It was Nov. 7, 1991, when Earvin (Magic) Johnson held a press conference and said: “Because of the HIV virus that I have attained, I will...

The news media are frequently criticized for focusing on tragedy, but it must also be said that it is human nature to be transfixed by...

April could be referred to as the month around the corner, the one that signals a directional shift from winter towards the Island’s...

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A friend told me the other day that she had just enjoyed a sauna in a local health club. Nowadays, of course, Finnish-style saunas are...

Dorothy Bangs daffodils

To her best friends, she is affectionately known as the “Daffodil Lady.” Dorothy Bangs, 87, of Vineyard Haven is one of the Island’s...

The weakened economy has caused plenty of hardship on the Island, but we’re occasionally reminded that even in healthy periods years ago,...

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Letters to the Editor

Is there any reason the Gazette gives so little publicity to the events of the Island Community Chorus?

I remember driving to church from Chilmark to Vineyard Haven with my family when I was a young boy and one of my favorite highlights was driving by...

Once in awhile in life everything seems to be going fine and a minute later your whole world has fallen in. This happened to me this week while I was...

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