Philanthropy and Food Shine at Taste of the Vineyard

In their best florals and summer colors, people flocked to the Dr. Daniel Fisher House in Edgartown to try the fare from more than 80 vendors to raise money for the Vineyard Preservation Trust.

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Contra Dance for the Grange Hall

Vineyard Preservation Trust will hold an evening of contra dancing at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury on Saturday, Feb. 10.

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Officials Unveil Plans for Aging Grange Hall

After 150 years, the West Tisbury Grange Hall needs new roofing, insulation, a foundation, a basement, a new HVAC system and a revamped kitchen.

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Vineyard Preservation Trust Names New Board Chair

The Vineyard Preservation Trust announced Friday that Josh McCall will succeed John Klein as the 48-year-old organization’s new Board Chair.

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Trust Floats New Grange Hall Basement

The Vineyard Preservation Trust approached West Tisbury officials last week to talk about putting a finished basement in the historic Grange Hall.

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Alley’s Returns Glory of an Old General Store

It is Wednesday morning in West Tisbury and the sun streams out of a cloudless September sky, spilling through the front door of Alley’s General Store and flooding the old, worn floorboards with a warm, golden light. Out on the front porch a group of oldtimers stand amid stacks of pumpkins, drinking their morning coffee and holding court. Owen Ware, age two and a half, stands nearby, a half-eaten bag of M&Ms clutched in his left fist. A familiar up-Island resident pulls up in his car and Owen lifts a small hand in greeting. “Hi Ted!” he calls out. Ted returns the salutation.

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Restored Flying Horses Unveiled at Grand Opening

Lacquered wooden steeds shone in the sun Saturday as the Vineyard Preservation Trust showed off the newly restored Flying Horses Carousel.

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Town and Trust Settle Grange Hall Dustup

A dispute over events held at the Vineyard Preservation Trust’s Grange Hall ended Thursday when the West Tisbury zoning board of appeals granted a special permit to the nonprofit.

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Grange Hall Dispute Inches Towards Resolution

West Tisbury officials previously raised concerns over the frequency of events held at the hall, resulting in a lawsuit between the town and the Vineyard Preservation Trust.

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A Christmas Village to Melt the Heart of Any Scrooge

A miniature townscape depicting a full collection of Dickensian Christmas village figurines is on display at The Carnegie Heritage Center.

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