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Wampanoag Exhibit Opens

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) will host a ceremonial opening today of a heritage exhibit at the Gay Head Cliffs in Aquinnah. The exhibit was created by the Natural Resources and Tribal Historic Preservation Departments and will feature the history, culture and present-day programs of the tribe.

Fresh and Local, Serving Hands Distributes Produce

Summer produce will be donated to the Island's Serving Hands food distribution program from CSA shares at Island farms. And to meet the new supply and the ever-increasing demand, produce will be given away every Friday.

Portuguese Man-of-Wars Return to Vineyard Beaches

Vineyard beach managers are reporting sightings of Portuguese man-of-war on south-facing beaches this month, with one report of a person stung.

Sick of the Baloney, Hungry for Change

On Friday, Katie Couric will present the film Fed Up at the Performing Arts Center at the regional high school alongside director Stephanie Soechtig and producer Laurie David. While Ms. Couric has covered the issue for years, the film exposed even more areas of concern, she told the Gazette.

David and Rosalee McCullough Honored at West Tisbury Library

A dedication of the community program room at the new West Tisbury Free Public Library was held in honor of David and Rosalee McCullough.

When Creation of a Film Is as Extraordinary as the Film Itself

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.

Heath Hen Raises Bar on De-Extinction Debate

The heath hen is at the center of a new effort and a new debate on the Island, as scientific advances have made de-extinction a possibility.

Anchored by Venus

The moon has left our evening sky and is more favorably placed for viewing early in the morning.

Iconic Harbor View Hotel Parallels History of Edgartown

Its porches and windows frame Edgartown harbor and the surrounding landscape, drawing visitors from around the Island and the world. It is a favorite spot to sit back and watch the sailboats in the harbor, the changing skies throughout the different seasons and the fireworks on the Fourth of July.

Cottagers Tour Is Open-Door Tradition

On Thursday, July 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Cottagers Inc. will present their 31st annual benefit house tour. The houses represent a diverse group in style and age. Some remain similar to the original houses built during the 18th century, while others are newly built or refurbished homes with current amenities.

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