My childhood was of the dirt-beneath -the-fingernails variety. I spent fall afternoons uncovering salamanders from under old logs and trapping...

Circuit Ave, Oak Bluffs

A century ago Circuit avenue in Oak Bluffs was a heady combination of sights, sounds and smells in the summertime. Exotic souvenirs, local...

75 Years Ago From the Vineyard Gazette editions of September, 1932: “Millions viewed the eclipse.” So said the mainland newspapers, and...

DESIGNATION PITFALLS Editors, Vineyard Gazette:

Abundant wind power, with no fuel cost, is destined to replace the most expensive source of electrical generation — and that is from oil-...

A Weapon to Defend Island Waters The days slip by, one after another. First a hundred, then a thousand, then thousands more. The cesspool...

Disappearing Ancient Ways On Thursday night the Martha’s Vineyard Commission will hold a public hearing on a proposal to include five...

A DIFFERENT RESIDENT Editors, Vineyard Gazette: I would like it to be known that the “Susan Shea” mentioned in the article in the...

By Polly Woollcott Murphy. From the Vineyard Gazette editions of November 1976:

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