Five Corners Protest Puts Spotlight on Unemployment
Will Sennott

A small group of protesters gathered at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven Wednesday to speak out against state and local pandemic restrictions that have temporarily put them and others out of work.

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Islanders Join Worldwide Climate Action Day
Julia Wells

Martha’s Vineyard schoolchildren and others joined a day of activism around the globe Friday to protest inaction in the face of a climate change crisis.

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Book Talk by Alan Dershowitz Draws Small Protest
Caroline Kaplan

A book talk on Wednesday by Alan Dershowitz at the West Tisbury Library drew a small group of protesters over Mr. Dershowitz’s links to Jeffrey Epstein.

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Standing Up Against Domestic Violence
Will Sennott

Island men took a stand along the Vineyard Haven seawall Saturday afternoon in the eighth annual demonstration against domestic violence. The event was organized by Connect to End Violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services.

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Vineyarders Add Their Voices to National Rally for Abortion Rights
Caroline Kaplan
Women, families with young children, husbands and grandparents gathered at Five Corners on Tuesday to rally for abortion rights.
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Island Students Walk Out in Solidarity With Their Planet
Holly Pretsky

Each student held a handmade sign. The youthful handwriting and marker-inked pictures of penguins, turtles and polar bears belied the gravity of their message.

“Love your planet. Our life matters. Think about your life and children,” Edgartown School fifth grader Kahlia Nascimento’s sign said in Portuguese.

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Vineyard Men Stand Tall Against Domestic Violence
Holly Pretsky

Island men stood atop the Beach Road sea wall in Vineyard Haven Saturday morning for the seventh annual demonstration against domestic violence.

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Immigration Protest Draws a Crowd at Five Corners
Holly Pretsky
More than 350 people gathered at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven Saturday morning to join a nationwide protest against U.S. immigration policies.
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Islanders Join Day of Protest Against Gun Violence
Holly Pretsky

There were more than 800 March for Our Lives demonstrations around the world Saturday, including one at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven. About 150 people turned out.

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Islanders Join National Protest in Second Women's March
Steve Myrick

About 150 people gathered at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven Saturday afternoon to mark the first anniversary of the women’s march.

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