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Museum Explores Island's Past and Present
A new exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum explores iconic Island structures, some no longer standing.
12:12 pm, February 13, 2017
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Windblown: Weathervanes Endure as Folk Art Tradition
Jimmy Morgan’s hand-carved fishing scenes were originally made as weathervanes. They appear in an exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum that opens...
6:30 am, January 30, 2017
Preservation Trust Welcomes New Steward for Island Landmarks
When Funi Burdick arrived earlier this year to take over as director of Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust, she was struck by what she calls an...
12:33 pm, January 26, 2017
Katama Airfield Hangar Ready for Replacement
The old hangar at Katama airfield, dating to World War II and long in a state of disrepair, is expected to be replaced after years of delays....
6:15 am, January 23, 2017
Black Whaling Captains Found Liberty at Sea
Of the 2,500 masters who captained whaling ships during three centuries of whaling, at least 63 were men of color, five with Martha’s Vineyard ties,...
11:32 am, January 13, 2017
Sail MV Winter Lecture Series
Sail Martha’s Vineyard opens its winter lecture series with a discussion of black whaling captains by Skip Finley.
3:23 pm, January 4, 2017
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Revisiting Pearl Harbor and World War II on the Vineyard, Seventy Five Years Later
On Dec. 7, 1941, William J. Holzapfel Jr., was having a leisurely breakfast at his house on Hickam Field, a half block from Pearl Harbor, when the...
2:57 am, December 7, 2016
Fate of Historic Oak Bluffs Cottage to Be Decided
The fate of a historic cottage near the Oak Buffs Library will likely be decided early next year. The owner of the 650-square foot summer home wants...
5:01 pm, December 4, 2016
In the Time Machine: Island Cup Through the Years
The storied Island Cup has roots reaching back for more than 60 years. A new collection in the Gazette digital archives compiles great moments in the...
2:27 pm, November 23, 2016
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