2015

Softball players at Flanders Field in Chilmark paid tribute last Sunday to Jerome Kohlberg, who died two weeks ago at the age of 90.

Every Thursday night when the Vineyard Gazette’s printing press gears up for its weekly performance, the low rumble and shake reaches the newsroom upstairs like an approaching squall.

Jerry Kohlberg was a brilliant man. His incredible intellect never ceased to impress me during the more than 25 years I knew and worked with him.

2014

Ten people have been selected as Vineyard Vision Fellows this year, the largest class in the program’s history. They include a pair of documentary filmmakers and two high school students pursuing social work.

2010

Sporting a baseball cap still, the 85-year-old guy recalled the progression of his fielding positions over five decades of summer games on the Chilmark diamond.

“I played third up until I got too old, then I went to short, then to second as my arm gave out, but that took 50 years,” he says.

jerome and nancy kohlberg
The Vineyard Gazette, the family-owned weekly newspaper that has been a prominent, much-decorated and enduring chronicle of Island life for 164 years, will be sold to new owners, the newspaper’s publisher Richard Reston announced today.