Growing up in Harthaven, I was surrounded by artists — my father and mother for starters.

The Cottagers are now in summer assembly.

It was the summer of 1962 in Harvard Square.

An ordinary cylinder press will not fold papers, any more than a washing machine will sew buttons on shirts.

Harthaven is one of those many remarkable places on Martha’s Vineyard where we feel the presence of our ancestors every day.

An active-looking old lady with a sense of humor is eighty four year old Mrs. Ella J. Perry, a visitor to the Island for seventy-two summers.


Letters to the Editor

As you all said, the post office there is short staffed at the moment, and service is affected by that.

I’ve been to many farmers markets, and can tell you with certainty that none of them can touch the culinary artisanship of the one in West Tisbury.

The Steamship Authority is the lifeline to the Islands, and also too often a frustrating customer experience.