The new tax bills for Tisbury Great Pond properties were a shocker all right. The camp that I co-own with my three siblings, as the Sturgis...

I turned 21 in 1968, the first year I had the chance to vote. With an anti-Roosevelt Republican father and a liberal leaning Democratic...

portrait

Forty years ago my father, Island artist Stan Murphy, was commissioned to paint a portrait of our country’s first black cabinet member, Dr....

Barack Obama

By MIKE SECCOMBE By 10 p.m. on the night of the New Hampshire primary, the signature chants of the hundreds of Barack Obama faithful...

Subprime Lending in West Tisbury Fallout from the many-headed monster otherwise known as the subprime mortgage crisis certainly seems to...

A Place for Planning More than thirty five years ago, an engineering firm looked at the six towns on the Vineyard and envisioned a possible...

Joe Nunes

Joseph Nunes, 1910-2008 He was a first generation Portuguese American who was a member of the Oak Bluffs fire department for more than...

FORMULA FAIRNESS Editors, Vineyard Gazette: The Tisbury lawsuit about the assessment formulas for the high school is just one more...

Dana Anderson

O ne day, when I was bemoaning my quality problem of missing the Vineyard when I went home to Honolulu and missing Honolulu when I returned...

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