The specter of Covid-19 hovers over Martha’s Vineyard like a swarm of gulls at a Menemsha clambake.

Birthday parties have always been important in our family.

Even my dreams have gone down the drain.

For weeks now life has seemed strange, surreal, not grounded. This must be what suspended animation feels like.

Dear God, please let today be a good day, that is, a day in which I do not do anything too stupid.

What should summer on Martha’s Vineyard look like?


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...