Vineyard Gazette
The student of Vineyard history, at least such history as has been published, will recognize the fact that it was largely through the clergy that things were accomplished during the first hundred
African American History
Oscar E Denniston
Bradley Memorial Church
Denniston House


Fred Mascolo still remembers the first order he made for his Edgartown discount store, the eponymous Trader Fred’s: 2,500 pairs of Dunham boots, each to be priced at $24.99.

With abortion care now facing a gauntlet of legal challenges around the country, Elizabeth Barnes thinks everyone should be worried — not just women seeking abortions.

For more than 20 years, Father Nagle has retained a position as the aeronautical gatekeeper to the Trade Wind airfield, one of two grass airfields on the Vineyard.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts was named the executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Center for Education and Training. Though she’s had a diverse career, she sees her love of working with young adults as the common thread.

In the summer of 1959, Richard “Richie” Olsen took a job at Goodale Construction, giving him his first chance to take the helm of a backhoe. Sixty-four years later, the West Tisbury highway supervisor has never strayed far from the role.

Chilmark police chief Sean Slavin was promoted to the top spot in February. Having spent nearly his entire career as an up-Island officer, it is the kind of community police-work he knows and appreciates.