Murky Waters It’s been a delicious hot spell, the days sunny but not excessively so and the nights cool. Perfect Island weather....

Birds of a Feather From Gazette editions of July, 1936: We went to the Farmers’ Cooperative Market last Friday. It’s held in the...

By SHIRLEY MAYHEW I have lived in West Tisbury for almost 64 years — what is there not to love? I have lived in the house we built on...

From a 1952 Gazette edition: Since Thursday, when the Coast Guard building, three stories high, came towing into Menemsha Creek on a...

Bettencourt

Editor’s Note: The following story was published in the Gazette on Jan. 18, 1985. William Bettencourt died on July 7 at the age of 87. A...

flood

Southern New England is overdue for a major hurricane. The last big one, in terms of lives lost, damage and cost, was the Great Hurricane...

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Letters to the Editor

At a wedding that I recently attended, the deejay explained to me that from his position behind the speakers it was hard for him to judge how loud...

The situation in Syria is indeed very troubling. I can understand why President Obama first hesitated to send even light weapons to aid the rebels...

I hope the giant utility poles springing up around the Island are not a fait accompli. It seems we are going to have to bury our power lines at some...

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