CLOSE CALL Editors, Vineyard Gazette: I’m sitting in my room on this Friday night relaxing, listening to the rain outside. Next thing I...
The current financial crisis reminds me of a discussion I had recently with a conservative friend of mine. We’ll call him Harry. Harry...
Tuesdays Will be Different The fall equinox arrived last week; today September ends. The weather has been changeable with buckets of rain...
Capt. David D. Willey: 1947-2008 He was the favorite pilot, the one we all knew. Truthfully we only knew him by his first name — Dave. But...
The Great White Way
The Great White Way, on Oak Bluffs avenue between Sea View and Lake avenues, was the heart of the summer resort’s entertainment area. Its...
In his first State of the Union speech, Abra ham Lincoln declared that “the Union must be preserved.” One hundred and forty-seven years later...
I arose before dawn. Raced to my favorite fishing spot. The shore by the Vineyard Haven bridge. I cast from 5 to 6 a.m. No fish. But...
SACRED COW Editors, Vineyard Gazette: Reading about Bradley Square brings me back to fairly recent history on Martha’s Vineyard. Remember...
Tending Their Flocks From earlier Gazette editions: It is recorded that when Major General Sir Charles Grey made his raid upon the...

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