The other night a friend from New York city called to see how I was doing. About a year and a half ago, my wife and I and our two small...

This past Friday the Vineyard Gazette detailed the plans of Vineyard Power, the Island’s first energy cooperative, where predevelopment...

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...

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Letters to the Editor

I wish to respond to the points raised in what I will call Schlesinger’s Lament on the editorial page of the August 21 issue of the Gazette. I live...

This letter goes out to the wonderful people who were on the Great Rock Bight beach on August 13. My husband and I are extremely lucky to have had...

I am a seasonal resident of West Chop and a rest-of-the-year resident of Manhattan. Each day on Martha’s Vineyard I bike the 20-mile loop from West...

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