I often tease my students that in writing for an English class, the writer can use language playfully — metaphor to create nuance and...

From a 1967 Gazette column of reminiscences by Joseph Chase Allen: The anecdotes of the early 1900s would constitute a volume second...

Lighthouse

“There is a Light to Starboard, Sir, right off our lee bow!”, A Medley of Lighthouse Sketches, by Tom Hale, 2010, Tisbury Printer, 60-...

Political Notebook Super Tuesday kicked off the Island political season this week, and the four annual town meetings in Edgartown, Oak...

Roses for the Chief She stepped into the job sixteen years ago, quietly making history as the first woman police chief on the Vineyard...

It took 10 years for the voters of West Tisbury to make up their collective mind about what to do with the historic town hall building,...

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Letters to the Editor

On behalf of the Martha’s Vineyard Peace Council, I want to extend my gratitude to Alison Mead and the Vineyard Gazette for their coverage of our...

We would like to take an opportunity to publicly thank the two Edgartown police officers who kindly procured a taxi for us last Saturday evening (the...

With all due respect for the journalist who covered the selectmen and taxpayer meeting in Aquinnah, her intentions were right but her quote for my...

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