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Tradition Lights Up the Camp Ground

On August 20, the Camp Ground will turn into a fantasy land of Victorian gingerbread houses and hundreds of paper lanterns hanging from porches. Welcome once again to the Grand Illumination.

Reading, Writing and Rocking, Teachers Trade Books for Hooks

In 2012 two teachers on playground duty at their elementary school in Los Angeles decided it would be fun to form a band. This wasn't idle playground talk, either. They were serious.

Flying With Peter at PAC

Peter Pan the musical soars to the stage of Performing Arts Center at the regional high school from August 16 to 19 and August 21 to 24 to benefit the Island Center for Living.

A Sneak Peak at the Cinema Circus

Cinema Circus finishes its summer season in Oak Bluffs this Sunday, August 17, from noon to 6 p.m. at Cottagers' Corner, by Hartford Park.

Don't Let Summer Get Away, Take Time to Savor Its Flavors

Whether spending long summer days working or playing, summer on the Island is an energetic time of year. On Island roads, in grocery store lines, even eating our meals, the pace is quick.

A Timeless Love Story for the Ages

In 1973, when Pulitzer Prize-winning UPI journalist Lucinda Franks was 26, she was sent to interview U.S. attorney Robert Morgenthau, who had just been fired by Richard Nixon.

Holmes Hole Enjoys Strong Winds

The weather gods toyed with the Holmes Hole fleet this past week. Thursday’s race was cancelled due to rain and lightning.

Sharks Advance in Playoffs, Last Home Game Tonight

Two wins stand between the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks and a repeat championship title. The team's last home game is Tuesday tonight.

Fleet Feet, Tradition Are Heart of Road Race

David Melly, 21, of Newton won the Chilmark Road Race with a time of 15:43.31. Sheridan Wilbur, 17, of North Smithfield, R.I., won first place for the women with a time of 18:24.55.

President Obama Arrives Saturday for Fifth Summer Vacation on the Vineyard

Military helicopters flew over the Island this week as the Vineyard prepared for what is becoming a familiar August event: the arrival Saturday of President Barack Obama for a summer vacation on the Island.

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