From a Gazette edition of 1930: There is no place on Martha’s Vineyard that seems so far apart from the earth as Cedar Neck, the...

Hermits of the Bog

Shearer Cottage, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

My grandfather, Charles Shearer, was born into slavery. Henrietta Shearer was of Native American and African American descent. They were both...

Tisbury’s Good Idea The Tisbury selectmen are on the right track as they begin to explore the idea of a two-town venture in shellfish...

Live from La Scala

Down the Half Court The regional high school boys basketball team is having a good year, winning half a share of the Eastern Athletic...

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Letters to the Editor

This letter is written in the highest praise for the organizers of the Summer Institute at the July 26 lecture by David Gergen. I appreciated their...

Wow, did I wake up on a different Island? I haven’t hitchhiked much in the last several years but . . . 46 cars before a pick up outside up-Island...

So many people talk about the generous and kind spirit of community that exists on Martha’s Vineyard. During these last few months, I have...

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