Chappaquiddick’s Long and Winding Road Is a bike path really needed on Chappy, the last rural outpost on the Vineyard? It’s hard to say...

sophomores

February is Black History Month. It was first established in 1926 by Dr. Carter Woodson, a professor at Tulane University, who “strongly...

The other night a friend from New York city called to see how I was doing. About a year and a half ago, my wife and I and our two small...

This past Friday the Vineyard Gazette detailed the plans of Vineyard Power, the Island’s first energy cooperative, where predevelopment...

From a Gazette edition of 1930: There is no place on Martha’s Vineyard that seems so far apart from the earth as Cedar Neck, the...

SHACK OWNERS REACT Editors, Vineyard Gazette: Two of the selectmen have decided to make the shack owners in Menemsha insure the lots...

Hermits of the Bog

Doris

My grandfather, Charles Shearer, was born into slavery. Henrietta Shearer was of Native American and African American descent. They were...

Tisbury’s Good Idea The Tisbury selectmen are on the right track as they begin to explore the idea of a two-town venture in shellfish...

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