Wind Festival Beckons One and All

The Martha’s Vineyard Wind Festival dates back to 1967 but one could say it started long before that, when the first kite soared into the skies and the first kid held tightly to a string.

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From Gazette Stringer to Rocket Scientist

David Mello, 89, began working at the Gazette in 1948 as a student at Edgartown High School. Later he became a rocket scientist.

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The Moment Is Always Now for Frederick Douglass

This Saturday, the pioneering abolitionist, feminist and master orator visits the Tabernacle stage again, in Roger Guenveur Smith’s one-man show, Frederick Douglass Now.

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Sharks Dine on the Pressure; Series Returns for Deciding Game Tonight

On Monday evening the Sharks blasted the Danbury Westerners 19-3 to force a third and final game tonight at the Shark Tank

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Bringing Authors and Readers Together Again

Starting Thursday and running through Sunday, the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival 2021 Summer Series once again invites book lovers to unite to hear the story, or stories, behind the story of how a book gets written.

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New Gazette Exhibit Tells a 175-Year-Old Community Story

Tomorrow’s History: 175 Years of the Vineyard Gazette opens at the Martha's Vineyard Museum this weekend. It tells the continuing story of a community newspaper that began in 1846.

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Chasing Ghosts Brings the Story of Artist Bill Traylor to Life

For director Jeffrey Wolf, the screening of his new documentary is the culmination of a journey that began in the 1980s when he first encountered the art of Bill Traylor.

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Beach Road Weekend Arrives and Announces 2022 Lineup

Next summer’s Beach Road Weekend lineup will be headlined by Beck, Wilco, Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, the Avett Brothers, Aoife O’Donovan, Billy Strings and Khruangbin.

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Nantucket to Vineyard Swim Proves Too Difficult Once Again

About three quarters of the way through his swim from Nantucket to the Vineyard, Doug McConnell had to pull out. While battling unexpected high waves he injured his shoulder.

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Nantucket to Vineyard Swim Gets Underway

At 7:59 this morning, Doug McConnell set off from Nantucket to Martha’s Vineyard, looking to complete the long distance swim he just barely failed to finish in 2019. The swim is a fundraiser for ALS research.

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