07.01.11

The people responsible for garnering and escalating bids at charity auctions can significantly impact the bottom line of Vineyard nonprofits, some of which are now hiring professionals.

By Kate Feiffer

07.01.11

Despite the prominent sign pointing toward Menemsha’s Dutcher Dock, the source of the name is a mystery to most visitors and residents.

By Tom Dunlop

07.01.11

We once had a more personal relationship with our food. It came from our gardens or from a farm on the other side of town or a butcher shop or bakery whose owners we’d known for years. One of the great things about farmer’s markets today is that they connect us again with the sources of our food.

By Geoff Currier

07.01.11

When you’re at least the fifth generation of book collectors living in a house that’s been in the family for eight generations and you’ve run out of bookcase space, there is one obvious solution: You load your piles of culled-out books into sturdy grocery bags and donate them to the West Tisbury Library’s annual mega book sale in July.

By Cynthia Riggs

07.01.11

Through the years, our land on Chappaquiddick has yielded some surprises. My peach tree began as a volunteer in a friend’s garden, a sprout from her compost pile.

By Margaret Knight

07.01.11

July is jam-packed with fun events and activities. Here are a few you won’t want to miss.

By Simone McCarthy

07.01.11

Hawaiian Punch and ruby Twizzlers...

By D.A.W.

07.01.11

Painter Rez Williams of West Tisbury has been creating a distinctive and deeply personal chronicle of New Bedford’s iconic fishing boats for nearly fifteen years, and his enthusiasm for them shows no signs of diminishing.

By Jim Miller

07.01.11

Ashley Chase is merging the resources and styles of two islands – Martha’s Vineyard and Bali – to create her new bathing suit line.

By Simone McCarthy

07.01.11

Many Vineyarders are compelled to work multiple jobs. Some wouldn’t have it any other way. Mike Poirier of Edgartown has three jobs, but he’s not complaining. “I like all of my jobs. I never get burned out on any of them because I’m changing hats so often.”

By Jim Miller

07.01.11

Have you ever tromped through a pond to get to a good beach or bought a pricey ticket to attend a fundraiser that was actually fun? You must be on the Vineyard!

By Moira C. Silva

07.01.11

We once had a more personal relationship with our food. It came from our gardens or from a farm on the other side of town or a butcher shop or bakery whose owners we’d known for years. One of the great things about farmer’s markets today is that they connect us again with the sources of our food.

By Geoff Currier

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