05.01.11

Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck, an Aquinnah Wampanoag, graduated from Harvard College in 1665, the first Native American to earn an undergraduate degree there. This excerpt from Caleb’s Crossing, a new historical novel by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Geraldine Brooks, imagines Caleb’s first encounter with the book’s fictional young narrator, Bethia Mayfield, the daughter of an early Island minister.

05.01.11

If you’re not an Islander, that doesn’t mean your child can’t be one. The number of Vineyard births is increasing, along with the maternity resources at the new hospital and among private providers across Martha’s Vineyard.

By Moira C. Silva

05.01.11

Peonies and rambling roses...

By D.A.W.

05.01.11

Some sturdy fishing line and a pair of really strong arms saved two men – a father and his son – from drowning in the opening at Norton Point.

By Tom Dunlop

05.01.11

The Oscar-winning actor was one of the first celebrity residents on the Vineyard, and today his former Chilmark homestead retains its charming rural character.

By Karla Araujo

04.21.11

Marc Brown, the creator of Arthur, and his wife, artist Laurie Krasny Brown, have turned their Vineyard Haven home into the perfect setting to sustain and invigorate their creative pursuits.

By Nancy Tutko

04.01.11

Painting is a simple way to spruce up a house. And when times are tough, color offers an economical way to brighten your outlook too.

By Nicki Miller

04.01.11

“New England hospitality” is not exactly a phrase that rolls off the tongue like, say, “Southern hospitality.”

By Perry Garfinkel

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