Gov. Deval Patrick, his administration and the legislature are to be commended for the passage of the Massachusetts Oceans Act of 2008 and the...

Run for the Money From the 1972 Thanksgiving weekend edition of the Gazette: “I guess,” said one down-Island boat-owner, as he...

What if you wrote you are God’s elect, self-chosen to bring order into a “new world,” settled by natives seen as stray commas,...

On Nov. 15, 1969, a million peo ple, give or take a few hundred thousand, marched on Washington to protest the war in Vietnam. It was my...

Polly

Editor’s Note: The following piece by Polly Woollcott Murphy was published in the Gazette on Dec. 2, 1983. Mrs. Murphy, who began writing...

Living and raising a family on Martha’s Vineyard for the last 11 years has provided me with a broad knowledge of local charitable...

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Letters to the Editor

Driving over the bridge between North Tisbury and West Tisbury village, I keep thinking of the olden days when all vehicles, whether gasoline or...

A slight correction to your article on the history of the West Tisbury Library. When Professor Shaler proposed the idea of a public library in the...

In October 2012 the United States faces economic collapse and radical religious attacks. Instead of a cooperative search by all our best minds to...

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