As it has every Tuesday for the last three summers, the Dock Dance Band had brought the wharf alive with Islanders and tourists, dancing and celebrating under the glow of the moon and a few fluorescent lights.
Shortly after Arthur Bradford started volunteering at Camp Jabberwocky in 1994, he met a man who would forever change his life. His name was Ronnie Simonsen.
From the Vineyard Gazette edition of August 2, 1985: It is difficult today to imagine a Vineyard which not only fed itself, but produced a substantial surplus which it exported to the mainland.
In 2010, Island-raised filmmaker Victoria Campbell travelled to Haiti after the 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated parts of the country.
The best sports stories are the ones that toe the line of improbability — the ones that unfold in real life without direction yet seem scripted in their narrative, as though they were written for a Hollywood studio.
Elizabeth M. (Gomes) Johnson of Providence, R.I., died peacefully at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center on August 6. She was 93.
This week, some 87 local artists showcased their work along the walls surrounding the Tabernacle. The annual show features work in a variety of media created by artists ages 16 to 99.
David McCullough Jr. had been for a long time quietly going about his business as a teacher of English at Wellesley High School in Massachusetts.
A summer tour of five Edgartown homes hosted by the Federated Church is planned for 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 12.

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