Hurricane Watch Will Irene, lumbering up the coast earlier this week, lose her gumption and shrink from landfall as Earl did last Labor...

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During the last presidential campaign, the poet Naomi Shihab Nye had the daunting task of introducing Caroline Kennedy at an Obama...

From a 1991 Just a Thought column by Art Railton: Most of us have moments when we feel more important than we really are. It doesn’t...

Dear President Obama: With so many top-notch advisors to routinely advise you, how audacious of me to think I might offer some nugget...

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It was the right thing to do. This past April we sold our primary residence outside of Boston and moved the proverbial lock, stock and...

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If you see one bark beetle and you are an entomolo gist, you know immediately you’ve got big problems. Those beetles can eat an entire...

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Letters to the Editor

I appreciate the prayers and kindness shown to me and my family during my daughter’s illness. So happy to be back on-Island. So grateful. The...

Before I leave the Island for the long winter, I would like to thank the Chilmarkers for all their services that make our summers so pleasant — the...

In light of the coverage of Oak Bluffs' commercial district, I believe attention needs to be paid to the Friends of Oak Bluffs. This grassroots...

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