Sheriff's Meadow Launches New Trails App
Landry Harlan
A free smartphone app called TrailsMV that maps 200 miles of Island trails will be available June 2.
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Perfect Storms Topple Trees, Altering Island's Landscape
Landry Harlan
Nearly two months after a string of northeasters battered the Island, environmental groups are still cleaning up thousands of downed trees.
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Sheriff's Meadow Foundation Has History of Love for Island
Thomas C. Mendenhall

The Sheriff's Meadow Foundation, now celebrating its 30th anniversary, owes its existence to the vision, courage and determination of two remarkable people: the late Henry and Elizabeth Hough. In 1920, Henry's father gave the Vineyard Gazette as a wedding present to the two young graduates of the Columbia School of Journalism. Active as managing editor of the New Bedford Evening Standard, the father had introduced Henry to the exciting possibilities of small-town community journalism.

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Cover Comes Off; Light Shines on Hancock-Mitchell House
Alex Elvin

On a brilliant afternoon this week, workers took apart a massive white tent that arched above the historic Mayhew-Hancock-Mitchell House in Chilmark.

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At the Head of Mill Brook, Controversy Builds a New Dam
Alex Elvin
A plan by a prominent Vineyard conservation group to restore the Mill Brook headwaters in Chilmark has run into fierce opposition from a nearby resident who says it conflicts with decades of observation.
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Police Investigate Rural Mail Theft
Steve Myrick

Tisbury and West Tisbury police are investigating the theft of mail from several mailboxes in the Lambert’s Cove area.

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Sheriff's Meadow Wins Formal Accreditation as Land Trust

Completing a rigorous process begun more than a year ago, Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation recently won formal accreditation from the Land Trust Alliance.

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Sheriff's Meadow Receives Grant to Restore Mill Brook

Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation has received a $40,000 grant to help restore the Mill Brook at the Roth Woodlands property in Chilmark.

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Peeling Back Layers of Time at Historic Chilmark Home
Alex Elvin

At the end of a long dirt road in Chilmark, a huge white tent arches above the meadows at Quansoo Farm. Inside the tent is the historic Mayhew-Hancock-Mitchell House, under renovation since last year.

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Sheriff’s Meadow Hosts First Lecture in New Series
Jesse Ausubel, director of the Program for the Human Environment at the Rockefeller University in New York city, will deliver a lecture at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown on Tuesday, July 8, at 7:30 p.m.
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