Nature’s Champion Gives Island Wildlife a Seat at the Table

Luanne Johnson’s to-do list runs to the wild side: study otter scat, track owls by moonlight. Last week the founder, director and biologist for BiodiversityWorks was in Aquinnah.

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Straight, No Chaser, With Humor and Heart

For a big man, Steve Myrick did not loom. Instead, he listened.

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You Don't Have a Prayer, and Yet You Play Anyway

Longtime Edgartown Golf Club manager Mark Hess has written a new book as an homage to his place of employment, You Don't Have a Prayer .

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Community of Volunteers Helps Keep Hunger at Bay

On the first and third Saturdays of each month, Good Shepherd Parish becomes a community staging ground as volunteers fill boxes of food for Islanders in need.

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Legal Lens Was Front Row Seat to a Changing Vineyard

On Dec. 31, Jim Reynolds will retire after a legal career of 45 years, all of it taking place on the Vineyard, a place he had never even visited until he came for an interview.

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Retirement Redux for Coach Don Herman

On Sunday evening, at the season-end football banquet, Don Herman announced his retirement after 32 years coaching football at the regional high school. It was the second time for the longtime coach to retire.

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Holiday Markets Showcase Local Talent

As the holiday season rolls in, and the emails are inundated with online shoppers pitching woo, there is always the local scene to consider.

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Art Buchwald Auction Brings Vineyard Treasure Back to Life

Art Buchwald is returning to hospice — this time as a benefactor. Starting Dec. 9, Mr. Buchwald’s son and daughter in law will host an online auction of the famed newspaper columnist’s personal items.

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Roaring in With the Holiday Spirit

The annual Red Stocking Fund Run hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Harley Riders club takes place Sunday, Nov. 14 beginning at 10 a.m. at the P.A. Club

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June Manning, Tribal Elder, Longtime Gazette Columnist

The matriarch of Aquinnah who was deeply rooted in her small town at the western edge of the Vineyard but in a sense called everywhere home because of her welcoming spirit, died Monday.

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