05.01.11

This spring Tiffany Smalley of Aquinnah becomes the second Island Wampanoag to graduate from Harvard College. Here she reflects on her connections with the first – who lived 350 years ago.

By Tiffany Smalley

05.01.11

One foggy July day at Lucy Vincent Beach, my four baby-sitting charges and I built a sand castle. It was my first summer on the Island.

By Luanne Rice

05.01.11

Island-grown spring shoots are a culinary delight this time of year.

By Catherine Walthers

05.01.11

I feel as if I’m in graduate school and Martha’s Vineyard is my field of study.

By Nicki Miller

05.01.11

To survive the chilly economic winds of Martha’s Vineyard, one generally has two choices: Patch together several jobs into a livelihood, or start your own business.

By Jim Miller

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

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

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