Basil

Editor’s Note: The following story was published in the Gazette in February 2006. Basil Welch died on Sept. 24 at the age of 87. His...

violin

A single note plays for what seems an eternity, wavering in the ear of the fiddler. She tunes, walking the stage at the Katharine Cornell...

Like most kids from suburban New Jersey, I grew up disconnected from the earth compared to the Native Americans that I’m learning to live...

Boy, six more days and I’m outta here . . . back to the real world! I’ve had it, ready to go . . . back to the real world . . . six days...

Autumn Days

Old Houses, Town Stewards What next for Tea Lane Farm in Chilmark? A cloud of uncertainty now hangs over the project to restore the...

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Letters to the Editor

What a summer this has been. I haven’t lived on the Island long enough to remember the old Vineyard, but surely it wasn’t like this.

Last Wednesday, Sept. 4, my husband and I were drifting seaward from the outer harbor in our disabled sailboat. We had to take down our sails and had...

The following letter is addressed to President Obama: The other day, watching some replays of the march on Washington in 1963, I was telling my...

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