I turned 21 in 1968, the first year I had the chance to vote. With an anti-Roosevelt Republican father and a liberal leaning Democratic...

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Forty years ago my father, Island artist Stan Murphy, was commissioned to paint a portrait of our country’s first black cabinet member, Dr....

On cold, clear winter Vineyard days, I have trouble staying indoors. I am always tempted to set off for a walk in the woods or along a beach...

Cases in Point The recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision in an esoteric Norwell case — a case that relied heavily on an...

Shrinking Island Schools Growing communities traditionally have meant growing schools, both for the number of students attending them and...

Subprime Lending in West Tisbury Fallout from the many-headed monster otherwise known as the subprime mortgage crisis certainly seems to...

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Letters to the Editor

PATIENCE, PLEASE Editors, Vineyard Gazette:

FROM MENEMSHA Editors, Vineyard Gazette: Thank you to everyone who helped put out the boathouse fire on July 12. Without this all-...

JOB WELL DONE Editors, Vineyard Gazette:

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