High Winds Hit the Vineyard; Ferries Cancelled
Bill Eville

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for the Cape and Islands from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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Ward Just Helped Define a New Era in Journalism
Bill Eville

Acclaimed novelist and journalist Ward Just died on Dec. 19 after a struggle with Lewy body dementia. He was 84 years old.

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When the Bag Lady Cometh, the Earth Rejoices
Bill Eville

In a little over two years, Jennifer Coor has created more than 500 reusable bags for the Chicken Alley Thrift Shop. The bags are used to carry purchases, a creative and recyclable alternative to plastic bags.

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Giving the Gift of Food With Family to Family Holiday Meals
Bill Eville

At Thanksgiving Betty Burton, along with over 40 volunteers, gave out over 250 dinners. She expects to give out at least as many dinners on Dec. 20.

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Travels With Artichoke
Bill Eville

I live on an Island filled with wooded trails but for years rarely visited them. My children do not like to ruminate while pondering the burnt orange leaves of fall.

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From Teacher to Pupil and Still Loving the Process
Bill Eville

Daniel (Shark) Sharkovitz taught English and literature at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School for 38 years. He retired two years ago, and then became a student of writing himself.

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Once More to the Page
Bill Eville

I am rummaging around in my past in Tallahassee, Fla., here for a memorial service for Ned Stuckey-French, a former professor and friend who died too young.

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Island Students Turn in Solid Scores on MCAS
Bill Eville

Vineyard elementary schools scored well across the board on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS), earning marks well above the state average. Science continues to be a standout.

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Tony Shalhoub Wins Fourth Emmy Award
Bill Eville

On Sunday evening Tony Shalhoub won an Emmy award for best supporting actor in a comedy series for his role in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

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Ronald K. Brown Returns to the Island
Bill Eville

In 2015, the Yard invited Ronald K. Brown and his company Evidence to perform on the Vineyard.

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