At Capacity
How many visitors are too many?
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Farewell to a Friend
When it came to Ed Jerome: No one on Martha’s Vineyard ever had an unkind word to say about him.
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Public Health
The tragic death last month of a man who contracted tularemia has raised awareness of the illness.
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Porch Sitting on Pause

The closing of the Harbor View Hotel came as a bit of a shock for many year-round Islanders.

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September on the Wing
Now suddenly it’s September and the evening songs from the swamps are softer, as if to signal the seasonal decrescendo.
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Passengers First
How to explain the fawning first-year performance review given by the Steamship Authority board of governors this week to Robert Davis?
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Mix Tape
It was a moment to celebrate, take a deep breath and say to other year-rounders, see you again in September.
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Press Freedom

The Gazette joins this week with hundreds of other newspapers nationwide in outrage over President Trump’s unprecedented vilification of the press.

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Price of Entry

An Island phenomenon that reaches its apex in August: the big-ticket fundraising event.

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Swimmers Take Caution

August is the month when ocean swimming is at its best and with the recent heat wave, this year that is more true than ever.

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