Louisa Hufstader

For Spirit of the Vineyard Winners, It's Do Unto Others
Louisa Hufstader

Armen and Vicky Hanjian moved to Oak Bluffs in 1994, beginning a life of local service. In December they will be honored with the Spirit of the Vineyard award.

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Vineyard Boys Lose to Medway in Semifinals
Louisa Hufstader

The Martha's Vineyard boys soccer team lost 3-1 Thursday to Medway in a tough semifinal match of the south section division three tournament. They finish the year with a record of 15-7.

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When in Doubt, Be a Rock of Kindness
Louisa Hufstader

At first glance, it looks like an elaborate sand fort for an imaginary pirate. Instead, the Kindness Rocks Project fosters random acts of encouragement.

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Boys Soccer Defeats Norton in Early Tournament Play
Louisa Hufstader

It was payback time for the Vineyarders as the MVRHS boys soccer team beat the Norton Lancers Saturday night, 2-1, during the semifinal round of the MIAA Division 3 tournament.

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Noises in the Attic, Footsteps in the Fog, Do Not Ask for Whom the Night Calls
Louisa Hufstader

On the Island, ghost stories are always just a small, creaking noise away. Old houses, foggy nights, a silent moon are all ripe for the haunting.

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Island to Island: Haiti Relief Effort Springs from Vineyard
Louisa Hufstader

Pam Benjamin of Vineyard Haven is working to aid the people of Île-à-Vache after Hurricane Matthew smashed through southwestern Haiti last week. “This is the worst storm that has ever hit them,” said Ms. Benjamin.

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Raising Domestic Violence Awareness One Step at a Time
Louisa Hufstader

More than 30 people and their pets took part in Saturday’s Domestic Violence Awareness Walk from Edgartown’s Park and Ride to the harborfront and back.

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Eggs and Bacon, Live on Stage: O'Neill-Inspired Play Ends Its Run
Louisa Hufstader

This weekend brings two final performances at the MV Playhouse of The Second Girl, a remarkable play that’s gotten both its earliest start and its finishing touches on the Island.

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Pop Sensibility With Bluegrass Heart
Louisa Hufstader

The Lonely Heartstring Band, a quintet of conservatory-trained string players based in the Boston area is playing a free show Sunday at the Port Hunter in Edgartown.

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Sustained by the Poetry of Real Life
Louisa Hufstader

When Mary Stewart Hammond’s poem The Big Fish Story was published in The New Yorker 10 years ago, her husband “was so mortified,” she said, “He went down to the Stop & Shop (and) bought every copy so his friends wouldn’t see it.”

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