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...

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...

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...

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Letters to the Editor

The quilters who are part of the Quilt Fund for Fuel Assistance want everyone to know that nothing improper has ever been done with the monies we...

We live in an amazing place for reasons far too numerous to cite; few would dispute this. I’m writing to pass on two Good Samaritan stories that...

The town of Oak Bluffs, with the advice of the Oak Bluffs Community Preservation Committee, has appropriated, for the third time, public monies to...

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