Shifting Tides of 2017 Reverberate on Martha's Vineyard
John H. Kennedy

Reversals of fortune. Institutional turmoil. Environmental stress. This could be a pencil sketch of 2017 in America — and a way to envision the year on Martha’s Vineyard as well.

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Snakes, Sedge, a Horizontal Rainbow and a Solar Eclipse: the Year in Nature
Sara Brown

Ticks and right whales dominated headlines, but 2017 was also filled with quieter environmental stories, from rare plants to visiting birds.

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Food on the Vineyard: Stardate 2017
Susie Middleton
There’s no such thing as business as usual when it comes to the food economy on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Top Stories of 2017: Hospital Controversy, Right Whales
Jane Seagrave

The ouster of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO Joe Woodin and the reaction that followed was one of several Island controversies that occupied the attention of readers over the past year.

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Waving Goodbye to 2016, Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow
Alex Elvin
Controversy and plot twists made 2016 a year to remember on the Vineyard. For better or worse, it was a time of rallying and resistance — to projects, political candidates, and change itself.
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Top Stories of the Year in 2016 on Martha's Vineyard
Sara Brown

A final August vacation for a sitting president. An Island grappling with the heroin crisis. A community rallies around the family of a fisherman lost at sea. Here’s look at major stories that engaged Gazette readers in 2016.

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A Moving Experience, 2015 Shined Its Light All Over the Vineyard
Alex Elvin
Looking back at 2015, the Gay Head Light inching back from an eroding cliff after months of intense preparation is a fitting metaphor for the year on the Vineyard.
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Year in Weather: Big Blizzards, Sunny Summer
Steve Myrick
Hot enough for you? The quintessential New England weather cliche is usually reserved for July, or August, not December, with church bells ringing carols, flip-flops observed and people hanging out on the Island Home’s weather deck.
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Top 10 Stories from Martha's Vineyard for 2014
Here are the 10 stories from Martha's Vineyard that received the most traffic on vineyardgazette.com during 2014.
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History Arrived Under Full Sail to Light Up 2014
Julia Wells
It snowed as if it would never stop snowing. A resort economy sputtered back to life. History came alive and sailed down the Sound into Vineyard Haven harbor. These were a few benchmarks of the year.
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