In early August I accepted a freelance proofreading job at a rate that could generously be called less than desirable. The job comes with...

President Obama

For the past week, President Obama has been my neighbor on Martha’s Vineyard. He’s not what you call a cheek-by-jowl neighbor. Although we...

I can’t wait for Edgartown Hardware to move out of downtown. For three generations my family and I have shopped there. You can’t beat the...

Late Summer Days The northeaster that blew through the Island this week was right on schedule in this summer of early things: early...

RIGHT AT HOME Editors, Vineyard Gazette:

A Half Century Ago From Gazette editions of August, 1960:

Trading Blackberry for Blackberries Last week, the New York Times reported on five neuroscientists who had spent a week in May in...

Waiting for the ATF

Benjamin Kaplan, one of the commonwealth’s foremost jurists and a Vineyard seasonal resident, died last week at 99. Justice Kaplan was an...

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