Roads flooded and lightning struck in more than one place when a line of severe squalls raced through the Vineyard Wednesday morning.
I just heard from Abby McGrath, the driving force behind Renaissance House here on Island for so many years. While we could not find a house to rent this season for our writers, poets and artists workshop, Abby and I are still very interested in setting something up for next year. Come on, all you patrons of the arts! I
First it is hot then cold, the sun is shining then it is raining, then there is fog then it is clear, then there is wind then there is calm. Mother Nature is playing with us.
There was a time when everyone who was anyone, before they became someone, played music in Oak Bluffs. In 1872, lovers pursued the charming activity of “bluffing,” or strolling the boardwalk by the beach into the rising moon, hand in hand, and often to the strains of the Oak Bluffs Galop (sic) emanating from the majestic hotels of the day.
Dropped shells before Peter Wells’ truck stuck in the ceaseless pause of summer demand
Summer has arrived and the hydrangeas are beautiful and in abundance across the Vineyard. The roses are gorgeous as well. Amazing how these all survived the mounds of snow over the winter but the spring thaw must have watered their roots well. Happy Fourth of July—enjoy the parades and parties and have a safe weekend.
Carolyn White Spengler Esq. died on June 30 at her home in West Tisbury. She was 75.
Richard H. Santos of Vineyard Haven died unexpectedly on June 29 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 80.
The Tisbury School has announced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2014–2015 school year.

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