From a Visitor’s Diary in 1872: The diary of a visitor to Oak Bluffs in 1872 gives not only a record of what summer visitors sought...

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By Nicole Galland> We recently moved into a place of almost inexpressible beauty. There are many such on Martha’s Vineyard. I...

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The Vineyard will be a very different place in 100 years, notes Island naturalist Gus Ben David. The changes in his lifetime have been “...

Back in the middle of the last decade, a round about was proposed for the Island’s key blinker intersection, where Barnes Road crosses the...

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The crowd looked frighteningly large. I had butterflies in my stomach and my palms were sticky as I searched for my mother in the stands....

Cliff Hangers From Gazette editions of August, 1986:

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Letters to the Editor

There is definitely a feel-good quality to your story and editorial on Oct. 4 about Aquinnah’s efforts to save its iconic lighthouse with assistance...

The Trayvon Martin tragedy in my opinion not only illustrates the racial issues that haven’t diminished over time, but also points to another danger...

In W.R. Deeble’s latest letter, he carpet bombs Fox News, but then admits: “The recent budget deadlock . . . can be blamed on adherence to principle...

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