This spring has felt more like a prelude to winter than summer. The trees are just now beginning to leaf.

Not long after my mother died in 2014, my dad and I performed a ritual familiar to anyone who has lost someone they love.

We present to our readers this morning, the first number of “The Vineyard Gazette.”

The simple act of planting a tree often symbolizes something long-lasting.

Some think growing up on Martha’s Vineyard is a ticket to easy street, nothing but day after day at the beach.

My parents have been married for 53 years and by all accounts get along wonderfully together.

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Letters to the Editor

I am writing in response to the vocal opposition to the plans by Thomas Bena of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival.

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival is not simply a four-day event at the Chilmark Community Center.

Let’s hear it for the arts and for cultural enrichment!

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