07.01.07

Reach out and grab the brass ring.

By Geoff Currier

07.01.07

Ruth Kirchmeier’s woodcuts capture the natural world as well as the sensibilities of her colleagues.

By Brooks Robards

07.01.07

A state law from 1647 gives private landholders exclusive rights to their beaches, and some Island towns exclude non-residents from enjoying a day at their stretches of sand. Whether beaches should be open to the public is an ongoing topic of debate on the Vineyard.

By Mike Seccombe

07.01.07

Zinnias – yellow, pink, and peach...

By Daniel Waters

07.01.07

The Best Beaches When asked to pick our favorite beach, we often say, “For what?” Different beaches are best for different things. You don’t want to try going nude at State Beach, and you shouldn’t head to East Beach if it’s people watching you like. We think the Inkwell is the best for swimming laps (the jetties are like the ends of a pool); for the best body surfing, we head to the south shore.

07.01.07

Historically, the Chilmark retreat has focused on cultivating professionals in the world of dance. Now, the new director is reaching out to the Island.

By Laura D. Roosevelt

07.01.07

The Vineyard’s small-screen source of news, entertainment, and banter is becoming as much a part of daily life for the staff as for the viewers they’re attracting.

By Shelley Christiansen

07.01.07

The Chappy ferry is making headlines. Passenger rates may go up, the lines may get longer, and the owner plans to sell. A look at the history of the service shows this isn’t exactly new news.

By Tom Dunlop

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