’s natal day, one hundred years ago, May 14?
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Vineyard Gazette Acquires Tourism Website MVOL

Martha’s Vineyard Online, the Island’s first and best-known tourism website at, has been acquired by the Vineyard Gazette.

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Past Gazette Homes Recall Tracings of Island Life
Henry Beetle Hough
Everything, including our culture, was very old fashioned in 1920. The location of the Gazette office, even, was on the second floor of a building, long since replaced by the liquor store and real estate modernities at the Four Corners, so called, at Main and North and South Water streets in Edgartown.
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Gazette Purchases Martha’s Vineyard Glossy Magazine
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The Vineyard Gazette announced late yesterday the purchase of Martha’s Vineyard Magazine from WEM Publishing Inc. The newspaper will take control of the magazine effective June 1.
William E. Marks, publisher and founder of the five-year-old publication, will bring out his last issue of the magazine late this month. The first issue of the magazine under Gazette direction will appear on newsstands and in the mailboxes of subscribers in July.
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The Gazette Launches Web Site on the Internet
Mark Alan Lovewell
The Vineyard Gazette has established a Worldwide Web page on the Internet. This service for customers and friends of the Vineyard gives readers from here and abroad an opportunity to connect to the newspaper in a new way.
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Richard Reston, Editor and Mentor, Retires After 28 Years with the Gazette
It’s 10 p.m. on a Thursday night. Steve Durkee, the Gazette graphics director, is in Dick Reston’s office, his head stuck out the open skylight, smoking a cigarette. Dick is at his computer, writing headlines.
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