In 2010 Cutter Hodierne decided to tell the story of a band of Somali pirates who commandeered a Ukrainian ship, the Faina. But he realized that the only way to do it right was to travel to Africa and use Somali actors.
Susan Rose Hollander Parker, a much-loved member of the Chilmark community and former chair of the Up-Island and Regional High School Committees, died in her home on June 9.
Lee Greathouse of Edgartown recently graduated from Boston University with master’s degree in psychology.
Charlie Baker’s resume includes stints as former CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and state secretary of finance and administration. But visiting the Vineyard this weekend, the Republican candidate for governor told the Gazette he learned important political lessons as a selectman in Swampscott.
On Friday and Saturday night at Camp Jabberwocky, Dr. Frankenstein hailed from Pennsylvania rather than Transylvania, and his use of electricity didn’t sit well with the Amish villagers. Welcome to Frankenstein’s Last Dance.
The family of Estelle Rae Coleman invites friends to a memorial service in her memory on Sunday, August 3.
Patricia A. Costa died after a brief illness on Wednesday, July 16, at her home, Wee Beech Cottage in Oak Bluffs. She was 78.
The annual Feast of the Holy Ghost parade began at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday outside the Steamship Authority terminal and then headed up Circuit avenue. Ninety-three-year-old Anita Combra did not walk in the parade this year, instead it came to her, as per tradition.
Violet Marion Waters of Edgartown died July 18 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was 85.

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