Reading is alive and well on the Vineyard, librarians agreed this week, as they reviewed circulation numbers that show material lending is trending upwards across the Island. Circulation statistics from each of the six Vineyard libraries tell similar stories of increased engagement.
From arrowhead rings and mussel shell earrings to clutches and capes, young Vineyard designers are finding their way in the fashion world. The Island remains both an inspiration and a backbone for their designs.
More than 200,000 people are expect to converge on Central Park West in New York city on Sunday for the People’s Climate March, and at least 22 of them will be from the Vineyard. Buses traveling from Cape Cod are already full with a wait list.
Tivoli Day, the pedestrian-only street fair that is an annual event in Oak Bluffs for more than three decades, was declared a success this year, well attended by both vendors and visitors. People of all ages enjoyed end-of-summer sales, food and music.
Three bluefish, a nice bass, an albie and a bonito all crossed the scale Sunday morning, and the 69th annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby was under way. At 8 a.m., the small fishing shack on Edgartown harbor opened its doors.