From a July 1, 1960 column by Joseph Chase Allen: Looking backward, the most astonishing thing to contemplate is the realization of how...

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There are many good reasons for growing native plants. Native plants are adapted to local growing conditions, they promote biodiversity...

At first glance it would seem that allowing folks in seaplanes to zoom into any of our great ponds is a bad idea. And maybe it is. But,...

Six months ago marked the 216th anniversary of the publication of Common Sense, written by Thomas Paine, a book that reshaped American...

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After more than two decades of living with Lyme disease, communities in the commonwealth are becoming fed up; many residents are finally...

If you live on the Vineyard and haven’t had Lyme disease, it’s a good bet you know someone who has. The risk of contracting the disease while...

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Letters to the Editor

I recall how much fun it was to see the sights at Five Corners with my grandmother. There was no congestion, just the slow pace, friendly laid-back...

What happens when the Martha’s Vineyard Commission orders of conditions are ignored by an approved applicant’s project? How are those conditions...

In the next few weeks, almost a dozen families are being displaced. Kids out of college are finding nowhere to go; elderly people and adults alike...

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