Rev. Matthew Laney, senior minister of Asylum Congregational Church in Hartford, Conn., is the guest preacher at Union Chapel on Sunday, July 27.
Edgartown, Aquinnah and Chilmark will receive $869,884 to provide housing rehabilitation assistance to 21 units and childcare vouchers to approximately 30 families.
Oh Shakespeare, wherefore art thou this summer, the 450th anniversary of your birth, no less?
What could be better than books and the beach? How about books and the people who wrote them, near the beach.
African crafts from Zambia, Ghana, Congo and Zimbabwe take the spotlight during the African Artists Community Development Project’s sale.
A new garden on Chilmark School grounds will honor a late Island educator and leader in the public schools. The small native plant garden being built behind the school will honor the memory of Susan Parker, who died in June.
The Martha’s Vineyard Family Center has received a $310,000 grant from The Children’s Trust, a state family support organization. The grant will be spread out over five years.
On Friday, Katie Couric will present the film Fed Up at the Performing Arts Center at the regional high school alongside director Stephanie Soechtig and producer Laurie David. While Ms. Couric has covered the issue for years, the film exposed even more areas of concern, she told the Gazette.
Photographer Peter Simon will present a multimedia work titled Peter Simon: Through the Lens on Tuesday, July 29 at the Vineyard Haven library.

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