Gone Scalloping The water was so warm you almost didn’t need waders. The October sun glinted off the water in the pond and at...

My daughter Pickle, age three and half, has been talking a lot about death lately. The other night at dinner she turned to her mother, Cathlin, and...

Living on the Edge Every week brings new facts to support what our senses already know. The natural environment around us is changing,...

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...

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Letters to the Editor

Last week we learned that the Vineyard Nursing Association — a critical health care resource for the Vineyard — is struggling with financial...

You might be able to catch the turkey in a large Vari kennel. Put the food all the way back in it and face it away from you so he won’t see you when...

I always look forward to Mollie Doyle’s Gazette series, A Day in the Life. The pieces are invariably well written and interesting, but this week’s...

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