For Father Nagle, a Life of Service Provides the Best View
There’s almost nothing traditional about the Rev. Michael Nagle. He sky dives. He flies bi-planes. He rides a motorcycle. He says mass in Portuguese as well as English. But his path to the priesthood was strictly traditional.
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Looking to Art to Tell New Story of the Cold War
In 1947, two years after the defeat of Germany, a relatively obscure, Wyoming-born artist set his canvas on the floor of his Long Island home, splattered thick beads of paint across the surface and radically changed the course of American art.
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Food for Thought: What You Eat Is a Mixed Bag of Manipulation
Mark Bittman is the author of more than 30 books, including the familiar yellow-covered household staple How to Cook Everything. But that doesn’t mean his appetite for writing about food is waning. In fact, it’s getting bigger.
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Never a Dull Moment When on Point During a Pandemic
Marina Lent, who has served as the Chilmark health agent since 2008, has quickly become a familiar member of the Island health and safety network during the pandemic.
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Four-Day Book Festival Is a Page Turner of Events
History buffs, fiction fanatics and those itching to learn the secret history of church ladies will get more than their fill this August when the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival Summer Series returns.
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Oak Bluffs Backs Off Approval for Concert Series on the Harbor
After hearing concerns from abutters, the Oak Bluffs select board indefinitely delayed plans for an outdoor concert series on the Oak Bluffs harbor at a brief meeting Monday.
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Agricultural Fair Poster Honors Memory of Emma Hall
The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society has unveiled the winning poster for the fair this summer honoring Emma Hall, a longtime fair volunteer who died this winter in a motor vehicle accident.
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MVC Approves High School Athletic Fields Plan 10-6
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 10-6 to approve the regional high school athletic field project at a dramatic meeting Thursday night, capping a long-running and often acrimonious debate over synthetic turf fields.
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Oak Bluffs Gets Worked Up About For-Profit Workouts
Yoga in the park. Boot camp by the bandstand. At a select board meeting, Oak Bluffs park commissioner Amy Billings described an overabundance of businesses in public parks.
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Tisbury Approves $55 Million School Project by a Landslide
Tisbury voters finally said yes to a new school at their annual town election Tuesday, approving a $55 million renovation plan by a landslide and capping years of debate and anguish.
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