World Market Offers a Global Perspective to Giving Back

While there are plenty of opportunities to shop local this holiday season, the World Market Holiday Shop offers fair trade artisan goods from as far away as Haiti, Uganda and Nepal.

A Christmas Village to Melt the Heart of Any Scrooge

A miniature townscape depicting a full collection of Dickensian Christmas village figurines is on display at The Carnegie Heritage Center.

From Chilmark to Down Under

Jane Slater's new book The Mosher Family Tree is a story 150 years in the making.

Camp Jabberwocky Director Steps Down

Camp Jabberwocky executive director Liza Gallagher is leaving her job at the end of December.

Getaway Driver Suspect Charged With Armed Bank Robbery

Prosecutors have elevated charges against an Edgartown man they said drove the getaway vehicle in the Rockland Trust bank hold-up, charging him on Thursday with also participating in the armed robbery.

EMT Open House Looks to Increase Overnight Ranks

For those interested in becoming a volunteer EMT, the Dukes County fire chiefs are hosting an open house at the regional high school dining hall on Dec. 6 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Vineyard Bookshelf: I Wouldn't Do That if I Were Me

I Wouldn’t Do That If I Were Me is a collection of short misadventures experienced by Jason Gay and his wife Bessie and their two sons, Jesse and his younger brother Jojo.


The Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Foundation's gift of $10,000 for the GoGoGrandparent Program makes it possible to offer rides to aging adults.

In the Spirit

From the Dec. 5, 1980 edition of the Vineyard Gazette by Louise Aldrich Bugbee:

'Tis the Season in Vineyard Haven

This weekend, Vineyard Haven begins its 'Tis the Season events, which will be held through the end of the month.