What follows are the three winning essays from the annual Della Hardman essay contest at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School....

hydrangea

Big, blue snowballs of hydrangeas backed by a white picket fence are a summer staple on the Vineyard. While the mophead flowers of bigleaf...

I woke up early the other morning to perfect conditions for kayaking. The brackish water of Stonewall, Quitsa and Menemsha ponds was so...

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The Island is a unique place to raise children, who are exposed to incredible opportunities for learning skills, earning income at an early...

Fifty-two years ago my parents bought a house overlooking Quitsa Pond in Chilmark. The land had been owned by the Huntingtons and before...

The oppressive heat wave that has blanketed the Northeast in recent weeks finally broke on Wednesday night. A rush of cool air followed...

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Letters to the Editor

This has been a remarkable graduation, so many things to be thankful for and yet what I missed about the ceremonies was mention of all the kids who...

A development project that will prove highly disruptive, and dangerous, to traffic flows in and around the Edgartown Triangle is moving forward with...

It was 70 years ago, on June 6, 1944, that Allied ships landed in Normandy in the D-Day invasion. Church bells tolled across the Island that day.

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