I grew up in a small town in New Jersey back when close community was the norm and when people became old, they were still very much a part...

dog raccoon

Many decades ago I brought home a yellow lab puppy and named him after a fishing port in Oban, Scotland. I had read an article about Oban in...

Physicists announced this week that they may be closing in on finding the Higgs boson particle. Also known as the God particle, the Higgs...

David Bramhall

David Bramhall was my friend for a very long time. The first time I ever saw him was in Menemsha. He had a pack of Luckies rolled up in his T-shirt...

I found an old ferry schedule yesterday, in the drawer of a tall china cabinet in the living room where it had been for years. The faded...

The first time I marched in Washington, D.C., for women’s rights I was in a stroller being pushed down the National Mall. The next time I...

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Letters to the Editor

My view, based on the information that I have had access to, is that the process of the Ahold-Stop & Shop proposal was compromised from the...

Every once in awhile on a Friday I wonder why I subscribe to a second Vineyard weekly newspaper. Bill Eville’s superb article, “Honoring Each Moment...

I had been counting my lucky stars that I was the only person on all of South Beach, until that moment. No working cell, dog in freezing water...

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