Catboats and Banjo Skills Lead Local Bachelor to Reality TV Show
Sara Brown
On Monday night, Ryan Peterson received a coveted rose sending him to the next round of the reality TV series, the Bachelorette. He watched the moment with family and friends on the Cape.
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A Star Turn from My Friend Flicka to Vineyard Finance
Steve Myrick
John Washbrook played the role of a kid who got tangled up in trouble and usually got out of it with the help of his trusty horse Flicka.
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Chilmark Selectmen Say No to Unnecessary Tree Cutting, Reality TV
Alex Elvin

With hundreds of trees around the Island tagged for removal by Eversource Energy, the Chilmark selectmen have taken steps to prevent any unnecessary tree cutting in their town.

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Vineyard Artist Has Many Irons in the Fire
Heather Hamacek
Jamie Rogers is a blacksmith, a silversmith, a painter, a glass artist, a knife thrower and a fire dancer, and that’s not the half of it. A full exhibition of her artistic endeavours will be on display (and for sale) at the Vineyard Artisans Festival, the summer market in West Tisbury.
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Contestant with Vineyard Ties Named to American Idol Top Five
Sara Brown

As the final season of American Idol gets closer to an end, a singer with Vineyard ties remains in the singing competition.

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Vineyard American Idol Singer Stays in Competition

Martha's Vineyard seasonal resident Sonika Vaid is keeping her American Idol hopes alive.

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Vineyard Contestant Gets High Marks from American Idol Judges
Sara Brown

Twenty-year-old Sonika Vaid, a singer with Vineyard ties, impressed American Idol judges in the season premiere of the reality show, which aired Wednesday.

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YouTube Sensation to Reality TV Star, Giant Sword Guy Makes the Cut
Ivy Ashe
A crowd of well-wishers gathered at the Wharf on Tuesday night to watch the premiere of Big Giant Swords, a new reality series on the Discovery Channel. Swordmaker Mike Craughwell was there, along with other cast members.
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Looking Sharp, Big Sword Maker Prepares for His Close-Up
Bill Eville
Tonight at 10 p.m. the Discovery Channel premieres a new series called Big Giant Swords. The reality show features the Vineyard's Michael Craughwell, who creates swords of up to six feet long and weighing 80 pounds.
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Welcome Home, HGTV Dream House Is Furnished Island Style
Sydney Bender
On Wednesday morning, representatives from Home & Garden Television gave a tour of the latest Dream House to be given away in early 2015. The house is on Crocker Drive in Edgartown and all the artwork was sourced locally.
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