Rez Williams, Island Artist and Conservationist, Dies at 81

Rez Williams, an acclaimed Island artist known for his large-scale paintings of boats and his devotion to Island conservation, died in Boston on Sunday, Feb. 4. He was 81.

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Leaping Into an Artful Month

Featherstone Center of the Arts bings its 2024 season with an exhibit called Love Laugh Leap Live! An opening reception takes place Sunday, Feb. 4 from 4 to 6 p.m.

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Christmas Bird Count Is an Avian Treasure Hunt

The conditions were promising for the Christmas Bird Count count — not too cold, not too windy and no fog — as 13 teams fanned out around the Island for the annual check-in with our avian community.

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Distinguished Economist Robert Solow Dies at 99

Robert Solow, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, longtime professor at MIT, winner of the Presidential Medal for Freedom in 2014 and Chilmark summer resident since 1962, died on Dec. 21

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How Does a Weary World Rejoice

The other night, while picking out a Christmas tree with my family, an older man approached me, holding a bouquet of holly branches. “I’m in love with your wife,” he told me.

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Playhouse Earns Its Holiday Wings

George Bailey needs your help — again.

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Community Mourns Death of Island Teenager

Waylon Sauer, a junior at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, was killed in a car accident Tuesday evening, prompting an outpouring of grief and support by members of the community.

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Robert Brustein, Theatre Luminary and Longtime Vineyarder, Dies at 96

Robert Sanford Brustein, a titan of the theatre world who launched two seminal institutions, the Yale Repertory Theatre and the American Repertory Theater, nurtured numerous careers and was honored with the National Medal of Arts, died on Oct. 29. He was 96.

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Plein Air Pals Find Camaraderie in Outdoor Art

On a recent chilly afternoon, three women tucked themselves into beach chairs overlooking Sengekontacket Pond and got to work.

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Inaugural Golden Anchor Trophies Added to Island Cup Rivalry

Island Cup bragging rights will not be the only trophy on the line this Saturday when Vineyard sports teams travel to Nantucket. This year the field hockey and boys and girls soccer teams will do battle for the Golden Anchor trophies.

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