Black History: Author Dorothy West Is Celebrated at 90

Dorothy West, the great African-American writer who turned 90 this summer, was the guest of honor at a spectacular birthday party Friday afternoon inside the Union Chapel.

Giving a Green Light to Green Book; All Roads Lead to the Vineyard

Holly Bario is president of production at Steven Spielberg's company Amblin Entertainment (former DreamWorks). She said her film education began at Island Entertainment.

Gazette Earns High Marks In New England Newspaper Competition

The Vineyard Gazette won 32 awards, including 13 first place honors, for excellence in journalism in the annual New England Better Newspapers Competition.

Public Comment Runs Heavily Against Airport Expansion

Public comment on the proposed expansion at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport is running strongly against the plan, airport commissioners learned at their meeting Thursday.

Setting the Bar Higher Each Year, As You Like It Is Another Winner

The regional high school production of As You Like It is an evening of sheer, unabashed fun that nonetheless offers some serious lessons about love, loyalty and self-respect.

Snow Moon, Extreme Tides

Expect extreme tides next week.

Cape Cod Hospice Merger Leads to Changes on Island

The recent merger of two mainland hospice organizations has left hospice services on Martha’s Vineyard in a state of change as well.

Hearing Set to Begin on Under Sea Cable for Vineyard Wind

Vineyard Wind is set to go before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission for a public hearing next week, offering a more detailed view of the giant renewable energy project.

A Front Row Seat to the Golden Age of Hollywood

Victoria Riskin joined Tuesdays in the Newsroom to discuss her new memoir about her parents, famed actress Fay Wray and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Robert Riskin.

Between The Rock and a Hard Place

Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson is my spirit animal. My daughter’s too. I suppose I should explain.