As competition for donor dollars increases amid a crowded field of nonprofits on the Vineyard, new ideas have begun to emerge about fundraising. In the past decade, the total amount raised by Island nonprofits has gone up, but so has the number of groups seeking funds.
Public schools open Thursday morning, Sept. 4, in Island public schools. At the regional high school new leadership is the theme this year, beginning with principal Gilbert Traverso. Mr. Traverso brings his open-door policy from Hamden, Conn., where he led a vocational school.
There wasn’t enough of it. There was too much of it. Which parts of summer would you like to talk about?
Our oceans and the rich marine ecosystems they sustain are in deep trouble, and the evidence is just about everywhere you turn.
On any given day the owner of Cronig’s Markets can be found sweeping the parking lot of his stores, pulling bull briar and poison ivy at Thimble Farm or expanding his myriad evolving business interests. Steve Bernier says at heart he is just an old-fashioned entrepreneur.
Footage from home movies shows Hurricane Carol as she howled her way across Martha's Vineyard 60 years ago this week. Longtime Islanders recall that summer morning in 1954 when forecasters said Carol would weaken and turn out to sea, but the hurricane had other plans.
Eric Stricoff and Rhonda Cohen showed why they’re partners in cards as well as life at the Bridge Club of Martha’s Vineyard on July 23.
Oak Bluffs is one step closer to receiving disaster aid to dredge a channel to Sengekontacket Pond, following informal approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
In the 1980s Mitchell Kapor designed Lotus 1-2-3. Today, he and his wife, Freada Kapor Klein, devote much of their time to investing in startup companies that promote social change. Many of their projects were inspired through Vineyard connections.

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