Island Joins the Nation in Celebrating Memorial Day
Martha’s Vineyard celebrates Memorial Day today with flag raisings, a parade and a town picnic in Vineyard Haven, capping the holiday weekend that is also the unofficial start of summer. The veterans of Martha’s Vineyard will hold a Memorial Day parade beginning at 10:30 a.m.
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Island Optimism Leads as Busy Season Set to Begin
As the Vineyard readies itself for Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start to the summer season, Island businesses say excitement outweighs uncertainty.
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Memorial Day 2022
At Grey Barn farm in Chilmark a turkey has made her nest in a patch of chamomile.
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Leading With Honor, on the Battlefield and in the Community
The morning of Ted Morgan’s memorial service was a rainy April Monday in 2019.
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Memorial Day Washout Brings Wind, Rain With Crowds
After 15 pandemic-clouded months, the skies refused to part for a hotly-anticipated Memorial Day reopening weekend, which quickly turned into a washout.
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Vineyard Students Honor the Meaning of Memorial Day
Chilmark, Edgartown and Tisbury schools held their annual Memorial Day march to the sea ceremonies Friday.
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Memorial Day Arrives, Island Throws Open Doors to Summer
Packed harbors, crowded ferries, maskless Main streets and indoor dining — after 15 months of pandemic lockdown, Martha’s Vineyard is readying for Memorial Day.
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Memorial Day Weekend Sees Soft Opening
Noah Asimow
Sparse ferry traffic, sleepy harbors, quiet streets and an unprecedented pandemic: the Vineyard experienced its slowest Memorial Day in recent memory.
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Martha’s Vineyard Celebrates Memorial Day With Flags Flying, Quiet Solemnity
Julia Wells
Light crowds and every kind of weather were the hallmarks of the holiday weekend on the Vineyard this year, with fishermen hitting the shorelines from Menemsha to Chapaquiddick, day sailors tacking about out in protected harbors and small groups strolling downtown streets. Today is Memorial Day.
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Memorial Day Weekend Begins With Saturday Washout
Will Sennott
The first full day of the Memorial Day weekend was a washout on the Vineyard, with buckets of rain flooding roads and turning streams into mini rushing rivers. The National Weather Service reported 3.37 inches of rainfall in Edgartown. A backyard weather station in West Tisbury reported four inches.
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