In the movie Swimming with Sharks, a beleaguered young film executive played by Frank Whaley is asked why he entered the movie business....

From time to time, whenever inspiration aligns with respiration, I will be contributing a column to this paper. It will cover some aspect...

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...

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Letters to the Editor

I write in defense of Roger Wey. In all the many years I have known Roger (and particularly when he was a selectman of Oak Bluffs) the Roger I knew...

I invite everyone to come hear Steve Hurley, southeast district fisheries manager for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, talk...

With the advent of my granddaughter’s becoming a freshman at our regional high school, my horizon has changed, broadened, expanded and become much...

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