Letting the Holy Ghost Lead the Way

For nearly a century, the Holy Ghost Society has hosted a feast and a parade in Oak Bluffs. This year’s festivities take place once again at the Portuguese American Club, with the feast on Saturday and the parade Sunday.

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Chamber of Commerce Picks New Director

The Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce announced this week that Erica Ashton would be taking over the executive director role. She said she's excited to enter a "new era" with the chamber.

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Chilmark Makes Quick Work at Special Town Meeting

Chilmark voters approved allocating about $400,000 to various projects at a speedy special town meeting Monday evening. 

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For Amor Towles, Love of Writing Began in First Grade

Author Amor Towles compares writing a short story to sitting next to a couple fighting loudly at a restaurant.

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Historic Grange Hall Hopes to Build on Storied Legacy

The Vineyard Preservation Trust is currently spearheading the Grange Hall Project to repair the building, which is in need of a multi-million dollar facelift.

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Chilmark Serves Up New Pickleball Rules

The plastic popping sound of pickleballs in Chilmark could be tamped down under a new draft bylaw unveiled by the Chilmark planning board this week. 

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Wind Projects Make Headway

Offshore wind energy projects continue to progress in the waters south of the Vineyard, with two new wind farms approved and construction starting on a third.  

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Elopement Planner Ties Her Own Knot

Jacalyn Kane, who has organized and officiated more than 300 elopements on the Vineyard, married her husband Gary Brown in May at their new home in Santa Fe, N.M.

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Where Authors Step Off the Page

Variety is the core theme of the Martha’s Vineyard Author Series this year. The series kicks off on July 11, with Frank Bruni talking about his book, The Age of Grievance.

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Chilmark Inches Towards New Preschool

The select board Tuesday voted to proceed with a new building plan in an attempt to solve the nonprofit school's space crunch.

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