From Dorothy Cottle Poole’s Christmas at Sea: In 1831, the Nile out of New Bedford, Capt. James Townsend, was in the South Atlantic off Patagonia...

scallop shell shack Christmas wreath

Editor's Note: Each year, editor Phyllis Meras creates a Christmas poem for the Vineyard.

As a child, the closest I ever came to Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup was through a slide of Andy Warhol’s iconic print in an art...

We occupied Martha’s Vineyard, which wasn’t difficult as we already lived here. Unfortunately nobody thought of OMV until fall when the...

The quiet lead up to Christmas on the Island was shattered this week with the revelations that gross mismanagement had led to allegations of fraud at...

Birds play games. Of course they do. At Sepiessa Point a cluster of black birds moves about the air like a school of fish. They change direction...

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Letters to the Editor

Twelve years ago while studying the walking districts of Vineyard Haven, I became aware that the A&P (now Stop & Shop) parking lot would...

Thanks for all the kind words in person and comments on the internet from friends and acquaintances new and old, congratulating me for bringing...

I enjoyed Skip Finley’s Nov. 1 column that gave your readers insight into one of the Island’s true characters. I met Wayne in 1974 when I washed...

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