A Different Kind of Visit In August 1994, the last year the annual agricultural fair was held on the grounds of the old Grange Hall in...
The death of a spouse or life partner is often fol lowed by a flurry of activity. You may be surrounded by loved ones — family and friends...
martha's vineyard train
For 21 years — from the late summers of 1874 through 1895 — a passenger train chuffed along a route that looks inconceivably imposing to us today:...
Well, yes we did. At long last, my “darlings” have won a ribbon at the fair. A blue one (technically, pale blue — honorable mention), but...
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Thinking Outside the Lunchbox Apparently fifty-six million students are expected to go to school across the country this fall. They may...
Labor Day 2009 The national holiday on Monday is a singular celebration of American workers, and it stands apart from most other...
dredge
Nessie is her name. A new dredge for the Edgartown Great Pond was launched on Wednesday afternoon before a crowd of 50 friends and...
Lyndon
Lyndon Johnson Pereira is all but forgotten. Just a handful of the Island’s some 3,000 Brazilian residents have heard of him. Other...

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