Q: Do I need a subscription to access all the content on mvgazette.com?
A: Yes. The Vineyard Gazette website was open to the public for several months to give readers a chance to sample our content. Starting in June we introduced a metered subscription model where anyone can read up to 10 stories a month for free; only subscribers get full access to all current information and archives.
Q: I am a print subscriber to the Vineyard Gazette. Do I also get online access?
A: Yes, print subscribers receive full online access to mvgazette.com from any device – computer, tablet or mobile phone -- as part of their subscription. If you did not set up your online access at the time you subscribed, you can do so now by creating your online account here.
Q: How do I change my address or put a temporary hold on delivery of my newspaper?
A: Simply use this change of address form. Note that we need at least one week’s notice to ensure that your newspaper reaches your new address.
Q: Where do I report problems with my home delivery?
A: Please email us at email@example.com with as many specifics as posssible, or call us at 508-627-4311, ext. 125.
A: The Vineyard Gazette website is updated continuously as news breaks and new information becomes available. Some feature stories and other information that appears regularly in the print newspaper are added to the site late Thursdays.
Q: Is all the content from the print edition of the Vineyard Gazette available online?
A: Almost all of the content from the print edition is available online. Exceptions include certain advertisements, puzzles, and other third-party content that we are not contractually permitted to post online.
Q: How do I report breaking news or suggest an idea for a news story?
A: During regular business hours, you can call us at 508-627-4311, or please email us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: How do I send in a calendar item, a letter to the editor, an obituary, or offer a general suggestion or comment?
A: Use these easy contact forms to send information or comments to the Gazette.
Q: What does it cost to have an obituary in the Gazette?
A. The Gazette considers obituaries of individuals with Island connections to be community news and never charges to have them appear. We occasionally need to edit them for space reasons.
Q: How do I report an error in the newspaper?
A: The Gazette makes every effort to be accurate, but occasionally mistakes get by us. If you see an error in the newspaper or on our website, please email editor@ mvgazette.com and we will correct it.
Q: How do I reach a town columnist?
A: Our town columnists work from home and prefer to be reached by personal email or phone number. Their contacts are listed under each town columnist’s name in the print edition of the Gazette and on the town pages of our website.
Q: How do I place a classified ad?
A: It’s easy to place a classified advertisement by using our Online Classified Form. If you have a question, please email us at email@example.com or call us during business hours at 508-627-4311 on-Island or toll-free in the U.S. at 1-877-850-0409.
Q: If I place a classified ad in print does it also go online?
A: Yes. When you place a classified advertisement in the Vineyard Gazette, it appears online for a week and in that week’s print edition(s), Fridays throughout the year and Tuesdays and Fridays in the summer.
Q: When are the classified ads updated online?
A: Classified advertisements are posted online as we receive them. We make every effort to get them online quickly and not later than the end of the next business day after they are sent in.
Q: Can I change or cancel my classified ad after I’ve placed it?
A: Yes, corrections, changes and cancellations can be made by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling us during business hours at 508-627-4311 on-Island or toll-free in the U.S. at 1-877-850-0409.
Q: How do I access classified ads that were published previously?
A: Classified ads that have been discontinued are removed from our website and not maintained in any online archive. To find a classified advertisement that was published previously, please visit your public library’s periodical archive for a copy of our print edition or stop by the Gazette office at 34 So. Summer Street in Edgartown.