October, 1960: It was a time of optimism. (How quaint, but how refreshing.) It was a time when change actually looked like it was going to happen —...
The Viet Nam War, the 10- part epic documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, is currently telling for the country, in segments that are equal parts...
Shallow draft, a whisker between her keel and sandy flat, Softly she slides over a thousand, steamer holes, Eel grass tickles the sweet, clear grain...
The School of Creative Arts (SOCA) was another planet, an experience that began 65 years ago.
Three years ago, two good friends and I went to Puerto Rico. I had been there once with my husband back in 1992 for a quick stay before boarding a...
At the July 26 meeting of the trustees of the Vineyard Haven Library, selectmen and members of the public expressed objections to the plan to build a...
As a veteran of both Featherstone Center for the Arts and the Vineyard Gazette, my opinion may be jaded regarding the current display of Gazette...
The arrival of a casual guest at a hotel, inn or private dwelling no longer signifies the completion of an arduous journey.
Longing for a place doesn’t have the same ring as yearning for a person. It’s less spastic, more of a constant hum.

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