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

My view, based on the information that I have had access to, is that the process of the Ahold-Stop & Shop proposal was compromised from the...

Every once in awhile on a Friday I wonder why I subscribe to a second Vineyard weekly newspaper. Bill Eville’s superb article, “Honoring Each Moment...

I had been counting my lucky stars that I was the only person on all of South Beach, until that moment. No working cell, dog in freezing water...

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