steve durkee at town meeting

A man waiting for coffee behind me the other day at the Scottish Bakehouse was wearing a navy pinstripe double-breasted suit and recently...

Earth Day 2009 When Earth Day began, few people had heard of Chernobyl or Bhopal. Instead of cell phones, we had a cold war. Nelson...

Girl Talk

There is a nice pond in my backyard garden on Centre street. When I preface the word “pond” with “goldfish“ your mind and eye make an...

“We’re All Done Now” From Gazette editions of April, 1984: When Jeff Norton stands up in front of town meeting, something happens. It...

DEMOCRACY IN ACTION Editors, Vineyard Gazette: I’d like to thank all the Tisbury voters who attended two long nights of annual town...

O n April 14, the residents of Tisbury will be asked to vote on the sale of beer and wine in our town. The real question that most of us...

In the past several weeks, comments in Island news papers have questioned the necessity of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission or whether...

Super Tuesday Notes On Tuesday night voters will gather in four of the six Vineyard towns to conduct their annual town meetings. Town...

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