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On Memorial Day Islanders of all ages came together at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven to honor and pay tribute to U.S. servicemen...

This is a significant year for me. It marks my 75th summer of coming to the Vineyard. When my widowed mother and my stepfather got married...

The 1976 book To the Harbor Light by longtime Gazette editor Henry Beetle Hough drew its title from his daily early morning walks to the Edgartown...

No more teachers, no more books. It’s the anthem of June for elementary and high school students who are counting the days until school...

In my home, on a white shelf in the living room is a framed page of the Vineyard Gazette from 1989 announcing this old house’s 300th...

Here we go again, another summer and another move. Anxiety rising. Having bad dreams. Sleep interrupted. Soon I must find a place to live....

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Letters to the Editor

The following letter was sent to Cape and Islands Rep. Timothy Madden. The small bridge channel into Sengekontacket Pond, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s...

The following letter was sent to Oak Bluffs police chief Erik Blake. My husband and I wish to commend the four officers of your department who were...

Infrequently, I listen to network television and feel I’m watching Cliff Notes — a dumbed-down version of something poignant. Instead, I choose to...

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