Mobile Vaccine Bus Returns

A medically equipped bus offering free vaccines and booster shots will return to the Island next weekend, the Island boards of health announced.

Covid Cases Spike on-Island; Booster Shots in High Demand

With the impact of the new Omicron variant still unknown, cases of Covid-19 on the Island are back on the upswing, with 48 more people confirmed positive for the virus in just five days.

Chilmark Bylaw Has Seen Few Negative Impacts

In April 2013 an overflow crowd packed the Chilmark annual town meeting to cast a historic vote on what by then had been dubbed the big-house bylaw, a zoning bylaw aimed at regulating a perceived trend of super-sized homes.

West Tisbury Eyes Bylaw to Regulate Big Houses

A house-size bylaw similar to one adopted in Chilmark eight years ago is in the works for West Tisbury, with a public forum expected early in 2022 and a potential town meeting vote in the spring.

Documenting Early Days of Covid Was Harrowing Journey

Matthew Heineman's latest documentary film, The First Wave, goes to the front lines at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens during the first months of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Land Bank Revenues: Week Ending Nov. 26

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $249,904.46 for the business week ending on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021.

A Winter of Old Age

Aboard the ferry in a winter of advancing age.

Mail Tale

On a recent afternoon, one of our booksellers called me to let me know that a gentleman had just come into the bookstore and wished to speak with me.

No Place Like Home

After two tornado warnings in the past months, I decided not to panic.

Car Talk

From the Dec. 1, 1950 edition of the Gazette: