When the news began getting overwhelmed with stories of Covid-19, and the anxieties mounted, I lost my ability to read.

In frightening times, it is perhaps a universal feeling to prioritize the safety of our family over all else.

I’m sitting at my computer, planning to write what I’ve been doing during our enforced social distancing in this coronavirus pandemic.

As I say goodnight to my 12-year-
old daughter Pickle, I ask her if she would like to walk, bike or drive to school the next day.

The Island is hunkered down right now, with most people sheltering in place.

From the April 8, 1927 edition of the Gazette:


Letters to the Editor

The successful passing of the Coronairus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act last week should bring much needed relief to our Island...

At the moment everyone’s attention is correctly and understandably focused on the coronavirus.

Recently I spent several weeks in the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and I want to say a huge thank you to my wonderful nurses, staff, and physical...