Louisa Hufstader

Daily Flights from Westchester to Martha's Vineyard Start in May
Louisa Hufstader
Elite Airways, a regional airline based in Portland, Me. and Melbourne, Fla., starts daily nonstop jet service between the Westchester County Airport and Martha’s Vineyard on May 28.
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Telling a Lasting Story Through Portraiture
Elizabeth Whelan, working from her home studio on Chappaquiddick, feels portraiture is like a message to future generations about who we were.
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Outside, Indoors, Online, Easter Services Bloom on-Island
Louisa Hufstader
For the first time in its 142-year history, the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs will be open for worship on Easter Sunday, with three different Island churches holding services there.
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Public Weighs in on Latest Woods Hole Terminal Design
Louisa Hufstader
Steamship Authority passengers, Woods Hole terminal neighbors and other members of the public got their first chance last week to examine the latest land-side design for the terminal reconstruction.
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Lindy Hopping on the Farm Caps Yard's Winter Season
Louisa Hufstader
For dancers LaTasha Barnes and Caleb Teicher, a Vineyard artist residency was an opportunity to explore new creative possibilities in a way that has not been possible this year.
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Citgo Tank Replacement Adds to Beach Road Woes
Louisa Hufstader
As the town of Tisbury wrestles with the state highway department over sewer lines running beneath Beach Road, another construction project may soon be piping water across the roadway.
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The Niceties Returns, More Relevant Than Ever
After a compelling online production of The Niceties by the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse last October, Amy Brenneman and Tsilala Brock reprised their roles in Eleanor Burgess’s play for a live Zoom performance Monday night.
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Food Waste Recovery Program Ramps Up
Louisa Hufstader
A food waste recovery project begun four years ago on the Vineyard is ramping up again after the pandemic interrupted the bulk of the collections. When restaurants and school cafeterias closed, the initiative lost the main source of the food scraps it turns into compost.
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Farmers’ Market Eyes Second Season Away From Home
Louisa Hufstader
The West Tisbury Farmers’ Market is poised for a return to the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society grounds for a second socially-distanced season.
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Island Born Photographer Brings Family Histories Home
Louisa Hufstader
When Hollis Engley’s parents died 20 years ago, he inherited a vast store of photographs from more than a century of family history on Martha’s Vineyard and in the Azores.
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