The following are excerpts from a forthcoming book by Margaret (Peggy) Freydberg called Poems from the Pond, 107 Years of Words and Wisdom.

The finance committee of West Tisbury voted to not recommend the warrant article enabling the town to spend money on its budget.

I went over to the island of Chappaquiddick for the purposes of inciting a revolution.

The voters of Oak Bluffs will face a ballot question asking whether the fluoridation of the town water supply should continue or be discontinued.

The Tisbury harbor management committee wants to eliminate anchoring in Lake Tashmoo to promote the growth of eelgrass, but allow transient moorings.

I hereby declare myself as a write-in candidate for the office of West Tisbury selectman, for a term of three years.