Island Schools Close for Two Weeks
Bill Eville
Due to the threat of the coronavirus, all Vineyard schools will close for two weeks, beginning Monday.
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Martha's Vineyard Film Festival Cancels Annual Event
Bill Eville
The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival is postponing its festival scheduled for March 26 to 29 due to worries about the coronavirus pandemic.
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Land Bank Buys Property in Aquinnah
Bill Eville
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank has completed a long-planned purchased of a 46.5-acre property in Aquinnah south of State Road, known historically as the Hebron Wamsley Homestead.
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Beck and Norah Jones to Headline Beach Road Weekend
Bill Eville
The three-day music festival taking place July 24 to July 26 at Veteran's Park in Vineyard Haven will include Beck, Norah Jones, Father John Misty, Lake Street Dive and more.
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Edgartown Couple Arrives Home After Coronavirus Ordeal
Bill Eville
Edgartown residents Tom and Dianne Durawa, who were marooned at sea for weeks aboard the MS Westerdam cruise ship, are under public health supervision.
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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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