Louisa Hufstader

Long History of Caring Makes Vineyard a Disability Paradise
Louisa Hufstader
The Vineyard Independence Partnership brings together Islanders with disabilities, family members and friends for activities on the Island.
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Women of Mariachi Rock the Vineyard
Louisa Hufstader
Flor de Toloache, the all-female Mariachi band, won hundreds of new fans Saturday night.
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Vineyard Governor Fails in Call for Outside Consultant
Louisa Hufstader

Islanders gave earful to Steamship Authority governors and senior managers Monday at the first meeting on the Vineyard since last month’s calamitous run of ferry breakdowns and cancellations.

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Community Chorus Spring Concert Spans Centuries of Song
Louisa Hufstader

Separated by nearly 300 years, Vivaldi’s Beatus Vir and Eric Whitacre’s The Seal Lullaby were standouts in this year’s spring concerts by the Island Community Chorus.

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SSA Mishaps Occupy Port Council
Louisa Hufstader

An unprecedented series of equipment failures that has crippled the Steamship Authority for most of the past month was a “perfect storm” of events that could not have been foreseen, the boat line port council heard Wednesday.

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Community Is Once Again the Star of Annual Film Festival
Louisa Hufstader
The 18th Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival began with sold-out screenings of the drama Chappaquiddick and wrapped up a weekend of surprises with romantic comedy Keep the Change.
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Ferry Martha's Vineyard Breakdown Linked to Faulty Wire
Louisa Hufstader
Saturday night’s engine failure aboard the ferry Martha’s Vineyard has been traced to a poor installation job by an electrician working on the vessel’s recent $17 million refurbishment.
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Film Festival Surprise as Amy Schumer Introduces Patti Cake$
Louisa Hufstader
The audience at Saturday’s screening of Patti Cake$ at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival got a pre-show bonus when Amy Schumer introduced a clip from her upcoming comedy, I Feel Pretty.
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Packed Houses Greet Chappaquiddick Premiere at Film Festival
Louisa Hufstader
The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival began on Thursday night with a premiere of the film Chappaquiddick. Two screenings were held at Edgartown Cinemas to sold-out audiences.
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Food Equity Network Explores Ways to Help Hungry Seniors
Louisa Hufstader
The Vineyard Food Equity Network is working to go beyond Meals on Wheels to bridge a gap and reach hungry seniors around the Island.
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