Years ago, I was working in King Cove, Alaska, and was surprised to see the Auriga, a former freight boat from the Vineyard.

Chappaquiddick-born John H. Pease first went to sea in 1812 on the whaleship Thames of New Haven.

The Island recently lost a familiar face and we already miss her terribly. Karen Harris washed ashore decades ago and found a place for herself among...

Set for its grand opening Saturday, the new National Museum of African American History and Culture is attracting media attention this week.

It’s not time to change the clocks yet and with lingering heat and humidity there’s been no chill in the air either.

I’ve sometimes wondered whether we would ever see the obit announcing that the death of a particular Islander means that the very last tie to the old...


Letters to the Editor

Re: the story in the Gazette last week about welcoming ceremonies for a visiting veteran.

We are residents of the houses abutting Washington Park, where the Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival was held.

I’m sure I am not the first to consider it a stroke of great fortune to be treated at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.