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

As co-facilitators of the Memory Support Group, we are grateful to our group members and their families who graciously agreed to share their stories...

In the early 1990s The Vineyard was its own destination, not a presidential vacation spot or a real estate speculation. There were only three things...

When people ask me what makes Martha’s Vineyard so special, I only have three words, “zoning, zoning and zoning.”

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